Do you have Insomnia?

Do you have Insomnia?

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner Raise your hand if you consistently get 7 hours of uninterrupted sleep a night and wake up feeling refreshed and ready to start the day? Hello, my name is Maria and I’m an esthetician and the owner of Homespunspa Mobile Spa where we bring the spa experience home to you. …

Wrap your loved ones in bathrobes this year

Wrap your loved ones in bathrobes this year

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner Growing up in a Ukrainian-speaking household, we used the word “Shlaf-frock” for bathrobe or housecoat. Up until about 5 minutes ago when I used Google Translate, I always thought the Ukrainians borrowed this lovely word from the Germans because I knew “Schlaf” meant “sleep” in German and I believed “frock” …

Eat Salmon to Sleep Better

Eat Salmon to Sleep Better

Dear Olympic Athletes: If you’re angling to win a medal in the 2010 Olympic Winter Games — which are starting with or without snow in Vancouver/Whistler British Columbia in just 10 short days (gasp) — listen up for some homespun advice: Eat salmon the night before your competition to get a better night’s sleep. The …