Toxin Free Beauty: My Favorite Nail Polish

This morning two of my wonderful friends and I got our kiddos together for a playgroup. As our children ran circles around us, we discussed how to stay sane and human as busy moms. One of the ways we discussed was taking some time to take care of ourselves, so of course we mentioned how nice it is to have polished nails! There is something about having your nails done (or at least trimmed!) that makes you feel slightly more in control! Unfortunately, most conventional nail polishes are full of toxic ingredients like formaldehyde, toluene, and dibutyl phthalate. Formaldehyde is…

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Toxin Free Body: Soak Up Some Sun!

(Photo courtesy of Christopher Down) As I was gazing out my window wondering what to write today, I couldn’t help but feel delighted at the gorgeous 75 degree weather streaming through my window. So I thought I’d remind all of you to soak up some rays today! These days, most of our lifestyles require us to spend most of the time inside- whether it’s taking care of Little People or working in an office. But God didn’t make us to work inside all the time. Why do you think He started all of history in a garden?! There’s a reason…

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Toxin Free Body: The Top 10 Most Economical Fruits, Veggies & Legumes

Let’s face it: eating organic is more expensive than eating conventional. Eating organic, raw, sprouted, grass fed, etc, is even more expensive. Now, you get what you pay for, but still, it can add up. Here are some of my family’s favorite, most economical organic foods. This list is by no means exhaustive, but these are some we are enjoying right now. If you have any your family enjoys that’s not on this list, please leave it as a comment below! 1. Potatoes 2. Carrots 3. Onions 4. Sweet potatoes 5. Apples 6. Bananas 7. Brown Rice 8. Black Beans…

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Toxin Free Body: Lose Weight with Turbo Jam!

Hey everyone, in case you haven’t noticed already…I’m getting a little addicted to Turbo Jam, Chalene Johnson’s rockin’, fat burning workout that’s FUN! I do measurements every 2 weeks to see how I’m doing on my journey, and here’s the progress I’ve made in the last 8 weeks! I’ve lost: 2 inches from each arm 2 inches from my waist 3 inches from my stomach 5 inches from my hips 2 inches from one leg, 1.5 from the other! Yay! I love Turbo Jam! If you need to lose weight, or you just haven’t found a workout you LOVE doing…

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Toxin Free Body: Exercise that ROCKS!

I have a question for you: is your exercise fun? Or is it a drudgery? Or maybe you avoid exercise like the plague. I know, I used to too. I used every excuse in the book. And then…I found out about Turbo Jam by Chalene Johnson, and everything changed for me! I already shared a couple weeks ago about some amazing results I had in only two weeks. Well, I’m back with some more results and wanted to share them with you! Please, if you don’t work out at all, or if you need to lose weight, check out this…

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Toxin Free Body: Yum Yum Yummy Lip Balm & Moisturizer!

Today was one of those mornings for me. We all have them, I hope. You know, the kind where nothing seems to go right despite your best efforts to start the week on the right foot. The ones where your kids are screaming & fussing & whining despite your best efforts to keep them occupied and happy. Yep, it was one of those mornings for me. Lunchtime came around and things were only slightly better after a morning excursion to the park. The boys burned off some energy, and I got a little fresh air. Things were looking up. But…

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