Eating Well and Sticking to your Budget April 7, 2014

Eating well can be tricky for some of us on a budget. The price of organic food can be high and when making the choice of what is really worth spending the extra money on it can be tough to make that decision. Here are a few of my favorite tips to help you navigate [...]

The Ultimate Shopping Guide to Avoid Pesticides and GMOs March 28, 2014

Buying organic is one of the best, and easiest, things you can do for your health. For some of us though the thought of buying every single thing with the extra price of organic can be a daunting thought. The reason organic food is more expensive is because the label for “certified organic” is pricey [...]

Saying Goodbye to the Pacifier March 25, 2014

My daughter recently got rid of her pacifier, lovingly referred to as “mima”. I’ve wanted to toss it for a long time but I knew that it would be a rough transition not only for her but also for all of us. She hasn’t napped since she transitioned into her big girl bed when she [...]

Healing Benefits of Tea March 20, 2014

There are so many different types of teas, lots of delicious flavors to choose from and even better they come with a variety of health benefits. Here’s a great little list that will help you find the right type of tea to provide you with the healing properties you need. Caffeinated Teas Black Tea. In my [...]

3 Reasons to Stop Eating Cereal March 17, 2014

While to the naked eye breakfast cereal may seem like a quick, healthy breakfast option there’s really not much good about them. In fact, most cereals are loaded with ingredients that have no business being eaten at all. So not only do they not provide any nutritional benefits, they might actually be making you, and [...]

Brush Your Body March 11, 2014

Your skin is your bodys largest organ and the most important waste management systems to get rid of toxins stored in the body. It actually eliminates 25% of the bodys toxins. You can help your skin do an even better job and keep it looking radiant by dry-brushing. This helps shed the dead skin that [...]

Morning Tonics to Replace Coffee March 7, 2014

I have a love affair with coffee. I love the smell, the bitterness, the warmth. I’m especially smitten for Dominican coffee. I love it so much that I started drinking more and more of it and my perfectly harmless, and even healthy,one cup a day turned into much much more. It was time to call [...]

What do Egg Labels Really Mean? March 3, 2014

I love eggs. They’re great in the morning for a quick, protein rich breakfast and hard boiled eggs are a great snack you can make in advance and have on hand. But how do you know which eggs you should be buying? There are so many different labels on eggs nowadays that it can get [...]

Our Experience at Story time Yoga February 28, 2014

Last week Annabelle and I went to our first mommy and me yoga class. It was at Free People Yoga in North East Portland and it was “storytime yoga” aimed at kids 3 and older. Annabelle just turned 3 last week and I was a little worried about her attention span for the one hour [...]

10 Ways to Feel Great After a Workout February 25, 2014

We all know the importance of exercise and that we should be doing some form of strength training to keep our bodies strong, prevent osteoporosis, raise endorphins and just live longer. I love working out, after all I used to be a personal trainer. How you recover after a workout is almost as important as [...]