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New Beginnings Challenge: The Final Chapter

Wow!  It’s the end of January already…can you believe it? The time honestly just seems to fly by.  This month really flew by!   My New Beginnings I did honestly make changes of my own this month.  I resolved to stop buying premade snack foods (except for special occasions) and do a lot more home-cooking, especially the […]

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A Healthy Bathing Routine for Your Baby

This is our fifth post during Natural Beauty week of our New Beginnings Challenge! You can see what the challenge is all about right here, and grab our Challenge Guide right here (it’s just $9.95).  Sign up to join our email list (no more than 6 emails in the month of January) right here. How Our Baby Bathing Changed When we had […]

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25 Best DIY Natural Beauty Products

This is our fourth post during Natural Beauty week of our New Beginnings Challenge! You can see what the challenge is all about right here, and grab our Challenge Guide right here (it’s just $9.95).  Sign up to join our email list (no more than 6 emails in the month of January) right here. Why I DIY When my daughter (my […]

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10 Simple Natural Beauty Swaps

This is our third post during Natural Beauty week of our New Beginnings Challenge! You can see what the challenge is all about right here, and grab our Challenge Guide right here (it’s just $9.95).  Sign up to join our email list (no more than 6 emails in the month of January) right here. How I Found the Right Shampoo When […]

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Why You Should Choose Clean Bath Products

This is our second post during Natural Beauty week of our New Beginnings Challenge! You can see what the challenge is all about right here, and grab our Challenge Guide right here (it’s just $9.95).  Sign up to join our email list (no more than 6 emails in the month of January) right here. Clean bath products matter. After we moved […]

Week Four: Natural Beauty

We’re in the final week of the New Beginnings Challenge now!  Our fourth and last week is all about natural beauty.  But, it’s not just for moms — we’ll be talking about making over everything in the bathroom — lotions, soaps, deodorants, shampoos, and so much more!  It’s all about keeping your bodies clean, naturally! This week, […]

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Enough is Enough with Blaming “Anti-Vaxxers”

  Image by NIAID All right, I’ve had it. I don’t normally get mad.  I don’t normally post about it.  But really?  I’ve had enough now. In the last few days, there have been *dozens* of articles coming out in major media outlets that are absolutely filled with hate and anger towards families that don’t […]

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Top 10 Real Food Techniques to Try Now

If you’re just getting started with real food in your kitchen, then you might be uncertain where to start.  I get it!  But there are many easy techniques that you can try to start making foods from scratch, without spending all your time in the kitchen…and without studying the “how to” for days! If you […]

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Should It Be Organic? (And Where to Shop)

Many of us who are into real food would really prefer to buy organic.  But, that’s not always in the budget, and not always available.  Some people also have reservations about the organic label itself — is it really worth it?  (You can read more on that here.) Let’s dive in and talk about what […]

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Top 25 Ingredients to Avoid (and 10 That Are Okay)

Shopping in a regular grocery store isn’t always easy. Don’t get me wrong — the mainstream stores have made huge strides in the last 5 years or so.  There are so many more options and yes, it is possible to do most or all of your shopping at a regular store now.  But, you still have […]

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Where Does Your Dairy Come From?

Be honest, now — where does your dairy come from? If you’re like most people, the answer is, “The store.”  That is, regular ol’ milk, cheese, and butter.  Maybe not even “butter,” but margarine.  Honestly, we can do better than that.  This will be an easy change, too, once you learn more about it.  (Mostly […]

Week Three: Eat More Real Food

We’re now in the third week of the New Beginnings Challenge!  We’re glad you’re here.  This week, our focus turns to Real Food! I’m really excited about it, because real food was one of my original passions here.  It’s not one we talk about as much now (we’re more focused on natural health/remedies), but real […]

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