Natural and Organic Skin Care

Lecture: Essential Oils for Pregnancy, Birth and Babies

Curious to know more about essential oils and which oils are safe to use for pregnancy, birth and babies?  This video will cover all of that and a bit more.  Hope you find it helpful!   If you’d like to purchase a copy of the Power Point for this lecture, you can do so here for […]

To Sit on the Pot and Find Pee on the Seat

You know those days when you really, really need a good laugh to distract you from various frustrations and disappointments? Well, today is one of those days, and I was so fortunate to have an old friend post this hilarious poem about finding Pee on the Seat.  I had to share the joy!  Thank you […]

Craft Beer: Hops, Hops & More Hops. But, I Bet You Didn’t Know This….

The craft brew industry is raging! And raging for a good reason. It’s chill, the people are nice, it creates a sense of community, and oh yea, the beer. The beer is good 🙂 And hops, whoa, are those guys popular! How hoppy can you go?! One hop, two hop, three hop, four?! More, more, […]

Let’s Talk Vulva!

I grew up in what many would consider a household that was open in regards to its conversations regarding sexuality.  Looking back, however, I realize that it wasn’t about sexuality at all, but rather simply about the act of sex itself.  In my opinion, sex and sexuality, while obviously intricately connected, are also completely different […]

Keep Kissin’ Mama! It Really Does Take the Hurt Away!

My kiddos are getting older, but there are still times when they want their mama to kiss or rub their boo-boos. Recently I’ve wondered to myself when they’ll stop asking for this, and also if they still actually believe that the kisses will make the hurt go away. My belief in the power of kisses […]

Menstrual Irregularities? Chaste Tree Berry is Here to Help!

  Vitex A wonder plant for the balancing of the menstrual cycle! Revered throughout history for its ability to bring hormones back into balance regardless of which way they tip, Chaste Tree Berry continues to be the herb of choice for women experiencing any number of menstrual irregularities. Alone or in combination with other herbs, […]

The Fire That Keeps the Lesson of Learning to “Just Be” From Being Lost

I followed my hearts call last year and attended a 2-week shamanic training program. My grandma had left me a little bit of money when she passed away a few years ago and I had been sitting on it, waiting to use it on something that was meaningful that I probably wouldn’t otherwise have spent […]

Allergies: The Bittersweet of Spring

I’m sure I would be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t enjoy watching the Earth as she slowly wakes up from her long winter nap. The trees bud new leaves and beautiful flowers in preparation for their coming fruit, flowers pop from seemingly barren ground, birds begin chirping once again. Spring is magical, seasonal […]

If Courage Is Your Value

My working life is a great mixture of making, packaging and shipping products, attending classes, some writing, sales and marketing, and all the other things that go into running a small business by yourself. At the core of what drives me is a ceaseless pursuit of learning, of understanding this world we live in. I […]

Strip Clubs and the Lost Feminine

I have a good friend who has been asking me the same question for quite some time. He’s curious and wants to know: why don’t I like going to strip clubs. That’s a good question, one that I have always felt deserved a good answer, but until now, one that I was unable to answer […]