Does USDA Organic Really Mean 100% Organic?

In my world, I have not only gotten used to questioning everything, I have embraced it with open arms. There have been many instances that a large establishment has left me and millions of others disappointed, unhealthy, hurt, or even on the brink of death. (Not an exaggeration) After being lied to on almost every…

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The Importance of Saying Goodbye to Refined Sugar

The prevalence of refined sugar in the average American’s diet is the highest it’s ever been. A person will consume a couple hundred pounds of sugar (give or take) per year, and it’s increasing. I’ve even accidentally bought baby food products that contain sugar, which baffles me. Why would you put sugar in baby food?!…

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A Hard Truth: The Meat Market

Recently, I had a friend ask me to do some research on meats. She bought a bag of frozen fish, and after she got home she realized that, printed on the label clear as day, it contained carbon monoxide. As you can imagine, she was outraged. This prompted her to ask me to do a…

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Bleach: The Silent Chemical Terrorist

Becoming a mother changed me on a cellular level. I feel like my eyes were closed my entire life, and giving birth to my daughter was the grand opening of a heavy set of lids. I was okay with being blind to the world before she came along, but once she was here, I had…

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The Globalization of Food – Good or Bad?

In the world we live in today, most of us rely on a grocery store for our food. We don’t grow it ourselves, and we definitely don’t kill it ourselves (if you’re a meat-eater). We rely on the grocery store to bring us exactly what we want, and need. It is pre-packaged and processed so…

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Hello world!

My name is Courtney Blair. I am a twenty-six year old new wife and mother, with a desire to simplify my life using all things natural and organic. My focus is on natural health, gaining knowledge on important subjects, overall happiness and well-being, and life-hacks (let’s face it, it’s great when little tasks are made easier). In…

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