5 Benefits of Gardening

5 Benefits of Gardening

Do you remember your grandmother’s garden?  It had the most delicious vegetables in it.  I have pleasant memories of rows of tomatoes, cucumbers, potatoes, and even sunflowers!Today grocery stores have in part replaced gardens, yet there are downsides to...
Why You Should Spend More Time Outdoors

Why You Should Spend More Time Outdoors

Years ago, people spent much time outside.  Farmers were in the fields for hours each day.  Women worked outside in gardens and hung their laundry outside. Today much of that has changed, and our lack of time outdoors brings many undesired consequences. Here are...
5 Tips for a Stress-Free Overseas Vacation

5 Tips for a Stress-Free Overseas Vacation

Life has become hectic and weary.  You need time to re-charge, spend quality time with family, and de-stress.  Therefore, you plan to take a vacation overseas. Getting far away from where you normally live and work has numerous benefits.  However, it can also be...
9 Uses for Peppermint Oil

9 Uses for Peppermint Oil

Did you know that the ancient Romans and Greeks used peppermint oil?  Natural remedies such as peppermint oil have been used effectively much longer than any medication has been in existence. Peppermint oil is rich in the following vitamins and minerals: (source)...
7 Ways to Exercise More

7 Ways to Exercise More

Are you sitting most of the day?  It’s easy to do.  We sit at work, at church, in the car, at meals, and in front of the computer or television. Being inactive takes little effort yet could mean serious health issues for you one day.  A lack of exercise can lead...