Getting My Fillings Replaced, Part II

This past summer, I saw a naturopath who is experienced with dealing with mercury toxicity. She wanted me to replace all of my fillings right away because I was planning to get pregnant (if I wasn’t going to get pregnant, she would have wanted to only remove a couple at a time and space it…

Product Review: Paleo Treats

A little while ago a box of goodies was sent to me from Paleo Treats. They asked me to write a review if I liked them. Well, I do like them, so here’s my review! Paleo Treats are made with ingredients allowed on the Paleo Diet. I think there is some debate out there whether…

Why Prepare for a Disaster

I am a firm believer in emergency preparation. It’s an idea that I’ve been exposed to a good deal since I was a kid. My church is big on self-reliance and helping others–and teaching others to help themselves. My parents kept boxes of freeze-dried emergency food storage in the garage. As a college student, I…

Getting My Fillings Replaced, Part I

It took me a while to work up the courage to ask my husband if I could spend over $2000 to get my amalgam fillings replaced with safer ones. This last September I got a quote from a holistic dentist, who specializes in removing amalgams, and I have finally gotten around to getting them removed. This has…

What We Need is Healing

I have a very long To Do list today, so I really don’t have time for writing this, but my thoughts beg to be written out. Six days ago, there was a shooting at the mall that is five minutes from our house. It was shocking to hear of a tragedy so close to home,…

Gingerbread Cookies

At church choir practice today, everyone was gushing over these gingerbread cookies someone had brought. I had been fasting and just did not want to know how good they were. When I got home, I decided to one-up those cookies–at least in the eyes of my four-year-old. We didn’t just make boring, round gingerbread cookies–we made gingerbread men! (and…