On a hot Minnesota day in 2008, 12 year old Hailee LaMeyer took a swim in a lake near her home. Five days later, she was dead. Philip Gomph, an active 10 year old, went wakeboarding on Lake Arietta with his family in August 2009; a week later he died. The following year in 2010, young… Read More The Invisible Summer Killer
Oatmeal for breakfast. I can hear the groans. I’m not picky with food. And I don’t mean to sound ungrateful for the blessings of getting to choose what to eat when so many others have very little on their table, but I’m just not a fan of oatmeal porridge. I usually choose anything else over… Read More How to make Oatmeal Porridge taste better!
I’m not a fan of coconut, I actually don’t like anything coconut flavored, scented, decorated, sprinkled etc. You could say I’m not into the exotic. So naturally, when hearing all the raves on the internet about the benefits of coconut oil, and reading on every other blog all the praise that ladies had for coconut oil,… Read More What’s all this enthusiasm about Coconut Oil?
So what exactly is Arrowroot powder? The root of an arrow? The arrow of a root? Or a rooted arrow? Lame, I know. But exactly what is this exotic sounding stuff? In my nutritional pursuits (read research), I have made a wonderful discovery, and I can’t wait to share it with ya’ll. I decided to format the information in a “fast-food”… Read More Arrow-what? Arrowroot Powder – and its fascinating uses!
Did you know that the stuff you put on your skin, things like lotions, shampoo, deodorant, shaving cream are absorbed into your bloodstream faster than ingested food? Maybe you read the ingredients for the foods you buy. But have you ever read the ingredients list on a bottle of shampoo or conditioner? Or even your deodorant?… Read More Nutrition & Naturals: What’s in your shampoo?
credit Sunscreen, the smell of steak on the grill, sunshine, ocean breezes, salty ocean waves, ice cream and strawberries, crickets chirping in the night…all of this reminds me of summer time! Praise the Lord for summer! Finals are done and over with, another semester has passed, and Lord willing I hope for a productive and… Read More Summer & Herbs
Did you know these interesting facts? Benefits of Aloe Vera: – helps keep hair healthy and contains an enzyme that promotes hair growth when you rub it on your scalp – aloe vera gel penetrates about seven layers of skin, so it is one of the best healing agents for skin wounds like scrapes (my sister… Read More Did You Know: benefits of aloe vera, cabbage
What is essiac tea? This special tea was formulated by a nurse in Canada, back in 1922. Her name was Rene Cassie. The tea contains a blend of important herbs, some of which include: Burdock root Sheep Sorrel Indian Rubarb Root Slippery Elm This special tea is not sold in every store. You can… Read More Did You Know: Essiac Tea Benefits!
What with the cold weather, and the flu season, most of us are reaching for cough & throat candies, tylenol, warm tea, and blankets. Just before Christmas, my family and I suffered from some horribly ugly viruses. One of my sisters had a fever, and our baby sister had a terrible cough. I am grateful… Read More Did You Know: The lung flute & Ivy leaves
Did you know you can make your own liquid soap? It’s really fun and easy! It’s almost like baking something, except you skip the oven part. I wanted to make a more natural soap for my family to use, because a lot of the soaps and cosmetics out there are full of chemicals that can… Read More Did You Know: Make Your Own Liquid Soap!