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Category Archives: Natural Ingredients

Understanding Natural Toothpaste Labels

Posted on July 28th, 2014

Posted by Kelly Stapleton, guest blogger Reading food labels is a necessary routine for the conscious consumer. You’ve probably even looked at toothpaste labels and found a few recognizable ingredients in conventional brands. However, you’ll also see a long list of components that may or may not be helpful to keep your teeth healthy. Although the [...]

Shared Values

Posted on July 24th, 2014

Posted by Sophie Uliano, guest blogger, author Over the past 6-8 years I have witnessed a huge change in the way we make decisions when we’re shopping. Why this gradual turnaround? A decade ago we didn’t necessarily scratch beneath the surface of a product. We trusted what we were told and made decisions based on [...]

Organic Dinner Recipes That Don’t Break the Bank

Posted on March 25th, 2014

Posted by Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger Do you like tasty, healthy, and organic dinner recipes but find the cost of quality organic meats to be prohibitive? Do you work full-time but still want warm, satisfying meals like Mom used to make? Less Time Cooking Modern family life is full of contradictory expectations that we should work [...]

Clean Eating 101: Starting, Maintaining, and Enjoying a Healthier Lifestyle

Posted on February 25th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Almost four years ago, I vowed to improve my lifestyle and begin a clean eating routine. I wanted to do more than just avoid meat as a vegetarian. Pesticides, preservatives, and processed foods joined the list of off-limits foods. The idea behind eating clean, all-natural foods is simple: Choose [...]

DIY Skin Care: Three Homemade Dry-Hand Remedies from the Pantry

Posted on February 17th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Subfreezing wind chills and dry winter air leave skin dry. During the cold months, I often focus on natural DIY skin care techniques to keep my hands from feeling raw, itchy, and parched. Simplicity is important to me, so I seek out natural alternatives to manufactured lotions and hand [...]