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Why You Should Not Burn Candles, and What To Do Instead

Why You Should Not Burn Candles, and What To Do Instead

If you are like me, you love the ambiance that is created by burning candles, but most of us don’t think about how toxic store-bought candles can be and how they can harm our health and the health of our pets. Burning candles, particularly artificially scented candles, is particularly harmful, as according to an article […]

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What I’m loving about Brandless

Organic Graham crackers. Really! I discovered Brandless by mistake on Facebook, and it took me awhile to place my first order. I was skeptical about a company that sells organic and non-GMO food and other products for $3.00 per item. That's what I said. $3.00 per item. The idea is that if the brand names are [...]

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WHY YOU SHOULD SOAK NUTS AND SEEDS

WHY YOU SHOULD SOAK NUTS AND SEEDS

I use a lot of nuts in my house for eating, baking and cooking. What you might not know is that nuts have natural nutrition inhibitors called phytates, (phytic acid), which can combine with other minerals in the digestive system and block absorption of those minerals. This can put a strain on the digestive system, […]

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Things I’ve noticed about living in Oregon that are different from living in Southern California

Things I’ve noticed about living in Oregon that are different from living in Southern California

Moving to another state is scary for anyone, especially when its really different from the state you’re leaving. I was born and raised in southern California so my frame of reference was really narrow. Sun, more sun, drought, beaches, surfing, all foods available all year around, lots of citrus and every restaurant delivers. There is […]

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