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Turmeric Face Mask

By Francine Holmes My new go to product is Turmeric, it’s the unmistakable bright yellowish orange spice that does it all.  It can help regulate cholesterol, aides in cognitive function, the list goes on but improving and maintaining healthy skin is … Continue reading

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Indigenous Peoples Day

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Happy Mother’s Day

by Francine Holmes To all women around the world, wishing you all a happy mother’s day!

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DIY Black Tea Facial Toner

By Francine Holmes Toner are great cleanser and at shrinking the appearance of facial pores. Toners can also be used to remove makeup as well as any residual particles that are blocking your pores. Regular use of facial toners can … Continue reading

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Memorial Sale

 

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Sauce Arrachide – Peanut Soup

Sauce Arrachide, peanut soup or groundnut soup; the name varies according to the region you’re from as well as the recipe. Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Sweet Butternut Mash

by Francine Holmes My favorite recipe for this holiday combines sweet potatoes and butternut squash into a mashed dish. Individually, they are both delicious and easy to make, but together!? They are incredible. Ingredients: 2 sweet potatoes 1 butternut squash … Continue reading

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Manioc ‘Yucca’ Tots

On my recent trip to Abidjan, Ivory Coast, I stumbled on an old favorite childhood snack while at the market. I can only describe it as tater tots made out of yucca root. By Francine Holmes Yucca root (Manihot esculenta), … Continue reading

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Thieboudienne (Senegalese Fish and Rice)

By Francine Holmes      Thieboudienne (Tieboudjen or Ceboo jen or Tiebou Djeun, the spelling varies across the board) translated from Wolof (language of Senegal, Gambia, and Mauritania) rice and fish is the national dish of Senegal.  There are 2 variations … Continue reading

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