Natural birth

Thrifty Halloween Costumes to DIY This Year

It’s official. Halloween is right around the corner. This festive Fall holiday is absolutely one of my favorites, despite the fact that it has evolved into a very wasteful event (I’m talking about you, candy wrappers). Now, when it comes to picking out Halloween costumes, there is no shortage of polyester, nylon, and plastic options available. […]

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Autumn Bucket List | Free Printable

Fall Bucket list

A beautiful Autumn day, strolling through a pumpkin patch while wearing a plaid scarf is probably every girl’s dream.  With cozy sweaters, steamy hot drinks, and spicy-sweet confections that warm up any chilly morning, it is easy to see why this season makes it to the top of almost everyone’s favorites list. I have to admit that […]

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All-Natural Remineralizing Spirulina Toothpaste

                  All-Natural Remineralizing Spirulina Toothpaste The first time I thought about whipping up my own toothpaste was one afternoon while searching for a healthier and natural alternative. After a frustrating series of searches, running from store to store, and comparing products on Amazon, I was not able […]

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Medicinal & Magical Herbs // Remedies & Energies

Natural herb remedies

Easy Natural Remedies & Impressive Benefits Of 5 Common Herbs Herbs and their properties have been utilized to flavor food, to heal, and to transform environments for centuries. Walking through a lavender field at twilight, one could see how easily the herb tickles the senses. With its intoxicating aroma and its delicate beauty, it is […]

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9 Natural Summer Beauty Essentials

I recently read an article that featured celebrity makeup artist and natural beauty expert, Katey Denno. In it, she confessed that there are over 10,000 toxic ingredients in most everyday cosmetics, hair product, and skin creams. She continued to say, “Unless they’re saying ‘non-toxic,’ or ‘safe’ or ‘clean,’ 80 percent of the time they’re containing at least one […]

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Amazing Green Superfood Popsicle // Recipe

Healthy Natural Green Superfood Popsicles Recipe

A Protein Packed Frozen Summer Popsicle Ever since we moved to the desert I have become a connoisseur of frozen summer treats; especially popsicles. The downside is that most pre-made popsicles are made with some pretty yucky ingredients or far too much packaging for my taste. Thankfully, I’ve created an easy recipe for Green Superfood Popsicles. And, […]

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Easy Tips to Reduce Your Waste // Zero-Waste Family

Every now and again I think back to our days before we adopted a zero-waste lifestyle. I would be mortified if I told you how quickly our trash can used to fill up. With packaging wrapped around everything from produce to single serving sizes, our planet doesn’t stand a chance if all 7.5 billion of […]

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Naturally Modern Pregnancy // Memories

My first pregnancy at the age of 26 was surprisingly easy. I took a good deal of pride in thinking that I was a healthy and fit mama-to-be. The truth is that the hardest part of my pregnancy was at the very end. Later lessons would reveal that I should have done more research into […]

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Gentle C-Section Birth Story // Bronson Ford

Gentle C section birth story

This is my Gentle C-Section Birth Story… Giving birth to Bronson wasn’t exactly as I envisioned. In my mind, I saw a quiet birth at home laboring in a bath filled with relaxing oils. Laboring by candlelight with my husband, midwife, and doula by my side. I dreamed of the support of those that I […]

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