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GO FUND ME!!

Those of you who know me and have seen my recent posts on Facebook know that I'm a mom, a  nurse, and a new entrepreneur.  These last few weeks have been a whirlwind of activity... I'm a full time infusion nurse & a part time vascular access nurse I've built 2 websites with zero training…

WHERE IN THE WORLD IS VANUATU???

Vanuatu is a small island nation of 83 separate islands near the "Pacific Ring of Fire" between Fiji & New Caledonia.  It sits about 1400 miles east of Australia.  One of the volcanoes here, Mount Yasur, is the most accessible active volcano on earth. This nation's culture goes back thousands of years and is connected…

REAL EVIDENCE-BASED USE OF ESSENTIAL OIL

In a super-cool article by a group of entomology researchers in Iran, I found scientific evidence showing that bug sprays containing essential oils really can work!  Of course, quality always matters and you have to pick the right oil or oils to do what you want them to do. These scientists show us that there…

Is CBD Just a Marketing Strategy for Skin Care Products?

Let me start out by saying that I am not an expert on hemp, CBD, cannabinoids, etc.  I am also not giving this information as a healthcare provider and, therefore, it should not be used as medical advice. HOWEVER, I did a significant amount of research in order to write this post.  I'm not talking…

Results of my Homemade Deodorant “Experiment”

Okay, so if any of my readers is curious... this first deodorant I made was a soft paste rather than a solid stick type, much like the brand Primal Pit Paste that you can see here.  To use this kind of deodorant, you have to be unafraid to touch the deodorant paste and rub in…