Did you know that the health of your mouth, gums and teeth will effect your overall health? I attended an Oral Health Summit in January and I learned that the health of our teeth, gums and mouth can have profound effects on our overall health.  Please click on the link below to learn how you can have… Read More


I heard of Hallelujah Acres about 10 years ago from a friend at my church. At that time, I was a vegetarian and I thought I was healthy. I was intrigued by the Hallelujah Diet and lifestyle but I just did not think this approach was for me. Fast forward about 10 years ( 4… Read More


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  Berkey Water Filters       Choose a water purification system that is easy and inexpensive!  Clean, pure water for just pennies a gallon.  No more plastic bottles delivered to your home!  Most of us trust the safety of our water.  What about the people in Flint, Michigan?  They trusted their public water supply… Read More


It’s good to stop using dairy, so bravo for changing to nut milks!  But have you ever read those labels on the cartons of Almond milk?  Lots of things in there I am just not sure of!  And the price?  Sad that nut milk is more expensive than cow’s milk!  Well, the solution is to… Read More


We are living in an apartment now that we are back from Europe and in a “hold pattern”. I was sad that I was not able to garden. My Sunday School class came up with an idea to start a community garden on our church property. We will donate the produce to a local food bank.… Read More


Doctors and nutritionists recommend that we drink at least 8 glasses (64 ounces) of quality water per day! Many holistic health professionals (myself included) recommend even more.  The formula is simple. Divide your body weight  (in pounds) by half. The number you get is the number of ounces of water you should consume each day. … Read More


 I am a “label reader”!  I try to buy or make healthy snacks to have in our kitchen.  I am also trying to add more gluten free foods in my diet this year.  So, when I was at my local grocery and saw these Multigrain Quinoa Crisps, I thought “Wow, I’ll try those”!  Multigrain, check.… Read More


Can you believe it’s 2015?  Wasn’t it just 2008?  OK, did you make that annual New Year’s resolution to loose weight, eat healthier and exercise? It’s two weeks into the New Year and have you already “caved”?  Don’t feel guilty and just throw in the towel! We all need a second chance, so I am… Read More


Essential oils are natural aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. They can be both beautifully and powerfully fragrant . If you have ever enjoyed the beautiful scent of a rose, a walk by a row of lavender, or the smell of freshly cut mint, then you… Read More


Welcome to my blog! Come on in, bring your cuppa tea and get comfy. I am excited to share with you my knowledge of natural living. In the future I will be writing about things close to my heart: nature, environmental issues, homesteading, gardening, healing foods, essential oils, herbal remedies, vegetarian cooking and healthy recipes… Read More