8 Ways to Boost Your Immunity for Cold and Flu Season

The following post is from Emily of 8 Ways to Boost Your Immunity for Cold and Flu SeasonLive Renewed -  Two of my kiddos and I got our first bad colds of the season last week, and I realized how much I dread wintertime and the cold and flu season that goes along with it.…

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Making Your Own Reusable Pads

The following post is from Krystal of Krystal Griffin Photography: Making Your Own Reusable Pads Over the last six months, I have stumbled over several sources on the web discussing the benefits of natural menstrual care products.  The issue that peaks my interest over and over again has been some of the unintended health benefits…

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Rethinking Your Period: Choosing Healthier Feminine Care Products

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: Rethinking Your Period: Choosing Healthier Feminine Care Products So let's chat like sisters over coffee today, 'cause this is a pretty private and personal topic. And yet, because it's something most of us as women (if you're a man that's your cue to stop reading!), live…

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Read more about the article Homemade Whipped Body Butter Recipe
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Homemade Whipped Body Butter Recipe

The following post is from Micaela of Mindful Momma: Living in the Upper Midwest, I am used to the dry skin that long winters and too much time in artificially heated air bring on. My bathroom cabinets are filled with lotions and potions geared to combat dry skin, but I've found that there's nothing like…

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6 home remedies for natural baby care

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: A new baby's skin is so soft, and delicate, and precious. And, as parents, we want to do everything we can to keep it that way. Unfortunately, many of the conventional and name brand baby care products contain ingredients that we wouldn't want to put on…

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5 Beauty Products You Can Find in Your Kitchen

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: 5 Beauty Products You Can Find in Your Kitchen When my friend first told me about the EWG's Cosmetic Safety Database several years ago, I basically did the equivalent of a three-year old covering their ears and chanting, "I'm not listening, I'm not listening!" I was…

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Introducing Banana Boat Natural Reflect Sunblock

Last year I wrote a post about balancing the risks of sunscreen and skin cancer. I shared our family's approach to spending time in the sun (hint: we don't avoid it) as well as the reasons that we choose a physical mineral sunblock rather than a chemical sunscreen. Until now, there's a pretty clear line…

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Homemade Baking Soda & Coconut Oil Deodorant

Embarrassing confession time: since having babies, my hormones seem to be a lot more active, and there have been times that I've resorted to buying the expensive "prescription strength" deodorant to deal with the excessive sweating and resulting odor. This is especially true in those first few postpartum weeks, but I've found my sweat glands…

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How One Little Vitamin Changed My Life

With a title like that, you might expect this to be some slick internet marketing pitch for you to buy some expensive formulation. But it's not. It's just my story, and -- as it turns out -- the vitamin that has made all of the difference is cheap and accessible. No marketing pitch necessary. Let's…

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Track Your Workouts with This Free Printable Exercise Log

Okay, I'll admit it – I fell off the exercise wagon…again. Things got so hectic with the book deadline and two weeks of illness that I just couldn't stay on track, but I'm determined to keep trying! Jessica asked me to put together a printable exercise log, and I think it will help me to…

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