This Earth Week Help Reduce Food Waste – #NoFoodWasted

Today marks the beginning of Earth Week, my favorite week of the year! Every year we discuss different ways to help make this lovely planet  better off than it was before! This year, I would like to bring to light the often forgotten cause, food waste. Many people don’t realize that up to 40% of […]

Kick Your Habit in the Butt Using Essential Oils to Quit Smoking - thehippyhomemaker.com

Kick Your Habit in the Butt – Using Essential Oils to Quit Smoking

If you haven’t heard the news, cigarettes are bad…mmkay. I don’t think that I need to go into the information on the many ways that smoking cigarettes kill. In fact, as an ex-smoker myself, I know you have probably already heard most of it before. You can easily do a Google search to find a plethora […]

Hippy-Hoppy the Healthy Homemade Chocolate Easter Bunny - vegan/paleo/GAPS/gluten-free -thehippyhomemaker.com

Hippy-Hoppy the Healthy Homemade Chocolate Easter Bunny

For many families across the United States, Easter is a holiday that is equated to lots of chocolate. Chocolate eggs, chocolate chicks, and most of all chocolate bunnies. As a child, my mother avoided most of the sugar that the rest of the kids around me got for Christmas and Easter. She did this by […]

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Gorgeous for Good Week One – 30 Days to a More Gorgeous Me From Skin to Soul

Last month I was contacted by one of the coolest green beauty ladies I know, New York Times best selling author and Hallmark Channel host, Sohpie Uliano, to help her promote her new book, “Gorgeous for Good”.  A “skin to soul” program that covers everything from healthy nutrition, natural skincare and beauty, to exercise and […]

Using Essential Oils Safely for Pregnant & Nursing Mamas - thehippyhomemaker.com

Using Essential Oils Safely for Pregnant & Nursing Mamas

We have talked a lot already about essential oil safety, including safety with babies and children, but I have yet to cover essential oil safety for pregnant and nursing mothers. Today we are going to go over this topic, and explore the essential oils that are safe to use while pregnant or nursing, as well […]