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GUEST BLOGGER LEANNA JACQUES WITH AN OJAS TONIC

Erika Hanson

Tags ayurveda, cbd, hot beverage, ojas, recipe, tonic

GUEST BLOGGER LEANNA JACQUES WITH AN OJAS TONIC

 OJAS TONIC  By Leanna Jacques   According to Ayurveda- our physical, mental, and spiritual strength is dependent on the subtle energy force referred to as ojas. Ojas maintains our physical body and its rhythms with nature, provides a strong and vibrant immune system, and transmits energy from mind to body. This vital energy can be supported by aligning lifestyle and diet with the seasons and avoiding over-activating substances and activities. Savor the sweetness of life, turn within, rest, and be nourished. This rejuvenative recipe has been adapted from a traditional Ayurvedic remedy intended to strengthen ojas and promote deep nourishment....


GUEST BLOGGER KAITLIN WITH A WINTER RECIPE

Erika Hanson

Tags butternut squash, kale, lentils, the giving tree, wellness, winter

GUEST BLOGGER KAITLIN WITH A WINTER RECIPE

Roasted Butternut with Lentils & Lacinato By Kaitlin Collins For the Squash 1 medium/large Winter Squash (I used Butternut, because it was what I had on hand, but acorn or kabocha would also be nice), cut in half lengthwise, seeds removed, and then cut into ¼ inch half moons 4 large Shallots, cut in half or 2 medium Red Onions, cut into fourths leaving the roots intact to hold the layers together and removing the outermost layer of skin 1 head of garlic, top third removed 1 bunch each thyme and sage (if fresh is not available, 1 teaspoon each...


GUEST BLOGGER HAYLEY ON HOUSEPLANTS

GUEST BLOGGER HAYLEY ON HOUSEPLANTS

HAPPY HOUSEPLANTS / HAPPY HUMANS I remember the day I set out to buy some of my first house plants. After having worked at Sparrows Coffee Tea & Newsstand for awhile, I decided that I too wanted a plant ladder with precious little cacti and succulents like the one in the shop. I looked around thrift stores to find the perfect ladder with character, but had no luck finding what I hoped for, until one day my partner brought home the coolest antique wooden ladder from work. He said he had rescued it from being thrown away. I was thrilled...


WARMING CHAI FOR WINTER WELLNESS

Erika Hanson

Tags chai, holy basil, hot beverage, mushrooms, recovery, self care, spice, tulsi, wellness

WARMING CHAI FOR WINTER WELLNESS

Warming Chai Recipe fresh ginger roughly choppedcinnamon stickscracked cardamom podsdried chagadried reishidandelion rootburdock rootblack peppercornscloveashwagandha star aniseSimmer in a large pot of water covered for 3-5 hours.Strain and store in the fridge. To prepare- simmer a cup with a tbsp of tea (I use tulsi) or a teabag. Strain tea, add a splash of milk and honey or maple syrup


SEA OF NECTAR NEW IN SHOP

Erika Hanson

Tags bath, beauty, columbine, energetics, self care, skin care, skincare, toner, wellness

SEA OF NECTAR NEW IN SHOP

New In Shop Sea of Nectar skin toner- to help you hydrate and nourish your skin. Bringing healing and protection with fatty acids and vitamin A to add moisture and promote regeneration while soothing and reducing inflammation. Helps to brighten and even skin tone while balancing the sebum production. Also offering energetic protection as well as protection from free radicals and environmental toxins. Hoya and columbine work together to bring clarity and confidence- perfect start to everyday. Use this mist after the Bay of Rainbows oil cleanser or as needed.