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Calendula (Marigold) Insect Bite Salve

Calendula or marigold flowers are nature’s golden treasure to us. These beautiful flowers are packed with medicinal properties. With that said, spring is here! After the showers come the pretty...

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Acure Organics Facial Cleansing Results

Acure Organics skincare products have been getting these wonderful reviews online so I decided to try some of them. While I tend to be a minimalist about my overall skincare,...

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Be present!

Be present, be present, be present. Remind yourself that this moment is as real as it’s going to get. This very second is the real deal. Say thank you for...

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Spring Flowers To Brighten Up the Home

Spring flowers! Yay! Spring is here and the flowers are here to lift us up from the winter blues. This also means spring cleaning! Well, this post is a simple tip...

Orchids please! They don’t have to be roses…

Well, they really don’t have to be roses. I love the aesthetic influence of flowers. Nature has granted us beauty in it’s most poetic and tangible form. flowers are life!...

Anemia | How I Cured It With Diet and Supplements

What is anemia? Anemia occurs as a result of low red blood cell production. Red blood cells contain hemoglobin. Hemoglobin carries oxygen to tissues in the body. Iron is necessary to produce...

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Reading With Toddlers

Reading with toddlers is an experience! Children are curious, distracted, and the cutest little people around! Well, if you can have them pay attention for a few minutes at a...

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Self-Esteem and Positive Projection

Self-Esteem Self-Esteem is value placed the Self, a sense of respect and reverence for the person that you are.  A person with low self-esteem has not been able to or...

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Decorative Pillows and Covers

Decorative pillows bring me joy! Design, softness, firmness and beautiful colors make me smile. The pillows add a touch of life to a dull bedset or give life to a boring...

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Your Vision | Goals, Clarity, and Focus

Your Vision Your vision is a scenario in your mind that moves you emotionally and/or physically. It is that bigger picture you are trying to attain in life. Your goals are...

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Butterfly Earrings

About the butterfly earrings… Let me begin by saying that there was a time when I abhorred the idea of bronze jewelry. I did not look twice if I saw...

Homemade Shea Butter Soap

Most of us have heard of the superb qualities of shea butter. I concur that it makes my skin happy! My skin thrives on shea utter‘s endless benefits. Inevitably, my soap...

Discovering Elderberries

A few years ago, I noticed my son was having frequent “little” colds. As moms, we expect the occasional runny nose and seasonal sick days – we bring out the...

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Coconut Milk – Homemade Is Best!

Coconut milk recipes are found online with a quick search. A couple of techniques used to make coconut milk and its many uses compelled me to give it a try....

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Human Family | A Poem by Maya Angelou

“Human Family” is a poignant reminder… I believe that our human experience is the force that conjoins us as a whole. A few years ago, I came across Human Family...

DIY Liquid Hand Soap | Easy and Economical

Nearly two years ago I read an article online that stated Americans spend 2.7 million dollars on hand and body soap. I was not shocked but it made me realize...

The Perfect Almond Body Scrub

This almond body scrub is one my favorites. I enjoy making it and it works really well on my sensitive skin. In a previous post, I mentioned that salt scrubs...

Jasmine Green Tea | A New Way of Looking At Sweet Tea

Jasmine Green Tea is a treasure! If you’re a tea lover as I am, then you know about the sweetness of jasmine green tea. If you have never tried jasmine...

Calendula Soap – A Bar of Sunshine

Calendula soap is something I enjoy making on a sunny Saturday afternoon. Yellow is one of my favorite colors and it is no wonder that calendula or marigold is my...

The Importance of Intention

Intention is something that is taken for granted by many of us. Our daily experiences form our beliefs and influence our actions. Ask people why they do certain things and...