A Personal Struggle

I have found that the best writing comes from the heart – where true passion lives. Where compassion and emotion are found, you will also find absolute truth. People can relate more to honesty and real life than fictional fairy tales. It makes me sad that some people think that they have to struggle in…

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The Many Benefits of Garlic

I am obsessed with garlic, always have been. The smell, the taste, but most of all, it’s versatility. Everyone knows that garlic is used to add flavor to foods, but not everyone knows that for ages it has been used as medicine, due to its many therapeutic properties. Like most other foods, when you eat or…

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It Just Got Easier!

If you’ve been following my blog, you know I refer to EWG a bunch…I’m kind of obsessed. So when I heard that there was an EWG’s Skin Deep app for the phone, I immediately downloaded it. The best part is that it is FREE! For those of you who aren’t familiar with EWG it is the…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

I’ve been enjoying reading everyone’s “What I’m Thankful For” each day on Facebook – it’s interesting to read how people measure their gratitude – from things like a cup of coffee to a car that starts every morning. While I’m a firm believer in being thankful for what you have every day, it is nice to…

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Less is More | Tried & True Healthy Hair Tips

If you were to look in my bathroom and shower two years ago, you would have found drawers and cabinets filled with dozens of different hair products, all cruelty-free and non-toxic, of course 😉 Shampoos, conditioners, gels, styling creams, pomades – you name it! Then add the hair dryer, flat-iron, and various brushes and combs…I could…

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The Truth About Folic Acid

If I had to choose one book to recommend to parents, it would probably be Disease Proof Your Child | Feeding Kids Right by Joel Fuhrman M.D. Especially for those who are on the fence about raising your child on a plant-based diet, this will push you over to the vegan side of things without…

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Raw Superfood Pudding

I have a major addiction to all things chocolate and I’ve passed it onto my daughter. I’m not talking about sweet milk chocolate – we LOVE the dark stuff! Luckily we have found a way to satisfy our sweet tooth and keep it healthy. We use raw organic cacao powder (and nibs) in our smoothies,…

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For This I am Thankful…

It’s hard to believe that it’s been a YEAR since I’ve actually written anything more than in my daughter’s nightly journal – I’ve made several attempts – but either my thoughts get jumbled and I struggle with my words or I just simply forget what I wanted to say. Being a mom means multitasking and being…

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Don’t knock it till you’ve tried it…or at least have the facts…

I just got my baby girl down for bed and rather than spending more time on Pinterest than I should be, I figured I’d do something a bit more productive…write. The other day I finally got to sit down and look through our kiwi magazines and on the cover of the September issue was, “Would…

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A Mother’s Love

It’s been a LONG time since I’ve blogged about healthy living or the latest raw creation I’ve tried….I’ll get back to that…eventually! Being a mama takes top priority and I am loving every minute of it! I may not be able to fit into my size 2 shorts anymore, but I’m learning to accept my…

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