Living Well

  • 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

  • Homemade Mint Extract

    The subtle fragrance of mint is irresistible. Internally it’s refreshing and soothing – the perfect remedy for a heavy meal or a hot summer day. Adding fresh mint to water has been the craze for a while now but you can also bottle up this friendly green to make your baked goods and …read more

  • How to Make Natural Easter Egg Dye

    It's the time of year when little hands search for eggs hidden by a sneaky bunny. From dyeing the eggs to carefully placing each treasure in their basket, it's a lot of 'hands-on' time. So it's important to use all natural ingredients so your little ones enjoy the fun, worry-free. This …read more

  • Foods for a Healthy Heart

    When your heart speaks, take good notes. - Joseph Campbell Over the last 5o years we’ve been told to eat a low fat diet because we thought that eating fat makes us fat and causes heart disease. While it is true that the excess fat on our bodies makes us sicker and more likely to have a …read more