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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…

Massive Nestlé Recall

Massive Nestlé Recall

On March 10th, Global Food Giant Nestlé USA issued a voluntary recall of several of their products due to the potential presence of glass pieces! Just another reason to make your own food. See the list below for the products being recalled. DiGiorno Thin & Crispy…

Our Review of Dr. Mercola Silver Solution – Colloidal Silver

Our Review of Dr. Mercola Silver Solution – Colloidal Silver

Since diving into natural living there have been a lot of things for us to learn about. Colloidal Silver is one of them. I remember several years ago being sick and a friend giving me some colloidal silver. I had no idea what it was…

Our Review of Juicers

Our Review of Juicers

Four years ago we watched a documentary called Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead. Uplifting title I know but seriously I love this show. I also love what it taught us! My husband was diagnosed with non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease three years ago. When the doctors told…

Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead

Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead

This documentary was one of the first “healthy living” type documentaries we watched. It was a huge eye opener that led to us buying our first juicer. I love this documentary and highly recommend it to anyone that is interested in living a healthier lifestyle…

Chia Seed

Chia Seed

Chia seeds are tiny black seeds from a plant that originated in South America. In fact, “chia” is the ancient Mayan word for “strength.” According to Dr. Oz, chia seeds are among the healthiest foods on the planet. They are loaded with nutrients that are necessary for the body…

Put Your Aloe Vera To Use

Put Your Aloe Vera To Use

Aloe Vera is a succulent plant species which has been used in herbal medicine since the beginning of the first century AD. Aloe Vera is widely used in the cosmetics and holistic health industries due to its healing and rejuvenating abilities. If you are thinking about introducing a new houseplant…

Top 6 Reasons to Include Figs in Your Diet

Top 6 Reasons to Include Figs in Your Diet

One of my favorite snacks is dried figs. I buy my dried figs at local ethnic grocers, or at Whole Foods.  I also enjoy fresh figs, but these are harder to come by here. There are many varieties of figs, which are grown in warm,…

Cantaloupe

Cantaloupe

  Summer is here and it is a hot one in the southern states! One of my favorite foods to bring along on summer picnics is cantaloupe. It is so easy to dice up and toss into a bowl to take along. Or better yet, thread…

Top 4 Health Benefits of Saffron

Top 4 Health Benefits of Saffron

  One of my favorite meals is Paella. I love yellow rice. Saffron is the spice that gives the rice its color (“saffron” means “yellow” in Arabic) and flavor in this yummy Spanish dish. Saffron has been prized throughout history for its medicinal properties, and…