DIY – Elderberry Syrup

DIY – Elderberry Syrup

Our holiday guests have come and gone, though for many of us this time of year, there are a few ‘guests’ that linger and make our lives pretty miserable…  Our own home was recently invaded by the dreaded tummy bug and several feverish colds… yuck! Fortunately, there is a home remedy for times like this, … Read More

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

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