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What is a Himalayan Salt Lamp

If you are wondering just what is a himalayan salt lamp then you’ve come to the right place! I’ve heard about himalayan salt lamps for awhile now. They always seems a bit too “out there” for me but then I use amber teething necklaces so I was probably a bit hypocritical in that thought. I needed to clean the air in my home; my house desperately needed the benefits that a salt lamp is said to give and so I decided to get one and give it a try. What is a Himalayan Salt Lamp? A himalayan salt lamp...

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Healthy Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie, it’s hardly on the list of healthy foods right? Usually it’s full of sugar. Not that we can’t indulge every now and then… but what if I told you that you could have your pumpkin pie without feeling like you cheated your healthy way of eating? That’s right, I have a recipe for a healthy pumpkin pie!!! This pumpkin pie has no refined sugars, no evaporated milk, or even heavy cream… not that there’s anything wrong with a healthy fat like heavy cream! Instead, this pie is sweetened with stevia and honey! Normally I’d just do stevia...

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Lemon Thyme Tea

 Are you suffering from a cold, congestion, or bronchitis? This tea can help ease the congestion and quite those coughs. Recently, everyone in my family came down with a cold. The good old standard cold, with post-nasal drip, congestion, really annoying cough… You get the picture. We are using all our standard remedies such as the cinnamon honey, elderberry syrup, and vaporub. However, I am always on the quest for more remedies and thus I found this tea. Thyme is a great antimicrobial, antibacterial, and antiviral and naturally is perfect for when there’s illness in the home. It’s also...

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Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Fall is in the air and with that comes all things pumpkin! Smoothies are no exception to this rule. Yes, the weather is getting cooler but we can still enjoy a smoothie, especially when it’s a nice Pumpkin Spice Smoothie! The nice thing about this smoothie is you are getting some amazing benefits from the pumpkin. Pumpkin is full of vitamin A which is important for eye and bone health as well as building a strong immune system. Pumpkins are high in antioxidants too! Not to mention, pumpkin has even more potassium than bananas! So much goodness! Feel free...

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Fevers: Friend or Foe

You awaken in the middle of the night only to find out that your child has a fever. What do you do? If you had asked me just 3 years ago, I would have told you to get some fever-reducing medicine into your child and call it good, maybe even call the doctor. Ask me now, however and I tell a different tale. As parents, we are often led to believe that fevers are this thing of doom and gloom. We are told that a fever is so horrible that we must treat it with medicine the second our...

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