Natural Deodorant Review: Tom’s of Maine


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tom’s of Maine for IZEA. All opinions are 100% my own. If you are new to my blog, I'll start by sharing a little bit about how my journey into natural skincare products came about. For me, it all originally started with food. I spent my … [Continue Reading...]

Sleep Promoting Paleo “Gummies”

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  These sleep promoting Paleo "gummies" were inspired by a post I came across on Mama Natural's website, How Tart Cherry Juice Can Help Kids Sleep Better (Adults Too!). I had read her post months ago and filed it away in my brain for natural tips and tricks to try, if my toddler started … [Continue Reading...]


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 … [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 … [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...]