Homemade Decongestant Chest Rub – Compare to Vicks®

I never even thought of making my own decongestant homemade chest rub. In fact, I had completely forgotten that there even was a product like that. Until I needed it. Necessity is the mother of invention, right? In this case, yes.  And though I didn't really invent this, I finally cobbled together information from the internet and made my own. About two weeks ago, at bedtime, my ...Read The Full Post

Is Stevia a Danger to Your Health? The TRUTH Comes Out

Have been reading posts about stevia and wondering: "Is Stevia Safe?" "Is Stevia Bad for You?" I know I have. ...Read The Full Post

Could Mold Be the Cause of Your Health Problems? One Family’s Unbelievable Story – Part 2

{More on mold toxicity. Last week, Andrea Fabry shared with us the beginning of her family's story of mold poisoning from black mold. If you missed it, you need to go back and see what they went through. Her story continues here.} When we vacated our home in October 2008, due to an overwhelming presence of black mold, I felt certain life would return to normal. (Read our story in this ...Read The Full Post

Could Mold Be the Cause of Your Health Problems? One Family’s Unbelievable Story

{In have "known" Andrea Fabry for a long time. She and her husband are radio personalities and I have listened to them on an off for [ahem] many years. We even went to the same university (but at different times).  One of the most memorable stories I have heard is Andrea's - of her family's battle with black mold symptoms, how they found out where it was all coming from, and what they did once ...Read The Full Post

Toxic Overload! What You Need for Optimal Health

Let's talk Liver Health. I've been doing a LOT of thinking about my liver recently, and will be sharing some of my thoughts later.  So I am THRILLED to have Lydia Shatney from Divine Health From the Inside Out here today to talk about your liver, toxins, liver health, and liver detox. I've written about toxins in Could You Have Heavy Metal Poisoning and Not Know It, but I'll be writing more ...Read The Full Post

What Your Electric Company Doesn’t Want You to Know – Smart Meters EXPOSED!!

We've had to go against the norm many times in our quest for better health. I've gone sugar free, gluten free, stopped eating foods my breastfeeding son was allergic to, and have tried all kinds of natural treatments in order to avoid antibiotics and other meds when dealing with conditions such as sinus issues and ear infections. Now I'm not getting a smart meter. Why not? If ...Read The Full Post

From Krispy Kreme to Carrot Sticks. How to Get Kids to Eat Whole Foods

 {Having a hard time getting your kids to switch from Krispy Kremes to Carrot Sticks?  Tough, huh?  Angela from Grassfed Mama is sharing with us today a real life modern day problem. Getting kids to eat whole foods.} Have you ever felt like you were alone in the struggle to get your kids to eat healthier options? You don't have to feel that way at all. We are all in the same boat every day. ...Read The Full Post

15 Surprising Uses for Epsom Salt

  {Today, Hannah from Whole Simple Life is sharing with us 15 Great Epsom Salt Uses.  I have some epsom salt in my natural medicine cabinet, but I haven't use it for half of the things that she is sharing.  What a great product!} When I first started buying epsom salt it was to add to the kids bath because I had heard that it would help calm them down before bed. I figured hey, it's ...Read The Full Post

What You Need to Know about Batteries, the Environment, & Recycling

{Please welcome back Hilary Kimes Bernstein of Accidentally Green.  She's sharing a post with information we all need about batteries, landfills, and battery recycling.  } Before I became a mom, it only seemed like I used batteries in smoke detectors and flash lights. But once I had children, battery-operated toys and games seemed to multiply in my home. Gone were the simple and silent toys ...Read The Full Post

Borax. Is it as Safe as You Think?

{I love making my own homemade home care products like homemade foaming soap, shower cleaner / DIY "Soft Scrub", dishwasher rinse aid, and no-streak glass cleaner, though I will admit that I don't make my own laundry detergent. Borax is a typical ingredient in many DIY projects.  Today, Hilary Kimes Bernstein from Accidentally Green shares why that might not be the best idea.} When I was a ...Read The Full Post

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