Health

Healthy Options for Celebrating Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day can be a tricky hurdle on the “New Year New You” get healthy journey. Between the boxes of truffles, chocolate strawberries, and bottles of champagne, you can quickly feel out numbered. How can you turn down those cute little sugar pill hearts that your kid comes home with in abundance? You’re doing your […] Read more…

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Non-Toxic Ways to Make Your Home Smell Great

I love candles. They make a home smell great and feel inviting which are two things high on my check list whether I’m entertaining or simply having a nice evening to myself. As my process of attempting to eliminate harmful chemicals from the household evolves, I realize that my love affair with these potent pretties […] Read more…

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Tips for Beating the Winter Blues

I feel like middle Tennessee has had a very gloomy winter thus far. Lots of rain, no snow (which would at least make the gloominess fun), and warm temps that take the coziness out of the days holed up in the house. I’ve noticed the less than ideal conditions more this year as I have […] Read more…

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Cleaning Products DIY vs Store Bought (Part 2)

In part one of this post, I discussed my journey to find safe cleaning products to use in the home. My knee-jerk decision to make all of my own products turned out to be disappointing, so I began my secondary journey which was to find store bought options that used safer ingredients, but were also […] Read more…

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Ways to Improve the Air Quality in Your Home

With the flowers, trees, and my husband’s allergies in full bloom, I have been thinking more and more about ways to detoxify the air in our home. Typically, I would consider poor air quality to be an outdoors issue. However, according to EPA.gov, most adults spend 90% of their time indoors and the air quality […] Read more…

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My Journey to Find an Accessible Daily Workout

    I’ve always admired those who are able to fit a workout into their daily routine. I’ve made the attempt several times, but have been more of a once or twice a week on and off kind of gal. Since sweet baby came along (and completely rearranged my body), I became adamant about making […] Read more…

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Cleaning Products: DIY vs Store Bought (Part 1)

After making the decision to embrace a more natural lifestyle, my first step was paying attention to what was in my food. The next step was trying to find ways to eliminate certain chemicals from the home ala cleaning products. My first instinct was to make DIY versions of everything. There were tons of recipes […] Read more…

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Our Attempt to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

  Flu season was never something that I was too concerned about. We would try our best to not get sick obviously, but it wasn’t a daunting task. Fast forward to being a first time mom with a six month old and a particularly scary strand and “hello flu”, you have my full attention. While […] Read more…

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