Archive of ‘Health’ category

DIY Natural Aromatic Bug Repellant

It seems as though every bug loves my sweet blood – I feel like Sookie on True Blood except the monsters biting me aren’t cool or handsome, they’re just bothersome, gross bugs. To keep them away I HAVE to wear some sort of repellant and because I don’t want to spray chemicals all over myself […] Read more…

Healthy Buffalo Chicken Soup

A few months ago, I completely changed the way I eat in an effort to look and feel better and i’m happy to report, the changes I’ve made have paid off -I’ve lost 13 pounds. In another post, I’ll tell you exactly how I lost it but in a nutshell I’m eating what I refer […] Read more…

10 Benefits of Lemon Water…drink up!

Before I get into the benefits of lemon water, I want to tell you why I’m posting about it. In the past, my drink of choice was Diet Coke..I LOVED it…specifically the kind with that pellet ice…ahhh! A few months ago I decided to break up with my beloved drink after reading about the harmful […] Read more…

All Natural Beauty, Health & Cleaning chart

I use these items for seemingly 1000 things. What’s so awesome is that you buy 1 thing, Baking Soda for example, which doesn’t cost that much but you can it can be used for SO many things. (I buy the biggest bag they have at Sams Club and it’lll last forever) From beauty products, to […] Read more…

Get your “D” …SO many benefits

 Did you know that 75% of Americans are deficient in vitamin D? You may be asking yourself…so what? Well in addition to being what I refer to as a “Happy Sunshine Vitamin” because it can improve your mood, Vitamin D is thought to have so many other benefits.  Check out these infographics, they have great information on […] Read more…

Soothe Dry Skin, Eczema, Poison Ivy, Bug Bites & more

If you have dry skin, eczema, a rash, bug bites or poison ivy, this oatmeal bath will help soothe the itchiness. My kiddo has had eczema since she was a baby, which she got from my family, so I know all too well the discomfort that comes with it. You can buy premade oatmeal bath […] Read more…

Top 10 foods for weight loss

Wanna shed some poundage?  If so, remember that 80% of it is diet and 20% is exercise. Obviously you need to do both but you can get there faster if you make healthy choices. Found this great information on foods that aid in weight loss from TheFitnessFashionista “These foods boost metabolism & nourish your body to […] Read more…

Maximize your Exercise

Maximize your exercise with this cool exercise finder over at Divine.ca. You select the part of the body you want to work on (for me  it’s the areas I need to work on…I never find myself wanting to do squats haha). The finder will then give you several workouts just for that area. Also shows how to correctly […] Read more…

20 Terrifying Facts Food Companies Don’t Want You to Know

Happy Tuesday ! I ran across this post, 20 Terrifying Food Facts, and I felt compelled to share with you; it’s interesting, kinda entertaining & scary all at the same time. They share some surprising info about what we’re eating, for example: Yogurt: A snack that “good” for you right? No exactly. Yogurt has twice […] Read more…

Naturally Soothe Teething Pain & Tummy Aches

Being a first time mommy, I had NO idea that teething was such a nightmare. I know it’s  part of growing up, but seeing her in pain is  terrible. While she can have Tylenol etc. I don’t like giving that to her all the time, so I looked into natural remedies. There are natural teething tabs, […] Read more…

DIY Teeth Brushing Chart

 Teaching your kiddos to brush their teeth regularly is so important;  not doing so leads to plaque, which leads to cavities and makes gums sore & unable to hold the teeth.  I don’t know about the rest of you, but when I meet someone, their smile is one of the first things I notice (maybe that’s why […] Read more…

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