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Oils for your Skin

When it comes to skincare, natural oils may just be your skin’s best friend. Oils derived exclusively from fruits, nuts, seeds, herbs, flowers and other plants have unique properties that cleanse, heal and repair, calm and soothe, moisturize and renew, and protect the skin. Some oils can be used to target and treat specific skin […]

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Why you should eat bananas

You’ll never look at the humble banana the same way again after discovering the many health benefits and reasons to add them to your diet. They can help to combat depression, make you smarter, cure hangovers, relieve morning sickness, protect against kidney cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis, and blindness. Plus they can even cure the itch of […]

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Houses we LOVE: Philip Johnson’s Rockefeller Guest House

We love architecture, you already know that. Here’s another amazing home, this time downtown Manhattan, just down the street from the now-closed modernist treasure trove and icon that was the Four Seasons in Manhattan’s east 50s is a lesser-known architectural treasure. Philip Johnson’s 1950 Rockefeller Guest House is one of a handful of private residences the architect […]

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February: what’s in season

Have a craving for fresh produce but not sure what’s in season in February? From radishes and fennel to parsnips and sweet potatoes, you’ll have no trouble finding delicious eats in February.  Among them are Citrus, that offer that burst of color, flavor and energy we all need during the winter. Enjoy lemons, oranges, limes and grapefruit fresh or made into juices, salad dressings, healthy desserts and decadent […]