What To Buy At The Farmer’s Market: December
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What To Buy At The Farmer’s Market: December

Can you believe it’s almost winter? I am not ready for the nice fall weather to go away! December can be a tricky month for shopping at the farmer’s market, depending on where you live. If you live somewhere that gets FREEZING cold in the winter, like I do, you’ll be lucky if you can…

11 Essential Oils You Should Never Wear In The Sun
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11 Essential Oils You Should Never Wear In The Sun

It’s summer, so let’s chat about essential oils you should never wear in the sun.   You’re probably thinking “What? I thought oils were safe….” And they are. BUT like anything in life, you need to use them the right way.   I learned this lesson the hard way (luckily, I caught myself in time)….

Bugs Bugging Your Pets? Here’s 3 All Natural Essential Oils You Can Use To Keep Bugs At Bay!
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Bugs Bugging Your Pets? Here’s 3 All Natural Essential Oils You Can Use To Keep Bugs At Bay!

Today, I’m going to show you how you can use essential oils to prevent and deter insects that can bother your pets.   With some notable exceptions (which we’ll talk about below), essential oils are safe to use on and around your pets when diluted with a carrier oil, such as coconut oil (on large…

9 Essential Oils To Repel Insects Naturally (And Get Your Yard Back)
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9 Essential Oils To Repel Insects Naturally (And Get Your Yard Back)

It’s summer…and it’s buggy. This time of year, the heat and humidity are bad enough, and I break out my go-to essential oils to repel insects when we’re outside.   (This article is based on my new book Organic By Choice: The (Secret) Rebel’s Guide To Backyard Gardening. Grab it on Amazon here!)   I…

Can Chickens Eat Citrus? Why Everything You Think You Know Is Wrong [Podcast]
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Can Chickens Eat Citrus? Why Everything You Think You Know Is Wrong [Podcast]

Can chickens eat citrus? You’ll be surprised not just by the answer, but by how wrong the myths out there about feeding citrus to chickens really are.   Frequently, we see advice online that advises us to not feed our backyard chickens things like oranges, limes, and lemons.   And in reality, many chickens don’t even…