European Vacation
My European Vacation Begins!

We am starting on a two month vacation to Europe. For the next four days, we will be flying, flying, flying. As a result, I highly doubt I will be able to blog. Once we are settled in Rome, and as long as we have great internet, I will return to blogging. I am looking very forward to the natural, non-GMO food in Europe. It will be much easier to [&hellip

This Will Change You
Video: This Will Change You in Exactly 60 Seconds

Powerful!!! If you have children, please watch!

Smart Meter Dangers
Smart Meters – Safe or Dangerous? Part 2

This is part 2 of my blog about Smart Meters. This is pretty intense information.  Jerry Day, an Emmy-winning television producer and consumer rights advocate, warned us about the health dangers of these digital surveillance devices attached to our homes.  His website is freedomtaker.com. He says: This is criminal trespass and the reason it is, is there are two elements that the power company is attempting to impose upon your home [&hellip

Smart Meter Dangers
Smart Meters – Safe or Dangerous?

Last weekend, I listened to a talk show on smart meters. Jerry Day, an Emmy-winning television producer and consumer rights advocate, warned us about the health dangers of these digital surveillance devices attached to our homes.  His website is freedomtaker.com. These digital meters cause serious health problems and are an invasion of your privacy.  Here is the gist of what he said. Many people are sensitive to EMFs. Thirteen percent of the population [&hellip

Love, Laughter and Lemons
Laughter, Love & Lemons, Chapter 12, Part 3

Editor: This is the thirty-second part of a book written by my close friend about her mother’s journey with old age and dementia. To read all of it, click here. In the previous entry, Barbara was acting very strange when in a restaurant with Sophie, ‘one minute happy, next minute demanding, acting annoyed and loud, then overly excited and child like.’ Once we had arrived back we stopped off at the reception desk [&hellip

Raw Vegan Yogurt
Recipe: Raw Vegan Yogurt

Yesterday, I wrote about nine natural ways to heal IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome. I did this because a friend of a friend of mine has IBS and cannot find any yogurt without dairy and sugar. So, today, I have a recipe for yogurt that is dairy-free and sugar free! This yogurt recipe is great for those who have IBS or other issues with dairy, sugar, GMOs etc. If you [&hellip

9 Natural Ways to Heal IBS
Nine Natural Ways to Heal IBS

On the weekend my good friend wrote me and asked me about IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome. She asked: “My friend has IBS and I can’t find yogurt that is dairy-free, sugar-free etc. I thought I could make some and wondered if you have tried to do it. Do you know where to get a yogurt starter that is lactose, GMO, sugar etc free?” I keep all my research in [&hellip

Inside Buying Organics
Which Food Giants Do You Support When Buying Organic?

If you want to make sure your hard earned dollars are not going to a lobbying campaign to loosen organic standards! Have a look! What could you do instead of buying these brands? Please share with us and others in the comments below. Via: TakePart.com

Farm My Yard
Two GREAT Ideas to Eat Organic CHEAP! + Video – Part 2

Yesterday, I wrote about foodscaping in Europe, Russia and many other places. Today, I will blog about Farming your own yard. It is an amazing concept and well worth spreading the news! In Oregon, a growing number of Portland neighbors are letting others plant produce in their yards, and it’s turning into a win win situation for everyone. Albert Kaufman started the Farm My Yard concept in the Portland area [&hellip

Foodscaping
Two GREAT Ideas to Eat Organic CHEAP!

Have you ever heard of “Foodscaping”? It is a fantastic idea and can be a great way to eat much more cheaply. The second way will be tomorrow’s blog. It is happening in Geneva Switzerland and in Russia, they call it eco-villages. I blogged about that awhile ago. It is very common thing throughout Europe; in Germany they call it “Schrebergarten”, and probably hundreds of thousands of Germans do it. People [&hellip

Love, Laughter and Lemons
Laughter, Love & Lemons, Chapter 12, Part 2

Editor: This is the thirty-first part of a book written by my close friend about her mother’s journey with old age and dementia. To read all of it, click here. In the previous entry, Barbara always wanted Sophia to come and stay with her when she did not go to Alex’s house. When my day began with her, I was completely filled with unmistakable excitement. “What are we going to do today?” I [&hellip

7 Ideas for Sinusitis
Correction & 7 Ideas for Sinusitis Becomes 8

Fortunately, my sister, Suzy was wide awake when she read my blog on how to help with Sinusitis! She called me at three in the afternoon to say, “I think you have made a mistake on your blog. You wrote, 1. Start taking Vitamin C in the form of Sodium Bicarbonate, spread throughout the day.” “Oh, no!” I exclaimed. With her still on the phone, I ran down the stairs to get my [&hellip

7 Ideas for Sinusitis
Here’s Hoping These 7 Ideas Work for Sinusitis, Suzy!

My poor sister called me today with major sinus problems. It all started about two years ago. She had a bad tooth. She kept going to the dentist and he said there was nothing wrong with it. A year and half later, the dentist finally said that she needed a root canal. She said, “NO!” He kept trying to convince her to have it done. Finally, she agreed so he [&hellip

Canada Bans Gestation Crates for Sows
Oh Canada! Congratulations on Banning Gestation Crates for Pigs!

What wonderful news! The conditions that livestock face in Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CFAOs) is absolutely disgusting and inhumane. Care2 started a petition to ban the continuous confinement of sows. More than 37, 000 members signed. Now, the more than one million pregnant pigs on Canadian farms will not have to be confined. A new Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Pigs which states that facilities built [&hellip

Meat from Livestock?
How Dangerous is Meat from Livestock?

You really need to understand how dangerous it is to eat meat from livestock. Antibiotics are used with mass production where animals are pushed in together and they can easily give diseases to each other. But this poses a major problem for our health and the health of our children. In this video from CBS News, Jean Halloran, Director of Food Policy Initiatives at Consumers Union, which is the Policy in Action [&hellip

Love, Laughter and Lemons
Laughter, Love & Lemons, Chapter 12, Part 1

Editor: This is the thirtieth part of a book written by my close friend about her mother’s journey with old age and dementia. To read all of it, click here. In the previous entry, Barbara meet a new friend, Beth, where she was living. However, she began forgetting who she was. It took me at least three years or more for me to adjust to living in the independent seniors community of my [&hellip

Does Our Body Have the Potential to Self-Heal?
Video: Does Our Body Have the Potential to Self-Heal?

This TEDx talk is so amazing. It is a must watch. Dr. Lissa Rankin explains our body’s potential to self-heal. She shares some unbelievable studies that will transform your thinking.  If you have ever doubted your mind’s power to heal your body, then this TEDx Talk will hopefully convince you

Animal parts in Beer??
Animal Parts in Beer! Oh My!

I love my beer. I would really love to not love it. I don’t want to drink it because of the gluten but, I love my beer! Now, I just read about there being animal parts in many beers. Maybe these are all signs to change over to wine. I can’t drink red wine. It gives me a headache, no matter how much I drink, but I love white wine. [&hellip

Natural Remedies for Ear Congestion
DIY Natural Remedies for Ear Congestion (and Aches)

Before I give you the remedies, I have to tell you that I had no idea how a dry climate could affect you. We have moved to the Okanagan Valley where it is a MUCH drier climate than the Lower Mainland. The first thing I noticed was cracked skin around my finger nails. OUCH! Did they ever hurt. I would be sleeping and when I turned over and accidentally hit [&hellip

Canola Oil or CONola Oil
Canola Oil or CONola Oil?

Canola Oil does not come from the canola plant. It comes from the rapeseed plant. They have to deodorize it with a chemical called Hexane, a vapor component of gasoline to reduce the smell of the rapeseed plant! And yes, it is flammable! This process can form as much as 40% trans fatty acids in canola, even more than soybean oil. Not only that, they also hydrogenate it. Okay, so that is two stages [&hellip

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