How My Devera Naturals Journey Began

How My Devera Naturals Journey Began

When I met Marilu she was making natural skin care products using her own garden botanicals. I was fascinated. I had never thought about how these products were made. I always bought my facial products at a department store. Marilu gave me several jars of her...
The Artist’s Heart

The Artist’s Heart

I wasn’t an artist. My sister was an amazing painter. Not me. But I became an artist of sorts after I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I had to wait for six weeks before surgery. I thought I would go crazy. I was angry that cancer was interfering with my life. A few...
Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I wanted to update my readers on the status of my personal journey. Cancer has impacted my entire family. How we have dealt with it is another story. My sister’s breast cancer diagnosis was shocking. There was no history of...

My Mother, Devera Rose: A Modern Woman

My mother was a woman ahead of her time. She was beautiful and fashionable, but she was also smart and empowered. She was a woman who spoke her mind. She played golf and took up tennis in her 60’s. She and my father loved ballroom dancing. She was also funny and...

The Wonder Woman Sisterhood

My sister’s breast cancer diagnosis was shocking. There was no history of breast cancer in our family. After running the gamut of emotions, she decided that she would have “Optimal Health”. Meditation and positive visualization were her best allies. As she went...