Welcome to Floradise! 

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Who is Marette Flora?

I am a journalist, yoga teacher, mom and freelance writer living in Chicago. I enjoy camping, yoga, running, dining out, hiking, seeking out waterfalls and exploring new places. All views expressed in this blog are my own.

What is Floradise?

Floradise is the everyday paradise of a life lived to the fullest. It is about taking care of yourself -- inside and out -- and caring for your loved ones. It's about taking small steps in your daily life to be kinder to the environment and our planet. It's about showing love to those around us and to ourselves. I will share with you ways I use to keep myself healthy and fit; places I explore in my quest to see and do as much as I can; ways to keep yourself zen in a chaotic world; where to eat on your trips to specific destinations; and which products are less harmful to myself and our planet (and which are most effective. It's about my journey as a parent who wants to make time for her passions: travel, food, fitness, and helping others.

Whose at my side on my adventures?

Graham, my husband
Victoria, my daughter
Capone, my dog

Join us on our journey!

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Floradise blog is written for entertainment purposes only, and you read the information here at your own risk and of your own free will. I am not providing any medical, legal or professional advice, so consult an expert when appropriate before trying any product, fitness program or other topic I write about. Unless specifically noted, all content is written by me and may not be republished without my written consent. I will not sell your information (including email address for newsletter subscribers) to a third party. I am not responsible for privacy policies and actions of advertisers, sponsors or blog commenters/readers. I reserve the right to change anything about this blog at any time, including the name and focus of the content. I may use affiliate links in posts, social media posts, and on the blog overall. I am compensated for clicks and purchases made through those links. These vendors may use cookies and it is your choice to clear your browser cache. Marette Flora is a participant in the Target Affiliate Marketing Program, an affiliate advertising and marketing program that pays advertising fees to sites that advertise and link to We are also a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.

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