Dew Skin

  As many of you know, my journey into health started with changes in my diet. Once I started eating a healthy, nutrient-dense diet, low in toxins, I started to notice all the other places toxins enter our lives day to day. I began making my own household cleaning products and seeking out safe skincare options. The one area where I struggled to make the switch, was my make-up. Many of … [Continue Reading...]

Natural Bug Repellent

Natural Bug Repellent

  This natural bug repellent is tried and true. I just used it for an entire week, while on vacation in Mexico, where bugs are plentiful. I escaped the trip with only 2 or 3 bites, when I am usually the person that is eaten alive! Several studies show that essential oils can effectively be used as a natural bug repellent. To make the spray more potent and effective, we need to use a … [Continue Reading...]

Homemade Facial Cleanser

Homemade Facial Cleanser

I've been using this homemade facial cleanser for a few weeks now. It's really moisturizing and gentle on the skin. My face feels so soft and clean after washing it. Just like we were told to avoid oils and fats in food, many of us had the same misconception about our skincare products. When … [Continue Reading...]

Paleo Superfood Sardine Spread

Paleo Superfood Sardine Spread

  I rarely use canned products but fresh sardines are hard to come by. Sardines are loaded with nutrients, so it is worth the trade-off! They are a great source of omega-3 fats, vitamin D, vitamin B12 and selenium. If you do find fresh sardines, they taste delicious grilled! If eating … [Continue Reading...]

5 Easy Ways to Go Green (+ GIVEAWAY!)

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  Let me start off by saying that I am not perfectly green or anything. But, this is something I've been working on over the last few years. As things run out or break in our house, I swap them out for a healthier and more environmentally-friendly option. Just recently my coffeemaker started … [Continue Reading...]

Paleo Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

Paleo Honey Mustard Sauce

Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce The pungent flavor of mustard with the sweet taste of honey, might be one of the most perfect food marriages. When combined with creamy homemade mayonnaise, it really becomes finger-lickin’ good! This Honey-Mustard Dipping Sauce is the perfect accompaniment to Paleo … [Continue Reading...]

When Paleo Isn’t Enough

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This post hits really close to home for me. Guess what? I wasn't one of those lucky people that ate Paleo for 30 days and all my problems were solved. However, I did feel a lot better and I was able to start navigating my way to optimal health with the help of some very knowledgeable functional … [Continue Reading...]

Product Review: Steve’s PaleoGoods (and GIVEAWAY!)


The giveaway is being hosted on Facebook. Click HERE to enter! I finally had a chance to try some Steve's PaleoGoods products. I don't know how I've gone all these years without trying them. They are the oldest Paleo snack company (at least that I can remember). I used to rarely buy … [Continue Reading...]

How I dyed my hair with henna without any hints of red!


I haven't dyed my hair in over 10 years. I've actually just dyed it a couple of times ever, not including my high school adventures with Sun-In, of course ;) . I've always liked my natural hair color just fine and been weary of all the chemicals in commercial dyes. Well, over the last year, being … [Continue Reading...]