It always seems like everything changes right around the new year. I always find myself in deep cleaning mode in my house. Everything I have been saving for that yard sale I always say I am going to have end up in the donation pile. I scrub everything down and set goals for pretty much every aspect of life. I usually end up with somewhere between 30-50 resolutions, a completely crazy amount. On the list for this year was to feel better by eating better and to finally find a hairstyle and color that I love which are low maintenance.Cafe Fraiche at Brick Canvas is one of my favorite new places to stop for lunch. It is delicious and the choices are healthy. I was eating really well before I found out I am pregnant. Lots of veggies and lean proteins, then the morning sickness hit. Everything that was healthy sounded gross and I began the "whatever doesn't make me sick" diet. This kind of eating takes its toll really fast.
I found myself stopping by Fraiche more and more for healthy options that tasted good. It is the kind of place you stop when you want to feel good after lunch, and not hit that slump that says I ate stuff I shouldn't have. All of their juices are fresh pressed and incredibly delicious. My absolute favorite thing on the menu is the Islander Smoothie. Pineapple, Banana, Coconut Cream and fresh orange juice.
My resolve to never dye my hair again last until about a year ago. Then the dye bug bit me and I went a few shades lighter for summer. Winter came around this year, I had atrocious roots and no desire to keep dying my hair. I called around the local salons, but all of their suggestions on how to fix the problem would involve a lot more dye jobs in the future, until I called Vivesque.
Vivesque Salon and explained my desire to stop dying my hair without having hideous roots for the next few years, they offered a lot of suggestions on ways to bring my current hair color more closely aligned with my roots, so that it would grow out easily and naturally. I felt like they weren't trying to get me back in the salon as much as possible, but wanted me to look and feel great. I have never had just one stylist before, bouncing around between a lot of different salons, but I loved the whole experience at Vivesque so much. They really listened to my hair needs and made sure I always had a drink if I wanted it and the most important part? I loved how my hair looks.