DIY Bug and Gnat Spray

DIY Bug and Gnat Spray

We have a ton of house plants, they just make us happy. So we tend to do a lot of transplanting. And just like anyone else, where do we keep our soil... Outside of course. But do you know what happens to soil when it sits outside long enough? Little tiny gnats like to lay their eggs in the soil. You know, those damn little fruit fly things that will do anything in their little power to try and fly into your mouth. If you are thinking eww gross, then I guess you have never experienced one of these little bastards. They multiply faster then you can say, "yoga with goats." I mean, yoga with goats, I love goats but [...]

Using Essential Oils Around the House

Using Essential Oils Around the House

Essential oils are an incredible resource for health and well being. They can be used in more ways than your than your pretty little brain probably realizes. I get it, the word essential oil sounds kinda hooky. Every time someone asks me a health question or a suggestion, the word essential oil comes out of my mouth and I see them slightly roll their eyes. But seriously people, I wouldn't be yapping about it if I did not freaking believe in them. So...... I wanted to yap about some ways you can use essential oils around your house. Y'all ready?! Dog shampoo: If you haven't read about our previous devil pup, by all means mosey on over here to read [...]

All Natural Cleaner? Yes Please!

All Natural Cleaner? Yes Please!

Alright y'all, it's time to dump just one of your "favorite" chemical cleaners and give this bad boy a try. This whole living a clean non-toxic life, can get super overwhelming. We have learned that you have to take it slow. Just add one thing here and there to contribute to the clean and all natural life you are after. This little gem here is going to replace that disinfectant spray you use to clean your kitchen counter tops, bathroom sink, toilets, even your mirrors and windows. Here is what you do. Get yourself a glass jar with a lid and fill it with lemon rinds. We put lemon in our water everyday so instead of dumping the lemon down [...]

Essential Oil Arborvitae: From The Tree of Life

Essential Oil Arborvitae: From The Tree of Life

  Essential oil Arborvitae... Mother nature is an incredible mother. She heals with love, she sends energy out to guide you, she even gives you all you need in order to thrive in this life. This one life we get to live. But we get distracted. We forget that she is here for us. We forget that we are her top priority and our health and well being is the main goal in this whole damn thing. So let's stop for a freaking second here people and take a deep breath. Do it with me now.... Inhale.............. Now exhale.......Ahhhhhhh See, now don't you feel just a tad bit more centered. Now that you are in the right mindset, let's talk [...]

The Real Flu Shot

The Real Flu Shot

Mother nature gave us these amazing resources to stay healthy. But some how along the way we got side tracked by shiny things. There is a reason why food has so much power. It is made to heal our bodies. Food is what we are meant to metabolize. We are so quick to pop a pill to help head tension or the feeling of a flu or cold coming on. But really, we need to put food, whole food, in our body to give it what it needs to heal itself. Let's back away from the pills, cold medicines, cough syrups, and nyquil and trust that mother nature gave us all we need to fight off any harmful bugs that [...]