December 2014

17 posts

Have you heard of these? Endocrine Disrupters are ugly. They are chemicals that alter our hormones by interfering with our bodies endocrine system One way the chemicals can disrupt the endocrine system is by imitating hormones. Not good. How do they then affect our health? They have been “implicated in neurological diseases, reproductive disorders, thyroid …
  I am excited to try out a new home remedy! Bentonite clay!  Clay has been used for generations to help support digestive health.  You can use this clay externally or internally.  I am going to start using this clay as a paste.  This can be applied as a poultice on cuts, bruises, insect bites, bee …
Anyone else happy about the holidays being over?  My husband was laughing at me when he woke up and came down stairs on Dec. 26th.  This is what he saw… He said there is a certain intensity about a person who wakes up on the day after Christmas and packs everything away! I have been …
We are constantly bombarded with many different toxins from our environment.  It’s important to allow the body to detox.  You can do this in a variety of different ways.  I recently did a detox session with an Ultra-Ionic Detoxification Foot Bath and Far Infra-Red Tent with Dr. Pamela Reilly.  To continue the detox I took a …
A lot of thought is focused on Christmas presents right now.  What to get, how many to get, will they like it, and so on.  I too fall victim to this. It’s a big part of the Christmas morning magic, watching your loved ones open the presents with so much excitement. I very recently have …
These aren’t the healthiest cookies, but they are quick and easy, with only 4 ingredients! Blend the following ingredients together with a hand mixer. 1 egg 1 cup of brown sugar 1 cup of peanut butter 1/2 cup chocolate chips Pour into a greased pan and bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes! Enjoy!  My …
  Between Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve, I am trying to do some damage control! This means eating lots of veggies for dinner!  Here is a quick and tasty way to prepare your vegetables. Step 1: Cut and wash your veggies.  I chose potatoes, Brussels sprouts, and broccoli. Step 2:  Toss your veggies with …
  I first heard about this acupressure mat a few months ago and purchased a full size one last week when I saw that the Food Babe had a 10% off code.  So what is the Spook Acupressure Massage Mat?  From their website: “Spoonk is based on the principles of acupressure and Japanese Shiatsu massage. …
Happy Holidays!  If you celebrate Christmas you may be interested in this cute little advent calendar that I found last year at Target.  At the start of advent I sit down and write down all of the activities we plan to do in the month of December.  If there are any events on the calendar, …
Christmas is 8 days away and with both of my boys having the flu, our list of to-do’s is getting smaller.  One thing that we just can’t remove from the list is making Christmas cookies. With my recent diet change (Paleo), our recipe for Christmas cookies has needed to change too.  With all the effort …
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