The Savvy Path

    Donna Morin

    Donna Morin
    Donna Morin is a professional health advocate, writer, and certified health coach. You can find wellness tips and recipes through her website at www.betteroffwell.com

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    Tea & Crumpets

    Tea Party? 

    Downton Abbey may be TV history now, but my obsession with all things Brit still lives on. While there are many reasons to be a fan of the BBC, I am not ashamed to admit that one of the reasons I listen is for the accents. (Well, okay, maybe a little ashamed.) Sometimes I add a “u” to favorite and color, just for fun. My fantasy bucket list includes a pub sing-along with Jude Law and a mug of Newscastle Beer sloshing to and fro.

    So with anglophilia like mine, it makes sense that my party plans for this year include tea and crumpets and dainty china cups. I am a huge fan of tea, but even so I don’t think my consumption comes close to what they down across the pond. While we in America are big on coffee, Brits drink over 60 billion cups of tea every year.  Tea is, in fact, the most consumed beverage worldwide, after water.

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    The Future of Savvy Looks Like This...

    Mmm…I love the smell of coconut, says Robin as she hands off the jar to Erin.

    Nine women stood around a kitchen island laughing. Sharing. Venting frustrations.

    Sounds like a gals’ night out, for sure, only this one had a special twist. 

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    I'll Bring Popcorn. You Bring "Stink!"

    It’s been a long day.

    Starting with the first chirp of the robin, you slathered on your favorite baby-powder deodorant and headed for the gym. After kicking butt in boot camp, you hit the showers with your favorite apple scented shampoo and silky peach soap bar. Spritzing your favorite flirty body spray, you head out the door and to your car, feeling pumped and ready for the day. The tropical coconut emanating from the pine tree swinging from your rearview mirror as you drive reminds you of that beachfront condo you’ll be parked in front of soon. With the day dragging by 4pm, you attempt to boost your energy with the mountain fresh scent in your air freshener, the very scent you love in your laundry detergent.  Once home, you light your favorite seashore candles and shuffle through your emails.

    “You're Invited: Gals Night Out” reads the one from your best gal pal. 

    “We’re never gonna smell the same again.” 

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    Mesmerizing Plastic-Free Inspiration : Beth Terry

    Through her Ted Talk and blog at My Plastic-Free Life, Beth Terry, author of Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can, Too has reached tens of thousands of people who are now striving to live as plastic-free as they can. Beth could have taken her deep desire to help the planet in many directions. Instead, she chose to focus on the one thing she felt most passionate about and where she believed she could truly make a difference.

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