Learning to embrace a more natural lifestyle, and living a healthier life in all ways, is as simple as getting back to the basics. In a crazy, very plugged in world, it's imperative to balance your life with as much nature, passion and healing as possible - and slow down to enjoy the pace of simpler days. Here are some ideas to get you started; Get in Touch With Your Earthy Side This means getting outside! Get your hands dirty. Walk barefoot. Plan a long hike or family hikes. In order ... Continue Reading
Try balancing your hectic, plugged-in life by balancing it with elements from nature.
Keep toxins out of your home with these five tips: including opening your windows and skipping artificial fragrances.
When you think of green cleaning and toxin reduction in your home, you most likely think of green cleaning products and homemade cleaning solutions. These are very important and I highly recommend looking into purchasing toxin free cleaning products. However, you can also keep your home clean and green by limiting the number of chemicals and toxins that enter your home in the first place. It may seem shocking but the average U.S. household consumes 2.5 GALLONS of toxic chemicals a year. ... Continue Reading
Four fun experiments: make an eggshell disappear, hold a spinning egg contest, float and sink eggs, and dye eggs red naturally.
Set aside some of those Easter eggs (or grab a fresh carton) for fun science experiments in the kitchen. You’ll make an eggshell disappear, hold a spinning egg contest, float and sink eggs, and dye them bright red using yellow onion peels. Make an Eggshell Disappear Check out the chalazae. You’ll need: An egg White vinegar Instructions: An egg is surrounded by a thin, hard shell, made of calcium carbonate. Inside, the egg yolk is suspended in the egg white by one or two ... Continue Reading
Holiday food safety for pets is something not to be taken lightly. Here’s a list of guidelines to follow.
The holidays are right around the corner. This means it’s crunch time for many of us. Cleaning, cooking, preparing, travelling, etc. Most people don’t realize the dangers posed to pets by many of the yummy treats that will be circulating around for the next month or so. As hard as it may be to resist that sweet face, whines, and whimpers … it’s really best to ignore the pleas and not give in. Holiday food safety for pets is something not to be taken lightly. I am going to make ... Continue Reading
Rising temperatures and summer humidity can do a number on your makeup. With a few changes to your makeup routine, you’ll no longer feel like your face is melting.
Makeup reacts differently in the summer months, so it’s important to know what products will work with you, not against you. You want to look fresh and have a hint of color, not walk around with shiny streaks of makeup running across your face. Follow these top tips for your summer makeup routine and look great even on the hottest of days! Don’t Skip the Primer. Like a wall needs primer before you paint, your face needs primer before you add any makeup - especially in the summer. A good ... Continue Reading