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Essential Oils for Anxiety and Panic Attacks

I went on a low-dose antidepressant in 2003, after being diagnosed with a depressive disorder. After 6 years, with my doctor's approval and supervision, I began to wean off of it. Because my dose had gotten so low, and I had learned how to better manage my … Read Full Article

homemade sunflower butter

Homemade Sunflower Butter

Before I get to the (super simple) recipe for this delicious sunflower butter, I want to back up and give a bit of a back-story as to why I tried it in the first place. (feel free to skip it and jump to the recipe, if you hate back-stories - I won't be … Read Full Article


Shampoo Free FAQ

Let me start this post by proclaiming that I am so thankful that I didn't write up this FAQ early on in my shampoo-free journey. Because honestly? I had more questions, myself, each and every week, and finding answers was really confusing and often … Read Full Article


Running With Children

We've recently started running with our children. As we approached this, we knew it wouldn't, and shouldn't, be approached the same way that we had approached our own running. Little bodies are different from adult bodies. We wanted to make sure that the … Read Full Article


Easy 3 Minute Chocolate Cakes

We just wrapped up our "Season of the Birthdays". Ok - I made that term up. But seriously: from August to October, we have one birthday after another. In the past, by the end of October, I have had to throw my hands up, yell "Uncle" and loosen my … Read Full Article