health benefits of almonds

Exploring The Health Benefits Of Almonds

March 26, 2015

ALMONDS – A Tasty Little Treat That Packs a Nutritious Punch! You know how it is, busy days with kids, packed with sporting events, music lessons, martial arts, swim class etc.  There’s no time for anything but fast food!  So I keep a bag of almonds handy, as a fiber loaded, protein packed snack that […]

cleaning with vinegar

Cleaning With Vinegar And Other Organic Safe & Natural Ingredients

March 23, 2015

The environmental impact of cleaning with vinegar. Moms and Dads who are already cleaning with vinegar, and those people who are considering it and want to know more about it, please watch this video.  This is important, and well worth considering.     The advantages of cleaning with safe, natural ingredients: 1.  Toxin free and […]

Ringling Bros to give up elephant acts

Ringling Brothers Circus To Remove Elephant Acts

March 6, 2015

Ringling Bros announced they would phase out the elephant acts by 2018.  We are hoping smaller circuses will soon follow their lead. Elephants are sensitive and social creatures in the wild.  They live in close-knit family units and even perform funeral rituals, mourning their dead for weeks.  Elephants kept in captivity have shown signs of […]

Gluten Free, Vegan, Ginger Shortbread Cookies

Gluten Free Vegan Ginger Shortbread Cookies

March 5, 2015

  Ginger Shortbread Cookies Made With Coconut & Almond Flour These delicious little shortbread cookies are a great healthy alternative to store-bought shortbread cookies.  Lower in sugar than regular cookies, and because they don’t require any milk, butter, eggs, or honey, they are also vegan!  I absolutely LOVE shortbread cookies, so to have a healthier […]

how to use tea tree oil

Uses For Tea Tree Oil

March 1, 2015

How to use tea tree oil First, what is tea tree oil, anyway?  Tea tree oil, also known as melaleuca, comes from the leaves of the tea tree.  The tea tree plant (Melaleuca alternifolia) is an evergreen shrub native to Australia, and is part of the myrtle family.  The oil is commonly used as a […]