Start the New Year off right by ditching the toxic ingredients commonly found in household and beauty care products

Many common household and body care products contain harmful ingredients and toxic chemicals.

Do you know what you’re putting on your skin?
Following is a list of ingredients to look out for and avoid.

An old tradition for starting the new year fresh and clean!

A quick and easy meditation for moving the ick out of your life. Pick up a broom and start sweeping!

Pine Boughs – Bringing in the greens

Where did the tradition of cutting a tree and setting it up in the house come from?

Our modern day celebrations come from a mild mix of cultures and seasonal activities. The hanging of greens, such as Holly, Ivy, Mistletoe and Evergreen boughs is an ancient winter tradition with origins predating Christ and the religious holiday of Christmas. It is a custom in which people would bring indoors green boughs and branches to lift people’s spirits sustaining them during the long dark days of winter and remind them…

Winter Solstice

The Winter Solstice is the first official day of winter and marks the return of the light with longer days of sunlight. This is the time to plant new ideas, new intentions or ways of being. It’s an excellent time to review what has been working for you and what has not, so you can know what you’d like to create in your life over the next cycle (year). This is where the tradition…

Calendula for Healing

Calendula is a gentle healing herb. It has antiseptic, antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and astringent actions in the body… all making it ideal for the skin. It’s also thought to help heal wounds faster as it increases the oxygen flow to the wound causing the cells to regenerate more quickly.

Natural Skin Care: why a natural self-care routine should be a top priority

Contrary to popular belief, beautiful skin doesn’t come in pretty bottles filled with hormone creams that smell of artificial fragrance. Nor does it come from chemicals designed to dry up acne, such as tetracycline or benzoyl peroxide. Truly beautiful skin comes…

Milk & Honey Bath

Light some candles, put on music to drown out the kiddos, and immerse yourself in a few moments of righteous luxurious glory.You’ll feel so good, so rejuvenated and silky after a luxurious milk honey bath!

How to make your own Electrolyte Sports Drinks with all natural ingredients

a homemade and healthy electrolyte drink recipe – a tasty way to ensure you stay hydrated and nourish your body back to health. It’s easy, quick, and naturally refreshing. This homemade and healthy hydrating electrolyte drink is also great for the flu and stomach bugs (or a hangover.)

Sunshine Meditation

I want to share with you a simple Sunshine Meditation. Try this anytime you feel stressed, the results will carry with you the rest of the day….Something about the sunshine on these cooler days warms the soul and spreads a glow like a sly smile throughout the body, relaxing muscles and easing the tensions of the thoughts stirring through the mind. A few moments basking in the beauty of the earth never fails to lift one’s spirits and put us back in touch with our wild side.