Free shipping on orders of $75 or more!

How To: Incorporating Greens & Veggies into Your Diet

How To: Incorporating Greens & Veggies into Your Diet

May 19, 2016

I’ve been following a Paleo-type diet for a good number of years now and I sometimes find myself getting into a bad habit of not incorporating enough vegetables into my diet. It’s extremely easy to grill a piece of chicken or a steak and cook some potatoes for dinner and call it a day. Making …

View full article →


A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

May 17, 2016

This complex novel by Hanya Yanagihara begins by introducing four men who have just all graduated from New England University and are working to establish their lives in New York City. They are deeply committed to maintaining their friendships with one another despite their diverse personalities and interests. Malcom Irvine is the biracial son of an ...

View full article →


Peonies by Mary Oliver

Peonies by Mary Oliver

April 26, 2016

This morning the green fists of the peonies are getting ready to break my heart as the sun rises, as the sun strokes them with his old, buttery fingers and they open — pools of lace, white and pink — and all day the black ants climb over them, boring their deep and mysterious holes ...

View full article →


How To: Detox Baths

How To: Detox Baths

April 20, 2016

How often do you take a bath? Like a fill-up-the-tub, get in, and relax type bath? Over the past few years, I’ve discovered that there are many benefits to taking baths, especially detox baths. Toxins are poisonous substances that we expose ourselves to on a daily basis from things like processed foods, pollution, cleaning products, and pesticides.

View full article →


How To: Homemade Almond Milk

How To: Homemade Almond Milk

March 22, 2016

Over the years I have come to find that I need to mostly stay away from dairy. I do include some cheese and butter from grass-fed cows, but other than that, I have to stay away from it. Milk, especially, makes me feel sick to my stomach and also causes me to have breakouts. When … Continue reading How To: Homemade Almond Milk

View full article →


March Paleo Recipe Roundup

March Paleo Recipe Roundup

March 08, 2016

If you have been doing the Paleo diet for any length of time, you have most likely heard of Mel Joulwan. She is the author of the Well Fed and Well Fed 2 cookbooks. She is basically my hero in the cooking world because she creates some of the most wonderful Paleo recipes. I often … Continue reading March Paleo Recipe Roundup

View full article →


Tips for Eczema Relief

Tips for Eczema Relief

February 22, 2016

My eczema cream can be purchased here. My 16 month old daughter has been dealing with eczema since she was just a few months old. She was born in mid-October and as the winter months rolled around, her skin became dry, red, and irritated. I basically tried every natural remedy I could think of to ...

View full article →


How To: Transitioning to a Natural Deodorant

How To: Transitioning to a Natural Deodorant

February 13, 2016

Did you know that most anti-perspirant deodorants have aluminum as an active ingredient?  The aluminum in deodorant is what keeps you dry and prevents sweating. Aluminum is not something that I want to be putting on my body every day as it has been associated with a variety of health issues (i.e. breast cancer, alzheimer’s disease, bone disorders, ...

View full article →


Winter Blues Diffuser Blends

Winter Blues Diffuser Blends

February 10, 2016

Anyone else out there start feeling a little crazy this time of year? Spring is just around the corner, but we are still in the throes of winter here in North Carolina. Around this time I start getting antsy and am ready to spend more time outdoors in the sunshine. I often have days where ...

View full article →


Immune Boosting for Adults & Kids

Immune Boosting for Adults & Kids

February 04, 2016

Flu outbreaks and stomach viruses are going around like crazy. Our family opts not to get the flu shot, so at the beginning of flu season I started doing a few things to help boost our immune systems. My one year old daughter had some sort of virus a couple weeks ago. I only knew she ...

View full article →



Some Call Me Crunchy Newsletter

Join my newsletter and get 15% off your first purchase!