Healthy Strawberry-Lime Slushie

When I was a little kid, my family always broke out the strawberry daquiris around the holidays.  Some years they were virgin, and I was allowed to have one.  Some years they weren’t…and I might have gotten a small sip.  These were always made with a frozen mix, though, which included corn syrup and all […]

What’s the Big Deal About Skin Brushing?

Skin brushing is something I first heard of a few years ago.  The idea intrigued me, but I never really did anything about it.  There’s not a lot of solid evidence out there about how beneficial it is (or isn’t), but there are a ton of stories from people who’ve used it and have seen […]

30+ Recipes for Celebrating a Nourishing Real Food Thanksgiving

  By Katie, Contributing Writer Thanksgiving is all about traditions. There’s the turkey, rolls, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie; I could go but you get the picture. Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, thankfulness and food. Loved ones gathering around the table to enjoy one another’s company is near to my heart. It is a […]

Announcing 10 Days of Homemade Christmas! (And Plant Therapy Winner!)

I have something really cool to tell you guys. Actually, three really cool things to tell you.  So hang with me here…it’s just going to be good news after good news. 10 Days of Homemade Christmas Starting the first Monday in December — that’s actually December 1st! — we’ll be doing two weeks of Homemade Christmas […]

The True Cause of Morning Sickness

Image by Jacob Botter This post is sponsored by Pink Stork Solutions. Morning sickness. Most women who have ever been pregnant can relate to this.  Nearly everyone has some form of morning sickness, and some women unfortunately have pretty severe morning sickness — a few severe enough to require hospitalization.  It really can be very serious. […]