Mini-Detox ideas for spring

Mini-Detox ideas for spring

Now that spring has actually arrived, it feels like it’s time to shed the heaviness of the winter and get ready for sunny warm days and cool breezes. Take a deep breath though, detoxing from the winter doldrums doesn’t have to be a 30 day juice cleanse! It can mean making small changes to give your body a little bit more of what it needs. Read on for a few simple ideas to help you move toward a healthier you. 7 Step Detox Plan...

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DIY Workshops are back!

DIY Workshops are back!

After three months of planning, my newbie husband and I had a beautiful wedding on October 25th! Being in our late thirties, we didn’t want to spend a year planning a wedding so we went to town DIY’ing and got it done. We were floored by the help we had from our friends and family and it went off without a hitch! Just when we thought things were going to settle down, we were lucky enough to find a house in Melrose and will be...

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How Safe is Your Bug Spray?

How Safe is Your Bug Spray?

Is Your Bug Spray Poisoning You? There’s no question that while we are all loving this beautiful weather, evening rolls around and the nasty little bugs like mosquitos come along and try to ruin our fun. For those of us who seem to be getting eaten alive while everyone else is pest-free, many of us go to the old standby, bug spray. Unfortunately, even some of the more gentle bug sprays, like OFF Family Care, are formulated with our old...

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Spring Cleaning for your food

Spring Cleaning for your food

After a loooonnnngggg  winter, it’s finally time to start leaving the house, being more active, and eating foods other than mac and cheese! Fresh, local, and organic veggies will start showing up at farmer’s markets and I’m ready to clean out my fridge and pantry to make room for them. Here are a few tips on purging the heavy winter foods from your kitchen and making space for a healthier spring!...

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