Yes, Actually You CAN Take It With You

Now that we’ve established the fact that all of us should be drinking more water and talked about a few ways to make drinking water more of a habit, let’s look at a few of the things that will make this goal easier to achieve. Sure, you could simply buy bottled water, more on whichContinue reading “Yes, Actually You CAN Take It With You”

Labor Day Layout

  This weekend is Labor Day weekend…a holiday strangely positioned in the school year calendar…Let’s start school for a week or two, and then give the kids a long weekend to re-mess up the schedules that their parents have been trying so hard to get them used to over the last few weeks. Anyway, LaborContinue reading “Labor Day Layout”

But Water Is SO Boring and Has Absolutely No Taste

Okay, so now we’ve established the fact that drinking water each day is important in maintaining our overall health and well-being. Water is required for all sorts of  reasons—including flushing toxins and waste products from our bodies, helping with digestion, keeping us “regular,” preventing dehydration, helping with weight loss, hydrating the skin, reducing the signs ofContinue reading “But Water Is SO Boring and Has Absolutely No Taste”

Just Exactly HOW Much Water Should We All Be Drinking Each Day

There is no hard and set rule as to how much water each of us should be drinking each day, but the fact is that only 22% of American men and women are drinking the eight or more cups needed each day to enjoy the complete benefits of water listed in my last post….even though waterContinue reading “Just Exactly HOW Much Water Should We All Be Drinking Each Day”

Why We Should All Be Drinking Water Everyday

  What if I were to tell you that there is one “food” that has no calories, fat, carbohydrates or sugar….a “food” that if consumed adequately and regularly can provide numerous health benefits and can prevent or help treat many health problems—including fatigue, headaches, feeling irritable or anxious, constipation and other digestive disorders, insomnia, asthma, allergies, constipation, high bloodContinue reading “Why We Should All Be Drinking Water Everyday”

The Best Part of Waking Up?!

Americans seem to carry bottled water everywhere they go these days. In fact, it has become the second most popular drink (behind soft drinks). But water lovers got a jolt recently when we heard that a new report had found that the benefits of drinking water may have been oversold. Apparently, the old suggestion toContinue reading “The Best Part of Waking Up?!”

Production Foods

So as our family makes this transition from setting up a household that is “greener” and more “politically correct”…and learning to live with type 2 diabetes, I have decided to actually plan and prepare breakfasts, instead of passing out the Pop-Tarts or granola bars. This last year I have totally realized just how much diet andContinue reading “Production Foods”

Now What?!

Okay, I have ADHD…I keep getting off track from my original plans and ideas…Happens all the time…Welcome to my world!!! Anyway, my original plan in writing this blog was to talk about the changes that I am making in each step of my day to live a more minimalistic, simpler, and healthier lifestyle. The firstContinue reading “Now What?!”

Eating for Health

Even the most expensive organic beauty products…with the very best ingredients…will end up doing hardly any good at all If your diet consists only of milkshakes and hamburgers. Diet, life,and attitude also play an important role in how your skin looks and feels as you get older. (Just as before when I confessed that IContinue reading “Eating for Health”

13 More Uses for Cedarwood Essential Oil

In addition to using cedarwood essential oil for your skin and hair, there are many other great uses for cedarwood essential oil. These include… 1. Aches and Pains…Cedarwood oil, especially Himalayan cedarwood, is a natural analgesic. This means that cedarwood essential oil can help get rid of any aches and pains. Many over-the-counter and prescription topically appliedContinue reading “13 More Uses for Cedarwood Essential Oil”