Is Drinking Red Wine Healthy

Is Drinking Red Wine Healthy?

August 14, 2018 Amandalee 0

I don’t consume alcohol regularly, but every so often I like to have a glass of wine with a special dinner. I think most of us have asked “is drinking red wine healthy?” at some point or other. I’d heard both that wine is good for us and not good […]

Natural Mosquito Repellent

Natural Mosquito Repellent

August 2, 2018 Amandalee 0

When the weather is warm and everyone wants to be outside enjoying it, many people reach for mosquito repellent. Most mosquito repellents are filled with chemicals that we really don’t want absorbed into our bodies. Over on the Global Healing Center site I’ve found a recipe for natural mosquito repellent. […]

3 Essential Oils for Anxiety

3 Essential Oils for Anxiety

July 30, 2018 Amandalee 0

As more and more people use essential oils they find different uses for different applications. Here’s a great article from over on the Veeva blog on 3 essential oils for anxiety. I was surprised at the bergamont one. My favourite tea is Earl Grey, which often has bergamont oil in […]

Natural Makeup Brush Cleaner

Natural Makeup Brush Cleaner

July 13, 2018 Amandalee 0

We all know that we are healthier when we have less chemicals in our lives, and I’ve discovered that some times it’s very sneaky where chemicals are still hiding in things we use. Natural makeup brush cleaner isn’t something I would’ve thought of. I had a friend chatting about how […]

Homemade Window Cleaner

Homemade Window Cleaner

April 24, 2018 Amandalee 0

Have you noticed after a long winter how dirty the house windows get? The sun gets stronger and brighter and suddenly you can see all the melted snow, smudges and dirt accumulated on the windows. I can ignore something as long as I don’t see it. But once I do, […]

15 ways to use peppermint essential oil

15 Ways To Use Peppermint Essential Oil

April 19, 2018 Amandalee 0

I am a big fan of peppermint. I like growing it, I like putting it in mojitos, I like making tea from it. I also like peppermint essential oil. I’ve found it to be very useful for helping with any kind of tummy troubles. I find if I smell peppermint […]

farmers using flowers instead of chemicals

Farmers Can Use Flowers Instead of Chemicals

April 9, 2018 Amandalee 0

Chemicals on my food is really not something I want. At all. So when I came across this article from Green Matters about farmers using flowers instead of chemicals for pest control, it got my attention! What an awesome idea, to plant flowers, which helps the bees, and not need […]

beeswax candles natural air purification

Beeswax Candles Can Help With Allergies

April 6, 2018 Amandalee 0

There’s nothing quite like the smell of lit beeswax candles. We used to make them every year near Christmas time at my school. The sweet smelling golden candles burn long, and also, purify the air. I still make candles for myself to burn, it’s actually a very easy process, though […]

natural air fresheners

Ditch The Chemicals, Make Your Own Homemade Air Freshener!

February 22, 2018 Amandalee 0

I find that I am sensitive to all kinds of chemical smells. But the worst tends to be the chemical “air fresheners” that people spray or have one of those wall plugins that emit a continuous spray. Chemical air fresheners can cause all kinds of health irritants with repeated exposure. […]

Propylene Glycol found in packaged foods and skincare may be harmful

What Is Propylene Glycol?

February 8, 2018 Amandalee 0

Scrolling through some articles recently, this one on Propylene Glycol over on the Wellness Mama site caught my eye. I’ve know for years that Propylene Glycol wasn’t good for us to consume, and that it’s in many processed foods and skincare products but didn’t exactly know why. I’d just been told “Don’t […]