Posts Tagged ‘coconut oil’

My BRIDES Essay: Happily Ever Before

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

By all accounts, I had a dream wedding with my husband Gus. But the planning—oh, the planning.


After the six fast months we pulled our wedding off in Mexico, I finally understood the building stress that can turn some sweet women into Bridezillas. And I learned so much about seeing things “bright side up” that I wanted to share it.

So here’s my essay in Brides magazine: “Happily Ever Before.”


—Amy Spencer

My Tropical Health Secrets

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

Oh, Samoa, how I loved that trip.

After an amazing trip I took to the country of Samoa, I started thinking about how naturally healthy so much of their diet is (and Samoa gets the prize for being the first time I actually liked papaya, after getting to eat one I picked off of a tree). That turned into this fun story I wrote for the July 2012 issue of First for Women magazine, about all the health benefits that tropical vacation spots have to offer.

If we can’t visit paradise, at least we can bring paradise to us…