This is guest post by Lea Harris of Nourishing Treasures about essential oils testing. I'm teaming up with Lea and a number of other bloggers to raise money for a lab test comparison of five essential oil brands. [Read more…]
UNREAL™ candy is a better choice for those who want the convenience of a prepackaged sweet treat without all the “junk” commonly used in most of the national brands. (Check out a comparison under black light of UNREAL™ versus standard candy bar on their website.)
When we enjoyed our samples, one of the first things I thought was that the UNREAL™ products tasted more like I remember candy tasting when I was a kid. The peanut butter tasted like peanuts, the chocolate tasted like chocolate. The last time I purchased some of the mainstream brands (even when I purchased another brand of “natural” peanut butter cups), they were sweet, bland and had a rather waxy texture to the chocolate. Not so with the UNREAL™ treats. If I'm going to splurge on eating something sweet, I prefer to splurge on something that tastes good and is “less bad”. [Read more…]
Building Soils Naturally: Innovative Methods for Organic Gardeners by Phil Nauta (AKA The Smiling Gardener) is all about helping you to grow the best quality food possible, starting from the ground up. It all starts with healthy soil. With living, balanced soil, plants are healthier, more pest and disease resistant, there are less weed problems, and your garden better accommodates moisture fluctuations. [Read more…]
The Lilla-Rose Flexi-Clip – I had heard good things about these gadgets, but hadn't taken the time to check them out. I was pleasantly surprised when Jill Wright from Paths of Wrighteousness invited me to host a Lilla Rose flexi-clip review and giveaway.
Lilla Rose flexi-clips are easy to use hair accessories that can quickly dress up a variety of hair styles. Even my son noticed – “Amma, that's a pretty clip you have in your hair.” [Read more…]