Dandruff is the common skin condition that leaves us with an itchy, irritated scalp and small flakes that gather on our clothing, often causing us frustration and embarrassment. It can get worse in the winter as our skin dries out due to the dry, cold weather. While it may be a great photo opp to have flecks of snow in your hair, dandruff is't the snow we are looking for. So what to do? Well, it can help to investigate the reasons why we may have this condition and what makes it better or … [Read more...]
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies or Nests – No Bake!
As mentioned when I made my Primal Coconut Raspberry Muffins last week I am trying my hardest not to buy LaraBars or any prepacked snack/meal bars anymore. Too much packaging and too much money spent voting for companies that do not share my values. There are some pricier bars I could buy from more ethical companies but those bars would cost upwards of $2.00 a piece. No thanks...and it doesn't solve the packaging issue. Well this weekend I found a darn near perfect solution and I am rather … [Read more...]
10 Tips For More Natural Skincare
The beauty/makeup/skincare industry is a major multi-billion dollar industry. These companies rake in so much money that they can afford so spend many millions of dollars bombarding us with ads in magazines and on TV that tell us beauty comes neatly packaged in a bottle. They make moula hand over fist selling products to us that are "supposed" to make us look ten years younger, give us soft, glowing skin, and hide all our imperfections. The ads want us to believe that if only we buy their … [Read more...]
Amber Teething Necklaces – BPA Free
I had a slap my forhead moment not longer after I posted my BPA free teether and pacifiers post. Why? Because I forgot one very important teether! One of the comments on that post about non-plastic teethers jogged my memory. About a year or so ago I ran across amber teething necklaces. They are supposed to alleviate teething pain but here is the kicker...your child does NOT chew on them...only wear them around the neck...like a necklace. Amber is a natural substance from trees. It is … [Read more...]