Purple Dragon Carrot Juice

This was my first time trying purple carrots. There are different varieties of purple carrot… “Purple Dragon”, “Purple Haze”, “Cosmic Purple”…and according to the World Carrot Museum (who knew one existed!), the origin of the cultivated carrot was purple. Apparently, purple carrots have more beta-carotene benefits than their orange counterparts and also contain a high…

The Scented Home: Aziz Light Apothecary Beeswax Candles

I used to have a love affair with Henri Bendel candles, particularly the Amber (for the Fall/Winter) and Blue Iris (for the Spring/Summer) scents. They smell simply amazing, but they are not natural, clean burning candles and I had to come to terms with that fact. One of my PYG resolutions is to replace my…

Chicken Soup to Feed a Cold

Starting the New Year off with a cold isn’t fun, but I have one…c’est la vie. There’s nothing more comforting than a bowl of chicken soup when you’re sick. I make my soups from scratch these days, but feeling nostalgic for those cans of Campbell’s Chicken Noodle Soup that I used to slurp whenever I…