How do you get your daily dose of water wellness? Filtered water in a cup or reusable bottle? Plastic water bottles? From the faucet? What about frolicking up to a fresh water mineral spring and drinking straight from the source? Maybe in our dreams, but glass bottled water from mineral springs IS accessible for theContinue reading

kombucha

Loving the buch (kombucha)? Your pocket book might not be loving the kombucha factor (the new age version of the latte factor). Make your own buch hooch and save! Are you buying kombucha bottles by the case in health food stores? Popular kombucha brands (GT’s, Reeds, Synergy) cost between $3.50 and $4.50 for a 16 to 20Continue reading

The Lemonade Diet (Master Cleanse)

Spring has arrived! While the winter brings out our squirreling and storing habits, the spring that follows is the time for cleansing and renewal. The most well known (thanks to Beyonce and a handful of other celebrities) body cleanse is The Master Cleanse, which Peter Glickman popularized a decade ago. Inspired by Stanley Burroughs’ 1941 book, TheContinue reading

raw milk

Have you ever tried to find a dairy farm advertising raw milk for sale on the internet? Nearly impossible. If you know someone who isn’t a farmer but is drinking raw milk, ask them where they got it. The answer will likely be 1. my (insert family member here) is a dairy farmer, or 2. I talkedContinue reading

neem flower

  What is Neem You see the buzz word in health stores, but what is it? Neem is a fast-growing leafy tree flourishing in India and parts of Africa. All parts of the tree (leaves, seed, bark) have been used for centuries for ayurvedic healing purposes. USES FOR NEEM Internal: cleanse, spermicide, weight loss ChancesContinue reading

I picked up this book (A Morning Cup of Meditation) a few months ago and have been enjoying the benefits of an easy and enjoyable meditation ever since.  All it takes is a quick read and you’re good to go.  With 10 associations you can use in your breathing, you’ll find relaxation, energy and aContinue reading

I’m at the grocery store putting all my loose avocados, onions, apples and yams on the conveyer belt for check-out.  I know there’s a better way to avoid using plastic bags than this!  All it took was a quick search online and I’ve found a plethora of options for reusable bags.  And specifically, reusable produceContinue reading

Next time I’m passing through Pittsburgh (not like that’s an often occurrence, but even so…) I’m going to stop at this place: the Conflict Kitchen. By their definition the “Conflict  Kitchen is a take-out restaurant that only serves cuisine from countries that the United States is in conflict with. …Through food, wrappers, programming, and dailyContinue reading

makie radar yoga

“Hey, mom– whatcha’ doin’?  Let’s play!!!” …pretty self-explanatory, yeah?  Oh, Radar…