Category Archives for "Health"

Natural health, Green living

Herbs to relieve seasonal stress

Herbs for stress

Tis’ the season of stress, am I right? Actually I read that they are now actually categorizing it a “thing” seasonal stress. Many people actually suffer enough stress, that it is now considered a diagnosis. It’s no wonder really, holidays, family, traveling, changes in diet through the all that, extra financial burdens, and the cold […]

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boosting nitric oxide

Her week in fitness: Boosting Nitric Oxide naturally… I am a fan of N.O. (Nitric oxide) it aids so many systems in your body, from brain functioning to sexual drive to feeling youthful and energetic. Now there is so much more about N.O. that is amazing and I won’t go into all the science here. […]

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Variety in your workouts

muscle confusion

Variety in your workouts You know that old saying, ‘variety is the spice of life’? I tend to think that is true in most things. However it is especially true when it comes to working out. Adding a little variety in your workouts will get you more progress than most every thing else you could […]

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Multitasking workouts

Her week in fitness

Multitasking workouts What do I mean by multitasking workouts?  Well as many of you know, I stay busy. I got plenty to do, as I am sure do most you, am I right? We multitask on many things on a day-to-day basis. I prepare lunch while helping with school work. I switch laundry loads during […]

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Fitness | for busy parents

fitness for busy parents

Fitness for busy parents Mommy tummy or the Dad body, It’s a real thing and it ain’t pretty. You know it happens when you don’t remember the last time you had a good nights sleep much less a work out. Heck you can’t sweat you are not sure when the next time you will be […]

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Fitness : for the health of it

Fitness (for the health of it) In the fitness world it is said there are 2 New Years. The actual new year and in August when kids return to school. That is the two times gym memberships, trainer fees, supplements and all other fitness related sales spike in a year. Those two times are when […]

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a couple of years ago

Amazing Crock Pot Tea

Crock pot tea

Picture yourself cozied up by a crackling fire. Avoiding the outside cold, and enjoying a warm mug of something. A cup of amazing, really, in fact your whole house smells amazing. That is because this delicious tea is a crock pot tea that has been warming for days. Ok, now I must be perfectly honest. […]

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a couple of years ago

Postpartum Thyroid Care

postpartum thyroid

I absolutely love the babymoon phase. Nothing on earth is better than those first several weeks of a new baby. Full of cuddles of warm baby softness and the feeling absolutely in love with this tiny human you just barely met. Ahhh… I adore this phase. But what if those hormonal changes are waiting to […]

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a couple of years ago

DIY Skeeter Stick

DIY after mosquito bite care

We live in a pretty dry area of western Kansas. So dry that when driving through the country you will see irrigation sprinklers everywhere, I doubt we could grow much without it. Dry conditions can make gardening difficult. However the upside is we have little mosquito problems. Which is great; Our whole family reacts to […]

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a couple of years ago

Making Echinacea Tintures

herbal tinctures

Herbal Tinctures Tinctures are herbal extracts in a liquid. Most commonly in alcohol, but also can be in vegetable glycerin or apple cider vinegar. So when you are growing your own herb garden one very effective way to be able to use the herbs is to put them into tinctures. A Very simple and cheap […]

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a couple of years ago

Shea Moisture- Hair Color System Review

  We have been on a mission for several years to be more natural in the products we use and in our health. I recently came to the conclusion that had to include not just the personal care products for the family but for my beauty products as well. I have been searching and searching […]

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