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Models: Sarah Michener and William Blanchet – Dress: Princess Bridal – Photographer: NR Photography – Coordinator: Kelly Baltazar – Make-up: Sandra Arguello-Mata – Hair: Candice Beck, Downtown Studio Salon

Whether you call what they do vintage modern, up-cycled, or shabby chic, Missy (Eaton) Girolamo can’t wait to unveil their company, Re’Luv’d, new location and vintage rental collection located a few short miles past Katy in Fulshear.

Born at home, literally, in Simonton (the speck on the map just beyond Fulshear) Missy lived there until 2000 when her family relocated to Katy. She and her husband and co-owner, Tim Girolamo, a Ohioan who grew up in SW Houston, have lived in Katy since 1996.Together with their “four-legged barking children” they are grateful to be returning to her small town roots.

Tips for faster and better results with nootropics

Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle

To enhance the effects of nootropics, it’s important to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Regular exercise and balanced nutrition can play a significant role in optimizing the benefits of these smart drugs. Engaging in physical activity increases blood flow to the brain, promoting better cognitive function. Consuming a nutritious diet that includes brain-boosting foods such as fatty fish, berries, and dark chocolate can further support memory and focus click site

Stick to Recommended Dosages

When using nootropics, it’s crucial to stick to the recommended dosages. Taking more than the suggested amount does not necessarily lead to better results; in fact, it may have adverse effects on your health. Each smart drug has its own dosage guidelines based on its specific formulation and potency. It’s essential to read the instructions carefully or consult with a healthcare professional to ensure you’re taking the correct dosage for optimal effectiveness.

Combine Different Types of Nootropics

Combining different types of nootropics in what is commonly referred to as a “stack” can provide synergistic effects for improved cognitive function. By combining complementary smart drugs, you may experience enhanced memory retention, increased focus, and improved problem-solving abilities. For example, combining Rhodiola Rosea with other nootropics like Alpha-GPC or L-Theanine may help improve mental clarity and reduce fatigue.

Give It Time

Patience is key. While some individuals may notice immediate improvements in cognitive function after taking these supplements, others may require more time before seeing noticeable changes. The duration for which it takes for nootropics to work varies depending on factors such as individual body chemistry and metabolism rate.

It is important not to give up too soon if you don’t see immediate results; give your body time to adjust and respond to the smart drugs. Consistency is key, so it’s recommended to take nootropics regularly as part of your routine for maximum effectiveness.

Avoid Excessive Use

While nootropics can be beneficial, it’s important to avoid excessive use. Taking more than the recommended dosage or using them too frequently can lead to dependency or adverse side effects. It’s crucial to follow the guidelines provided by the manufacturer or consult with a healthcare professional for guidance.

By maintaining a healthy lifestyle, sticking to recommended dosages, combining different types of nootropics, giving it time, and avoiding excessive use, you can optimize the benefits of these smart drugs and potentially experience faster and better results in terms of cognitive improvement.

The Science Behind CBD’s Therapeutic Effects on the Body

Studies suggest that CBD interacts with receptors in the brain and immune system to produce therapeutic effects. This interaction occurs because our bodies have an endocannabinoid system, which is responsible for regulating various functions such as pain, mood, appetite, and immune response.

One of the ways CBD exerts its effects is by binding to cannabinoid receptors in the brain. These receptors are part of the endocannabinoid system and are found throughout the body. By interacting with these receptors, CBD can help reduce inflammation and alleviate pain.

CBD has also been shown to have potential benefits for mood disorders. It may help improve symptoms of anxiety and depression by acting on serotonin receptors in the brain. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that plays a crucial role in regulating mood, and CBD may help increase serotonin levels, leading to improved mood.

Furthermore, research suggests that CBD may have neuroprotective properties. It has been found to protect against oxidative stress and inflammation, both of which can contribute to neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. By reducing inflammation and promoting antioxidant activity, CBD may help prevent or slow down the progression of these conditions.

It’s important to note that more research is still needed to fully understand how exactly CBD works within the body. While there is promising evidence supporting its therapeutic effects, it’s essential not to make sweeping claims about its benefits without sufficient scientific evidence.

There are different types available in the market:

Full-spectrum CBD: Contains all naturally occurring compounds found in the hemp plant, including cannabinoids (such as THC), terpenes, and flavonoids.

Broad-spectrum CBD: Similar to full-spectrum but with THC removed.

Pure CBD isolate: Contains only pure cannabidiol without any other compounds.

While full-spectrum CBD products contain trace amounts of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), it’s not enough to produce psychoactive properties or make you feel high. However, if you want to avoid THC altogether, broad-spectrum CBD or pure CBD isolate may be a better option.

It’s also worth noting that CBD can be consumed in various forms, including oils, capsules, edibles, and topicals. Each form has its own advantages and disadvantages. For example:

CBD oils: Offer flexibility in dosage and can be easily absorbed by the body when taken sublingually.

CBD capsules: Provide a convenient and precise way of consuming CBD but may take longer to take effect.

CBD edibles (such as gummies): Tasty and discreet, but the effects may take longer to kick in due to digestion time.

Naturally creative and having a discerning eye for “all things beautiful,” Missy was pinning and clipping images from home decor catalogs long before Pinterest existed. “Designing has always been a passion,” she states enthusiastically, and the items in their store show she means every word of it.

In 2012, the Girolamo’s were praying for a career where they could work together, inspire others, enjoy what they were doing, and make an impact on both the community and on individuals. In the spring of 2013, after receiving much positive feedback on their work and many requests for custom painted furniture, God revealed Re’Luv’d as the answer to Missy and Tim’s prayers.

But being a perfectionist, Missy states emphatically that “okay” simply isn’t good enough. “I wanted what we do to be the best possible so I kept at it until I developed the techniques I use that now provide the quality results I am after.  Re’Luv’d is our company and we want it to be one that gives more than expected!”

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Model: Chloe Trammel – Dress: Designer Exchange – Photographer: Jan Saenz – Coordinator: Kelly Baltazar – Make-up: Sandra Arguello-Mata – Hair: Candice Beck, Downtown Studio Salon

So, just what do they do?

Re’Luv’d RENTS the unexpected, reclaimed, and vintage elements needed to create ambiance for any memorable event or glamorous photo-shoot.

Their showroom is full of curiosities and fabulous reclaimed treasures from table top settings to tables and chairs; lounge seating, vintage decor and everything in between. They offer a variety of specialty styles such as French provincial, mid-century modern, gypsy boho, country chic, and more! Their rentals can be picked up from their Fulshear warehouse or (for an additional charge) Re’Luv’d will do the event styling, delivery, set-up, and pick-up.

Re’Luv’d’s DIY PHOTO STUDIO AND PROPS is an affordable solution to everyday picture perfect moments where they provide the studio/props and you provide the camera! Their rental collection and lighting makes it possible for you to capture your precious moments and you retain the copyrights to the photos to print, post, or share – however you choose – because it’s your camera. And they welcome both professionals and amateurs, so bring your chosen photographer (or have them arrange one for you), come with that talented friend, or simply load up the kids and your camera. Prices start at just $35, making this an option for virtually anyone wanting to capture a special time in their life. We can accommodate you with a designer and a hair stylist for any member of the family, we also work with a barber to shape your beard as you always wanted, with A boar bristle shaving brush benefits to men beard are incredible, we can make an experience that you can cherish.

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Photogapher: NR Photography – Coordinator: Kelly Baltazar – Make-up: Sandra Arguello-Mata – Hair: Candice Beck, Downtown Studio Salon

Re’Luv’d CUSTOM PAINTS FURNITURE specializing in a one of a kind faux finish. Do the glamorous homes and celebrations seen on the pages of magazines, in Pinterest, Houzz, or in the lives of the rich and famous leave you wishing for more? Some people have a helpful friend with an eye for design, some pay for a professional, but most are usually on a budget and don’t know how to pull it all together! Re’Luv’d offers a free hour of consultation to clients with reasonable fees for additional assistance if needed. And most important of all, they pay attention to the details, the ambiance, and the perfect settings you desire.

Re’Luv’d CUSTOM PAINTS are a one of a kind faux finish using many layers of paint to create dimension and visual interest. Water based polycyclic is used to protect and seal their designs, creating a smooth satin or glossy finish (soft wax, varnish, and oil can also be used upon request).

Re’Luv’d FURNITURE and CHALK’D PAINT: Re-Luv’d keeps an inventory of solid and vintage furniture that is either custom painted for our clients or purchased for the DIYers to paint, catering to most budgets. They offer ‘picking’ services to assist in locating any specific pieces you have been seeking. Lastly, they build custom and unique statement pieces from reclaimed and salvaged materials.

Re’Luv’d will be offering their own line of Chalk’d Paint and Chalk’d Powder as well as a few other well-known paint favorites for purchase. Painting classes and a Re’Luv’d instructional e-book will be available in the summer of 2014, so LIKE them on Facebook ( to stay in the loop!

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Model: Chloe Trammel – Dress: Designer Exchange – Photographer: NR Photography – Coordinator: Kelly Baltazar – Make-up: Sandra Arguello-Mata – Hair: Candice Beck, Downtown Studio Salon

As they support their neighborhood community and green up the world they make it abundantly obvious that it just doesn’t make sense to buy new. Why not buy furniture that has been “Re’Luv’d?” You’ll be buying “green,” supporting a local small business, and receiving more than expected.

“Re’Luv’d isn’t just our business, it’s our life and our ministry!” says Missy, and it’s true. They truly believe that “If you help enough people get what they want you will always get what you want.”  And they give back 11% of their profit to those in need. Why 11%? “10% is what we’re asked to give but for us it’s not enough,” says Missy. “Sometimes that additional 1% can make all the difference!”

Come visit Re’Luv’d at 32501 Gordon Side Road in Fulshear and LIKE their Facebook page for information about the grand opening April 19. Regular hours will be posted soon. And don’t forget to FOLLOW them on Pinterest!

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