Today I revisited two places that I have told you about before.  The first place I went back to was Aria Salt Therapy Center for my second session.  This time I was in a semiprivate room.  I do think that the treatments help with sinus and allergy problems.  I have not had the sneezing episodes that I previously had.  My absolute favorite part of the entire experience is the zero gravity massage chair.  It is awesome–soft music, zero gravity and dim lights.  Do I need to say more?  It is a wonderful experience.

zero gravity chair

Then I was off to the The Virgin Olive Oiler to get a refill of Organic Butter Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Durango Smoke Flavored Salt. I love both of these products.  You can use these products on a variety of foods.  **You can use them to make the best baked potatoes.  Nothing else but a little freshly ground pepper is needed. While there I did purchase a Rosemary Flavored Salt. to try.

The Virgin Olive Oiler

**Recipe for the best darn baked potatoes.  Use whatever type of white potatoes you prefer.  Scrub them–don’t wash, scrub them.  After scrubbing the potatoes, pierce them many, many times with a fork.  Then take the Organic Extra Virgin Butter Olive Oil and rub it all over the potato making sure you cover it well.  Sprinkle with the Durango Salt and freshly ground pepper.  Wrap in foil and bake on 375 until done.  If you want the skin crispy then uncover the potatoes for the last ten minutes or you can bake uncovered the entire time.  You can eat the entire thing.

Another way to do it without using foil.  Follow the washing instructions then slice the potatoes, but not all the way through–you want them to look like an accordian.  Drizzle with the Organic Extra Virgin Butter Olive Oil, sprinkle with the Durango Salt and freshly ground pepper then bake in a 400 degree oven until done.  So much better than french fries.

Sliced Bake potatoes

Take time to visit these two wonderful places.  You can visit them online at: and www. and

Remember “thisisyourbestyear”.

Allergies and Salt

All of my life I have suffered with allergies and sinus infections, and as a woman of a certain age stress, fatigue and sleeping problems have joined the group.

Over the counter medications have helped for a while, but nothing seems to work long. So I have decided to take a different approach.  I decided to try halotherapy or as it is commonly called salt therapy.

It is a drug free and all natural non invasive treatment that is used to alleviate a multitude of respiratory illnesses and skin issues. It is based on the concept that workers in salt mines had incredibly low respiratory illness rates. I investigated and found that Dr. Oz himself says that this therapy may help with certain respiratory problems.

I found Aria Salt a salt therapy center in Ft. Worth, Texas.



The treatment is a 45 minute relaxing process where all you need to do is take your shoes off, lay back in a zero gravity massage chair and breathe. You can read, but believe me you will just want to relax.



There is even a room for children with allergies.


I purchased 4 more sessions, and I will let you know how it goes. I can say that I did not have the need to take any allergy medicine this morning.

You can visit Aria Salt at or at 6323 Camp Bowie Blvd., Suite 141, Fort Worth, TX 76116. You can also call them at 817.732.7258.

Don’t be afraid to try something different.  Remember “thisisyourbestyear”.