DIY – AKrunchy Baby Wash

DIY – AKrunchy Baby Wash

Bath time provides fundamental cognitive and emotional development for our babies.  Unfortunately, this is also a time when many parents unknowingly expose their little nuggets to toxic, hormone-disrupting chemicals from ‘trusted’ soap brands. Our skin is our largest organ, and baby skin is no exception!  There is a reason experts set so many topical limitations … Read More

Coffee vs. NingXia Red

Coffee vs. NingXia Red

The average American worker spends $20 per week on coffee.  That equates to $4 per day or $1092 per year. Digging a little deeper – according to a 2015 study, $3.28 is the average going-rate for ‘coffee’ (including all types; black to fancy) from your local coffee hole.  Americans, on average, consume 2.1 cups-worth of … Read More

DIY Toothpaste – 3 Basic Ingredients!

DIY Toothpaste – 3 Basic Ingredients!

I am cursed with receding gum lines and super sensitive teeth.  I’ve tried sensitive toothpastes like Tom’s® with some success, but about three months ago I switched to a simple DIY toothpaste and it has made a HUGE difference.  Now, I can indulge in gooey, sugary treats without cringing the moment some chocolate gets lodged … Read More

Date Night! ~ Gluten-free Peppermint Chocolate Date Cupcakes

Date Night! ~ Gluten-free Peppermint Chocolate Date Cupcakes

No, no… I’m not talking about a romantic night with your significant other… I’m talking about the edible kind of date! Why do we love dates?  There are MANY reason to include dates in your diet: This recipe is simple and fast, as it utilizes a premix from Pamela’s® gluten-free pantry:  Chocolate Cake and Dark … Read More

A Geologist’s Guide to Heavy Metal Detox

A Geologist’s Guide to Heavy Metal Detox

If you’re ever in the mood for a good story, sit down with some of Alaska’s mining veterans, buy them a Moscow mule and get them talking about “the good ol’ days”…  You’ll laugh.  You’ll cringe.  You’ll be inspired.  You will wonder how they still have functional lungs and livers… No doubt about it, mining … Read More

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