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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, […]

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 […]

Oh you nasty toxins! Let’s detox you guys out of our body!

Regardless of who you are and where you live, whether you’d like to be or not, you are exposed to countless toxins every single day. Every single person and animal on our Earth has within their tissues residues of toxic chemicals or heavy metals. Since the turn of the century over 80,000 chemicals have been […]

Herbs Can Do That?! Part 1

Support the nervous system, improve our stress response, alter the metabolic process, decrease inflammation.  Who knew herbs could do so many things?!  Well, as it turns out, this used to be common knowledge.  Prior to the 1900’s, plants were the conventional medicine of the time and were used in every country throughout the world.  It […]

Why I Love Our Cleansing Grains

Creating our cleansing grains took some time and fine-tuning to get the mix and consistency correct, but I can say without a doubt that it was well worth it!  I use them daily, and rarely use any other cleanser on my face.  It’s true that they are much different than anything I have ever used […]