Why organic food costs more & why it’s worth it

Why organic food costs more & why it’s worth it

I’m an organic food advocate. Uh, duh! And so it pains me when I hear people call organic food a crock or a scheme because of the higher prices they carry. It has one of those “nails-on-a-chalkboard” effects on me — I cringe and just want them to stop! Because while the term “natural” is definitelyContinue Reading

DIY all-natural citrus zest all-purpose cleaner

DIY all-natural citrus zest all-purpose cleaner

Goodness gracious, are there a lot of home cleaning products on the market. We’ve got kitchen cleaner, bathroom cleaner, toilet bowl cleaner, floor cleaner, tile and grout cleaner… oof, I’m starting to feel like Bubba from Forrest Gump (mmm maybe I’ll make shrimp for dinner tonight). And of course, most of these products are chock-full-o’-nasties,Continue Reading

Homemade & healthy vanilla bean coffee creamer

Homemade & healthy vanilla bean coffee creamer

I’m not a coffee drinker but someone who I love very much and live with is. Big time. One of those “I DESPERATELY NEED THIS BROWN LIQUID, GIVE IT TO ME NOW” types, in fact. Now for a while, I was able to turn a blind eye to the coffee creamer housed in our fridgeContinue Reading

Relaxing detox bath recipe

Relaxing detox bath recipe

Wouldn’t it be great if you found out something as pleasurable as a nice, long soak in the tub could also be healthy? Well have I got news for you: it absolutely is with a relaxing detox bath. Not only is relaxing and releasing tension healthy (the best excuse to prop your feet up andContinue Reading

The many skin benefits of manuka honey

The many skin benefits of manuka honey

Miracles do happen, my friend. And every week or so, I apply a little miracle to my skin: manuka honey. Manuka honey is produced in New Zealand by bees that pollinate the native manuka bush. It is used in both traditional and modern medicine (yep!) for its natural antibacterial properties. In addition to containing hydrogenContinue Reading

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