Beauty Without Botulism

Beauty Without Botulism

No offense to my fellow forty- and fiftysomethings who spend a lot of time (and money) getting perfected by the professionals, but I really don’t think anything involving botulism shots (aka Botox) or tossing acid on my face (peels) should be part of ...
Antioxidant Overload?

Antioxidant Overload?

I’ve been an antioxidant addict for years, ever since I first heard about how these nimble nutrients can bravely fight free radical damage. I’m all in favor of living the best, healthiest life I can! It never occurred to me, though, that you can have ...
The Chaga Saga

The Chaga Saga

My apologies, broccoli. I’m so very sorry, celery. There’s simply no vegetable as adorable or as magical to me as a mushroom. I love to eat them…is there anything as delicious as a succulent shiitake chopped up in a stirfry with some EVOO, fresh garl ...
Everything’s Coming Up (Prim)roses

Everything’s Coming Up (Prim)roses

Primrose oil, in capsule form, has been part of my supplement regimen for ages–I can’t even remember when I started taking it to “keep me sane” during that time of the month, and I’ve continued to take it because it now ...
Dandy News about Dandelion!

Dandy News about Dandelion!

First, a quick update about my adventures as a Cave Girl (aka the paleo diet). I’ve lost 5 pounds in 3 weeks, feel super high-energy, am never hungry–and all of that is wonderful. But, I had been in horrible  need of a “detox.” ...
Mad for Manuka

Mad for Manuka

Oh honey, how I do love my manuka honey! I’ve been using the skincare line for close to a year now, and if one more person tells me I can’t possibly be old enough to have seen the Grateful Dead in concert back when Jerry Garcia was alive, ...
Call Me Cave Girl

Call Me Cave Girl

That’s it. I’m going paleo. I’ve been reading about the paleo diet for years, and I’m finally giving it a try. Intuitively, I’ve been gravitating in this direction–I just feel like going back to nature (lean meats, ...