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All The Friday Feels

It feels so good to be back in this space. And it feels so good to share with you my new space, my new biz name and get back to creating health together in the most easy and fun way possible. Because you guys! It’s about the journey, it is to be fully enjoyed and savoured (…the food AND the entire journey!).

YEAH!!!

So welcome to OUR HOMEGROWN HEALTHY’s first blog post.

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healthy how to: kick sickies to the curb + a DIY bone broth

Ohhhh yes. The sickies have invaded our home again this year... a couple of times. 

Despite all my best efforts (that we will chat about below) germs from Sloane's pre-school are keeping me busy. 

Over the last few years I have shared some of my go-to natural remedies for doing your best to prevent getting sick but also ways to support the body as it gets better. 

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DIY holiday body scrub for the win

It is feeling more and more like Christmas over here in Berlin .

And now just planning the couple of few weeks now that Sloane is officially on her school break. The goal is excitement with a side of gratitude and slow living for our Christmas and New Years celebrations shared with our hockey family over here.

This past week I put together some little gifts for Sloane’s teachers. A little pamper pack for her amazing teachers who truly deserve their holiday break. Perhaps I should have included some wine …

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Summer recipe inspiration from my CSA box+ life update

This summer I am supporting another Community Shared Agriculture Program from a long time family friend who lives just around the corner from me. Julia McIntosh runs Grandma's Garden and Gratitude Foods as both a Farmer and Culinary Nutritionist. It's awesome. Her weekly bounty of produce has been the perfect addition for our family, I love the convenience of the delivery and knowing that I am supporting local is always the best.  

This past weekend I was feeling like I needed some soul food - so here is a peek at my Sunday Scramble. 

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Practice Safe Sun

Environmental Working Group recently released their 2015 guide to safe sunscreen and guess what? Of the 1700 products they tested 80% got a big F based on the nasty ingredients they contained.

I know a lot of health conscious mamas are looking for green sunscreen options for their kids, which is amazing. Consumer demand in the last several years has  resulted in greener and cleaner options. 

Check out some safe alternatives for you and your family here... 

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friday randoms: a few of my favourite things

I hope you are able to carve in a little me time this weekend. My self-care will come in the form of a hot yoga class tomorrow AM with one of my besties. I had my first class back in {gasp....} almost 2 years last weekend, and truthfully I felt amazing. I took it easy and could not believe how much taller and less achy {my babes are getting heavy...} my body felt!

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top 5 fav young living essential oils

I love seeing all of your comments, messages and emails about your curiosity for essential oils. YEAH! I hope sharing my own essential oil journey will encourage you to find more natural alternative for the health of you and your family.

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big time gratitude + cold and flu prevention

Gooood morning friends! I am feeling full this morning. Full of gratitude, love and energy.

I had a great meet up with one of my favourite friends and fellow wellness warriors yesterday. You know that feeling when you are in the presence of someone who challenges you, makes you laugh and has this super high vibration that elevates your world? We all need to surround ourselves with more of those people.

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