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School Lunches Part 1: The Tools

School Lunches Part 1: The Tools

Happy first day of school to many of you!  Back-to-school time leaves many of us moms wondering how we can maximize our kids’ lunches with nutritious whole food meals.  I have lots of tips to help make lunch sack packing less of a chore and recipe ideas sure to keep your child happy!  I am…

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Top 5 Natural Birth Control Options

Top 5 Natural Birth Control Options

We’re going a little PG-13 with today’s post.  Continue with discretion! Recently I had a follow up consult with a women who is new to our holistic health clinic.  She is middle aged, single, and completely embracing a natural lifestyle.  She gets her spine adjusted regularly following her corrective care recommendations.  She has been following…

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Product Review: Coconut Secret + Guest Recipe

Product Review: Coconut Secret + Guest Recipe

Within the Maximized Living eating style, we strive to eat as cleanly as possible.  We make substitutions where needed, by cutting out food ingredients that will make us sick or make us fat, and replace with the most whole food alternative that will allow our bodies to thrive (e.g. stevia for sugar, coconut/almond flour for…

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Natural Cleaning Week: All My Favorites!

Natural Cleaning Week: All My Favorites!

I’m back!  And happy to be!  Hope you all enjoyed the beautiful weekend!  It was sunny, hot, and not humid (for a change) here in Charlotte.  Family tells me the midwest and upper east coast were likewise.  Hope you had some outdoor fun before returning to the regular schedule on Monday morning.  :) I’ve got…

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Natural Cleaning Week: Carpets & Stains

Natural Cleaning Week: Carpets & Stains

We’re talking carpets and stains today, as part of the 22 Day Spring Clean Challenge.  I am almost finished with my 22 Days…just two more left!  Where are you at???  I challenge you to take a read through the list and start your own countdown to a spring clean home NATURALLY!  And that’s what this…

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Natural Cleaning Week: All Purpose & Floors

Natural Cleaning Week: All Purpose & Floors

It’s still Natural Cleaning Week, where I am sharing my personal all-natural cleaning methods and recipes with you in response to the 22 Day Spring Clean Challenge.  Today I’ll be sharing my two all-purpose cleaning sprays and floor cleaning solutions.  I’ve even got a great regimen for hardwood floors, so stick around and read on!…

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Natural Cleaning Week: Wood Furniture Polish

Natural Cleaning Week: Wood Furniture Polish

In my home growing up, we used lemon scented spray like Pledge or Endust to clean and shine our wooden furniture.  I know now that those cans of cleaner are toxic.  These types of spray furniture cleaners contain petroleum, silicone, paraffin and kerosene which are used to make it seem like they are cleaning and…

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