Kick the Comet

The ingredients in popular scouring agents are known to cause: Cancer Allergies Lymphoma Lung tumors Skin irritations Lung carcinoma Malignant tumors Respiratory Distress Perforation of the nasal septum Scouring sinks, tubs and showers doesn’t have to be a health hazard.  Kick the Comet – create your own all-natural scouring agent. What You’ll Need 1, 12-oz…

Local Food in the winter

Local greens, root vegetables and garlic, etc., are still abundant during winter months in upstate NY through local CSA’s.   CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture.  When you purchase a membership in a CSA, you’ll receive local, fresh produce all winter long!ITHACA area CSA’sBlue Heron Farm in Lodi, NYhttp://blueheronorganic.com/wintercsa.htm  The Full Plate Farm Collective in…

Mother’s Day Aroma Bar

Personalize All-Natural Gifts with Essential Oils for You or Your Favorite Mom* body scrubs* foot salts* body lotions* natural perfumes* massage oils * room sprays Details:Sunday, May 6 from 9:00 – 2:00 pmOrganica Jane’s, 90 South Main Street, Canandaigua, NY More Info:Stop by anytime!RSVP organicaj@yahoo.com or 585-261-2648All supplies provided – gifts range from $5 – $20

38 Ways to Help Our Earth & Our Health Plant a tree Recycle glass Recycle plastic Bring your own coffee cup Avoid Plastic Reduce consumption of meat Bring your own bag Start an herb harden avoid Styrofoam Boycott Bleach Start a compost Request to STOP junk mail Grow some vegetables Wash clothes in cold water…

Natural Facial Mask

The ingredients in this gentle mask will naturally exfoliate, moisturize and tone skin. INGREDIENTS: Avocado Wheat Germ cosmetic Clay organic oatmeal organic Egg White fresh-cut Pineapple HOW TO:In a food processor, add and blend well: 1/2 Avocado 1 organic Egg White 2 – 3 cubes, fresh-cut Pineapple 2 Tablespoons of Wheat Germ Then add enough…

Natural Beauty Remedy

Taking good care of dry/cracked skin doesn’t have to involve expensive prescription creams or lotions nor does it have to be complicated. Here’s an easy beauty remedy that works to bring skin back to life, naturally. What You Will Need: Sea salt Carrier oil: olive oil, grape seed oil, sweet almond oil, jojoba. I prefer…

Ugh! We just want soap!

I thought using soap was supposed to be a positive thing. According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), many popular brands of soap are considered serious hazards to our health. Ugh! One truly healthy and cost effective soap, which I have come to love and trust is Dr. Bronner’s (est. 1948) liquid castile soap. A…