Regular exercise is not enough to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Proper diet is still the best method in keeping the body in good shape. For this reason, having organic food in the meal plan is ...
Kids are a bright spot in our lives. We strive to give them the best of everything: opportunities, our knowledge, a good home and yes, birthday parties. But many of us can get a bit ...
With the desire to keep our homes clean and safe for our families, along with wanting to protect the environment, more people are turning to essential oils to accomplish both tasks. But what exactly are ...
Planning a slumber party, sleepover, for your kids is great fun. Getting together with friends, playing games, and seeing who can stay up the longest makes these parties very memorable. Take those memories a step ...
1/8c or less of vegetable oil (apricot or sunflower) 1/8c or less of baby shampoo 1 1/2 – 2 cups water 8 drops of lavender oil (antibacterial and for scent) 5 drops of tea tree oil (optional ...
60 g Beeswax granules 300 ml Pure turpentine 25 g Pure soap or soap flakes 150 ml Boiling water 6 drops Essential oil of lavender Directions: 1. Melt the waxes with the turpentine in a double boiler (warning low flash point) 2. Grate the soap into a bowl and pour on the boiling water and […]
1. Sugar: One of the reasons inflammation occurs is from a rapid rise in blood sugar, which causes biochemical changes in the cell. When blood sugar goes up rapidly, sugar can attach itself to collagen in a process called “glycosylation,” or the Browning Reaction, increasing inflexible and inflammation.CRP is not found in foods. However, its […]
If you get sick, do you blame it on someone else? If so, who do you expect your child’s classmate to blame their own illness on? Perhaps they can point the finger at your sick kid. While there’s nothing that we can do to stop the spread of disease 100 percent, there are good habits […]
Not only can you cook a memorable meal more or less from scratch in half an hour – you can even do a couple of courses. Leek and Potato Soup Soup is easy to make and a hearty bowl of chunky soup, with delicious bread on the side can be a full meal on its […]
It’s that time of year again. Here’s a blend to help purify the air at home. Protection Diffuser Blend Supports the immune system, antiviral, anti-infectious. Blend together 5 drops of Fir 5 drops of Juniper Berry 5 drops of Cypress 5 drops of Lavender Get your dried, organic herbs, organic essential oils, bulk spices, loose […]
(Serves 6) Ingredients: 6 skinless and boneless chicken breasts 1 can chicken broth (low sodium) ¾ cup apricot preserves 1 tbsp light soy sauce 1 tbsp cornstarch 1 tbsp water Instructions: Spray a large frying pan with nonstick cooking spray. Add the chicken and sauté until brown. Add the chicken broth, apricot preserves and soy […]
In challenging economic times, it makes sense that when people buy furniture, they want it to last throughout their own lifetime, and perhaps even remain in a condition to pass down to younger family members. For this reason, leather furniture is consistently popular. In fact, like a good wine, it often gets better as it […]
It’s true, we all need to up our veggie intake tremendously. It’s amazing at how many of our children don’t even know what veggies are. In today’s world we have made meat and starch our main sources of food for so long that we are missing out on important, even crucial, phytonutrients that only plants […]