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Pumpkin Purée Recipe | Reuse Your Jack-O-Lantern

It’s that special time of year when many of us dutifully ensure that our pantries are stocked with the essential ingredient needed to get our seasonal pumpkin fix: Pumpkin Purée. Everything from pies and muffins to soup and chili, pumpkin becomes a staple in most homes during the cooler months. I remember one year, while in […]

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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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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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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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