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As a lover of both peanut butter and chocolate, I strive to find healthy ways to enjoy both!  One day, when I was making some simple peanut butter cookies, I decided to throw some chocolate chips in the batter.  The combination is delicious, and the recipe so simple, I don’t even have to look it Read More

In college my roommate shared a neat trick for removing eye makeup: she simply used a cotton ball and petroleum jelly (Vaseline) and her mascara swiped right off! Hello inexpensive and effective alternative to the fancy eye-makup remover I was using! I ditched that part of my beauty routine when I began pursuing a natural Read More

  March 19th is quickly approaching. To most that is simply another day. For me, it’s my due date. If this birth is anything like my others, the baby will be born pretty close to that date. My first baby was born 2 days after her due date, our oldest two 2 or 3 days Read More

So as any mom can attest too…it’s tough getting a healthy meal on the table at times.  We switched to a whole foods diet and have found that while it does require more prep, we are all reaping the benefits of tastier food, more nutrients, more energy, and less carb cravings.  “Fake” food, the processed Read More

Mama, let me ask you a question. How would you like to learn how to give your child a type of bath that will help their body when they have a fever? If you answered “yes” – that’s great because today I’m gonna explain how a detox bath helps the body during a fever and Read More

It’s everywhere you turn. Especially in the month of January. Everywhere you look, you’re bombarded with advice for dieting, exercise, losing weight. All these lofty (and often positive goals) are most always accompanied by images of a 5’8″ 125 lb. twenty-something year old with her skin tight workout gear, flawless complexion, and flowing head of Read More

This post is sponsored by Real Salt. A lot of people are actually afraid of salt these days.  They think that too much salt is linked to all kinds of health problems, and that the less salt you eat, the better.  I’ve even heard of people who never add salt to their food! Unfortunately, this fear Read More


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