Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2020’

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US Passport Agency Status for Passport Issuance  

On March 20, 2020 the US Department of State issued a code 4 travel warning to the public. At that time only emergency passports were issued for a life and death emergency with valid proof. The code 4 level states that no international travel should take place because of the Covid-19 health pandemic. Since then as part of Phase one …

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Schloss Biebrich one of my favorite sparkling Rose wines!

These are trying times. In addition to a health crisis we are dealing with isolation, working virtually, separation and the great unknown. At times it is just a good idea to pop open a bottle of a sparkling rose. One of my favorites is Schloss Biebrich which is available at Trader Joe’s not only does it taste amazing but the …

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Awful Arthur’s Seafood Company- St. Michaels

I decided that my Mother who has been inside her home for the past three months should get out for her well being and get some fresh air. I had to take care of some business on the eastern shore of Maryland so I picked her up and we took the one and half hour drive to scenic St. Michaels. …

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JR Watkins Lemon Handsoap

I am washing my hands so often these days even while working from home that they are chapped, dry and brittle. I came across the JR. Watkins Lemon hand soap and bought several bottles for the bathroom and kitchen. The formula is plant based with a fantastic refreshing lemon scent. With no animal testing and paraben free. The formula leaves …

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Shamshiri black tea my Nirvana!

Anyone that knows Iranian-Americans knows we are passionate about our fresh brewed black tea! Black tea was on the stove brewing in everyone’s house in Iran all day long. It is something about pouring tea and enjoying it in the company of friends and/or family and savoring the moment. Black tea has shown to have an ample supply of antioxidants …

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Donna Lewis Face Masks- Local Black Owned Business in Alexandria Virginia

My friends Donna and Chris Lewis, the owners of Donna Lewis USA, have the most charming store tucked away in a quaint courtyard in Alexandria Virginia. These black entrepreneurs carry the most exquisite clothes but during this health crisis they decided to offer 100 percent cotton handmade fabric masks made from recycled Italian fabric through their website. I ordered masks …

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Korean Banobagi Brightening Foil Mask for a  glow!

In these uncertain times we are dealing with a health pandemic, equality issues and financial strains to name a few. I find self care to be important for my mental state. I used to travel a great for business and now I am at home working and handling life’s challenges.   I try to incorporate a few routines into my …

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Elderberry liquid- my go to for my immune system

Through decades of travel I have come across some recommendations from clients in other countries that have really assisted me in strengthening my immune system and keeping me in good health.  I find it very helpful because different people have different types of remedies to fight illness and strengthen their immune system. I have found the recommendation of my European clients to …

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