We Ditched Healthy Eating, and It Cost Us – BIG TIME!

Several years ago I learned about the Standard American Diet. I had no clue that the food I was putting in my body had a name, and I certainly didn’t know there was a thing called “real food” or “whole foods” or “organic foods.” I was clueless! Then I got sick. I was experiencing migraines every other week. I needed… Read More

Food Additives to Be Aware of When Choosing “Convenience”

There is a lot of fake food out there. As much as I like to think everyone is aware of these foods, I’m learning that I’m wrong. If you’re not sure, this post will help. Recently while scrolling my Facebook feed, I came across a post from someone that said, “My husband and I have been watching lots of food… Read More

4 Steps Toward Simpler Living

With seasons of constant change, I often feel like I’m living in crisis mode, putting out fires and just surviving let alone living simply. I learned about the natural living lifestyle in the fall of 2009 after debilitating sickness threatened to take my quality of life. I grew up on the very sad American diet, and I didn’t know a… Read More

Are You Drinking Enough Water?

One of the most important things that you can do for your health is to increase the amount of water you drink. Increasing your water intake is a healthy change that is simple and doable for anyone no matter how far along on your journey you are! Water is essential to life. Did you know that you can only live… Read More

How Does Coffee Affect Our Health?

I love coffee. It’s not so much the actual cup of coffee that I love as the experience of coffee. I grew up sharing Saturday morning conversations with my grandmother over coffee. Of course this coffee was more cream and sugar than coffee, but that is totally beside the point. Coffee is cozy, comforting, and carries such wonderful memories for… Read More

My Journey into Natural Living and Better Health

I talk about real food and natural living occasionally. I even wrote an eBook to help you create real food meals in just 20 minutes, but I’ve never told you why we made the switch to a more natural life style. Now that we’ve begun our Grace for the Pregnant Mom series, I feel like I need to back up and share… Read More