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Trust the Work

A few years ago I took an afternoon workshop with Jay Grimes at Vintage Pilates. What I found most fascinating about the mat weekend a year ago, was hearing Jay’s philosophy of the method. One of my favorite quotes from the weekend, which I subsequently made my mantra was “Trust the work”, but of course you have to know and understand the method first. Over the years, I learned so much taking lessons and workshops at Vintage Pilates but one of my key take-aways was a deeper u...

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Bath and Shower Filters

My family recently started getting our water from natural springs and I’m so excited to have such pure, fresh water- for free! I recommend checking out www.findaspring.com to learn more about finding a natural spring in your area.

Up until moving to Alameda, we didn’t have a bath or shower filter. With my little guy having baths every couple of days, it’s important to me that we filter out chemicals like chlorine, which may disrupt the skin’...

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When my husband I first began dating I asked him, “What’s your favorite kind of pie?”. He replied “Key lime”, which I’d never had before. Wanting to win him over, I set about learning how to make it (it’s easy!) and later went on to win third place in the Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market Piesta contest.

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