3 Must-Have Essential Oils for Stress Relief (and a giveaway!)

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The holidays can be very stressful. You're running around getting last minute gifts. Your kids have a couple weeks off from school and you're trying to figure out what to do to keep them entertained. The malls and roads near the malls are packed with last-minute shoppers. Your in-laws are visiting for Christmas. And they're staying a week. Enter 100% pure essential oils... 3 Must-Have Essential Oils for Stress Relief If you only buy 3 essential oils, you must purchase … [Read more...]

Nature Nate’s Raw Honey Review and Giveaway

The girls and I love our raw honey. We take honey daily, combining it with bee pollen for seasonal allergy relief. Local, raw honey is best but we actually use whatever honey we can get our hands on. I’ve even used honey as a face mask. I combine honey with baking soda, but here’s a honey face mask recipe that you can try which uses egg whites instead: Honey & Egg White Mask 1. Combine 2 tablespoons of raw, unfiltered honey with one organic egg white and apply over clean face. 2. Leave mask … [Read more...]

Going Green for St. Paddy’s Day

Reusables products do more than save the environment. They help you save money too! I don’t know about you, but saving the environment for future generations, combined with saving money for my family makes reusables a great choice around here. Here are some products which will help you get going on your quest to go green. Little Green Pouch Do you find yourself buying those super convenient food pouches for your kids? I used it. While I loved the ingenious design, and my kids loved sucking out … [Read more...]

Take the GlassDharma pledge and get a free glass straw!

I did, and I do this every year! My daughters LOVE glass straws. And I do mean love. We’ve got about a 1/2 dozen glass straws and they get so excited when company comes over, so they can show their friends how much better glass straws are. It actually cracks me up how serious they are when they tout the benefits of glass straws: You can get a free glass straw for yourself, by taking the pledge: http://www.glassdharma.com/blog.html Don’t worry – they hardly break, and when they do GlassDharma … [Read more...]

#kindle freebie: The Handbook of Vintage Remedies

For today, Wednesday, February 13, 2013 (my mom’s birthday, by the way) The Handbook of Vintage Remedies is free on Kindle. If you don’t have a Kindle reading device, that’s okay – because you can read this and other Kindle books on your computer and on your smartphone. About The Handbook of Vintage Remedies(From amazon.com’s product page) Revised and updated Second Edition now available! Master Herbalist, Jessie Hawkins, opens the world of natural medicine, making it readily available to the … [Read more...]

#review: The Natural Soap Chef by Heidi Corley Barte

Book: The Natural Soap Chef: Making Luxurious Delights from Cucumber Melon and Almond Cookie to Chai Tea and Espresso Forte Author: Heidi Corley Barto Publisher: Ulysses Press ISBN: 978-1612430621 Pages/Price: 119/$14.95 Category: Crafts/Soapmaking About The Natural Soap Chef Transform your bath from ordinary to extraordinary with homemade, luxurious soaps.Introducing "The Natural Soap Chef," a book that leads you step-by-step through the DIY soap process. You’ll turn wonderful, aromatic … [Read more...]