Category Archives for Healthy Living

Cooking with Essential Oils – Fall Recipes

When the Fall season comes upon us, many of us turn to comfort foods. This year, think about diving into cooking with essential oils. I’ll provide some comfort recipes along with some new recipes you might not have tried before. Try these Fall Recipes with Essential Oils! Fall and pumpkin just go together and what […]

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Posted by Heidi
November 4, 2016

Why We Eat Organic and How Annie’s Homegrown Helps

Our family has been into healthy stuff for a long time and in the last few years have tried to eat more organic foods because of all of the chemicals that are added to our food these days. Annie’s Mac N Cheese has always been a favorite lunch for my kids (a true comfort food) […]

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Posted by Heidi
October 20, 2016

New Healthy Snack for Teens Available Now from Yoplait

This post is produced in collaboration with Yoplait Go Big, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. As a mom of a teen boy, I’m always looking for healthy snack ideas, so I was excited to try the new Yoplait Go Big yogurt packs. My son was more than willing to give […]

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Posted by Heidi
October 18, 2016

Simple & Easy Weight Loss Checklist for Frustrated Dieters

Since there is so much weight loss information out there about programs that don’t work, I thought I would create a weight loss checklist to help my readers. When we eat diet food and exercise like maniacs, we might be able to lose weight, but what happens after that?     It’s always exciting to […]

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Posted by Heidi
October 6, 2016

Chemical Free Cooking

Back when our grandmothers were alive, chemical free cooking was unheard of because there were hardly any chemicals that they had to deal with on a daily basis. If you do any research at all, you understand the toxins that are in our food, personal care products, cleaning products, laundry products, in the air, and […]

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Posted by Heidi
September 9, 2016

How to Throw a Spa Party Naturally

Do you ever want to just throw a Spa Party for you and your friends for no reason at all? Let’s face it, moms need a break and don’t get one very often. Take this idea and run with it! Your friends will love you for it and you will love serving and connecting with […]

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Posted by Heidi
August 20, 2016

Does it Really Matter Where You Buy Essential Oils?

Being frugal, I try to make sure I get the best deal when I buy essential oils. As moms we make a lot of buying decisions and for those of us who like to be healthy, we also have to decide the best place to get the essential oils we use on our families. Factors to […]

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Posted by Heidi
July 30, 2016

How to Get Motivated to Exercise

Although everyone would like a trim healthy body, we know that it takes some work to get that. Some are willing to make the sacrifice and others either don’t have the energy or motivation to take the time to exercise.   The concept of exercise is not difficult. It is actually rather simple but not […]

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Posted by Heidi
June 11, 2016

Balancing Emotions with Essential Oils – Easy Tips

The world of balancing emotions with essential oils has been around for years, but is just now being more widely accepted. Scents can affect you in a powerful way when it comes to behavior, feelings and thinking. Essential oils are active compounds that can provide emotional support even in small amounts. Because they have small […]

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Posted by Heidi
May 5, 2016