Toxins

How to Detox From Conventional Antiperspirants And Deodorants. 10 Steps.

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This post is for anyone who’s ever switched to a natural deodorant only to find themselves stinking or sweating more.  It’s not for those who experience rash or irritation – that’s for another post.  But suffice it to say, if you’ve had a rash, it’s because of one of the ingredients used (such as baking soda or magnesium), and not because you require ... Read More »

10 Reasons Why We Are Building An EarthShip Home (Photos)

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So, I get it.  If you are like I used to be,  you hear “sustainable living” or “off-the-grid” and you picture a community of people living together without the comforts of ‘modern day’ amenities. What if I told you that there is a type of home that’s cheap to build, cheap to maintain, a home that provides all the free food ... Read More »

10 Things You Need To Know About Body Odor

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Here are 10 things you need to know about body odour.                        What we eat and drink affects our body odour. Our sweat is supposed to be odourless.  It’s true! What we eat and drink can contribute to body odour In most studies conducted it was found that food and ... Read More »

Monsanto’s Round-Up Found “Probably Carcinogenic To Humans”

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So, you’ve probably heard earlier this month about the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer announcing that “glyphosate”, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s line of pesticides, is “probably carcinogenic to humans.”                     The research was published in The Lancet Oncology and relies on studies conducted on the chemical ... Read More »

We’re here. And we couldn’t be happier

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Well. We’re in Costa Rica. Let me tell you how it happened.                       ~~~~~~   We wanted to love Mexico. We really did. And since we cannot/should not generalize and judge an entire country based on our experience in one city, I’ll specifically talk about OUR experience and the city ... Read More »

Mexico, here we come!

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2 kids, 3 dogs, 8 bags and a partridge in a pear tree             Well, we’re off!   We left Fredericton at 5am for our 6am flight.  Our bodies are here, at the airport, but our minds are still in bed….maybe it’s because of the 4 hour ‘sleep’ we got last night, or maybe it’s ... Read More »

7 Ways To Stay Healthy, Strong And Illness-Free This Winter

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7 ways to stay healthy, strong and illness-free this winter                 With fall and winter comes the infamous ‘cold and flu season’. This does not have to be reality for you or your family.  It really all comes down to maintaining a strong, healthy immune system. So, how do we achieve (and maintain) ... Read More »

How To Use Activated Charcoal

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  Activated Charcoal                 What is it? Activated charcoal is a nontoxic, odorless and tasteless black powder that has been used for years to treat many various things in the body. It can be made out of wood, bamboo and even coconuts.Charcoal is an antidote as it adsorbs most toxins and poisons before they can ... Read More »

4 Toxic Chemicals This Study Found In Our Halloween Costumes

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It’s that time of year again…orange and black adorn most retail outlets, spiders, witches, skeletons and goblins adorn many neighboring doorways, windows and lawns. Halloween is a fun tradition that many of us enjoy. Most parents are aware of the toxins found in candy and the ‘treats’ collected by their precious wee ones. But what about those scary costumes? What ... Read More »

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