Tips & Guides

Painful Lesson

I know better than to apply certain essential oils undiluted (aka neat) to my skin. I really do know better. I have read the research and studied the effects of the constituents when applied topically.  I know which medications I am on, and I know which oils may interfere or reduce my medication’s efficacy. So all this “knowing” doesn’t mean…

General/Products/Recipes

4-H Lozenges

Finally, I get to tell you all about the natural, homemade throat lozenges I made. I set out to make these 3 weeks ago, and I finally got around to the actual making part last week. Now, before I continue on and explain why these are 4-H Lozenges, I want to take a few lines of text to explain a…

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Healthy Homework

Homework!?  I used to hate homework. Yes, you may have noticed that I used the word “hate” right there. (I don’t use it often).  I use “hate”  because all my memories of homework are layered with feelings of dread, boredom, frustration, and annoyance.  The busy work that was labeled homework was often meaningless, and seldom (if ever) related to anything…