Are You Drinking Enough Water?

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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 a mere few days without it? Isn't that fascinating? Facts that you need to know about Continue Reading

How Does Coffee Affect Our Health?

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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 me. A couple of years ago I began to Continue Reading

My Journey into Natural Living and Better Health

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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 my journey, my perspective, because much of our series will be filled with natural Continue Reading

Get Ready for Summer with Homemade Ice Cream

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My husband is crazy about ice cream. Before we were married, or even engaged for that matter, we headed to a local grocery store to pick up two pint size cartons of ice cream - one for me and one for him. We curled under blankets - one for me and one for him - and flipped on the television for a relaxing date night in. Before I was three bites into my ice cream, I looked over at my sweet Continue Reading

Can Your Feelings Make Your Sick? How Anxiety & Depression Affect Health (& A Story of Recovery)

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This is a guest post from Jessica Smartt of Smartter Each Day. When I was a little girl, I would crouch by the window at night, waiting for my dad to come home. If he was late, my stomach would be in knots until I saw the lights of his car circle the driveway. As a child, that was about all I knew of worry. I had a traumatic time in college, but other than that, life breezed by, more or Continue Reading