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What 17 Health Leaders in Milwaukee Do to Boost Their Immune System

This article was originally published January 2014 and updated with current links. Seasonal changes are the perfect time to re-evaluate our habits and lifestyle so we can make changes for the better. What we all hope for is to develop healthy habits are so regular they become second nature, right? Habits that are such a […]

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Simple Ways to Create Beautiful, Glowing Summer Skin

Beauty is more than skin deep, and encompasses our entire being – mind, body and spirit.  You may know someone (or be someone) who has outer beauty that takes your breath away, but inside are either hurting emotionally or are physically unhealthy. Sometimes the stress from difficult situations can affect us physically and steal the beauty […]

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10 Grown-Up Ways to Enjoy Pumpkins & Nourish Your Body

Pumpkins aren’t just for October. They remind me of Fall and all that we should be thankful for. There are so many heirloom pumpkins now that the iconic, perfectly shaped pumpkin is so ordinary. All these varieties and shapes of pumpkins remind me of people and how different we are, not only our outward appearance, […]

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Are Antibiotics in Cheese Creating Superbugs?

Eating dairy is a controversial subject in some health & wellness circles: the debate from vegans as an ethical perspective, it’s potential mucous-forming tendencies from holistic practitioners, it’s health benefits from raw food enthusiasts & paleo diet followers. It is packed with protein, but the cheese-health debate now may becoming more contentious. Not because of […]

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Essential Oils for Garden Pests

Summer is in full bloom, plants are filling out and the garden is starting to produce a harvest. What is growing in your yard?  It’s all good until some insects arrive to make a feast of your annuals, perennials and vegetables. Over the years I’ve dealt with pesky little insects that have even fed on […]

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Perfect Summer Dessert: Raw Caramel Slices

Are you looking for an amazing, gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free, Raw dessert for that special occasion this summer? This is it! Someone shared this Paleo recipe with me a while back on Facebook and I just made it a week and a half ago. It’s from the Raw Food Institute in Australia and I modified it […]

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RAW protein bars with hemp seed hearts

Little Luxuries To Savor – Pure Chocolate Truffles & Paleo Protein Bars

I love being green and natural, but I also enjoy some luxurious things like dark chocolate truffles and soothing body treatments. You can have the best of both worlds, and without breaking any New Year’s Resolutions to eat healthier. There are plenty of ways you can be healthy and indulgent on a budget, in fact […]

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DIY Throat Soother with Lemon Essential Oil

This article was one of the first articles I published on Pure Home and Body, July 12, 2010! I decided to update it and re-publish it with video on DIY cough syrup that we’ve used for years. Enjoy the content and I invite you to leave a comment below. Lemon is one of my favorite […]

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DIY Green Tea Facial with Matcha DNA Green Tea Powder

I was sent some free samples from matcha DNA to review. I was not paid to write this post, but I did receive the product to try. I love to research new products and introduce you to those that are really pure. While it’s origin is China, it is labeled as organic and sustainably grown. […]

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Is Your Soap a Drug? Simple DIY Foaming Soap & Bubble Bath Without the Chemicals

You read food labels and know what you are eating,  read the packaging on over the counter the counter drugs for dosage and safety information.   Do you know what is in your soaps and lotions? Cosmetics and personal care products are currently not listed as being regulated by the FDA.  The only exceptions are […]

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