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ROAR, The Woman Behind the Jewelry

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ROAR, The Woman Behind the Jewelry

Two years ago I visited a slum that used to be an old garbage dump. Yes, a place where garbage was piled so high that the city decided to find a new place to put their garbage, was now a place where families built lean-to shacks and raised their families. It was at this slum that I met a woman, a single mom, who was doing her best to avoid joining the sex industry in an attempt to make money to provide for her family. (Because of the genocide eduction and trade skills are very low, many women are faced with the...

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Vietnamese Iced Coffee

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Lavender Honey Iced Latte

Lavender Honey Iced Latte

If you are anything like me you have been drinking lots of coffee this week trying to catch up with the new daylight savings time. With spring just around the corner I wanted to share this easy recipe that will certainly brighten up your day!  This lavender honey recipe is quick and easy, it yields about 8-10 ounces of simple syrup meaning you can store it in the fridge and use it again and again. Not only is it wonderful to add to iced coffee, it's perfect for hot coffee, cocktails, and even lemonade! The sky is the limit!  Lavender...

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Easy Cold Brew Concentrate for Iced Coffee

Easy Cold Brew Concentrate for Iced Coffee

They're coming! The spring and summer months are fast approaching, and there are few things better at cooling down those hot summer days than a tall glass of iced coffee! Though making iced coffee may sound simple enough, it truly is an art that must be perfected. I know what you are thinking.. how hard can it be to brew hot coffee and pour it over a cup of ice? Yes, you can try that, but in my experience that usually ends with a disastrous cup of diluted, watery, and lukewarm coffee. On the other hand, making a pot of...

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5 Ways Coffee Can Improve Your Health

5 Ways Coffee Can Improve Your Health

Coffee is one of the most consumed beverages in the world. Be honest, how many cups (that's right 8 oz. cups) do you drink in a day? With all that coffee drinking going on, don't you want to know what it's doing to your body? Let's find out! Whether you are an occasional coffee drinker or a bonafide coffee addict, here is a list of every health excuse you will ever need to justify your coffee habits. 1. Type 2 Diabetes More than 15 health studies have shown that increasing your coffee consumption by one cup a day can lower...

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