How to Make Healthier Choices for the New Year

Are you trying to make healthier choices? It’s hard to believe that it’s almost a new year once again. Where does the time go? It seems like just yesterday that I was setting goals and making plans for 2016. Now, it’s almost 2017, and I find myself thinking about how to make healthier choices again. […]

10 Startling Airborne Chemicals Found in Your Home

Have you ever considered the airborne chemicals found in your home? Because we clean with eco-friendly cleaners, I had thought this wasn’t an issue I had to deal with. I was surprised to learn that there are still quite a few airborne chemicals found in your home that come from things like your furniture, floors, […]

8 Ways to Use Aromatherapy During the Holidays

These ways to use aromatherapy during the holidays will inspire you to relax, create and entertain. I love the holidays from the baking to the shopping. I love listening to Christmas music and watching the snow fall while I enjoy the woodstove inside. There are so many ways that the scents of Christmas help set the […]

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on Rosacea and Redness

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Galderma Laboratories, L.P., the maker of Mirvaso® Gel. When I was younger, people used to think it was cute that I blushed so frequently. I got teased about it frequently and eventually just learned to accept the fact that I was embarrassed easily. It […]

How to Get Healthy Hair With Coconut Oil

Did you know you can have healthy hair with coconut oil? Yes, you really can. Coconut oil is a miracle worker. With all of the heat styling I’ve been doing to get my hair holiday ready, I need some serious deep conditioning. While I use a regular conditioner almost every day, once a month or […]

Our Pain Receptors Aren’t Fat

Did you know that our pain receptors aren’t fat? I’m a firm believer in trying alternative treatments before taking OTC or prescription medications. In many cases, that will work. That said, there are some times that it won’t work. When that’s the case, I do use OTC medication. Whichever treatment you decide to use, reading […]

10 Ways to Avoid Stress at Christmas

Are there ways to avoid stress at Christmas? Definitely! While Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year, it can be super stressful as well. I’m trying to prepare ahead this year so that I’m more organized and prepared. That will give me more time to spend with family and enjoy myself. As […]

23 Foods that Help Your Body Detox

Foods that help your body detox? There are healthy detox foods that don’t involve expensive juices or supplements. Everything that we take into our body – whether by breathing, eating, drinking or applying to our skin has to be processed out somehow. Take a minute to really think about that. Air, water, that diet soda, […]

Bring Your Brave and Know Your Risks

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Bring Your Brave campaign. All opinions are 100% mine. 11% of all cases of breast cancer in the United States affect women under the age of 45. That statistic amazed me when I heard it. For some reason, […]

How Your Computer Is Making You Physically Sick

According to a recent study, your computer keyboard is dirtier than your toilet. A recent study compared 33 office keyboards to toilets and bathroom handles and found that the keyboards contained the most bacteria. According to the report, they were so dirty that they could cause food poisoning and other illnesses. You need to read […]