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Natural Ways To Stay Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

Most adults get 2-4 cold a year and the average child easily gets 6-10 a year. This equates to consumers spending about $5 billion on over the counter remedies yearly just for the common cold. 20% of people will develop the flu. People are most contagious before they even start feeling symptoms of either illness. Virus’s can survive for 3 hours outside of your body, and up to 48 hours on touchable surfaces including doorknobs, light switches, shopping carts, etc. Just a single virus within a day can have 16 million offspring. Just 1 sneeze can spread 100,000 germs into the Continue Reading…

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Wonderful and Simple Essential Oil Storage

If you have been following our blog for a while now, you would know that we started the path of healthy eating and natural living about 4 years ago now. As anyone can attest who has been through that journey it’s something that doesn’t happen overnight. It has been a long journey to get where we are now, but the results we have seen from doing it have been amazing! Over the years we have found great uses for essential oils. I have shared some of our mixtures of oils we use on a regular basis which also included an essential Continue Reading…

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Elderberry Syrup with Echinacea and Rose Hips

There have been a lot of people that have asked me for a post on my Elderberry Syrup, so I decided it was about time to share my recipe. My recipe is pretty similar to the recipe from Wellness Mama, but I changed it around just a little bit and added in a couple extra ingredients for even better immune building properties (vitamin c and Echinacea). For the last 2 winters we have not received flu shots in our house and after reading at the levels of mercury found inside the shot I couldn’t be more glad I have made Continue Reading…

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Essential Oils Uses and Remedies

I figured it would be fun to list some essential oil uses this list contains all ideas that we use in our house and they have been helpful to us, I hope they are helpful to others as well. I use essential oils from Puritans Pride, they have amazing specials right now they have oils B1G1, they also have organic oils, and their customer service is great! Essential Oil Uses and Remedies That Work!! Make your own bug spray with Essential Oils:   We traveled to the UP of Michigan last summer, stayed in some wonderful cabins in the middle of the woods, and Continue Reading…

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Different Essential Oil Uses

Along with eating healthier and local we have started using essential oils to treat everyday ailments instead of turning to chemicals and other product that are not really good for us. So when we were given the opportunity to review Puritan’s pride essential oils I was excited to try their products and share them with my viewers for a giveaway as well! Today I am going to share lots of essential oil uses!! Puritan’s Pride is a company that offers many different products, they offer vitamins, essential oils, and more. They are also offering a huge summer sale where you Continue Reading…