Living Well

  • 4 Ways to Make Earth Day Every Day at Home

    The Earth is an incredible and magical place. You could even say, as a planet, it’s one in a million. We are lucky to call this planet home; to enjoy the natural resources and live among the thousands of unique plants and animals. There’s a lot to celebrate and even more to protect. Your …read more

  • Why Homemade, Fresh Bread is the Best

    Bread is the ultimate comfort food. Its versatility knows no bounds. You can toast it, top it, crumble it, dip it, fry it, or bake it. There’s not much bread can’t do. But making the best bread isn’t easy – it takes time, passion and the purest ingredients. That’s why it’s important to …read more

  • Produce, as Nature Intended

    Once upon a time our backyards were filled with seasonal and self-sustaining gardens – pounds of heirloom tomatoes in the summer and gourds to last through the winter. Some of us may not have a backyard garden today, but that doesn’t mean you can’t eat healthy and fresh every day. That’s …read more

  • Clean Meat is Real Meat

    We seldom stare at our food and wonder where it came from – but we should. Because the truth is you are what you eat. When you take a bite of a juicy burger or a crisp piece of bacon you’re eating much more than a piece of meat. You’re consuming the care that went into raising the animal, …read more

  • The Best Pie (Day)

    We like to think there’s a silent “e” at the end of Pi, because March 14 should be about eating pie not calculating the circumference of a circle. After all, the circumference of a circle is calculated by the number of slices in the pie, right? So to honor this math holiday gone rogue we’ …read more

  • Natural and Effective Mosquito Repellents

    Protecting your children from mosquitoes is important, but it does not have to come with harmful chemicals, such as DEET. While mosquitoes can carry and transmit viruses such as West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis, these viruses are very rare and even more rarely serious. …read more

  • Make Your Own Natural Mosquito Repellent

    Bugs are unwelcome guests at any warm weather adventure, whether it’s in your backyard or beyond. But protecting your family doesn’t have to come with exposure to the harmful ingredients in conventional insect repellent. There are great natural options which are completely DEET-free (the …read more

  • 7 Ways to Use Bentonite Clay

    Bentonite Clay is a humble warrior in anyone’s bathroom cabinet. This natural remedy has more versatility than a Swiss Army Knife – it can moonlight in your beauty routine or as a first-aid tool. Mined from the earth, Bentonite Clay is formed after volcanic ash has weathered and aged in …read more

  • Support Seasonal Allergies, Naturally

    We all love to embrace the warmth of spring. The blooms, the trees, the sunshine – it's intoxicating after a winter spent indoors. But for some, April showers and May flowers mean allergy season and all the itchy, watery, and runny symptoms that follow. For such a friendly season, why …read more