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EVERYDAY TIP : Cleaning with Baking Soda and Vinegar

April 2, 2014 @ 3:47 pm
by MicheleT
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It’s time for Spring Cleaning, and if you’re anything like me, you want what’s best for your family. Cleaning with natural, non-toxic products is essential but it can be expensive but cleaning with baking soda and vinegar are two of the most common and safe natural cleansers that can save you up to $500 a year! Read more... The average cost of most non-toxic household cleaners is $5, and that’s just for the kitchen cleaner. You need one for the bathroom, one for the glass and windows, and one to scour the tub and shower with. But what if you [...]

EVERY DAY TIP : Cyanobacteria

March 17, 2014 @ 10:38 pm
by MicheleT
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Generally speaking, I am a tireless supporter of most things green. Money, check. Sustainability, check. Green Juice, check. Green Leafy Vegetables, check. Chlorella, check. And, Blue Green Algae and Spirulina, check. Well, I want to suspend my support on the last three for a moment and explain a few things.Recently, I've read conflicting arguments on the benefits of both Spirulina and Blue Green Algae, so I wanted to dive a little deeper and satisfy the secret biologist that lays dormant inside of me. In the past, I fully supported using both as powerful detoxifying supplements, for weight loss and also [...]

EVERYDAY TIP : Hibiscus Flower

February 14, 2014 @ 8:20 pm
by MicheleT
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Show your heart a little more love, especially when love is in season. Hibiscus flowers are not just beautiful, but they are nutritiously delicious. Originally from Angola, this flower has been used for centuries in many cultures to support heart health and circulation. Hibiscus flowers are known to contain important bioflavonoid phytochemicals, alkaloids, anthocyanins and quercetin which all contribute to and promote a healthy heart. Just take a few dried leaves and pour hot, but not boiling water over the leaves. You can leave them at the bottom of the cup, compost them or even eat them. Add a little [...]

BEAUTY TIP : Homemade Facial Mask

January 29, 2014 @ 8:44 pm
by MicheleT
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Here's a beauty tip you can easily do at home in less than 10 minutes! Warning : This can get messy, and red clay powder can stain any porous surface or fabric. Make sure to work near a sink and prepare everything you need before you begin. Clay is amazing. It comes from the earth, it contains minerals and has been used for centuries with positive affect on conditions ranging from constipation to detoxification to skin imbalances. It can be used internally and externally with a little research, caution and common sense. What makes clay special to me is it [...]

HERBAL TEA BOOST : Incan Berries

January 22, 2014 @ 6:12 pm
by MicheleT
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Golden inca berries will give your herbal tea a sweet-tart boost of Vitamin C. I like to make a cup of nettle tea and add my golden inca berries to my tea. I love nettle leaf tea because it's an amazing plant that is known to help clear congestion, stimulates the digestive glands in the stomach, liver and intestines and helps ease skin irritation. Combine your tea with golden Incan Berries and a squeeze of half a lemon and steep for 3-5 minutes. For a stronger cup of tea, let the bag sit in the water while the berries rehydrate [...]