The Dieter’s Survival Guide to Thanksgiving
It’s almost Thanksgiving and I am starting to plan my trip to my mother’s, where I will have to bring my own food. My being vegan is a pain in the neck for her, ‘why can’t you just eat like everybody else does.’ Well, because I would get really sick and spend the entire holiday […]
No, Essential Oils Do Not Kill Ebola
There’s scary medical stuff going on right now. A mystery respiratory virus is putting Colorado kids in the hospital and ebola is popping up around the US. I’m getting pinged non stop with questions about how essential oils can protect yourself and family from it all. So let’s clear up a few things: From Wikipedia […]
You and Food At Any Age
I had a kid, then I turned 40 and every now and then, I feel old. I’m not “past my prime”, but I do feel how my body has changed over the past 10 years. I think there comes a moment for every woman when we realize we are not 22 anymore. And we get […]
Skinny Snacks – Don’t Believe The Hype!
I was in the grocery store and headed to the snack aisle to grab some Pirate’s Booty. Don’t judge – they’re my 5 year old’s favorite treat. I noticed something terrible in the snack aisle, in an age when we are smarter consumers, with resources to learn and be smart about what we’re eating. I […]
The Alternatives to Western Medicine
Madeline woke up in the middle of the night screaming and holding her ears. She could not be consoled. Even putting her in bed with me and my husband – something we don’t usually do – could not get her to calm down. I gently swabbed a little melaleuca oil on a Q-tip inside her […]
Soothing bath after a lovely unplugged weekend? Yes please! Post by Hayley Hobson.