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The Alchemist – A Bookshelf Must Have

The Alchemist – A Bookshelf Must Have

Early this Spring a dear friend of mine, who is a freelance writer and Nonfiction Writing student, and I were out enjoying the beautiful views of Montana on horseback. We often did this when I could drag her away from her pile of books and […]

Being busy is a good thing, right?

Being busy is a good thing, right?

Several years ago I was talking with a business coach and I was telling her how busy I always was and she said to me “Are you busy on the right things though?”. The statement stopped me in my tracks and in one instant I […]

The Benefits of Grounding or Earthing

The Benefits of Grounding or Earthing

Recently I was chatting with my sister and she mentioned “grounding” to me. In the context she gave it to me, I instantly became lost. Her words to me were, “I am not surprised you don’t know what grounding is because it’s something you do […]

Essential Oil Infused Pine Cones

Essential Oil Infused Pine Cones

I love walking by a counter, tv stand, coffee table, or bookshelf in my home and getting a quick whiff of a delightful aroma. This often is created by the use of a candle, potpourri, or synthetic air freshener. With the use of essential oils […]

Is it Cinnamon or is it Cassia?

Is it Cinnamon or is it Cassia?

  Is it Cinnamon or is it Cassia…and what’s the difference? Most people don’t know that the “cinnamon” they are purchasing from the store is usually “cassia” or that there is even a difference. While they are related in both species and genus (Cinnamomum), they […]

30 Days of Thanksgiving

30 Days of Thanksgiving

  I once read a quote which stated “What if you woke up today with only what you thanked God for last night”. As I pondered on this I realized how “ungrateful” I was without even knowing it. I spend a lot of my free […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are my all-time favorite kind of cookie.  I love the cakey texture, pumpkin flavor, and of course the addition of chocolate.  I didn’t think it was possible to make a healthified version of this traditional flour-based cookie, but these will knock […]

Are You Ready For The Sick Season??

Are You Ready For The Sick Season??

The kids are off at school, the weather is changing, everyone is outside less and getting less exercise…it’s the perfect combo for the sick season to set in. You don’t have to be a victim though!   Don’t let these guys ruin Fall!! For four years […]

Top 7 Benefits of Chlorella

Top 7 Benefits of Chlorella

Chlorella is a type of algae that grows in fresh water, mainly in Taiwan and Japan. When it was first discovered and harvested (after WWII), chlorella was studied as a potential food source because it is high in protein and other essential nutrients and can be […]

Top 6 Reasons to Use Stevia Instead of Sugar

Top 6 Reasons to Use Stevia Instead of Sugar

  Stevia is a natural sweetener, not lab-created, which originates in South America. It is available in different forms; as a granular powder, dried leaves, or as an extract. Obesity is on the rise in the USA, so more and more people are turning away […]