6 Ways You Should Be Using Glycerin at Home

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: Glycerin has always been one of those mystery products to me. I've heard about it a lot in natural living circles --  "Oh, glycerin is a great natural health and beauty product!" -- but didn't actually know what to do with it. I've actually had this…

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5 Quick and Easy DIY Projects to Green Your Life

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: Some of my friends who are new to green and natural living tell me they're unsure where to start. They say they get stuck trying to decide which changes to make first or which ones are the most important. I definitely understand, because starting to learn…

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12 Green & Natural Living Goals for the New Year

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: I know, I know, it's not even Christmas yet and here I am about to talk about making New Year's Goals! But the thing is, I've already talked about how to have a simple Christmas this year, and as Katie recently pointed out, she's already covered…

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8 Ways to Boost Your Immunity for Cold and Flu Season

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: Two of my kiddos and I got our first bad colds of the season last week, and I realized how much I dread winter time and cold and flu season that goes along with it. So this year, I'm committing to being pro-active and working on…

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EWG's 2013 Guide to Safer Sunscreens and Sun Safety

In addition to the annual Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen produce guide, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) also issues an annual sunscreen guide, and this year's updated guide is now available! While the importance of sunscreen is stressed every day and from a variety of sources, there are also underlying dangers in some of the…

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Eating for Energy to Beat the Winter Blahs

The following guest post is from Pam of Be Healthy, Be Happy Wellness: Feeling sluggish?  The long stretch of days between Christmas and Spring Break can be tough.  The sky is grey, the days are cold.  How can you get though it without gaining ten pounds and slogging through each day? Just getting out of…

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Giveaway: Essential Oil Starter Kit from PlantTherapy.com

This giveaway is now closed! The winner is Angie ([email protected])! I've mentioned a few times that our family is just venturing into the world of essential oils. While we're 100% convinced about the benefits of natural, herbal remedies, essential oils feel a bit more "woo-wooey" to me, and I'm slowly learning more and incorporating them…

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