Switching to a Natural Deodorant

natural deodorant and cats

By this point, I think most of us are aware there are some not-so-great-for-you chemicals in most traditional deodorants and antiperspirants. Aluminum in particular is of considerable concern. Still, the vast majority of us stick to the chemical laden stuff, mostly out of fear of being “that smelly person”…

12 Lavender Essential Oil Uses

Lavender Essential Oil Uses

Lavender Essential Oil is one of the most versatile oils available. It has a bounty of uses, and is one of the most readily available and reasonably priced of essential oils.  Lavender essential oil can assist and cure a number of issues with only a few drops or dabs.  Below are a number of ways […]

Top 10 Most Pesticide Laden Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Family

the worst pesticide foods

The World Health Organization has estimated that around 3 million farm employees obtain poisoning from pesticides each year. This results in roughly 18,000 deaths from pesticide related poisoning. Farm workers are not the only people needing to watch out for pesticides, insecticides and overall chemicals on food. The general public needs to also be leery […]

25 Simple Paleo Recipes

Simple Paleo Recipes

New Year’s is right around the corner, and that of course means resolution time.  If you are thinking of trying the Paleo Diet this time around, here is a list of simple Paleo recipes to get you started. Paleo can seem extremely intimidating if you’re first starting to explore, or even if you’re just looking […]

Why Drink Plant Based Milk? #plantprotein

Silk in fridge

Living a healthier lifestyle is more about balance than restriction in my opinion. This was something that came to mind recently when I mentioned that I used Silk Coconut milk in my coffee most mornings, and a friend asked me if I was lactose intolerant (she knew I was not vegan). As I explained that […]

7 Tips to Keep Busy Kids Active and Healthy

healthy active kids tips

Like many kids, my daughter has a very busy schedule during the school year, and keeping her healthy and active can be a little challenging at times. With the school year about to kick off in just a few short weeks, I am already thinking about strategies to keep her active and ensure a healthy […]