Integrated Pest Management

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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Gluten-free, Dairy-free

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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hiking, nature

Raising Green Kids

I haven’t been writing much the past month, I’ve been busy being a mom. I’ve gotten started on a major “Green Living” project with one of my daughters and it’s been a fun, crazy adventure and taking lots of my time,more about that later. But I do not doubt for a moment that my priorities […]

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Natural alternatives to OTC drugs

The Versatility of Essential Oils

Do you like to practice healthy living principles, pay attention to the ingredients of foods you eat? Eat lots of fruits and vegetables, exercise and get a good nights rest to support healthy immune function? Do you apply those same principles to all the choices you make in health and wellness? I know we are […]

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Where to start living a natural life

What is Natural Living, Anyway? Ten Commandments for a Greener Life

Chances are you are already doing something natural, whether eating more fruits & vegetables to try and shed those unwanted pounds, implementing home remedies for cold & flu or a host of other things. Whether you are new to natural living or a seasoned vet, it’s important to keep up with new information in our […]

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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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Practicing Gratitude All Year Long

Many think of gratitude, thankfulness, as a holiday one day a year to reflect on the things that give us those warm, fuzzy feelings. Celebrating thanksgiving everyday, however, gives us perspectives, appreciation for others and deeper self-awareness when it’s part of your mindset and spirit. It’s important not to confuse self-awareness with self-improvement and self-fulfillment […]

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