Natural Remedies 101

  Herbs, essential oils, and other natural approaches to health are intriguing, exciting, and a little bit overwhelming. There are so many options, and approaches, and beliefs, that it’s ...

The Problem with Antibiotics

Antibiotics. Anti meaning opposed to, and biotic meaning life, and living things. The word literally means anti-life. And you’d think that, with a definition like that, the medication would be...

DIY Shower Melts for Cold and Sinus Relief

If you’ve been following my blog for any length of time, you’d know that we spent last Christmas visiting family in California. I knew, after our first layover, that I was getting sick-I c...

Why You Shouldn’t Worry About a Fever (usually!)

This post is meant for educational purposes only. It is not intended to replace medical advice from your physician, doctor or health care professional. I grew up fighting fevers. I know it sounds funn...

Make Your Own GOOT (Natural Healing Balm)

For the past couple of weeks, Big A has been battling a pretty nasty sinus infection. Unfortunately, a person with a deviated septum and severe allergies tends to know the drill when it comes to sinus...

5 Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

If you’ve ever researched home remedies for different things, odds are you’ve come across apple cider vinegar at least once or twice. Vinegar has been used for centuries for all sorts of t...