Wellness

Healing!

CE94193B-A24F-4A0B-946A-824F753C4F29Darlings its been a while and Summer has dived into full swing at this point. I hope everyone is doing well and you’re enjoying your Summer thus far.  Unfortunately, I had to take some time off from the blog as I have been suffering with “Tennis Elbow” which has impeded me from typing and writing. The overuse of the tendon has caused severe pain  in my arm and mainly my elbow where my fingers has also started to tingle and burn. I’m happy to report that healing is in progress and thanks to my physical therapist who has taken  me under her wing, I’m now on the road to recovery.

Meditation! Yes have you tried it. I’ve been using this meditation app called “Calm” and I have applied it to my night-time routine. I have been sleeping better at night and I feel so rejuvenated in the morning. “clicking my heels three times” 🙂 and the sleep stories are the best!

Yoga! I must admit I wasn’t a fan of Yoga. For those who know me will tell you that  I enjoy high impact workouts. However, I have incorporated  Yoga into my workout routine and I’m happy to say I have come to like it. I now take Yoga 3x a week. Warrior Pose, I’m here for you !!!! 🙂

Vitamins!  Yes, I take Dr. Red Cross Ultimate Vitamin D every day along with my Omega-3 Fish Oil. Lets keep these bones healthy, heart Pumping  and Muscles strong. Now let the HEALING begin! Until Next Time……..

 

 

 

 

Decor

It’s Lit!!

Do I have any candle lovers out there? Oh yes, I know there are so many of you who enjoy the  rich scents of a burning candle. From the infusing aromas of woodsy, fruity, floral, cinnamon and vanilla just to name a few.

Just the other day I stumbled upon the earthy and spicy aroma of Cedarwood and Patchouli from the Sweet Love Luxury Candle line. The Aromatic scent reminds me of the incense that I use to burn back in the day, (Frankincense and Myrrh). A big shout out to my street vendors from 125th St. in Harlem New York who sold those incense,  we really appreciated you.

OK now back to the candles,  I just love how the scent of a candle can stir a memory of a person, place or even a special moment that occurred in your life.

I’m burning my Sweet Love candle now and my home is LIT! It gets even better, it’s hand poured with love from my hometown Brooklyn New York!!  Purchase yours and let that baby burn.

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See My City

Caravan Glam

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Glam Squad is the phrase that I hear often circling on Social Media, well I finally had the opportunity to experience “All that glam” with celebrity makeup artist Valerie Star from @caravannyc.

The bright and airy studio is nestled inside of the Gorgeous Gregory Hotel located in Midtown Manhattan.  When I walked through the doors of the studio, immediately Valerie greeted me with a warm and cheerful “welcome”.  We got acquainted and she was ready to get started.  Go ahead Valerie “do your thing dear lady”

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Glam Glam Glam……

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Feeling Good!

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Until next time …………

Lips: @shereecosmetics

Face/Eyes: @mustaev_usa

Dress: @Anthropologie

Shoes: @lkbennettlondon

Phtography: @crkphotocraft

Inspire

Recharge & Rebalance

Hello Darlings! Oh how good it feels to be here with you all once again. Most importantly, Thank You for taking the time out of your day to click on my special link which allows you to enter into to my blog room. 💻  I know it has  been a while since I’ve written my last blog post and I’m so excited with getting back to something that I really enjoy doing. Yes, there have been ups and downs, and highs and lows during the past two months.  Now I’m recharged and ready to hit the ground running or as I like to say “I’m plug n play ready” !!

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Now let’s fast-forward to this beautiful Saturday morning, it’s hard to fathom that  a nor’easter just left ur area on yesterday. Meanwhile today is so bright and Sunny  outdoors with clear blue skies.  As the old adage goes “what a difference a day makes”. What am I doing now?  Hmmmm lets see, well currently I have my hot coffee brewing in my keurig machine, (Dunkin Donuts that is 😀) along with with my mouthwatering sausage links that are frying in the pan and my golden Egg-land eggs scrambling in another. What else shall we discuss this morning? Oh yes, Spring is approaching and we are looking forward to  warmer weather.  🙋🏾‍♀️  This also means daylight saving time, is a week away.   Mark it on your calendar .

Lastly,  make sure you take the time to relax and recharge.  Maintain that healthy relationship with yourself. I’ve been overwhelmed with so many life-changing events and I too have taken a moment to breathe, relax and unwind.

Nonetheless I am ready to Level Up!  Take charge of me! Maintain that healthy relationship with myself.  If you’re in search of any self-care products while your on this self -care journey, may I suggest  @rain_africa beauty and product company. I can get lost in this store as I find myself drifting away into this spa like time capsule and never wanting to leave. All products are handcrafted and handmade using natural ingredients from South Africa origins. The lovely scents and the aromatherapy of essential oils and artisan soaps leaves me breathless.  Take a quick gander below as you can witness me indulging in all of this goodness.  So go ahead and take the opportunity to Recharge and Rebalance. Your self-care journey awaits you!

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#blogger #aroma #handmadeproducts #recharge #rebalance #artisansoap #essentialoils

Fashion

The One Piece Wonder

After wearing high heels and pencil skirts during the week to the office, I choose to look  for something that is more comfortable and relaxing on the weekends.  Jumpsuits I consider that One Piece Wonder. They’re easy to put on, and most jumpsuits I purchase require minimal ironing if any.  You can dress them up with a blazer,  throw on a scarf and even a poncho and you’re ready to hit the ground running.   I just adore this lovely navy blue jumpsuit that I purchased from Fashionova here. It is so comfortable and it gives that extra stretch that we oh so love. And for those of you who have a little extra “cake” in the back like myself,  DONT YOU WORRY!!! as that spandex got you covered. 🍑 Go get yours and Happy Shopping.

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Coffee Talk☕️

CHEERS TO 2018!

H A P P Y   N E W   Y E A R!!!

Hello Darlings and Happy New Year!!  I’m wishing you and your families peace and love.  This year I will be taking bigger steps and leaping out on faith as I embark on new and exciting projects.  I’ve started to journal more with my daily planner here which allows me to prioritize my day-to-day activities and to keep things more organized. So what’s new on Fdettmer.com?   I would like to engage more with you and want to know what’s on your mind? Therefore you will now see a new category on the menu called “Coffee Talk” (I’m a coffee lover☕️😋) so please send me an email or reply to my post and let me know what you would like to see on the blog. I will also tag you if your topic has been chosen as this is what we do on social media or send you a warm shout out (if you prefer).   Please feel free to send your suggestions whenever your creative lightbulb hits that switch.  Oh I can’t wait to hear from you!  2018 you’re here and I’m ready!  Off to bed I go as it’s way past my bedtime.  For the rest of you that are out there celebrating with your family and friends, please be safe and we’ll catch up in a few hours.  Cheers to 2018! 🍾

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Decor

Post Holiday Treats

It’s still not too late to purchase that holiday present for that special someone or just treat yourself to the delicious scents of Diptyque candles. The Diptyque 2017 holiday collection is here and for a limited time ONLY. My scent of choice: Incense Tears  (the vibrant blue candle) which fills my home with its unique aroma of Cinnamon and Myrrh. I’ve been using Diptyque  candles for many years and it’s on the top of my list when it’s time to purchase that high end luxury candle .

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Incense Tear- Holiday Candle

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And the beat goes on 🎼with the SONY Portable Wireless Bluetooth speaker. It’s compact  design allows you to take it anywhere. It comes in 3 different colors and the red was my color of choice. I love vibrant colors. Live colorfully I say !!

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Happy Shopping!!!

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