The Best Milk To Do The Body Good

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How Does The A1/A2 Debate Affect My Milk Choice? I grew up on fresh milk. From the cow to the glass. Papa taught me to milk before I was 7 years old. Betsy, the jersey milk cow was the first cow I milked. Who knew there was a best milk for the body? I took for granted the goodness of raw, organic milk in the morning. In the last 30 years there has been a strong push to make us believe raw milk is not good for us. It's even illegal in many states. We are told raw milk, which has been used since ... continue reading...

Morel Mushroom Hunting – The Harvest of Health

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Hunting for the morel mushroom in the spring is so much fun! This was my first year and I'm hooked. Even though I'm not an experienced spotter, looking is great exercise. Do you know the health benefits of morels? I know now they taste delicious, but I wondered what benefit they have for the body. This set me on a research mission to find out exactly what are the health benefits of the morel mushroom. This is my first year living in an area where they grow. My husband and our friends, ... continue reading...

Homemade Toothpaste

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It's an easy task to remove the toxins found in commercial toothpaste from your family's life. Homemade toothpaste is the answer! I want to share our favorite recipes for homemade toothpaste with you. I've even got one for man's best friend! We began removing GMOs and toxins from our home and bodies several years ago.  Finding replacements for personal care products was a challenge. We've made mistakes, which taught us valuable lessons, and put in  many hours of research. It was ... continue reading...

4 Consequences of Poor Crop Rotation

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Crop rotation is a vital part of maintaining a healthy garden. My grandparents taught me this. They didn't teach me in words so much as they did in actions. When we fail to follow proper crop rotation we suffer the consequences along with our soil. I have found keeping a garden journal is the best way to keep up with crop rotation. My memory is pretty good, but remembering what was planted in a spot 3 season ago is something I can't accurately recall. Depending on a quality garden record is a ... continue reading...