Healthy Environment · Local to Rockford · Tips for Healthy Eating

A Trip to the Grocery Store

  I never used to give much thought to my weekly (or bimonthly) trips to the grocery store. I would make a list, try to find as much as I could on sale (or pick out the cheapest products, which usually meant the 89 cent pack of hot dogs or the chips for $0.99). When… Continue reading A Trip to the Grocery Store

GAPS™ Diet · Local to Rockford · Natural Healing · Tips for Healthy Eating

GAPS Support Group

  I’m very excited to announce that I now have a GAPS Support Group started on Facebook!  It’s up and running as of today, and gradually over the next month I hope that it becomes a great resource for all of you who are interested in GAPS. What does this support group mean for you? This is a support… Continue reading GAPS Support Group

Essential Oils · Healthy Environment · Local to Rockford · Natural Healing

Local business: Wildhaven Soap Co.

If you read my post about farmer’s markets, you know how much I love them!  In the post, I included information about several local farmer’s markets, including location and time when they are open.  A woman that I work with had been recommending for me to try the Beloit Farmer’s Market, as she said it… Continue reading Local business: Wildhaven Soap Co.

Local to Rockford · Tips for Healthy Eating

Local Farmer’s Markets

Photo credit: Aitor Escauriaza via Visualhunt / CC BY   I love, love, LOVE this time of the year!  The boys are running around outside, everything is green, the windows in the house are open, my garden is growing great (along with a few weeds, but much better than last year), and we have so… Continue reading Local Farmer’s Markets

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Why Try Gluten and Casein Free?

Photo credit: Aitor Escauriaza via Visualhunt / CC BY “The first thing I see is the gluten-free section, filled with crackers and bread made from various wheat substitutes such as cardboard and sawdust. I skip this aisle because I’m not rich enough to have dietary restrictions.” ― Anonymous   I had to smile when I… Continue reading Why Try Gluten and Casein Free?