Monthly Archive: May 2014

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Yuck…Poison Ivy, Oak & Sumac

Poison Ivy, Oak & Sumac can ruin a great day spent outdoors. Coming in contact with their toxic leaves, stems and roots can give you a horrible itchy..possibly oozey rash that can last 1...

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Vitamin D…The Sunshine Vitamin

In years gone by…we never heard of Vitamin D…good or bad….just that Milk contained it. Now Vitamin D is linked to Cancer Prevention, Bone Health, Cardiovascular Health, Brain Development, Muscle Function and your Immune...

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Green Tea, Blueberry and Banana Smoothie

Love smoothies? Β This nutrient packed, delicious smoothie is a keeper πŸ™‚ This versatile recipe can be tweeked to your own taste preference. You can use Almond or Coconut Milk….Greek Yogurt…flavored or not..whatever you prefer...

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Natural Insect Repellent

During the warm weather we spend as much time outside as we can. All we want is to enjoy the day and not wind up eaten by mosquitoes!!! In years gone by..OFF was my...

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Amazing Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut…yum….I love all things coconut..the taste …the scent πŸ™‚ When I started researching Coconut Oil I was amazed at its versatility and benefits. I always thought it was an unhealthy fat that clogged up...

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Yum….Real Fruit Ice Pops

No matter your age…on a hot summer day…and Ice Pop is always refreshing πŸ™‚ I came across these when I was looking for recipes to make for my grandchildren…let me tell you they are...

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Natural Sunburn Remedies…

Sunburn…just another part of a fun filled summer right? Wrong!!! The dangers of overexposure to the sun are many it is so important to protect yourself with sunscreen!! So..you didn’t think the sun was...

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Amazing Benefits of Watermelon

Watermelon….succulent and juicy…you think summer…bbq, picnics and delicious summer drinks right? The benefits of Watermelon are numerous and provide an array of vitamins, minerals and nutrients.Given its name you would think Watermelon has little...

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Sunscreen FYI…

Wearing sunscreen is so important!! It protects you from the sun’s harmful rays reducing your risk for skin cancer, premature aging and sunburn. Sunscreen protects your skin from the sun’s harmful UVA and UVB...

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Amazing Benefits of Tea Tree Oil

The Tea Tree or Melaleuca shrub is a traditional remedy used for centuries. Originally Aborigines in Australia used the leaves to make a healing tea. In recent years, research has shown the benefits of...