A Visit To An Olive Oil Factory In Portugal

An early start on a bright and breezy day in a place called Portugal. The first mission was to visit a place neither of us had been to before – an olive oil factory. Growing up in The Caribbean, I’ve used oils my whole life. From being given cod liver oil, castor oil and shark […]

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Travel Journal – Bom Dia! | Video

Hiya, here’s a short video of a recent trip. You’ll see: Sunrises from the balcony Fuseta rooftops A visit to an olive oil factory Boatrides A beach on Ilha Da Culatra A beach on Ilha Da Tavira Sunset, Sand, Seagulls & Shells Thanks for coming by and reading today’s post. Your visit to itsjoywithin.com means […]

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A Relaxing Nature Walk In Winter At Sunset (U.K) | Video

A little time amidst creation or even a few moments watching a nature video can inspire lighter thoughts and a brighter state of mind and being. Hope this short video from our nature walk does just that and more for you today, sweet sister.

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ReDefining Travel Today | Observations & A Short Video

Five forms of transport in one day. It was a steady series of observations while getting around on land, moving underground, chugging across railway lines and careening across the sky within a specific pocket of time. That day, we travelled by car, train, tube, bus, foot and plane. Along with the fact that each of […]

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Birdwatching By The River | Swans, Seagulls, Pigeons, Ducks & A Goose (VIDEO)

What’s everyday scenery for somebody is a sight to see for another. The first time I ever saw a swan in real life is this year and I’ve been walking by and observing them, the geese and ducks almost every day since. Moments like these are so peaceful, even amidst the ‘potta’ of the world. […]

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A Healthy, Tasty Vegetable Broth To Make On A Chilly Day | Recipe & Remix

Blessed love. Have you ever had vegetable broth? If so, you already know how refreshing it is on an early morning or chilly evening. Even if you prefer a thick, homemade soup with peas, greens, dumplings and ground provisions too, a broth with the right combination of spices, seasonings and vegetables can be just as […]

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Re-growing Rosemary From Cuttings | Plant Propagation

It’s a natural brain food, hair growth herb, immune system support, soup flavour enhancer, skin rejuvenator that’s also rich in antioxidants – rosemary. This herb has been used throughout centuries, generations and in several different locations and traditions. Today it’s all about re-growing or propagating the fragrant rosemary from cuttings taken from a healthy plant. […]

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This Tea Tonic For The Immune System Also Makes A Sweet Aroma For The Home

Blessed day! Let’s talk tonics and organic fragrances. The sweet aromas of spices can add to the cosiness of a home, but they’re also nutritional and medicinal to the body on their own. Recently, I made a tea tonic with citrus fruits and spices that helps trim the waistline, revitalize the immune system, enhance the […]

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When Abnormal Is Defined As ‘Normal’ | An Observation

Minutes before midday on December 11th (a few days ago), I was sharing another revelation I had recently of the people in the world being prepared for some morphing into otherworldly beings through events and groups like ‘Trek*ies,’ ‘C*micon,’ An*mecon, the Sn*pChat animal features photos, other avatar/cartoon face simulations and more. Dress rehearsals and test-runs […]

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