Posts By: Heather Michet

The Best (Easiest, Greenest, Cheapest) Water Bottle

If you’re really considering all of “the right things”, choosing a refillable water bottle uses up more mental effort than one small – yet very important – item should.  Consider the decision process: Plastic?  Lightweight.  Easy to drink out of.  Healthful, not so much because they leach nasty, carcinogenic chemicals into the water.  Huge environmental… Read more »

From Sublime to Divine: Lavender Sugar!

“Just a spoonful of (Lavender) Sugar makes the recipes go ’round”.  You and your tasters will be singing this song – no need for Julie Andrews to be present – when you use lavender infused sugar in some of your baking delights. It is so easy to make, yet it will transform a very tasty treat into… Read more »

Love is the Most Important Force in the Universe

Parisien Antoine Leiris’s Facebook post to those responsible for his wife’s death during the Paris attacks on November 13, 2015, went viral.  Why? Our true nature is divine love.  Each being knows within their heart and soul, consciously or unconsciously, that Love is the most powerful force there is.  Fear (the true opponent of love),… Read more »

Reiki for Cows? Absolutely.

Sophie is my dear rancher friend in Montana.  She’s been struggling: her 170 calves were having a really rough go during their post-weaning time this year.  The calves are super stressed during this adjustment period due to the separation from their mothers, the change to different food (no more udders around) and the variable winter weather…. Read more »

A Song for Paris

My heart, prayers and Reiki go out to my beloved Paris and all of France as they grapple with the horror of the attacks.   In times of trauma whether it’s learning of someone’s illness, trials or a widespread event such as this, certain songs immediately come forth.  “I Am Sending You Light” is always… Read more »

DIY: Aluminum-Free Baking Powder

If you are a busy baker, you may want to switch to a baking powder that does not contain aluminum, as most commercial ones do.    Here’s why: Aluminum consumption has been linked with the development of Alzheimer’s Disease. Use of aluminum based acid salts to leaven the dough can also sometimes give a slightly… Read more »

Is there Corn in Your Honey?

There very well could be. Some weird “honey” is on the market: it’s being served in restaurants and sold in groceries at a ridiculously low price.  The reason why it’s so cheap?  It’s mixed with corn syrup as the main ingredient! Rather than support the heavily subsidized (and most likely GMO) corn syrup product, buy pure… Read more »