Toxic chemicals lurking in your makeup bag?

What Toxic Chemicals Are Hiding in Your Makeup Bag?

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…and why you may want to take a closer look at your beauty product ingredients During my studies of holistic health, I learned about the Dirty Dozen/Clean15, GMOs, the dangers of artificial sweeteners and refined foods. I learned over 100 different dietary theories and why every body is unique and should be treated as such.  […]

Blending vs. Juicing

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Blender or Juicer? Have you ever wondered if one is better than the other? First I think it’s important to understand the differences between blending and juicing. Let’s start by breaking them down: Juicing involves extracting water and nutrients from a fruit or vegetable, leaving the fiber behind. The benefits of juicing include: 1. Juicing is […]

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Getting Back into the Swing

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Does the calendar really say September already? I feel so blessed to have had a summer filled with sun, fun, family and friends this year – but boy did it fly by! Now that my girl is in full-day kindergarten (sniff, sniff) I am transitioning to a new schedule.  If you are having trouble adjusting to a new schedule or […]

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Mommy Guilt

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When I became a mom, my life changed forever. My daughter was my pride and joy and I wanted to spend every moment with her. At that time, I was working a 9-5 corporate job and hated to be away from her so much. I was always afraid I would miss something like her first word, first steps or […]

Diet is a four letter word

Diet is a Four Letter Word: 5 Reasons Diets Fail

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Did you know that the word DIET originally comes from  the Greek diaita  which means “mode of living” and from diaitan “to direct one’s own life”. I don’t know about you, but I personally like the origin of the word much more than what the word has become in today’s society. Why does DIET have to be a dirty four letter word? Dieting is a BILLION dollar business. In […]