Detox Your Body and Home

7 Ways You Can De-Stress

7 Ways You Can De-Stress

"I'm so stressed out!"  How many times do you catch yourself saying it--or even thinking it?  We do live in a fast-paced, high-stress world. Stress can be caused by a demanding job, financial struggles, overwork, new responsibilities, and much more. Did...

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Why High Stress Levels Are Dangerous

Why High Stress Levels Are Dangerous

Summer is usually seen as a relatively stress-free time.  Vacations, weekends out of town, and an overall slower pace of life can lower stress levels. Stress can be caused by sudden changes in your life--pleasant or unpleasant.  Having a baby, moving to a...

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7 Benefits of Reading

7 Benefits of Reading

Before I began my first job as a teenager, my summers were filled with reading.  Since both my parents love to read, it was natural for me to read as well.  Each summer I read about thirty books of considerable length.  High school and college were filled...

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5 Toxic Items in Your Kitchen

5 Toxic Items in Your Kitchen

    When you think of being healthy, you probably think of eating fruits and vegetables as well as exercising.  Both of those are vital to every one.However, your healthy food can be contaminated by the method of storing or cooking it. Toxins are not just...

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Happy Fourth of July

Happy Fourth of July

Happy Fourth of July! This year my family will celebrate our twenty-eighth Independence Day in the USA.  We came here because of the freedoms. For which freedoms are you most thankful?  Share in the comments below. 🙂 Did you know that I have a Facebook group for...

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How to Pack for a Road Trip

How to Pack for a Road Trip

Road trips can be a productive way to visit family or friends this summer, or just to get away.  As you travel, you are able to see not only your destination but many interesting sights along the way. For shorter trips, driving instead of flying has many benefits. ...

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How to Keep Your House Cool This Summer

How to Keep Your House Cool This Summer

Home is my favorite place to be, but not when it's 100 degrees inside!  I have learned how to keep our home cool and wanted to share my discoveries (learned via reading and via experience) with you.While the air conditioner is an option to keep your home cool, it does...

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5 Tips to Stay Cool This Summer

5 Tips to Stay Cool This Summer

It's intolerably hot!   Running the A/C is an option, but it's not wise to do so around the clock unless you are in very hot, humid weather or if you have a heart condition.  Go here to learn more about the downfalls of using air conditioning.As much as...

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How to Drink More Water

How to Drink More Water

A lack of water in your system is dangerous.  During the summer, you lose water due to perspiration.  You may also be dehydrated due to being inside all day in very dry air conditioned air.  During the winter, the air is very dry naturally, and you need to...

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