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Wellness

20 Ways to Boost Your Immune System Naturally

September 19, 2016
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‘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 are 20 ways to boost your immune system naturally to help keep you healthy and feeling good year-round! 1. Garlic. One of nature’s most powerful immune boosters! Garlic is a natural antimicrobial and unlike most antibiotics,…

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Little Coyuchi Review & Giveaway

March 27, 2016
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I’m excited to start off the week with a fresh new review and giveaway that you don’t want to miss! To celebrate the launch of Little Coyuchi, a new line of 100% organic cotton baby and children’s bedding, bath and gifts, we were sent a jersey sheet set for Judah which couldn’t have come at a better time. My California boy is going through a phase and all he wants to wear are relaxed t-shirts and cozy pants. The first thing he…

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Wellness

Healing Benefits of Palo Santo

September 12, 2013
Photo by Love, Adorned.

During a recent stay in Ojai, I discovered the magical and mystical Palo Santo. It’s warm, delicately sweet and woodsy aroma filled me with a sense of peace and tranquility. Intrigued, I learned that Palo Santo grows on the coast of South America and is related to Frankincense, Myrrh and Copal. In Spanish, Palo Santo literally means “Holy Wood.” The magic is in the alchemical process that happens after the death of a limb or tree. In order for the Palo Santo to gain…

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Motherhood

Cloth Diapering + Upcycled Wool Diaper Cover Giveaway

September 7, 2013
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Keiki Love upcycled wool diaper covers first caught my eye because they are adorable! They also happen to be very well-made. Two full layers of 100% lamb’s wool give ultimate leak protection, but still allow breathability and help keep rashes away. They come in one size and fit most infants and toddlers from 10-35 pounds. The covers have a snap down rise with 3 different size options to grow with baby. The elastic legs and back keep messes in and give…

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Beauty + Style

Non Toxic Shop™ Synergy Skin Care Review & Giveaway

September 12, 2012
Synergy Skin Care Prize Pack

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 an alternative preservative such as phenoxyethanol which is almost as toxic as using parabens! The best way to ensure you are purchasing truly non-toxic cosmetics and skin care products is by visiting the Environmental Working Group’s Skin…

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Beauty + Style

By Nieves “C” Perfect Skin Review & Giveaway

May 22, 2012
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I was immediately drawn to By Nieves handmade natural body care products and was equally intrigued by her story. Born by candlelight on the Canary Island of La Palma to vagabond parents, Nieves doesn’t remember hitchhiking across Europe as a baby – but her nomadic youth is unforgettable. For the better part of her childhood, Nieves traveled the West Coast of California with pack donkeys alongside her father, a folk musician and renegade intellectual. Because of her upbringing in the counterculture, she…

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Wellness

Detoxifying Your Home & Life

May 15, 2012
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I became aware of toxic chemicals when I was trying to conceive. 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 a daunting task, detoxifying your home is simpler than you might think. The below information is intended to help you make choices that will get you and your family on your way to a healthier home and life. Air…

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