Author: Brittany Thomas

Menstrual Cramp Relief Tea

Ladies, we all know how annoying that time of the month can be! At best, “Aunt Flo” is an annoyance but for many it means cramps that will make you stay in bed the entire time. Nobody wants that. We, women are busy people! We’ve got things to do, little ones to take care of, places to go! Now the usual approach to dealing with menstrual cramps is taking painkillers like they are candy (well  hopefully not that often but you get the idea!) Some women even get on birth control just for less painful periods. Personally, I like to...

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Top 10 Health Giving Foods During Pregnancy

The following is a guest post from Suzi Richards Pregnancy and eating can be the best of friends or the worst of enemies. Either way, neither can live without the other. A pregnant woman needs to eat, and eat well. Supplements, basking a few minutes under the mild sun, and taking in the fresh outdoor air just aren’t enough. Nature and markets have made available a wide range of food products that a woman in her pregnancy can take to nourish herself and that beautiful human being developing in her. The mother has to recognize that pregnancy is the most potent window of time to...

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Eco-Friendly Pouches + Earth Day Giveaway Hop

Welcome to the Earth Day Giveaway Hop, hosted by The Pistachio Project and Green Moms Network! Each of the participating blogs will be giving away a prize to help you go green and celebrate Earth Day! Earth Day is just one day out of the year but we want to give you ways to go eco-friendly all year long. After entering my giveaway, be sure to hop around and enter all of the other giveaways listed on the link at the bottom of this post! When it comes to living green, I’m pretty on top of things but I’ll...

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Energizing Matcha Smoothie

I’m a frappuccino addict. A green tea frappuccino addict to be precise. It all started years ago when I friend introduced me into the the world of these frozen delights. But through the years, I’ve come to realize that even thought they might contain beneficial green tea, the frappuccinos are also fun of sugar (or artificial sugar) and other crazy, not beneficial ingredients. This left me with a problem. I wanted green tea frappuccinos but I didn’t want all that junk. My wallet would also appreciate having less of my money go to silly drinks. Thankfully, I’m also addicted...

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Hibiscus Vinegar Hair Rinse for Smooth and Shiny Hair

Isn’t the color of this hibiscus vinegar hair rinse gorgeous? You need to make this simply for the color alone! Of course, it helps to know that hibiscus is also beneficial for hair and that I don’t use this vinegar hair rinse just for the pretty color! So let’s talk more about this hibiscus vinegar hair rinse! Hibiscus is that iconic flower that most of us know but did you know that it’s used in it’s dried form for many remedies and beauty products? The first time I used hibiscus was in my hair boosting hair spray. Hibiscus is...

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