Reasons to Hire a Doula + 14 Questions to Ask First

Benefits of a doula and reasons to hire one Reasons to Hire a Doula + 14 Questions to Ask First

If a doula were a drug, it would be unethical not to use it. ~ John H. Kennell, MDI've had the privilege of serving as a doula dozens of times, for many different types of births, and each time I … [Read more...]

How to Season Cast Iron Pans

How to Season Cast Iron Cookware 365x274 How to Season Cast Iron Pans

Nothing conjures up memories of weekend breakfasts with my family and camping trips like our large, seasoned cast iron pan. As a hand me down that had come from pervious generations and was "seasoned" … [Read more...]

How to Grow Microgreens

How and why to grow microgreens in your kitchen 365x274 How to Grow Microgreens

Microgreens are all the rage lately. They are similar to sprouts, but require soil and sunlight (or a grow light) to grow. What are Microgreens? As the name suggests, microgreens are just miniature … [Read more...]

How to Grow Sprouts In Your Kitchen

How to Grow Sprouts in Your Kitchen and why you should 365x274 How to Grow Sprouts In Your Kitchen

"A total hippie food"... that was what I thought as I looked down at the turkey, sprouts, and avocado sandwich on flax bread that my friend had insisted I "had to try."This was well before my … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Sprouts and Microgreens

The Benefits of Sprouts and Microgreens 365x274 The Benefits of Sprouts and Microgreens

Sprouts of certain seeds and nuts are an inexpensive and simple way to add extra nutrients to the diet. They are easy to grow at home and the ultimate local superfood. Even if you don't have room for … [Read more...]

Ginkgo Biloba Benefits – Herb Profile

The Many Benefits of Ginkgo Biloba 365x274 Ginkgo Biloba Benefits   Herb Profile

A skinned knee... my first impression of Ginkgo Biloba was not a positive one.We had a single Ginkgo tree in our yard at my house growing up. It has fascinating leaves that turned bright yellow in … [Read more...]

Fish Tacos in Cabbage Leaves

Healthy Fish Tacos Recipe 365x274 Fish Tacos in Cabbage Leaves

Many of my recipes are my healthy interpretations of restaurant favorites. I love making healthier versions of recipes at home, but this is not a recipe that I ever expected to be on this list. Fish … [Read more...]

Ear Infection Natural Remedies

Natural Remedies for Ear Infection 365x274 Ear Infection Natural Remedies

As a mom, few things in life are more difficult than seeing your child suffer, and ear infections can be a very painful part of childhood for some kids.As a child, I had recurring ear infections … [Read more...]

Natural Concealer & Highlighter Recipe

How to highlight and contour with nautral makeup 365x274 Natural Concealer & Highlighter Recipe

I once asked my high school drama teacher if I could buy some of the ultra-thick stage makeup from her... she looked at me a little strange, since I wasn't even on the cast of the current musical and … [Read more...]