6 Natural Skin Care Tips – for all skin types!

There is a lot of confusion surrounding skin care products, especially when it comes to facial cleansers, creams and moisturizers. Which should you use?  How often?  What do they really … Continue Reading →

Health Benefits of Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus oil has been prized for centuries as a “miracle oil” – but what is it that really makes Eucalyptus so sought after? While I don’t exactly believe in “miracles”, … Continue Reading →

6 Reasons why we love Shea Butter

Shea Butter is a wonderful, natural substance that is not only great for your skin, but also has many additional health benefits and healing properties. Shea butter is completely edible … Continue Reading →

Butternut Bisque / Squash Soup Recipe

This is a very simple “bisque” style soup, that ALWAYS goes over well at dinner parties. I’ve had multiple friends who “hate squash” devour this soup while in complete shock … Continue Reading →

PUMPKINS – not just for Halloween

Pumpkin is likely THE MOST popular fruit this time of year. I’m not talking about “pumpkin spice” either, because as I’m sure you already know, “pumpkin spice flavored everything” usually … Continue Reading →

Natural Pest Control, Part 2: Essential Oils & the Power of Peppermint

<– Check out PART 1: Diatomaceous Earth (D.E.) There is so much that can be said for essential oils… such a wide variety of oils, with a plethora of uses, … Continue Reading →

Natural Pest Control, Part 1: Diatomaceous Earth (D.E.)

Pest control doesn’t have to mean dousing our gardens with synthetic chemicals that affect our health and well being. There are many safe and inexpensive alternatives that are widely available … Continue Reading →

Synthetic fragrances, and why you should avoid them

“Fragrance” or “Parfum” is often listed as an ingredient on many bath, body and household products. From body wash to laundry detergent, most everything is scented with a combination of … Continue Reading →

Essential Oil Spotlight – Oregano

Oregano Oil – An Ancient Miracle in a bottle Oregano (Origanum vulgare) has been used for over 5,000 years by Assyrians, Greeks, Romans and many other nations that regarded it … Continue Reading →

Essential Oil Spotlight – Helichrysum Italicum

Helichrysum Italicum Also known as Immortelle and Everlasting; This small shrub with clusters of very aromatic yellow flowers grows on rocky shores washed by the sea, often beaten by harsh … Continue Reading →