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A Guide to Farming Methods, Terminology & Labeling

“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.”
~ Masanobu Fukuoka, The One-Straw Revolution
Consumers are becoming more and more conscientious about our planet, what goes on our plates, in our bodies, and the correlation between food […]

By |September 29th, 2013|Food + Recipes, Natural Living, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Eight Principles of Attachment Parenting: A Resource for New & Expecting Families

There are a lot of “must-have” lists and advertisements out there telling you what fancy new goodies and gadgets you need for a new baby. For the attachment parenting family, all you really need is a gentle, patient, loving parent or caregiver and a […]

Natural Remedy: {Immunity Boosting Tea}

The healing combination of immune boosting garlic, digestion aiding ginger, pH balancing citrus and circulation boosting cayenne warms you up from the inside out and helps you stay strong!
Ingredients

1 clove of garlic*
1 inch freshly chopped ginger root
1/2 lemon
cayenne pepper
purified water
raw mānuka honey

Preparation

Peel and crush garlic.*
Peel […]

20 Ways to Boost Your Immune System Naturally

‘Tis the season for sniffles, sneezes and sore throats! We can’t do much about the toxins, bacteria and viruses that we’re exposed to– but we can strengthen and support our immune systems which will help prevent these invaders from doing harm in the first place. Here […]

By |January 25th, 2013|Health + Fitness, Mind + Body, Natural Remedies, Uncategorized|5 Comments

Review & Giveaway: {Non Toxic Shop™ Synergy Skin Care}

Many companies with “natural” products on the market today focus on telling you what toxic ingredients they don’t contain, instead of revealing the toxic ingredients they do contain.  This is known as greenwashing.  For example, some companies will label their products paraben-free but use […]

By |September 12th, 2012|Beauty + Style, Mind + Body, Reviews + Giveaways, Uncategorized|19 Comments

Review: {Soft Star Shoes & Special Offer}

We let our babe go barefoot whenever possible. When he does wear shoes, we put him in minimalist shoes like Soft Star which are specifically designed for natural foot movement and healthy foot development. The wider design allows plenty of room for toes to wiggle around and […]

By |August 9th, 2012|Baby + Kids, Products, Resources, Reviews + Giveaways|2 Comments

Giveaway: {Daughters of the Revolution Butterfly Dress}

I was walking around the farmer’s market when I saw a young woman wearing a beautiful, flowy, feminine dress and just had to stop and ask her where she bought it. It turns out her friend Emily Cadenhead, a local designer and mother, created the […]

By |June 9th, 2012|Beauty + Style, Reviews + Giveaways, Uncategorized|20 Comments

Review: {Ferro Eco-Couture Mineral Cosmetics}

I have been disappointed by mineral cosmetics in the past. The products have either irritated or dried out my sensitive skin, contained hidden chemicals or toxins, or looked caked-on and unnatural. I’m glad I discovered Ferro Cosmetics because all mineral make up is not created equal!
Founded […]

Detoxifying Your Home… and Life

I became more aware of toxic chemicals when I was pregnant with our first child. I was shocked to learn that the average home contains 500-1000 toxic chemicals, many of which we are unable to see, smell or taste. Although it can seem like […]

By |May 15th, 2012|Health + Fitness, Home, Natural Living|7 Comments