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Homemade Peppermint Toothpaste

Odds are you’ve never thought about making your own toothpaste. It’s definitely one of those products that you just assume you could never replicate at home. However, I’m here to tell you that you can make your own toothpaste. In fact, I’ve got a wonderful homemade peppermint toothpaste that will have that smile sparkling…. without all the toxins. Toxins? Yes, toxins. Conventional toothpaste often contains ingredients that may actually do our body and teeth harm. This is quite shocking when you think about it. Here is a product that we’ve thought was helping us be healthier people when it’s...

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Sweet Potato Rice

Perhaps you are in need of an elimination diet, maybe you are trying to restore your gut health, perhaps you are trying to get your kids to eat more colorful food, maybe you are nursing a baby with food sensitivities, or possibly you just want to drop a few pounds. Whatever the case, you might find yourself going grain free, Whole30, or Paleo and if that’s the case they you will want to make sweet potato rice! Sweet potato rice? What’s that? Sweet potato “rice” is faux rice made out of sweet potatoes! I came across the idea of...

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Kid Friendly Vapor Rub

Years ago, I shared my original vapor rub recipe with everyone and I didn’t mention that it was only for ages 10 and over… because I didn’t know that some essential oils are not safe for kids under 10 years! I now realize that essential oils need to be used safely, and that post has now been updated and it I now only recommend that recipe for 10 and over. However, that left me in need of a kid friendly vapor rub. One that parents could use on their little ones without any potentially harmful ingredients. Yes, harmful ingredients...

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How to Make Beeswax Candles – Mess Free

A few years ago, if you had visited my home you would have been welcomed by the smell of a few candles. A good smelling candle is hard to resist… until you know that it’s hiding all sorts of toxins. (Toxins like fake fragrances and waxes that actually pollute your indoor air!) Once you realize that those scented beauties can damage your health, it’s pretty easy to stop buying them. However, if you still want that charming glow there is thankfully a toxin free alternative: beeswax candles.  Beeswax candles are pretty amazing. Not only do they not have all...

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Gingerbread Bath Bombs

Are you looking for an easy, fun, holiday themed diy to do today? How about some gingerbread bath bombs… that even look like little gingerbread men?! If you are in love with all things gingerbread then this diy is right up your alley! It really should come as no surprise that gingerbread is one of my favorite holiday scents. I’ve made gingerbread sugar scrubs, gingerbread smoothies, gingerbread playdough, even gingerbread pudding! It was only a matter of time before I turned to bath bombs! Bath bombs are quite popular these days. They are a fun way of adding some great...

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How to Get Rid of Sudden Breakouts

Sudden acne breakouts are a girl’s worst nightmare. Remember the last time when your party plans were ruined because of a stupid acne that appeared on your face. Acne and pimples usually make their way on a teenagers face. They are associated with hormonal and internal body changes e.g. acne can be triggered by stress and irritation. When acne appears in a specific, concentrated area it is called as “breakout”. You should keep in mind that breakout would not disappear overnight, you need to be patient and treat the affected area gently. Follow these steps to get rid of...

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Over 80 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

One of the hardest holidays can be Thanksgiving if you are trying to eat healthy. The classic Thanksgiving dishes that we’ve all grown up with are generally not all that great for you. If you are like me then you likely grew up eating stuffing from boxes, cranberry sauce from cans, and sweet potatoes that looked more like desserts than side dishes. Today, I have over 80 healthy Thanksgiving recipes so that you can celebrate this holiday without compromising your real food, natural living lifestyle. Every one of these recipes has been approved by me. I’ve made sure that they only use...

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