The Dangers of Plastics in the Kitchen

The Dangers of Plastics in the Kitchen

Fast facts about plastics: Plastics are required to have a number listed on them to identify what chemicals they are made from. Temperatures, light, fat, acids and other ingredients can cause the chemicals in plastic to leach the items they come in contact with. The...
Is Beauty Toxic?

Is Beauty Toxic?

Did you know? It takes 26 seconds for the chemicals in your personal care products to absorb through your skin and reach your bloodstream. The average woman wears 515 chemicals a day on her skin. 64% of what we put on our skin gets absorbed into our blood system....
Amber Beads: Science or Hippie Hype?

Amber Beads: Science or Hippie Hype?

As a mom with a science degree I need proof before I can bite off on something that seems a little… hippie. I want to use natural solutions and tools when possible, but I want to make sure they are safe, scientifically proven and effective. When we discovered...
“Let food be thy medicine” Hippocrates

“Let food be thy medicine” Hippocrates

People ask me all the time, “what started you on your wellness journey?”. I can without a doubt say it was when I read the book It Starts with Food by Dallas and Melissa Hartwig. Let me start by saying… I hate reading, but this book was simple. It explains how the...
Our Journey to Two Special Feet

Our Journey to Two Special Feet

We were in the midst of summer Permanent Change of Station (PCS-military moving) season but weren’t on alert because we were historically “winter” movers. My husband had orders in hand for his next job which would be at least a year away, with backup orders already in...
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