Choosing Good Coconut Oil

Choosing Good Coconut Oil

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, chances are you’ve already jumped on the coconut oil bandwagon. It can be used in place of all other oils in recipes (save a little bit of extra-virgin olive oil here and there) and have started using it in place of butter sometimes, as … Read more

Herbal First Aid – Assembling a Kit

Herbal First Aid

Like most of you, we like to keep things as natural as possible around our little homestead. We’re not afraid to break out our family’s first aid kit when a particularly bad cut comes across our path but for minor cuts, bruises, and other common ailments, the big guns aren’t always necessary.  For … Read more

Health Benefits of Chocolate

Benefits of Dark Chocolate

If you’re one of those people who sit at your computer reading or working on your blog, you may also find yourself munching on a handful of dark chocolate chips? You know they’re delicious but are they healthy? Keep reading to find out. No matter how delicious dark chocolate is, you know … Read more

Alternative to Cough Medicine

Alternative to Cough Medicine

We hope everyone is faring well during the cold and flu season. We’re doing pretty well over here but did have one bad bout of illness.  It was primarily respiratory in nature and was no fun, especially at night.  Everyone hacking all night long is enough to keep anyone awake a good … Read more

Making Sense of Alternative Sweeteners

Different types of sugar

In today’s day and age, we have so many options when it comes to food that it can be hard to pick what you want to eat. More often than not, you don’t even know what you want to eat. You can go to a health food store but that doesn’t reduce … Read more