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Kwanzaa is a holiday celebrating African heritage and culture. Celebrated from December 26th to January 1st each year, it features candle-lighting ceremonies, feasts, gift giving and more. The holiday was not intended to replace Christmas, but rather to give those of African descent a time to celebrate themselves and their ancestors. Each day of Kwanzaa […]Continue reading
In the past, nuts have gotten a bad rap. Many people think of them being fatty, salty, and high in calories. But eating the right kind of nuts, and eating them in moderation, is a great way to get your protein and fiber, and it’s a great way to keep your heart healthy. Nuts are […]Continue reading
In nature, many things run by cycles – the tides cycle, the weather cycles, the season cycles – even the sun goes through an active and passive cycle, or activity like solar flares. So, if everything around us goes through cycles, shouldn’t we go through cycles as well? This is what the concept of biorhythms […]Continue reading
Citrus fruits, like oranges, lemons, limes and grapefruit, offer a number of benefits. The alpha hydroxyl acids naturally exfoliate our skin and citrus has astringent, antiseptic and detoxifying effects on the skin. Additionally citrus scents can be relaxing and refreshing, leaving you feeling quite pampered. Here are three homemade spa treatments with citrus fruit that […]Continue reading
? Many organic gardeners believe potting soil should be peat free. While peat is an organic substance, there are several good reasons for building a peat-free garden. Let?s discuss why you might want to go peat free and what you can use instead. What is Peat? Peat is a collection of partially decayed vegetation matter. […]Continue reading