Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Plants for Healthy Indoor Air

Our indoor air is filled with many toxins. Whether they're coming from smoke, our carpet, paints, furniture, or cleaning products, we are breathing in these toxins everyday. Purifying the indoor air we breathe can be as easy as adding the right plants in our home. Plants can help to eliminate VOCS by absorbing these gasses that are in the air. There are several plants that can help us purify the air we breath in our homes. Here are a few different resources to help you choose the right plants for your home.
7 Plants to Purify your Indoor Air5 Houseplants for Removing Indoor Air Pollution
 Top Ten Plants for Removing Indoor Toxins

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Healthy Snack Ideas

Always keep healthy snacks on hand. Take them with you to work or on road trips, running errands around town, kids sports games,and ofcourse in your kitchen. Its easy to grab the wrong thing when we need a quick pick me up and don't have a healthy option within reach. This is essential for staying on track with a healthy eating lifestyle.  Here are a few good snack ideas :     
  • Apples with peanut butter, cashew butter or almond butter 
  •  Almonds, Cashews, Pistachios,Pecans - buybulk and make little 1 ounce snack bags
  •  Popcorn – Find a healthy Non GMO brand or pop your own organic  
  •  Fruit - grapes, apples , dates, bananas, blueberries , strawberries, cantaloupe slices
  •  Cheese Cubes 
  •  Yogurt, Greek yogurt 
  •  Celery with peanut butter 
  •  Applesauce with cinnamon 
  •  Cottage cheese 
  •  Fruit smoothie 
  •  Cucumber slices 
  •  Carrot slices 
  •  Fruit Leather- healthy all fruit  
  •  Hard Boiled Egg 
  •  Brown Rice Cakes 
  •  Small Sweet Potato 
  •  Whole wheat pretzels – eat only a few 
  •  Hummus - good for dipping carrot sticks ,cucumbers, peppers
  •  Tuna on lettuce leaf 
  •  Dark chocolate – 1 ounce 

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

The Neccessaity of Sleep

Are you sleep deprived? It may be affecting your health and your daily accomplishments. Many of us are sleep deprived. With such a hectic world our busy schedules don't allow us to get proper sleep. We find ourselves wishing for more hours in a day. So how much sleep should you be getting?  Check out this information on The Sleep Advisor where you'll learn the right amount of sleep for every age. Remember the right mattress and pillows play an important part in getting a healthy nights sleep.
 organic cotton bedding

Bamboo in the kitchen

Bamboo is naturally antibacterial, sustainable, an eco- friendly choice for your kitchen
Lightweight yet stronger than wood. Easy to clean.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Eating Healthier Made Easy with an Organized Kitchen

One of the most important and simple things you can do today to help make your journey of healthier eating a little easier, is being organized. I find when I am organized it's much easier. Keep a clean and organized refrigerator and freezer so you can find what your looking for and know what you have. You can label containers, purchase freezer/fridge bins and sort like items to help keep things organized. Making small healthy grab and go snack bags to keep in the pantry or fridge will help you choose wisely when your looking for something quick to munch on. I like to do this with nuts or veggies so I always have a healthy snack to grab. Separate and freeze small bags of fruit so they are ready for your smoothies. Create a menu plan so shopping is centered on the healthy meals you will make for the week. This will help save time and money. Don't forget to stock up on healthy snacks since this is an area we can easily go off track.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Are the products in your home affecting your health?

Many of the products we use on a daily bases in our homes are toxic. Whether it's your beauty products, cleaning products, laundry care or other household products you should know whats in them and how they may be affecting your health. You can find out more about what's in the products,in your home, what the potential health effects might be and about safety and handling. Checkout 
The Household Products Database or EWG's Guide to Healthy Cleaning today and
make better choices for your family's health .

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Babee Talk Eco-Teether™ Organic Crib Rail Cover & Bedding Sets


We all know that teething  babies love to chew on everything including their crib, These bright and colorful organic crib rail cover & bedding sets from Babee Talk will brighten up any nursery while providing a safe and healthy teething & sleeping environment for your baby.http://www.naturescrib.com/organic-crib-teething-rail-covers/

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Start Your Day with a Healthy Fruit Smoothie

Fruit Smoothie

1 1/2 Cups Almond Milk
1 Medium Banana
1  1/2 Cups of Frozen Fruit  Mango & Strawberries or Blueberries
1 Tablespoon Flax Seed
2 or 3 Tablespoons Nutiva Hemp Protein Powder

Blend all ingredients for a healthy delicious and filling smoothie.
Add more or less almond Milk for desired thickness
Great for breakfast or any tome of day.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Tips for A Greener Holiday

While the holidays are festive and fun, they can take a toll on the environment. All that shopping, decoration, food preparation and travel adds up to more carbon emissions and more waste. But there are ways to minimize our impact and still celebrate the season in grand style.
 For starters, buy fewer gifts. Homemade, personal gifts are always appreciated as much or more than something store-bought. Read More

Coyuchi Pajama & Robe Sale - 20% off Until Moday 12/1

Save 20 % on all Coyuchi pajamas and bath robes . Enter coupon code "PJSALE" at checkout.
Hurry! Sale Ends Monday 12/1


Thursday, November 06, 2014

Save 20% on All Coyuchi Organic Cotton Towels & Sheets - Sale Ends 11/16


Save 20% on All Coyuchi Organic Cotton Towels & Sheets - Sale Ends 11/16

Check out the great savings on these organic bath towels, sheet sets and other select items.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Kids Bookends - Handcrafted from Maple


These beautiful kids bookends are handcrafted from locally sourced, sustainably harvested maple with non-skid bottoms and a non-toxic clear finish. Available in several fun styles. They will help keep all of your childs books organized and promote the love of reading. These also make a great gift for birthday,Christmas or anytime.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

20 % off all Coyuchi Table Linens


Get ready to entertain with a beautiful assorment of organic table linens from Coyuchi.
Save on all Coyuchi Table Linens from 10/17-10/26 with coupon code: "Entertain"
Plus you'll find new prices on many items this fall.