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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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Chapul High Protein Energy Bars and Flour Giveaway

Happy Earth Day!! Today I have a great product to introduce to you that is made using sustainable materials and the proceeds help to conserve water in the Colorado River. It is a perfect product to share with you on this Earth Day. My first experience with Chapul was on Shark Tank. Honestly I kind of thought it sounded disgusting to eat energy bars that were made with cricket flour. On that episode of Shark Tank, Mark Cuban signed a deal with the company, because he believed in their product. Since the show they have redesigned the packaging of their product 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…

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Purchasing Local Organic Produce #GiveACup

**This is a sponsored post on behalf of Peet’s Coffee** Anyone who knows me knows that I am a coffee drinker, since eating healthier I have drastically cut my coffee intake to a cup or 2 in the morning which is a big improvement over coffee in hand all day. So when asked to help Peet’s Coffee share about their new Social Sampling Experiment I was glad to help! Peet’s Coffee has been working for 5 long years to perfect the single serve coffee, they now have them available to purchase! In celebration of this achievement they are hosting the Continue Reading…

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Uses For Coconut Oil

With the fact that we are offering a giveaway of Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil, I figured it would be fun to put together a list of uses for coconut oil. There are so many of them all you really have to do is search for coconut oil uses for tons of different ideas for using them in your everyday life. Here are just a few of my favorite uses for Coconut Oil. What are some of coconut oils uses?? You can use it to replace unhealthy cooking oils in recipes Use it instead of butter or margarine in recipes For Continue Reading…

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Coconut Oil Giveaway

**This post contains affiliate links*** As we started changing our diet recently one of the diet changes we have made is switching from canola oil to coconut oil, if you want to read some of the big reasons for switching read this article or this one. Coconut oil is a much healthier alternative to other normal cooking oils. So when we were given the opportunity to review Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil, I was very excited to participate! Tropical Traditions is a family owned business that was the first to bring virgin coconut oil to the United States, as their company Continue Reading…

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My Journey With Rheumatoid Arthritis ~ #Lifescript #ad

This is a sponsored post by me on behalf of Lifescript.com. I have been selected to share my arthritis story on behalf of Lifescript.com with my viewers, Lifescript.com provides medical information, tips and advice that is all written by professional health writers, experts and physicians.Websites life Lifecript which has a Rheumatoid Center has useful information on Rheumatoid Arthritis that has helped me figure out the answers to many questions I have had along the way! I have been on a very long, journey with my Rheumatoid Arthritis it has been 3 long years of pain, medicine trials, and figuring out Continue Reading…