Step By Step Paleo

Step By Step Paleo Preview

So… maybe making all your changes in one fell swoop by going 100% gluten free and doing the GAPS intro like we did isn’t for you.

If you still want to get into healthy, whole foods from good sources and get away from sugar, grains, gluten, and factory farmed meats, Ruth’s weekly emails might be just what you need.

Step By Step Paleo Preview

Step By Step Paleo breaks down exactly how to get away from the Standard American Diet (SAD) one week at a time. You’ll learn WHY it’s ok to eat fat, how to source good meat … Continue reading Step By Step Paleo

Starting GAPS in the New Year?

GAPS

GAPS Book

Three years ago at the New Year, TinyHands and I completely de-glutened our kitchen and got serious about prepping for GAPS. 3 years later, our changes have stuck for the most part!

We’re still 100% gluten-free, and we mostly stick to the GAPS Full Diet. We have healed enough that we can make exceptions when we want to without problems!

If you want to try GAPS, here are some things to do to make sure you’ll have a good experience and be able to stick with it.

Read the Book

It’s heavy reading, but if you … Continue reading Starting GAPS in the New Year?

The Way to Go - Get a Squatty Potty!

The bamboo squatty potty, heels down position.

As a frugal type, I scoffed when I first heard of the Squatty Potty.

The bamboo Squatty Potty is attractive and works in a small space.

It wasn’t that squatting to poo is a bad idea. If you’ve ever taken care of a toddler, you know that’s the natural way to go. If you’ve given it a try as an adult, you know it unkinks your innards and makes everything easier.

No, it wasn’t the health benefits I was scoffing at. It was the idea of spending money on something I didn’t really need.

After all, if I wanted … Continue reading The Way to Go – Get a Squatty Potty!

Extreme Health Library eBook Bundle Sale!

Extreme Health Library Sale

Wow! I didn’t get my act together to write a book for this Nourished Living Network project, but I’m super-impressed with the wealth of information that made it into this collection of new eBooks & resources!

Extreme Health Library Sale – $835.32 value for just $39.97! BUY NOW!

Many of these books are NEW! Only two of them have been previously sold as a part of a bundle. This is the ultimate bundle of eBooks for anyone interested in gluten-free, real food, natural living. GAPS folks will be especially interested in the MTHFR related products, Broth: Elixer of Life … Continue reading Extreme Health Library eBook Bundle Sale!

Soft & Cozy Non-toxic Dryer Sachet Giveaway

Herbal Dryer Sachets from Soft and Cozy

Herbal Dryer Sachets from Soft and Cozy

For years now I’ve watched Jasie stitch together these sweet dryer sachets from vintage fabrics at the Oregon Homeschoolers’ Chautauqua.

Little did I know, she had a whole etsy store full of non-toxic, handmade products. Well, the secret is out and I want to share her dryer sachets with you!

I hope you’ll enter to win, then scroll down and read more! We’ll tell you why we love Soft & Cozy, and why it’s so important to use naturally scented products! … Continue reading Soft & Cozy Non-toxic Dryer Sachet Giveaway

Survey for a Camp for Kids with Life-Threatening Allergies!

Please fill out the Camp Blue Spruce survey!

Please fill out the Camp Blue Spruce survey!

A while ago I told you about Camp Blue Spruce – a new sleep-away camp for kids with life-threatening allergies! They were going to run their first session last summer, but decided to get a bit more input from people first and launch in August of 2013 instead. Planning is well underway, but they need our help!

I’m so impressed with the team Louise has built to keep our kids safe! They are making a real effort to reach out to the community and find out what we need from a … Continue reading Survey for a Camp for Kids with Life-Threatening Allergies!

Healthy Living eBook Bundle SALE & Huge GIVEAWAY

eBook Sale Extended!

For 5 days only, 27 prominent Healthy Living authors have joined together to bundle 34 of their most popular eBooks, valued at just over $300, for the incredibly low price of $29.

That’s only $0.87 per book to gain inspiration, encouragement, and the practical resources you need for your own healthy lifestyle. Plus, receive $49 of additional FREE Bonuses, and be entered to win one of 3 great prizes.

What’s Included in the Sale?

When you purchase the Healthy Living eBook collection, you will get instant access to each of the 34 eBooks listed below.

PLUS $49 of FREE … Continue reading Healthy Living eBook Bundle SALE & Huge GIVEAWAY

Heirloom Apples

Each plate holds a different type of apple! There were at least 3 times as many tables as this!

Each plate holds a different type of apple! There were at least 3 times as many tables as this!

Nothing says “Fall” like the crunch of a fresh apple, the smell of apple butter simmering in the crock pot, or a glass of fresh pressed apple cider. But did you know that the apple flavors and textures we are used to only represent a fraction of the variety to be found? You can taste 200 of them at the 6th Annual Apple Festival in Venersborg, WA this Sunday, October 28th, 2012! (scroll down for details)

I remember growing up … Continue reading Heirloom Apples from Friendly Have Rise Farm

Giveaway: GlutenTox Test Kit!

Unpacking the 2 test kit, which contains everything you need.

Continue reading Giveaway: GlutenTox Test Kit!

Tropical Traditions Winner and Sale!

32 oz Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil

Congratulations, Debra! Your quart of Tropical Traditions Gold Label Organic Virgin coconut oil is on its way!

Disappointed you didn’t win? Want to give this great stuff a try? Head on over to the Tropical Traditions website, where both quarts and gallons are on sale. I’m not sure how much longer this sale is going on, so take advantage while there’s still time!

Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post … Continue reading Tropical Traditions Winner and Sale!

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