Why is Breakfast so Important? Or is it?

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the…

How to Fall In Love with Yourself

Self-love has been getting a bad rap lately. Some suggest that…

Sparking Joy on Your Plate

Most of us have seen “Tidying Up.” Many of us have been Tidying…

Take a Deep Breath to Manage Stress

Take a deep breath. Now take another. Let your chest expand up,…

The Healing Power of Touch

Stuck at home in bed recently with the flu that has been going…

Nose Breathing: Why it's better to breathe through your nose

Nose breathing. Babies do it. Dogs do it. In yoga, they call…

New Year's Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

Every year right around this time, or even a little bit earlier,…

9 Tips for Staying Fit During the Holidays

Staying fit during the holidays often takes a back seat to simply…

You Should Be Dancing. Yeah.

Are you like most New Englanders wallowing in the too-early darkness…

Manage Stress during the Holidays: Hydrate!

Who’s ready to learn how to manage stress during the holidays?…

The Comfort of Hot Drinks: Blossom Water for the Soul

The weather is getting cold. It’s time to reach for the comfort…

Self-Help Junkie - Five Signs that You Might Be One

Are you a self-help junkie? You just might be. The new operating…

Get Your Fall Color: Foliage and Blossom Water

In just a few weeks, the Northeast will be ablaze with color.…

Break up with Your Blender: Busting the Smoothie Myth

I love smoothies! Their cool, soothing, nutrition-packed awesomeness…

Should we still call it Indian Summer?

One of the great joys of autumn is Indian Summer. As a kid, I…

Why is Apple Pie so American?

It is pie season in New England, where apple pie is primus inter…

Apples to Apples: A Look at Popular Varieties

Apples! Yes! It is Fall in New England, that means apple picking…

Fall and Your Immune System

The Autumnal Equinox is behind us. It's time to start thinking…

Putting the Back back into Back to School Safety

When you hear the phrase 'back to school safety' you probably…

In defense of the Nap: Six Reasons Why You Need One

I read an article the other day in a health and fitness magazine…

Indoor Air Quality and Your Workout: Six Things You Can Do to Breathe Easier

We don't think much about indoor air quality. Beyond the overall…
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Sandwich: What's in a Name? Grinder, Hoagie, Hero, Wedge...

Wait...What's a Wedge? Of all the food pairings that work beautifully…
Scents and your Mood - Blossom Water

Scents and Your Mood

I have had a day filled with scents. You might even call some…

It's Hot out There. Know the Signs of Heat Stroke and Take Action!

We love to talk about hydration. It is one of the simplest things…

Seven Tips to Staying Hydrated in the Heat

Staying hydrated is key! The Fourth of July was a scorcher this…

Blossom Water, Food Pairing and Picnics

Think food pairing and picnics and you'll likely think of such…

Keeping the Fun in Functional Fitness

Functional fitness is not new - farmers have been doing it since the…

Probiotics and Paraprobiotics: Why They Are Good For You

Here is a whole new reason to love Blossom Water: Paraprobiotics.…

Organic Cane Sugar. What’s the Scoop with the New Blossom Water?

Early this summer we will be making the jump from agave to organic…

The Power of Hibiscus

We weren't the first to fall in love with hibiscus. Hibiscus…

Five Things to do Instead of Counting Calories

One hundred days of counting calories was more than enough to…

Stop Counting Calories! Here are 4 Reasons to Set You Free

Should you stop counting calories? Should you start counting…

Getting Ready for Allergy Season

While it is still “stick season” in much of New England,…

Find your Workout Style and Start Getting Fit for Summer!

What is your workout style? Knowing your workout style can make…

How To Meditate

You know you should do it. But do you know how to meditate? The…

Slow Eating and Mindfulness: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Because we love all things food and health, let us look this…

Spring SAD Seasonal Affective Disorder: Four Things You Can Do About It Right Now

Many of us are excited for the prospects of Spring. But for some,…

Micro-progress: What's the Deal and Are We Getting Anywhere?

Valentine's Day marks the annual date most of us have given up…

Why We Crave Sweets After Dinner and What to Do About It

As your Blossom Water wellness advocate, I've taken it upon myself…

Please Make All Complaints in the Form of a Compliment: Manifesting Greatness in 2018

I had an even longer title for this blog post that included manifesting…

Journaling for a Better You in 2018

A friend just gave me a Ten-Year Journal. Initially I found the…

Five Healthy Habits for a Better You in 2018

Have you already abandoned your New Year's resolutions? Surveys…

Five Habits You Should Dump in the New Year

In December, the Internet is rife with stories about the things…

Why New Year's Resolutions Fail and What You Can Do About It

Every year right around now, we start thinking about our New…

How to Meditate

As the holidays approach, keeping one’s cool becomes more of…

Why Do We Workout? Really. Why?

Why do we workout? As we wake up before dawn to put on our running…

Thanksgiving Menu Planning for All Eating Styles

Though families struggle to avoid the traditionally taboo conversation topics…

Coping with Daylight Savings

"Spring ahead, Fall back." No biggie, right? The Daylight Savings…

The Unexpected Evil Lurking Behind the Ghoul of Halloween: Sugar’s Link to Depression

Back in the day, the scariest thing about Halloween for parents…

How to be a really, really good friend

In this blog post, we are upping the ante on really. Because…

First-Year Fifteen is the New Freshman Fifteen

If you're in college right now, you already know that "First-Year"…

Homework Tips for College First-Years and Other Smart People Who Want to Get Stuff Done

If you are a college First Year, right about now you might be…

Back to Work Tips

Getting back to work during Labor Day week feels like a sea change.…

Back to School Tips for Parents: Perspective

Most back to school tips for parents are about kids. That is…

Dog Days of Summer: Five Things My Dog Taught Me About Keeping Cool at Work

Even though the temperatures are searing and dog days of summer…

Five Ways Healthy Snacking Can Make Your Day

No, "healthy snacking" is not an oxymoron. Depending upon what…

Keep Fit At Work: Here are some easy ways to do it

So many people are still in vacation mode, but it's almost time…

Vacation Weight: 11 Ways to Avoid it

Studies show that more than half of Americans will take a summer…

Massive Garden Invasion: Zucchini Take Over New England and other Parts of the Country

Right around this time each year, gardeners are confronted by…

6 Fitness Tips to Get Your Body Back After Vacation

Ah! Sweet Vacation. We all need a vacation. Countless studies…

How to Get Your Kids to Exercise

The childhood obesity rates in the United States are scary. A…

Are You Dehydrated or Just Thirsty?

The summer sun can make you thirsty, to be sure. But how do you…

Quinoa: The Super Summer Superfood

Think superfood and you might imagine spinach, kale, blueberries,…

5 Favorite Summertime Drinks and Why We Love Them

Are you 21 years of age or older? Good. Keep reading. This week…

8 Ways to Stay Focused When It's Sweltering

Stay focused, stay focused, stay fo...zzzzz. Did something like…

What to do when you’ve over done it: Muscle Recovery 101

Summer in a great time for overindulgences. But unlike the sweet…

Wasting Time is Good For You

Memorial Day is behind us and the lazy days of summer are almost…

Ribs and Blossom Water in Toronto

May is National Barbecue Month. Last weekend Blossom Water had…

The Flavors of Spring: Mint, Asparagus, Arugula

Spring is all about bold, healthy, fresh flavors. For us, the…

Brain Food: The Weather and Your Mood

Spring has been a bit on the slow side here in New England and…

The Power of Cute

Ever wonder why Facebook is so overrun with images of cute baby…

Four Ways to Get Healthy this Spring - and stay that way all year!

Get healthy this spring. Go ahead! It's simple. It's not entirely…

Brain Food: Your Food and Your Mood

Most of us are well aware that what we eat has an impact on how…

Brain Food: Your Brain and Nutrition

As we move into April, spring cleaning is on everyone's mind.…

Childhood Obesity and Learning to Love your Body

Learning to love your body is no easy task in our overly fat-conscious…

Childhood Obesity and Fat-Shaming

This is the second article in our series on childhood obesity.…

Snow Shoveling, Your Back, and Winter Storm Stella, 2017

This blog post is an ode to Winter Storm Stella, 2017. Stella…

Childhood Obesity and Helping Your Kids Kick the Sugar Habit

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This is the first post in our spring series on childhood obesity…

Solo Sleep and Long-Term Relationships

Before we leave our month-long relationship focus, we will take…

Cooking and Long-term Relationships: Feeding the Love

At Blossom Water, we love love (and of course flowers, they seem…

10 Tips for Making Love Last

On our blog this month, we are trying to make the love last—not…

Valentine's Day: Getting in the Mood

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It's Valentine's Day and many of us, if not most, are thinking…

Valentine's Day: Scents and Sensuality

Just in time for Valentines' Day, we are going to explore the…

Picky Eaters (and their Moms) Choose Blossom Water

Kids love Blossom Water, a fan letter we got last week from a…

Minimalism and Hygge and Albert Einstein

Once you wade through all the Obama videos and Trump Tweets on…

Vegan or Paleo? How to Keep Your Resolve, Meet Your Fitness Goals

Paleo or Vegan? Vegan or Paleo? To keep my New Year's resolutions…

Getting Hygge with Floral Essences

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Hygge was voted one of the top ten words of 2016 by the Collins…

The Secret to Finding the Right Exercise for your Body Type

The right exercise will make your new year happier. It’s true.…

Making New Year's Resolutions that Really Stick

Each year right around Hanukkah and Christmas, the airwaves are…

For the Holidays: Tasty Tipples with Flower Essences

It is hard to deny that some of the jovial holiday spirit is…

Holiday Shopping Tips to Keep You from Turning into a Grinch

This week we are looking into some holiday shopping tips that…

10 Ways to Keep Your Fitness Routine During the Holidays

What is your plan for your fitness routine during the holidays?…

Finding your Post-election Thanksgiving Table Manners – Is a Seating Chart the Answer?

Our founding fathers must have been hitting the hard cider a…

Exercise, the Brain, and Creativity

The benefits of physical exercise are extremely well documented.…

Republican or Democrat - we still have the same tastes in great food, or do we?

Whether you are Republican or Democrat, all of us feel pretty…

Complaining can be good for you: Penelope explores the upside of complaining

The national dialogue lately just feels like complaining. From…

Halloween Masks Unveiled

We love Halloween masks. And why not? Who wouldn’t want to…

Are Selfies the Key to Happiness?

Periodically, we like to check in on happiness - what it is,…

Learn to Meet Fitness Goals with Non-Attachment

We hear a lot these days about non-attachment. Therapists, Buddhists,…

The Weather Impacts Mood: Hurricanes and Barometric Pressure

Weather impacts your mood. It's true. Ever heard of a sunny disposition…

How to Stay in the Pink of Health as the Season Changes

Ah, the pink of health. We love that rosy glow and yet most of…

Twelve Tips to Help You Develop Good Study Habits

If you are anything like our adorable mascot, Penelope the Pink…

Back to School Time Management Tips from Penelope

Time management is a biggie especially when you're adjusting…

The Much Maligned Mason Jar

A recent foodie fad had us put everything into Mason jars. But…

Your Body, Sleep, and Happiness, Part II

Sleep and happiness are closely related. It's not exactly that…

Penelope's Secret to Happiness

The secret to happiness for many of us these days is simply staying…

Penelope's Fitness Quick Fix

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If you missed the boat on bikini season this year, don't worry,…

The Olympic Spirit Inspires Penelope to Greatness

We are glued to the edges of our seats with our faces pressed…

Meet Blossom Water's New Mascot: Penelope the Pink Moose

We love symbols and mascots. As a nation of movers and shakers,…

Your Body, Sleep, and Happiness, Part I

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Sleep and Happiness are closely related, especially when it comes…

Your Body and Dehydration: Drink Up! (Part 2)

Earlier this month we looked at dehydration and the brain (read…

Headaches and Hydration: Drink Up! (Part 1)

Hangovers, loud noises, bad smells, hunger, thirst, smoke, stress,…
Memorial Day

Memorial Day: We Remember

Memorial Day is such a conflicted holiday. We celebrate with…

Cutting down on Sugar: 5 Ways to make Your Summer Sweeter

Of course an ice cream cone and a cold class of lemonade are…

How to Get a Bikini Body and Love Yourself

Have you seen the meme about how to get a bikini body? It goes…

Mindfulness Moves Mainstream - Four Steps You Can Take

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You cannot open a magazine or your browser these days without…

Spring Boating: Make it a Picnic!

At Blossom Water, we love Spring! We love the outdoors, we love…

Saint Patrick's Day Q&A

We probably won't create a green Blossom Water blend for Saint…

Getting Unstuck: Four Ways to Get Out of a Rut

Valentine's Day is behind us but Spring is still nowhere in sight.…

Why Flowers on Valentine's Day

The Groundhog made his proclamation. Spring is coming early this…

Say Ahh! The ugly Truth about Sugar and Tooth Decay

Despite the link between sugar consumption and tooth decay, drummed…

Winter Food Cravings

The confluence of New Year’s Resolutions and winter food cravings…

Charity and the Human Brain: Happy Holidays!

The holidays are definitely all about giving. Every year in the…

Why New Year's Resolutions Fail and How to Improve Your Odds

We know it's only mid-December, but this is a great time to get…

Thanksgiving Etiquette . Two Words: Be Have

It's Thanksgiving. We know we should be on our best behavior,…

Holiday Creep, Christmas Creep

For the fanatically prepared, Halloween starts in August and…

Top Tips for Beating Winter Weight Gain and Keeping Fit as the Seasons Change

Hibernation is not just for bears. Or is it?! Anyone who has…

New England is on fire: Autumn Leaves

New England is one fire this week. Not like the fires we saw…

Super Moon, Blood Moon, Lunar Eclipse...There's a Bad Moon on the Rise

There will be a lunar eclipse later this week. This eclipse will…

Keeping your Awesome Going Strong All Autumn Long

New Englanders are starting to feel it. It is getting cooler,…

Reduce Stress and Hang on to Summer

Hang on! August may just be the cruelest month. It is the end…

Celebrating the Summer Harvest and Too many Zucchini

It is the peak of summer. For gardeners and those of us who had…

How to Beat the Heat in New England

New England is hot! And you don't have to read the headlines…

Water Dreams and Dehydration in Your Sleep

Many of us regularly dream of water. In literature and in dream…

Ode to the sun

"The day of the sun is like the day of a king. It is a promenade…

Can delayed gratification increase happiness?

Anyone that lives in the Northeast knows what it feels like to…

Exploring the Links Between Happiness, Mindfulness, and Flavor

We all know that great flavors can make us feel good. Many of…

Blossom Water and the History of the Sandwich

Blossom Water is now available in New York City! And it is making…

Let's Take a Look at the New Dietary Standards

Last month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services…

What You Need to Know Before You Shovel Snow and more snow

We love snow. We love skiing, sledding, ice skating, snuggling…

Valentine's Day: The Language of Flowers

It's Valentine's Day! This weekend, many of us will say "I love…

Cabin Fever and The Positive Psychology of Flowers

Cabin fever is the idiomatic term for the claustrophobic stir-craziness…

Are you Keeping or Breaking your New Year's Resolutions?

Right around now, during our first week back at work after the…

Meet Holiday Stress with Balance and Equipoise

Despite what you've heard in the press, and maybe even on your…

Holiday Gift Giving and the Joys of Good Health

The holidays snuck up on us this year: Christmas is less than…

Modern Manners at the Thanksgiving Table

We love Thanksgiving. Any holiday focused on food and family…

Keeping Fit during the Holidays: 6 strategies for keeping your figure and your calm

The holidays are upon us. It is the season of gratitude and good…

5 ways to get more pumpkin in your diet

The pumpkin is such a humble vegetable, though from a botanical…

You can make it on your own: Health and Fitness

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You can make it on your own. Jennifer Lopez sings "I know you're…

Is your diet making you happy?

Food trends, diet trends, and even cookbook trends are not new…

Fall Flowers and Fun: Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival

At Blossom Water, we love flowers. The whole idea behind this…

Healthy Bones and Dehydration

The recent discovery of Dreadnoughtus, the eighty-five feet long,…

The Meaning of Labor Day: Keep Calm and Carry On

Labor Day is an excellent holiday for this time of year: it is…

Back to School: Health Focus

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A new school year is upon us - or nearly so. And like New Year's…
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Wellness, Resiliency, and the Good Life

There has been a great deal of news lately about wellness. As…

Bucket Lists and Getting the Most out of Summer

Bucket Lists, those lists of all the great things you want to…

Keeping Cool and Hydrated During the Hottest Summer Ever

Sweltering. Hazy, Hot and Humid. A Scorcher. Sultry. Sticky.…
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The Color of Good Nutrition

Good nutrition is the foundation for the good life. It effects…
Summertime Fitness Motivation Tips

Summertime Fitness: Finding and Keeping Motivation

It's no secret. Fit people live longer, happier lives. But longevity…
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What does it take to be a Sofi Awards Finalist at the New York Fancy Food Show?

Innovation, excellent ingredients, great flavor, good taste,…

10 Reasons Why You Should Attend the Summer Fancy Food Show in NYC

The Summer Fancy Food Show kicks off in New York at the Javits…
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10 Best Ways to Beat the Monday Blahs

The Monday Blahs are part of life, right? You've had a beautiful…

The Perfect Gift for Father's Day

Father's Day is next Sunday - the third Sunday in June. And though…

The Very Best Drink of the Day

If you are still at your desk, you might be thinking right about…

Gardening and Happiness – Oxygen is good for you!

Gardening and Happiness are very closely linked in the Blossom…

Final Exams – Hydration and Your brain

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It's exam time. Drink up. Your brain is almost 75% water. Stay…

Beating the Sweets: Kicking the Sugar Addiction

Sugar and spice and everything nice, right? Spice, yes. Sugar,…

How Happiness Affects your Success at Work

Happiness research and common sense tell us that happy people…

Finding Happiness as Winter Holds On

Winter can have a deleterious effect on your health and well-being,…

What Does Blossom Water Do For Me?

When we are out in the greater Boston area sampling Blossom Water…

Blossom Water Toasts First Ladies and 'Drink Up'

Our nation's first ladies have a way of quietly getting things…

Staying Hydrated Through the Holidays: Blossom Water Can Help

What happens at the office New Year's party does not always stay…

Blossom Water on the Thanksgiving Hanukkah Menu

Thanksgiving and Hanukkah coincide this year and cooks all across…

Blossom Water as Aromatherapy

At just a glance, you know exactly what these roses smell like;…

Trick or Treat or Blossom Water?

Halloween is a mixed bag. Love it or hate it, either way your…

Light Fall Breezes and Light Cocktails with Blossom Water

Blossom Water is headquartered in the Boston area, the hub of…

Blossom Water can help you Kick the Artificial Sweetener Habit

Blossom Water contains nothing artificial. No artificial colors,…

Blossom Water for Breakfast: Start Your Day with Great Smells and Flavor

Try Blossom Water with breakfast. It may just change the way…

Fall Food Pairing and Blossom Water

As the season changes so does our appetite for great food.…

Blossom Water - with Beets, Carrots and Potatoes?

Sure, Blossom Water contains fruit. It's in the name: Lemon Rose,…

Blossom Water at Whole Foods - History and Healthy Hoops

Blossom Water is thrilled to be available for sale in many of…

The Key to Happiness...Could it be as Simple as Water?

Periodically the airwaves are clogged with articles about happiness.…

Blossom Water and The Acid Test

Not that kind of acid! Though Hippies love Blossom Water too,…

Flavor and Aroma - Why Good Smelling Things Just Taste Better

At Blossom Water, we understand the importance of smell and taste.…

Water Conservation - In all this rain?

Here at Blossom Water, we love to think about flavor, but our…

Pemberton Farms and Blossom Water:

We are sampling Blossom Water today at Pemberton Farms in Cambridge…

Food Pairing, Wine Pairing and Blossom Water

When we think of food pairings, we often think of things like…

Beer and Blossom

Under the right circumstances, a nice cold beer can be the answer…

Keep Fit and Stay Hydrated: Drink Blossom Water

Keeping in the game is all about energy. Whether you pump iron,…

Rose Water, Rose Essence, and Lemon Rose Blossom Water

The rose is symbolic, poetic, historic, sacred, beloved, sensual,…

Jasmine Flower: Therapeutic and Sexy

Jasmine. The word conjures. Some picture primary-colored Disney…

Geranium Makes the Top 10 List of Edible Flowers

When we think of top 10 lists, we think of David Letterman…

Lilacs are Edibles - And Thirst Quenchers

Here in New England, we cherish Lilacs as exquisitely scented…

Flower Therapy, Flower Essences: Blossom, Heal Thyself

Blossom Water is not a medicinal drink, but it definitely makes…