About greenbootgirl

I am a mother of 3. We eat nourishing and traditional food at home. We use natural healing successfully with essential oils, herbs, and homeopathy. We love being in the outdoors and living the "green" life.

Remedy for Swollen Gums

Swollen Gums can be very painful.  I am going to share my favorite remedy for swollen gums. 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 [...]

By | 2017-10-10T14:51:49-04:00 June 21st, 2013|Essential Oils, Green Living, 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 [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:17-04:00 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 | 2017-10-05T20:40:17-04:00 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 | 2017-10-05T20:40:17-04:00 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 | 2017-10-05T20:40:17-04:00 June 3rd, 2013|Nutrition|0 Comments

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 | 2017-10-05T20:40:17-04:00 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 [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:17-04:00 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 [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:17-04:00 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 [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:17-04:00 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 | 2017-10-05T20:40:17-04:00 May 14th, 2013|Pony Rides|0 Comments