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Home, ObsessionsObsession of the Moment: RS Handmade Crucible Planter

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Fashion, ObsessionsObsession of the Moment: Muse Apparel Flared Sleeve V-Neck Dress

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Fashion, ObsessionsObsession of the Moment: James Bland Frances Tee

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Intimates, ObsessionsObsession of the Moment: Le Mystere Isabella Bra & Boyshort

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Fitness & Health, Home, ObsessionsA Natural Wake-Up

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If you’re an anti-morning person like me, there’s nothing worse than the piercing sound of an alarm, followed by groaning and tears. Since retiring and sleeping in is not even close to being on the horizon, I’ve discovered the next best thing: a more natural way to wake up inspired by nature’s sunrise. The Philips Wake-up Light is a clock that, instead of an alarm, uses light to simulate a gradual sunrise, gently lulling you out of sleep to wakefulness. Not only do I avoid getting jolted from REM, but the faux-sunlight stimulates the body’s natural rhythms to transition to wakefulness, even before I even open my eyes. The whole day feels different for me, as I feel relaxed and ready to take on the world as opposed to groggy and counting cups of coffee. To my surprise, it even helps if it was a late night and I didn’t get quite enough beauty rest! If you’re worried that light won’t be enough to wake you from dreamland, there is a simple alarm at the end of the gradual “sunrise” which will ensure that you don’t miss that morning meeting.

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Beauty, Makeup, ObsessionsObsession of the Moment: FLOWER Lip Service Lip Butter

FLOWER by Drew Barrymoore Lip Butter

Fashion, New York, Obsessions, San Francisco, ShoppingObsession of the Moment: Uniqlo Women Stand Collar Long Sleeve Blouse

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Accessories, Fashion, ObsessionsObsession of the Moment: Madewell Arrowstack Necklace

Madewell Arrowstack Necklace, $55

 

Eco & Organic, Food, ObsessionsUrban Remedy

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A couple weeks before our “summer’s last hurrah” trip to Miami, I finally faced the reality (with some panic) that I’d have to be in a swimsuit in public for a week. As I slowly floated back down to earth, I also realized that all that eating, drinking, and playing (ie. not going to the gym) I did over the summer was not simply going to disappear from my system. It was time to call in the pros at Urban Remedy, a company whose philosophy is that “food is medicine,” and fuses traditional healing methods and a fresh approach to health. Their juice regimens use only 100% organic and sustainable ingredients, and are created by founder Neka Pasquale, a chef who has studied healing and various traditional therapies. I decided to go for the Super Green Cleanse, because as my hubby always says, go big or go home, right? I wanted maximal results with the most detox I could manage in a day, and it turned out to be quite an adventure, detailed below.  READ MORE

Accessories, Jewelry, ObsessionsObsession of the Moment: Maria Francesca Pepe Cuff With Spikes & Horns

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