What you ought to know about the benefits of OLIVE OIL inside and out.

 When it comes to choosing the best oils to use for your culinary needs, Olive Oil has always been tops on my list. Being by far one of the oldest culinary staples, it can be used in so many ways with so many dishes and unlike other oils, it smells and tastes good even on its own. Crusty bread dipped in Olive oil with Balsamic Vinger and parmesan cheese... Mmmm-Hmmm!...more


Ahhh! The joys of SEX. there I said it! SEX. I have to confess, I am just about as stiff as the plastic dolls above when I have to talk about... SEX. Yup, there I said it again! Hence as I am easing into this persona I call Samantha Jones.  I am getting to know more about this awesome thing called -- yep never mind. Anyway, how awesome is SEX right? Well definitely with the right person that is!...more

Say Bye-Bye to Blemishes

 One thing that sticks with you as tight as a college girlfriend would be >> blemishes. They will stick with you through thick and thin and never leave you. With age you may grow apart, but will always have history together, memories shared...embarrassing moments to relive.In order to combat blemishes, I find that I must address them in 3 stages:...more

5 (Skin & Hair) Beauty Tips From My Grandma

My grandmother was a wise woman. Her name was Eva. She only achieved a 4th grade education and rarely left the corners of her own home but she could cook the most magnificent Caribbean dishes you would ever hope to taste and had a wealth of knowledge about home[opatic] remedies that rivaled any wellness expert today. ...more

I confess: I love skin cream samples.

Never in my life did I ever expect to become skin obsessed.  I never really paid much attention to my skin and was lucky not to have much acne when I was a teenager.  As fate would have it I married a dermatologist which is the equivalent of eating the forbiddden apple for skin....more

Is A Vegetarian or Vegan Diet Bad for Your Skin?

I've been a vegetarian for over 20 years, and have no plans to start eating meat any time soon. Am I hurting my skin with this dietary choice? What's the the truth about skin health and food? ...more
@EllenJaffeJones KUDO'S to you!!! How inspirational you are to me, and Im sure to many others! A ...more

How to Remove Skin from Salmon

http://eggallergycooking.blogspot.com/2012/04/how-to-remove-skin-from-sa...For some recipes, you need skinless salmon.  If your grocery store is like mine, the skinless salmon is at least $1 more per pound.  That may not be a lot of money but once I figured out a quick, easy way to remove the skin, I just can't justify paying it....more

Sea Salt, See Clear Skin

The quest for clear skin is an on-going life process, starting in puberty and continuing through adulthood. Even though adolescence might be over, adult acne can continue to still plague many people. And to make matters worse, in addition to combating pimples, now the battle with wrinkles starts to happen. So what does that mean when it comes to skin care at this stage in life? It’s time to find skin treatments that don’t cause drying (which results in more wrinkles), but are still effective in resolving acne issues....more