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Wellness - Mind, Body and Spirit

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Wellness - Mind, Body and Spirit

There are things we can do to mitigate the Winter Blahs and uplift our spirits. If we focus on self-care practices at home, by Summer we should all be in a better place, mentally, physically and spiritually.

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Oh How I HATE New Year's Resolutions!

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Oh How I HATE New Year's Resolutions!

This year, resolutions to do away with bad habits can be replaced with positive commitments and maybe, just maybe, these commitments might be easier to keep.

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Royal Traditions at Home and Westminster Abbey

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Royal Traditions at Home and Westminster Abbey

Holidays are the perfect time to light your favorite candles and set the mood for festive entertaining at home. The Charles Farris name has always been synonymous with candle manufacturing, British Culture and craftsmanship. They still use the same traditional methods from the Victorian era to make the best candles for modern day: slow-burning, long-lasting, and of the highest quality. 

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Cocktails Worthy of Supernaturals - Ending 2020 with Fun and Trivia

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Cocktails Worthy of Supernaturals - Ending 2020 with Fun and Trivia

"Tis the Season" for drinking and most of us might find ourselves attempting to drink away the woes of this past year. Western Civilization has a long and complex history with alcohol and most of it is quite fascinating. Here are some seasonal ideas on the history of the cocktail, associations with drinking and a few tips for dressing your bar or cocktail area at home (where, like it or not, most of us will be celebrating through the New Year). Ancient civilizations appreciated the value of fermented grapes and grains and elevated their consumption to art. Often, crystals were...

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Claude Dozorme: 118 Years of Craftsmanship

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Claude Dozorme: 118 Years of Craftsmanship

Laguiole is a recognized and respected brand that becomes much more interesting when you learn of its long family history and the small region where it is produced. 

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