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6 Steps To Break The Cycle Of Hypoglycemia

Do you experience carb and sugar cravings, dizziness, shakiness, irritability, or feeling “hangry”? These (& more!) are signs of hypoglycemia — a precursor to insulin resistance and diabetes. Learn how to break the cycle of hypoglycemia and nourish your way out of imbalanced blood sugar TODAY!

The Fastest Way To Render Animal Fat (*hint* it’s in your Instant Pot!)

I rendered over 20 pounds of pastured tallow fat into 13 quarts of tallow in an hour by using my Instant Pot! Here’s the fastest way to render animal fat, like tallow and lard, in the Instant Pot! (By the way, rendered animal fat is nothing to be afraid of! This nourishing traditional food won’t make you fat or clog your arteries… those are 1980s health myths!)

How Do You Afford Fair Trade? 7 Tips For Affording Ethically Produced Foods

You’re aware of the unethical practices of child labor and forced labor in various food industries. You want to make a change and buy Fair Trade foods for your family… but, it’s so dang expensive! How do you afford Fair Trade?! Here are my 7 tips for affording ethically produced foods, like cocoa, coffee, tea, bananas, and sugar.

The Dark & Bitter Truth About Your Halloween Chocolate (+19 ethical chocolate options!)

Are you buying chocolate for Halloween? You may change your mind after you discover the dark and bitter truth about your Halloween chocolate. As consumers, we vote with our dollars and need to make the most ethical and sustainable choices. If you choose to have an ethical Halloween, here are 19 Fair Trade chocolate options, too!

10 Things To Get Your Family Through A Tummy Bug Naturally + A Soothing Stomach Smoothie

When the stomach flu strikes, the last thing I’m going to give my family is a dose of Pepto Bismol or other over-the-counter medicine. Promote healing and recover naturally with 10 things to get your family through a stomach bug + a Soothing Stomach Smoothie recipe!

Conversations, Preparation, & Ideas For Celebrating Your Daughter’s First Cycle

I made up my mind years ago… My daughter was NOT going to dread her period. In this post, you’ll learn all the open conversations about menarche (the first period) that I’ve had with my daughter, plus practical, fun, and special ideas to celebrate this rite of passage in every girls’ life!

Blood Sugar Imbalance: 11 Signs Your Body Is Crying For Help

Is your blood sugar balanced? Are you on your way to developing insulin resistance or even diabetes? Our bodies are wonderful about letting us know when something is wrong. Here are the 11 signs your body is crying for help! (And all of these red flags are 100% fixable!)

Vanilla Coffee Sugar Scrub

A good use for sugar and coffee that won’t cause the jitters or a blood sugar crash? An exfoliating body scrub that gives cellulite a temporary boot. Oh, and you’ll come out of the shower smelling pretty fantastic too!

The Best Natural Bug Bite Relief Products (including no see ums!)

You can’t wait for warm weather and sunshine… only to be carried off by the bugs. What to do? From bentonite clay to essential oils and more, these are the best natural bug bite relief products I’ve found! They even provide relief for no see um bites!

Essential Oil Lice Repellent Spray

Just 2 words from the kids’ school had me itching all over: lice infestation. To help repel lice naturally, I created this Essential Oil Lice Repellent Spray. Whip it up in about 2 minutes and add an extra layer of protection against lice!