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Refreshing Citrus Blends

    I love citrus fruits. Nothing says refreshing like the wonderfully aromatic smells of lemons, oranges, tangerines and limes. Add in bergamot and lemon grass and the possibilities are endless.  Diffusing citrus blends lifts me up and freshens up my surroundings giving me that “Zen” feeling. Here are some of my favourite recipes that …

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Chalk Paint – What Is All The Fuss About?

…As you can see, paint may have the four components of pigments, binders, liquid and additives in common, but the formulations can vary depending on how the paint is going to be used. It is easy to see how paint usage and application would change the component ratios.

Knee Pain 101 {Weight Loss, Exercise, Sleep}

The relationship between pain, weight gain, lack of exercise and lack of sleep is well established. I speak from experience when I say that I definitely gained weight after my injury because I was exhausted from constantly waking up at night because I either moved my knee the wrong way or it just started throbbing. I also know that lack of energy and being so tired all the time makes any kind of exercise a chore. Lack of sleep affects so many things and is a major part of a crazy weight gain cycle, especially when you add pain to the mix.