Heartburn is such an awful feeling, but while pregnant? That's just mean! Here are the best pregnancy heartburn natural remedies to find some relief! MY ESOPHAGUS IS ON FIRE. Or at least, that's what it feels like when the dreaded third trimester heartburn strikes. I'm writing … [Read more...] about Natural Remedies for Pregnancy Heartburn (Including My Unexpected Favourite!)
So, you brush your teeth with dirt? Questions like this are music to a natural gal's ears. Why? We're awesome like that. We know that if you use the right kind of dirt your teeth will be thanking you for it. What's this special dirt you might ask? Bentonite clay. It's pretty … [Read more...] about Easy Bentonite Clay Toothpowder
It's true - I keep a jar of dirty, grey water in my cupboard for all of us to drink. Bentonite clay water, to be exact. And it's always on hand right when I need it. A glug or two in a cup (scientific measurement, obvi) and chug it back. Drinking clay water is our go-to remedy for … [Read more...] about The Very Good Reason I Keep a Jar of Dirty Water in My Cupboard
By Contributing Writer, Erin Long Back in January 2012 I decided it was time to make substantial changes to my lifestyle and take the plunge into natural living. I didn’t eat much processed food so I decided to revamp my personal care supplies first, starting with DIY … [Read more...] about DIY Clay Toothpaste: New and Improved Version!
Salt might just be the greatest gift to the culinary arts in the history of the universe. Scratch that. Not "might". It definitely is. Sweets? Chocolate? I mean I guess they're nice. I do love me a good piece of chocolate cake, especially during my pregnancies. But salty and … [Read more...] about Why I Supplement My Diet with Extra Salt On Purpose (Yes, Really!)
Image via Flickr CC Have you ever noticed that the official line on what’s healthy is constantly changing? It’s irritating, isn’t it? I mean, it was just a few decades ago that “they” were saying that cigarettes weren’t all that bad. Obviously, they were wrong on that one. What else … [Read more...] about Bring On the Salt! (Why I Don’t Restrict My Sodium Intake)
I've seen many homemade toothpaste recipes floating around internet-land for a few years now. Most recipes are a baking soda mixture, and while I have serious respect for the power of baking soda (it's an awesome tub cleaner!), the thought of it in my mouth makes me scrunch up my … [Read more...] about Homemade Toothpaste (with Clay and Coconut Oil)