Tag Archives: Natural

Homesteading Love

One of my life dreams is to homestead. One day I would love to live in a small house on a few acres. I want to raise chickens for fresh eggs and goats for milk (and they eat buckthorn!). I … Continue reading

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Water Washing

“I don’t wash my hair.” Last week, some people from Minnesota were trying to explain the concept of not taxing “necessities” to people from Illinois, which led to a conversation about what a necessity is. Somebody said that shampoo doesn’t … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Sleep Solution

Do you ever have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep? Do you take sleep aids, but wonder if they are really helping? Do you find yourself getting less than 8 hours of sleep a night, perhaps because you’re busy and … Continue reading

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Book Review: DIY Non-Toxic Cleaning Recipes

Many of you have likely heard of Mommypotamus. She is one of the big dogs with whom I am lucky enough to be part of the community that is Village Green Network. She has a brand new e-book out called … Continue reading

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Why You Should Avoid Hormonal Birth Control

As I mentioned in my previous post, I went off birth control this spring. I found many personal reasons for doing so: I didn’t like the side effects, I didn’t want to put chemicals into my body, and I wanted … Continue reading

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Going off Birth Control Pills

When I was sixteen, my mom was driving me to the doctor for my last Gardasil (HPV vaccine) shot. She asked me if I also wanted to go on the pill. My periods were manageable, and using it for birth … Continue reading

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One Year Later…

I was planning a one year recap of everything I have done since I started blogging last summer, on the anniversary of starting this blog. On August 3rd I went to go see when my first post was. August 2nd. … Continue reading

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Why I Didn’t Go to the Doctor

I’ve gotten asked this question a lot the past 6 months. Regarding my eczema. “Have you gone to the doctor? You should see a dermatologist.” Regarding my elimination diet. “Are you doing this with a doctor?” No, I haven’t. I’m … Continue reading

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