Wrinkles and Aging Skin

Essential Oils are very helpful in preventing wrinkles and aging skin.  Cellular regeneration is the key to preventing wrinkles and aging skin.  Essential oils accomplish this and it is far more pleasant than most methods of skin care treatment.  The nutrients and proteins in essential oils help to maintain the elasticity of collagen and encourage the regeneration of new cells.  The circulation-stimulating properties of the oils […]

By |July 12th, 2013|NonToxic Skincare|0 Comments

Homemade Cantaloupe Ice Cream

A great Homemade Cantaloupe Ice Cream Recipe. Fresh Cantaloupe is the key ingredient to this homemade cantaloupe ice cream recipe. Perfect for holidays and family get togethers.  The 4th of July is tomorrow and I wanted to make something extra special.  Homemade cantaloupe ice cream is refreshing and light!  Perfect for a dry hot summer afternoon.  The first time I tried homemade cantaloupe ice cream […]

By |July 3rd, 2013|Recipes|3 Comments

Top 20 Essential Oils for First Aid

Here is a list of my Top 20 Essential Oils for First Aid kits.  The summer is here and vacations are upon us.  First Aid kits are important for all types of travel.  If you are traveling with children accidents always seem to happen!  This rule applies to our family at least.  Here is a list of my Top 20 Essential Oils for First Aid Kits:

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By |July 1st, 2013|Home Remedies|5 Comments

Natural Insect Repellent for Camping

Natural Insect Repellent for camping is important to babies, small children, and adults with sensitive skin.  I am very sensitive to fragrances and I use natural insect repellent  for camping and when going places where there are lots of insects or mosquitos.

We are out of town camping this weekend in Idaho and Wyoming.  We are staying at an old farmhouse that sits on 11 acres. […]

By |June 26th, 2013|NonToxic Skincare|8 Comments

Remedy for Swollen Gums

Swollen Gums can be very painful.  The following is a list of natural remedies for swollen gums.  I did not have to go to the dentist to have my swollen gums checked out.  A week ago I woke up with swollen painful gums in the back of my mouth.  This swollen inflamed area is the area that most people have wisdom teeth (not me… I […]

By |June 21st, 2013|Home Remedies|0 Comments

Moving to Alpine Utah

We are moving again tomorrow morning.  We have really enjoyed the charm and convenience of Millcreek Township nestled in the southeast part of Salt Lake City, Ut.  We will miss so many wonderful things about city living.

Things we will miss about Salt Lake City:

Unique Restaurants

Natural History Museum

Farmer’s Markets

Wheeler Farm

Health Food Stores

Canyon Skiing

The University of Utah

The Tennis Club

Black Diamond Climbing Center

Trader Joe’s

Whole Foods

Alpine, Utah about 35 minutes south […]

By |June 16th, 2013|Utah|0 Comments

Restlessness and Night Terrors in Children

I use a great natural remedy for night terrors and fatigue.  My children get very restless and tired during the summer.  Summertime is great for so many reasons.  We love getting out of the house and participating in local activities.  My boys are busy with summer camps and swimming lessons.  My only complaint about summer time —> the long hours of daylight.  This can leave my […]

By |June 12th, 2013|Homeopathy|Comments Off on Restlessness and Night Terrors in Children

Salt Lake Hikes

We did a spontaneous Salt Lake Hike last night.  Last minute salt lake hikes are the best…. not much planning involved.  We live 3 miles aways from Mill Creek Canyon, so we hopped in the car and headed towards the mountain.  The hike is about 2 miles up and great for advanced beginners.  I wouldn’t call my 5 and 3-year-old advanced beginners, but we decided […]

By |June 8th, 2013|Utah|0 Comments

Is Juicing Good for you?

Is juicing good for you?  Juicing is great for your health.  Juicing has been a big part of my healthy living for the last 10 years.  I remember my very first juice fast.  I was 21 at the time and I had just graduated from college.  I moved home to live on our family farm in Brooksville, Florida.  I taught health and personal fitness at […]

By |June 3rd, 2013|Nutrition|1 Comment

Juice for Energy

Juice for energy today.  Spring time is here and a few of my close family members are trying to shed the comfy winter pounds.  No names here.  My sister in Florida has just joined a local swim team.  She has found a new source of energy before her swim practices.  No soda or caffeine!  Just a great natural source of energy.  My sister is drinking […]

By |May 31st, 2013|Green Living, Nutrition, SuperFoods|0 Comments