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How To Break-Up With Your Microwave

November 23, 2020

A few years ago, I was following a social media post about texting moms to ask how long to microwave the turkey for Thanksgiving. In the spirit of good fun, I sent my mom the message and anxiously awaited her response. She didn’t disappoint, either.  Me: I guess I’m cooking the turkey this year for…

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HOUSEHOLD MOLD (PART 2): YOUR HEALTH

November 16, 2020

In my previous blog, you learned that mold is, well, everywhere. And while some molds don’t pose a threat to your health, it is important to understand the ones in homes and offices that do. In this post, you’ll learn about the 3 categories of mold that you most likely encounter and how they may…

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Household Mold (Part 1): Presence and Prevention

November 12, 2020

Mold – it’s one of the worst four-letter words. Except for my Canadian friends who have mould, but I digress. What’s the big deal about this little organism that (unfortunately) lives in every home? Well, it’s such a huge issue that I’m devoting my next three blogs to it! I’ll be covering: The basics about…

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6 Steps for a Healthy Bedroom

November 2, 2020

With everything going on right now, the only thing I’m interested in catching are Zzzz’s. And catching those Zzzz’s can be the very thing that keeps us from catching something else. Our body is miraculous. It heals itself when we sleep. That is why it is of the utmost importance to ensure that where you…

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EMF- The Overlooked Environmental Toxin & What You Can Do About It

October 28, 2020

I love all things healthy home. Whether it’s how I cook and store food or how I tidy up, I have developed diligence over the years as I’ve uncovered the health impacts certain habits and products can have. I haven’t always lived this way. I’ve microwaved food in Styrofoam in the past… (Yup. Don’t do…

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