Does Deodorant Cause Breast Cancer? DIY Deodorant Recipes to Try

By Virginia George, Contributing Writer For many of us, an integral part of our morning routine involves rubbing a semi-solid stick into our underarms. Yes, I’m talking about deodorant. Or “pit juice,” as my mother calls it. (Find out why underarms sometimes smell in the first place.) In recent years, the safety of conventional deodorants […]

No Flu Shot For Me! Fighting the Flu With Essential Oils {Antiviral Spray Recipe}

by Virginia George, Contributing Writer Each fall we begin hearing predictions of the coming flu season. Experts speculate whether it’ll be a “bad” season, or just a mild one, and pharmacies and pharmaceutical companies start pushing the flu shot. Last year Walgreen’s came out with the “Arm yourself for the ones you love” campaign, making those of […]

DIY Body Butter

By Ashlee Bradshaw, Contributor Writer Our skin is our largest organ, it is the first thing people see when they look at us, so people tend to want to keep good care of it. The problem with skin care products today, is that many of them contain toxic chemicals that are actually doing more harm […]

Kefir Ranch Dressing

By Robyn, Contributing Writer One of the first things I switched to making solely from scratch was salad dressing.  It was a very easy, early switch to make.  The store brands are loaded with junk that I didn’t want to consume and making your own is so simple.  I’m embarrassed to say before I started […]