Pampering During Pregnancy: Why and How to Do It Right

Some women love being pregnant. They enjoy the happy glow that surrounds them as their belly swells with life, as well as the anticipation as preparations are made for baby. For many, however, the journey to motherhood can be long, exhausting, and downright painful. Here's a few reasons to pamper your body and mind during the long months of pregnancy.

By | 2019-05-20T09:30:24-07:00 May 18th, 2019|Health Care, Family|

How to Start Your Own Medicinal Garden

Do you have dirt and sun in your backyard? That's all you need to start a medicinal garden that can supply herbal remedies for years to come. Read on for instructions on how to plant powerful medicinal plants that can serve as natural treatments for anything from a common cold to insomnia!

By | 2019-05-02T20:30:36-07:00 May 2nd, 2019|Herbs, Gardening|

11 Surprising Uses for Vinegar

There are a few secret weapons in the household arsenal that seem to be the solution to every problem. Vinegar is one of those weapons. You've probably heard of its powerful cleaning ability when it comes to fabric stains, but this pantry staple has hundreds of potential uses throughout the house and garden. Below see some surprising examples.

By | 2019-04-16T13:24:30-07:00 April 16th, 2019|Natural Remedies, Nontoxic, Household|

DIY: Make Your Own All-Natural Face Masks

In the pursuit of a non-toxic lifestyle, every store-bought product suddenly comes under scrutiny. Even some drugstore brands that claim to be "natural" fall short of the non-toxic mark. If you'd like to keep your beauty routine sure, simple, and inexpensive, a DIY face mask is a great way to treat your face to some all-natural nourishment. Scroll down to see some of our favorite face mask recipes for different skin types.

By | 2019-03-25T19:53:18-07:00 March 25th, 2019|General, Skin Care|

7 Signs You May Have Parasites and What to Do About It

According to the CDC, millions of people are diagnosed with intestinal parasites in the United States each year, and those are only the cases we know about. Many parasites do not cause noticeable symptoms in their human hosts; consequently people can go for years with untreated parasitic infections. Untreated parasite infection can have disastrous infections, so it's vital to know what to look for.

By | 2019-03-13T14:05:35-07:00 March 13th, 2019|General, Health Care, Herbs, Natural Remedies, Cleanses|

Can’t Wait for Planting Season? Plant Indoor Herbs Now!

If you haven't boarded the container garden train, it's never too late to start. Winter is the perfect time to try your hand at an indoor herb garden. Herbs fulfill so many needs; they are delicious, nutritious, medicinal, and many of them act as natural air fresheners. By choosing certain versatile varieties, there's no reason not to enjoy fresh herbs all year round. Here are a few ideas to start.

By | 2019-02-14T10:51:42-07:00 February 14th, 2019|General, Herbs, Gardening|