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Siberian Fir for Puffy Eyes

Do you ever get itchy red bumps, splotches, or puffiness around your eyes this time of year?  That kind of discomfort can be miserable!   I speak from experience and can tell you that I've found Siberian Fir essential oil to be so helpful in soothing those irritations and reducing the discomfort!  At the first sign of this kind of eye discomfort,...

Top 6 Holistic Hacks for Spring Survival

Spring pollen is in the air!  If you tend to get drippy, watery, itchy, or sneezy this time of year (or all of the above!), this one’s for you!    Here are my top 6 holistic health hacks to help you manage your seasonal concerns naturally .  In addition to my springtime protocol remedies (which I talked about in this blog post ), I keep this hand...

Beat Spring Pollen Naturally

Spring is coming!  We've had a glorious burst of warm and sunny weather here in Northern Virginia, and it's inspired me to tackle some clean-up in my gardens, both the raised vegetable bed and our “secret garden” at the back of the house under the deck. Jump to my seasonal remedies! Last Year's Raised Vegetable Bed (June 2020)   Secret Garden (Jun...

Keeping White Sofas Clean--No Bleach!

My husband thought I was crazy.  Nearly nine years ago we'd just moved into a new house with our two active, outdoorsy, art-and-crafts-loving daughters (ages 6 and 4), we had a baby on the way; and I had my sights on replacing our 25-yr old hand-me-down sofas with two lovely, white slipcovered sofas.   I've always loved the clean look and neutral...