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DIY Earl Grey & Other Teas with Essential Oils

Earl Grey is one of my favorite teas.  Being a bit caffeine sensitive, I usually make mine with Rooibos as the “tea” instead of the traditional Black Ceylon. If the basis of this tea is plain ol’ Black Ceylon tea, what gives it its distinctive flavor?  Bergamot (pron. bear-ga-moh) essential oil which is derived from the… Read more »

My Energy Drink? Water.

How’s this for a scary fact: ER visits are way up – especially in men over 40.  Want to know why?  Massive consumption of energy drinks.  You know the ones I’m talking about – the super sweet, caffeine-jacked “beverages” that give you a false sense of increased energy. Drinking one of these seems like it… Read more »

Getting Well, Naturally

I am so thankful to be well – and maintaining it – after that horrific spell in October.  Alleluia! Several people have asked me how I got well from the crud.  Just as there wasn’t only one ‘why’ I got sick, there was an entire battalion of remedies and practices that brought me back to… Read more »

The Stings

sting paste

I’m talking about those from bees, wasps & hornets, not a rock band.  Bees are much less aggressive than their nasty counterparts but their bites can still cause discomfort and irritation. The wasps seem to be everywhere this summer and in great numbers.  Here are some tips to help avoid getting stung as well as… Read more »