A New Pair of Shoes

I hate shoes. Sure, there was a time when, like most females, I wanted lots of cute shoes to go with lots of cute outfits, but I could never afford the nice ones, which meant I bought the cheap ones, which often meant they were really uncomfortable and I’d wear them as little as possible….

Beauty from the Inside Out

I have this book sitting on my desk calledĀ The Natural Makeover Diet.Ā I thought was fantastic when I first read it years ago, though I find it rather over-simplified now. However, I can attest to the fact that beauty really does come from within. And I do mean physical beauty. We can only look our best…

Motivation to Exercise

I’ve reduced the stress in my life, I get a good amount of sleep almost every night, I take supplements tailored to my healing needs, and I eat what is slowly becoming an immaculate diet. It’s quite obvious to me where I now need to turn my attention: exercise. Oh, exercise, why dost thou elude…

Italian Meatballs and Sauce – Recipe

This recipe is GAPS, paleo, traditional, and real foods friendly. I made meatballs for the first time ever last week and they were so well-received that I made them again last night. I got a recipe from my friend Cassie, changed it a little according to what I had on hand and the sauce I…

Surviving Easter on GAPS

Ever since my little guy hit toddlerhood, certain holidays have been challenging because people are always trying to give him candy. It’s gotten increasingly difficult as he’s gotten older. I didn’t mind so much when he was a one year old because he didn’t eat much sweets anyway. When he was two, I decided to…

Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

My son had his first Easter when he was 9 months old. I loved dying Easter eggs and was excited to do it again now that I had a child to share the experience with. However, I did not want to use the Paas egg dyes, which are made with food coloring, which is poison,…