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First Aid the Natural Way

Are you ready for warmer weather? Hiking, biking, geo-caching, and camping are great ways to enjoy the beauty of nature. Have you greened up your first-aid kit to be in alignment with your natural side? Here are some simple ways to add the potency of essential oils to your first aid kit. They’re compact, portable […]

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Eliminating Lice Without Toxic Chemicals

Surprisingly, I had sailed through 10 years of parenting before I encountered head lice. I was mortified. The pests arrived one month after we had moved into a new home, at the time my kids were 1, 4, 6, 8 & 10. Two of them were girls with long blond hair. I was exhausted from […]

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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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How to Identify Synthetic Oils and Fragrance on Product Labels

When I started reading product labels 20 years ago it was super intimidating. I had only begun with food packaging. After reading my first Aromatherapy Book to try and deal with severe acne, I was surprised that the author suggested eating only organic foods, nothing processed. I know some of your are shocked if you […]

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15 Natural Resources For Every Home

Pure Home and Body is your Inspiration for Natural Living, Your springboard to greening up your home and life and making the world a better place by the choices you make. Yes, You have the potential to have positive  impact on our environment, and you probably already are. You just might not realize how much. I […]

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How To Minimize Your Consumption of Personal & Home Care Products

This year I’ve been trying to minimize many things in our home. I still have a long way to go with clothes, papers and stuff. One place I’ve made a lot of progress, though,  is in personal & home care items and minimizing the chemicals in our household. Minimizing personal and home care products is […]

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Essential Oils Are The Fine Wines of Personal Care

Therapeutic grade essential oils are even more precious than many fine wines.  They are powerful, a substance you can benefit from in just 1 drop!  But only if they are crafted properly. Essential oils are volatile liquids distilled from trees, plants, shrubs, flowers and roots.  Like wine, each oil requires careful preparation, nurturing and processing […]

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Are Your Personal Care Products Affecting Your Mood?

Fragrance has a strong influence on American culture.  In the USA, hygiene and personal care products are a billion dollar industry, often fragrance is the main factor that differentiates brands.  Natural fragrance has been around since the beginning of time, but synthetic fragrance first became mass produced with the introduction of Chanel No. 5 perfume […]

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Gluten-Free Tabouli

Tabouli goes gluten-free when you use quinoa in place of the wheat grains. One of my favorite vegetarian dishes, traditional tabouli, is made with bulgur wheat.  Since becoming gluten-free I’ve made this version with quinoa (a gluten-free grain) which has a texture similar to  bulgur.  Quinoa also has more protein than any other grain!   […]

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How to Really Save Money on Health Care Costs

Are you investing in your health or just spending money on treating symptoms?  The difference in these two philosophies is you pay now in healthy living or you pay later at the doctor’s office.  In our family, we have chosen to invest in our health – organic, whole foods, vitamins, essential oils, toxin free home […]

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