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Traditional Goat Milk Soap Recipe

Tweet Why Goat’s Milk Goat’s milk is packed with vitamins, minerals natural fats, and protein. It carries a pH of around 6.4 which is very similar to a normal skin pH of 5.6, which makes it great for skin tolerance. You can find vitamins A, B2, B6, B12, and Niacin in goat’s milk and many […]

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Why I Chose to Use doTERRA Essential Oils

Tweet I’ve been using doTERRA essential oils for almost 1 year now! I have been through almost every single essential oil brand and company but when I started using doTERRA, I started noticing a huge difference…in fact, one of doTERRA’s blends, Elevation, is what started my journey into doTERRA and changed my life!  It’s only […]

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Oil Pulling With Essential Oils

Tweet Oil Pulling is an ancient detoxification practice that involves swishing oil around in your mouth for 15-20 minutes. The benefit of doing this is to reduce the amount of harmful bacteria, reduce dental plague, remineralize your teeth, help with gum issues, and strengthen your gums. You can give your teeth an extra boost by […]

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Introducing My FREE 10-Day Essential Oil QuickStart Guide

Tweet I’m so excited to have finally completed this free guide for all of you. When you first start using essential oils, it can be so overwhelming. My goal since using essential oils and sharing so many recipes on my blog, is to encourage you that, if I can figure out essential oils, then you […]

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Cultured Dairy: How to Make 1 Stick of Butter, 1 Pint of Sour Cream, and 1 Pint of Buttermilk with JUST ONE Quart of Cream!

Tweet Before you go jumping down my throat about posting this because it’s dairy, I want to make sure I mention that my family consumes raw dairy. I have always been open about that and I feel it is something that my family thrives on. So, am I still Paleo? I don’t really like labeling […]

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Why is Bread Bad for You? The Shocking Truth

Tweet “The Whiter The Bread, The Sooner You’re Dead.” It has been known for a long time that white bread and refined grains in general aren’t particularly nutritious. Nutritionists and dietitians all around the world have encouraged us to eat whole grains instead. But grains, especially gluten grains like wheat, have been under intense scrutiny […]

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How to Ditch the City and Start a Farm

Tweet Well, it’s been nearly 8 months since we gave up our big city-living and moved to the backwoods of Western North Carolina. My husband and I were both raised in large cities, so raising our children the same way just felt normal. However there always was this itch and this itch just started to […]

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