Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2020’

Food Tates Bake Shop F01

Tates Bake Shop-Best Crisp Chocolate Chip Cookies!  

During troubling times I have to have some comfort food! I have remained fierce about my nutrition and have increased my exercise because there is no business travel but at times I need a chocolate chip cookie!  If I don’t make them myself then my favorite store brought brand is Tates Bake Shop. The chocolate chip cookies are thin, crisp …

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Tajin Clasico- My Go To Spice

I came across the spice Tajín Clasico and it was an instant match for my recipes and cooking.  Tajín is ground mild chili peppers, lime and salt. There are no artificial ingredients, colors or preservatives. A perfect combination of ingredients.  The chili factor is mild and not too spicy. The lime factor is perfect for marinades. I marinade my chicken in …

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Valentino- Atelier Petal Crossbody

The Valentino atelier petal crossbody bag is perfection! The rose petal crossbody bag is 3D leather made by hand and an artisanal creation. In these trying times its good to dream and look at beautifully made items. Like one would look at art these creations are made by craftsman that are trained and skilled in Italy and are carrying on …

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My Favorite Nail Polish Colors for Fall-Winter!

When the first chill of fall roles in I reach for my favorite darker nail polishes! They are Bordeaux which is a deep wine red and Wicked which is a dark black red both by Essie. Especially now in the time of self-care when I am doing most of my beauty and body care myself these two colors by Essie …

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Korres- Saffron Krocus Elixir

I am all about self care these days! I have so much on my mind taking care of family, trying to get my business to re-emerge and then finally taking care of myself. I am trying to just use all natural products on my face and body during these turbulent times. I feel natural products especially plant driven will give me …

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Georgetown Social- International Street Food 

This is a trying time to open a dining venue especially in a city like Washington, DC that has been closed for months because of our current health crisis.  Enter Hazem Alghabra a former state department official that wanted to become an entrepreneur! While planning his dinning venue Georgetown Social two years ago Hazem didn’t Know he would be facing a …

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Farmhouse Fresh-Honey Magnolia Body Oil

In these difficult times I take self care as an important part of my survival. Spending a little bit of time on myself improves my mental state and makes me feel better. It allows me to step back away from all the negative news.  In my self care journey Farmhouse Fresh products play a key role because they are natural and …

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A La Lucia- Local Italian Fare 

In these troubled times it is so important to patronize local restaurants when one can. Local businesses are suffering because of the months of forced shutdowns due to the health crisis.  located in Alexandria Virginia, A La Lucia is a great local restaurant with fantastic Italian fare and wonderful service.  They have set up tables on the sidewalk and into …

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