Dieting?  Where To Start?

There are so many diets out there and new ones popping up every month it seems like!  How do you choose which one to follow?  Or maybe you’ve tried one or a dozen, but were always hungry, tired, and didn’t lose weight or keep it off!  If that is the case, don’t give up!  There are so many trending diets out there, that aren’t necessarily the safest or best to follow.  Everybody’s bodies are built different and have different requirements so some diets don’t work for all!  I am no doctor, but I am here to share with you my journey of food. Continue reading

10 DIY Antibacterial Mouthwash Recipes

Did you run out of mouthwash?    And it’s too late to go to the store or you just don’t feel like it?  Or maybe you’re committed to reduce you and your family from household chemicals, so you’re finding less harsh substitutes.  Or like me, you can’t stand the burning sensation from most store bought mouthwashes?  Well whatever the reason is, don’t worry I got you covered!

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Why and How to Use Essential Oils

Why Use Essential Oils

The chemicals in commercial brand products are extremely harmful to your family, friends, pets, and anyone else who comes in contact with them!

I have seen the positive effects of reducing the amount of chemicals in my life. I have PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome), which is basically a hormone defect, that is greatly affected by chemicals. Since making these lifestyle changes, the symptoms of my PCOS have been greatly reduced. I am not a doctor and some of you probably think I am just nuts, Continue reading

Essential Oil Blends to Diffuse for the Holidays

This is one of the best times of years and filled with the smells that take us to happy places! It all starts with fall, the crisp leaves, pine needles of the northern woods, warm soups and pies, hot cocoa, etc…I could really go on! The best way to enjoy these smells even when you’re not baking is to diffuse different blends at home, in your car, office, or wherever! Continue reading

8 Ways to Stay Fit When It’s Cold

The beginning of fall is the start of cute sweaters, lots of food, parties, and festivities. It is also the beginning of a lot of chaos and busy schedules, and hibernation, leaving no time or care to stay fit. Heck, who wouldn’t blame anyone for just wanting to cozy up after work with a soft warm blanket with some hot cocoa and binge watch some tv? Continue reading

5 Reasons Why You Should Have Food Journal

Personally I had never thought to keep a food journal.  I mean what reason was there?  I was young and thought I was pretty health conscious, I mean I didn’t have any major health issues that stuck out.  But a matter of fact I did have a major health issues, PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) in which I had no idea I had and that is because a little pill called Birth Control masked Continue reading

16 Natural Ways To Get Fast Relief For A Cold And How To Protect Yourself Against Future Attacks

It’s that time again!  Our least favorite time of the holiday seasons is when we get a nasty cold or flu.  Sure there are several over the counter drugs that are available for some relief, but are they actually helping germs get stronger and building up those germs for future attacks.  Just as plants, animals, and humans have revolutionized, so do germs.  So why not try some natural ways to relieve those cold and flu symptoms and

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