Quarto Knows – 5-Minute Mug Cakes & Peeps-a-licious! ~Giveaway!

You might remember awhile back when I reviewed a cookbook called “Dump Cakes from Scratch”, written by my new-best-friend-though-she-didn’t-know-it-at-the-time Jennifer Lee! I loved the cookbook, loved the recipes, loved that they were “from scratch” not “from box” and the rest is history! Well, it turns out that Jennifer saw my review and – get this […]

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Robert Rose Books “The Aromatherapy Beauty Guide” ~ GIVEAWAY!

Using natural products for my family is really important to me. If you ask my husband he may even say I am a bit obsessed about it. (He is probably right). 😉 When the chance to review The Aromatherapy Beauty Guide: Using the Science of Carrier & Essential Oils to Create Natural Personal Care Products by […]

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English Creek Farms ~ GIVEAWAY!

Any health conscious readers out there? Do you enjoy creating meals and products at home from scratch and skip all the convenience food aisles at the grocery store? Excuse me while I raise my own hand here. 😉  If you share these things in common with me then you are going to love English Creek […]

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Raincoast Books – Best Dressed!

I love salads. I seriously could live on them! In fact, our menu plan right now has a “meal salad” planned for one day each week! Let’s face it – you can get everything you need in a salad. It’s much simpler to keep your fruits and vegetables to half your plate if over half […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Essential Oils ~ GIVEAWAY!

The world of essential oils is something that I’m fairly new to…but am thoroughly enjoying! The more I learn about them, the more I use them, and the more benefits I see from them. At this time of year we often resolve to live healthier, and when it feel like there must be a million […]

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Power Up in the New Year!

The new year is here, the resolutions have been made….now it’s time to act on those resolutions, right? 🙂 When it comes to New Year’s resolutions a lot of them include eating healthier or having healthier lifestyles in general. So to help get you on the right track this year, I want to share one […]

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Raincoast Books – Soups, Soups and More Soups!

What’s your comfort food? Macaroni and Cheese? (this would likely be my hubby’s, right next to cheesecake! Ha!) Grilled Cheese Sandwiches? (I could eat these every day, with real cheese and real butter, sadly my hips don’t agree!) A big pot ‘o chili? (Mmmm-good!) Or how about a great homemade soup? With freshly baked bread? […]

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Spice Things up with Tumeric! ~ GIVEAWAY!

When it comes to supplements and ways to improve our health and well-being, I like to use supplements that are…well…FOOD! I’m not a big fan of synthetic vitamins and believe that our bodies can use the nutrition from a pure food source much better. However, sometimes we don’t really eat the right kinds of foods […]

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Masontops! ~Discount!

In the past year or two I have started getting involved in making my own fermented products and looking more at healthy foods for our bodies, in particular for our “gut”. This has included making some of my own sauerkraut, attempting kombucha (still have lots to learn!) and making my own milk and water kefir. […]

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The Sneaky Chef! ~Giveaway!

It’s no secret to any of my faithful followers that I love cookbooks! So you won’t be surprised that I jumped on the offer to review “Sneaky Blends” by Missy Chase Lapine! Let’s see now…..how many of you have (had) children who didn’t like to eat their vegetables versus how many have children who LOVE […]

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