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

How to Treat Head Lice

Treating head lice naturally is safe, easy, and affordable.  A few months ago there was lice outbreak going around my nephews school.  My sister in law did some research on naturals ways to get rid of lice.  I decided to jump in and help her figure it out.   She ended up following these steps:

Step 1. Coconut Oil/ Olive Oil

Spread the coconut/ olive oil throughout […]

By |May 29th, 2013|NonToxic Skincare|0 Comments

Bear Lake, Idaho

John and Grant took a weekend trip to Bear Lake, Idaho.  Look how pretty Idaho is this time of year!!

This is a picture of Izzy and Grant exploring.  The property is a little over 11 acres.  The boys left on Friday afternoon with Doug and 5 other kids.  Bear Lake is about 3 hours northeast of Salt Lake City.  I have not been up to […]

By |May 27th, 2013|Green Living|0 Comments

ABC Homeopathy

A great book on the ABC’s of Homeopathy.  The basics.  Simplified.  Easy to read.  Many of my readers (and friends) email me often and ask me what books I recommend for parents wanting to learn more about Homeopathy and Childhood Illnesses.  This is one of the first books I read when I started using natural healing.  It is a great book to start with.

Dana Ullman is […]

By |May 21st, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pony Ride

Pony Rides are a favorite activity for my boys.  The pony ride at Thanksgiving Point is worth the trip.  My parents were in town a few weeks ago.  It was a lot of fun!  We decided to take  the boys to Thanksgiving Point Farm Country.  There is a petting zoo, wagon ride, and a pony ride.  The boys really loved the pony ride.  They wanted to go […]

By |May 14th, 2013|Pony Rides|0 Comments

Horses and Kids


Horses and kids are like sugar and spice.  One compliments the other.  I am speaking from my own experience with my sons.  My parents are ranchers, they own a number of cows, goats, chickens, horses, donkeys, and Shetland ponies on over 1000 acres.  They breed and sell a specific horse breed…. Rocky Mountain Horses.  This breed has a smooth gait and good temperament.  Many parents […]

By |May 8th, 2013|Pony Rides|1 Comment

Damaging Effects of Sugar


The negative things sugar can do far surpass the momentary happiness on your tongue after consuming a mouth full of it on a fresh donut or in your morning coffee. Unfortunately, sugar can also throw off the body’s homeostasis and create many short term and long term problems. Excess sugar may result in a number of other significant consequences such as achy joints, acne, […]

By |May 7th, 2013|Dr. Nancy, Nutrition|3 Comments

Homemade Dandelion Tea

Our yard is full of spring dandelions! I had no idea about this little Utah treasure.  The kids are in heaven with all the flowers popping up.  I had each of the boys gather a bag full this morning.  It was really quiet for about 30 minutes…. miracle around here!

Garrett was so proud.

Here are the pretty flowers.

What to do with all the dandelions? Today I decided […]

By |May 6th, 2013|Home Remedies|3 Comments

Natural Ways to reduce Anxiety

What are your ways to reduce anxiety?  I eat foods that help me reduce anxiety.  I exercise to reduce anxiety.  I do deep breathing to reduce anxiety.  Many things help to reduce anxiety, but one important Mineral really reduces anxiety.  Any guesses??  This Mineral is the popular Mineral Magnesium.  Magnesium lotion, oil, powder, and bath salts really help reduce anxiety for me.The last few weeks […]

By |May 4th, 2013|Nutrition|0 Comments