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Rethinking The Frugal Fashionista Concept

February 4, 2013
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It isn’t always easy to reconcile one’s passion for fashion with the desire to live a sustainable life. Contemporary fashion is largely dominated by strong corporations. These companies have a clear interest in getting us to buy as many clothing items and accessories possible in order to “look good”. Even the famous “frugal fashionista” concept revolves…

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An Offering of Love

May 19, 2010
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An Offering of Love

I’ve recently realized, there aren’t many spiritual resources for a person juggling multiple responsibilities in life. I’ve read a lot of books designed for priesthood, warriors, spiritual seekers, advanced students, etc. I found very little reference, not to mention actual help, for someone who maintains…

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Best Book: The Seamstress

April 2, 2010
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Once a bookworm, these days I rarely have time to read any books. Yet, I simply couldn’t put down The Seamstress. The novel is by Frances de Pontes Peebles, who tells a story about two sisters, the history of Brazil, feminism, womanhood, sisterhood, motherhood,  family, deep…

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How to Live With Magic

January 10, 2010
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Throw the alarm clock out of the window, french kiss my husband, pick fresh herbs for breakfast, drink hot chocolate, make soup, take a bath, buy fresh bread, wear thigh-high…

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For the Love of all the Winter Holidays

December 19, 2009
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I love the winter holidays, all of them. This time of year reminds feels enchanting and wild, with Hannukah candles at home, Christmas lights in every window in downtown Haifa,…

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About High Heels and Personal Power

October 11, 2009
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“Women’s willingness to tolerate discomfort, even pain, in the service of fashion is often chalked up to the desire to attract a mate or to rise a step in the…

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Marriage is Like Potatoes

October 9, 2009
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I sometimes think that marriage is like potatoes. An essential staple in almost every home, practically an institution, marriage can be cooked in a variety of methods. Marriage, like potatoes, can be fried and…

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What the Beauty Industry Won’t Tell You

May 11, 2009
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A healthy life style with sound eating habits and regular exercise will make your skin tighter, your body slimmer (in most cases), and your hair shinier. If you have extra…

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John Collier, Priestess of Delphi, 1891