"Where you have a plot of land, however small, plant a garden. Staying close to the soil is good for the soul." - Spencer W. Kimball

Nourish your body and your soul!

If you live in Arizona, you probably own a cowboy hat too...

Our beautiful pomegranate tree in full bloom...

If you don't know how to grow vegetables, start with mustard greens. They are prolific and grow like weeds.

A random wagon wheel that lives in my backyard...

Purple top turnips peeking out of the ground before picking...

The Primal Blueprint Cookbook by Mark Sisson...helped me build a base of primal recipes that our family continues to enjoy...


A Little Surprise in My Garden!

Category Archives: HealthCare

Stevia Allergies & Asthma

May 29, 2012 at 09:09

Little Miss Sicky Poo


Recently I’ve been using stevia to replace the sugar in my morning coffee and the honey in my tea in an effort to further restrict my overall sugar intake.  I chose stevia because it is a natural substance that is recognizable to the body unlike Sweet & Low or Equal which is  manufactured in a […]

My Life with Psoriasis

May 17, 2012 at 13:06

Little Miss Sicky Poo


Psoriasis Sucks! Let’s face it.  If you have it, you know what I’m talking about.  Unfortunately I’m a long time veteran of this disease.  In fact it’s been 27 years since I was first diagnosed.  I didn’t realize it at the time (probably because I was 10), but that day marked the beginning of a […]

America’s War on Obesity Continues to Fall Short

May 8, 2012 at 08:36

Little Miss Sicky Poo


Isn’t it funny how America’s long standing war on obesity has brought light to this major health epidemic but our country continues to get fatter and fatter?  I mean, just think about the last decade alone and all of the awareness campaigns, public service announcements, commercials, articles, documentaries, etc., etc. and yet instead of reversing […]

All Natural Medicine Cabinet Essentials

April 16, 2012 at 14:47

Little Miss Sicky Poo


Over the last few years there’s been a big shift in the products that I have for times when someone in the family is not feeling their best.  Five years ago my medicine cabinet probably would have included some over the counter cold medicine and an array of products that look like the pharmacy isle […]

Treating an Ear Infection Without Antibiotics

April 9, 2012 at 14:23

Little Miss Sicky Poo


If you have children, you’re probably very familiar with ear infections.  Research indicates that when young children get colds, they have a 61% chance of getting an ear infection.  Unfortunately, those are pretty good odds.  And when they strike, you have a very unhappy little camper on your hands.  All you want to do is […]

Big Pharma, Your Physician & The Sunshine Act

April 3, 2012 at 12:16

Little Miss Sicky Poo


There is probably nothing more irritating then sitting in a doctor’s office for 45 minutes, waiting to be seen.  But have you ever noticed, while you are sitting there reading that two year old copy of Reader’s Digest, that there are usually a few individuals that walk right in and get seen by YOUR doctor […]