Welcome to SeaweedArt and My Sea-Inspired Coastal Life
I’m an artisan, chef and “sea foodie.” An ocean lover at heart, my passion is to bring the beauty of the sea into the home with my coastal style, DIY crafts, beach-themed décor and healthy cuisine.
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I have always been a strong advocate for clean oceans supported by a healthy living lifestyle, therefore, I am committed to making smart choices for my body that are also safe and beneficial for the environment. One of the simplest and easiest ways I do this is to...
Mermaid Sea Treasure Collection
One of the most relaxing things I enjoy is creating sea-inspired crafts from items I find in nature. This has been a favorite past time of mine since I was a child growing up spending my summers at the beaches in New...
The Health Benefits of Ionic Dry Brushing
As a healthy living advocate, I’m always open to new ideas and ways to keep my body and mind alert and in top form. And I want to look good too! I exercise, eat right, stay active and take great care of my skin. Recently, I developed a case of lymphedema, a swelling...
Oceans 360 Underwater Virtual Reality
Oceans 360 is a non-profit that brings high resolution underwater 360/180 virtual reality video, from around the globe, to classrooms, museums and aquariums in order to raise awareness about the fragility of the world’s oceans.
The Art of Tea
I have always been a big tea drinker. It’s not just the taste that attracts me, but also the experience because so much calming peaceful rituals and ceremonies are associated with tea. As a foodie and healthy living advocate, I appreciate not only the food– tea cakes and tea sandwiches, but also the healing, mindfulness and restorative properties of tea.
Chunky Monkey Protein Shake
I went to yoga this morning at In-Shape and as I was checking in at the front desk I noticed a recipe card for a chocolate peanut butter protein shake. I start most days with a healthy smoothie and I’m always looking for new ideas so when I saw this one I knew I had to try it.
Safe Summer Sun Protection
Want great skin? Here are some sun safety tips and recommendations for pre and post sun safety.
Sardine Pizza from Everyday Seafood
Everyday Seafood is every "sea foodies" dream and is one of my favorite seafood cookbooks. Filled with over a hundred recipes for fish and shellfish it encompasses everything from soups and stews, baked and barbecued fish, salads and dips. I appreciate the Nathan...
A Day of Surfing is Every Day in Santa Cruz
Art print image from Houzz depicts the surf culture way of life in Santa Cruz, CA.
What is Oil Pulling and Does it Work?
Oil pulling is extremely easy, entirely inoffensive, and very affordable. The price of a daily spoonful of your preferred oil is much cheaper and less costly than a trip to the doctor’s office or even a pill to take to cover the root problem of an illness.