Homemade Organic Baby Wipes

by Sarah TheHealthyHomeEconomist October 21, 2014

homemade organic baby wipes

I remember so well holding my firstborn child for the very first time.

So precious.  So vulnerable!

I couldn’t imagine any chemicals of any kind touching his delicate skin which is why I took what I thought were great pains to ensure any personal care products used were nontoxic.

I must have spend a fortune on hypoallergenic “natural care” baby wipes at that time for diaper changes (organic baby wipes were hard to find then), but looking back, those weren’t such a great choice after all.

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Join the Excitement in Indy, Get a Special Gift!

by Sarah TheHealthyHomeEconomist October 20, 2014


In a little over two weeks, Traditional Foodies from around the globe will converge on the JW Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Indianapolis, Indiana for the 15th Annual International Wise Traditional Conference sponsored by the Weston A. Price Foundation.

Wise Traditions is America’s premier nutritional conference featuring renowned speakers on a variety of health-related topics, a large vendor exhibit area, and whole foods based meals that are always from scratch, delicious, satisfying, sustainably produced, locally sourced (as much as possible), and traditionally prepared.

Are you tired of saying “no” to food all the time because everything seems to be either unhealthy or toxic? Let the Weston A. Price Foundation teach you how to say YES while still keeping it nutritious and delicious!

I am excited to be on the docket as a speaker for the Chapter Leader meeting on Thursday, November 6, and I will also be signing books at the Radiant Life table from 12:45-1:30 pm on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoon if you want to stop by and say hello!

I would encourage you to check out the action packed schedule for this year’s Conference with a variety of different learning tracks for both the novice and experienced attendee:

  • Nourishing Traditional Diets
  • Gut and Psychology Syndrome
  • Human Health and Soil Health
  • Farming and Gardening
  • Whole Organic Foods
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Testing
  • Native Ways
  • Dental
  • Making it Practical

<< Click here for the Speakers and Conference Schedule >>

I can’t stress enough how this Conference will change your life, whether it is your first time to attend or your 15th. I always come away with life changing information every single year that continues to improve my family’s overall wellness.

Note that the Conference hotel sells out every year, so don’t delay to register and make your hotel reservations!

Special Gift: Access the Wise Traditions Conference Library

For those who register before October 24, the Weston A. Price Foundation is offering a Conference special gift: Free access to the Wise Traditions Conference Library including recordings from all of Wise Traditions conferences for the past seven years!

Be sure to register by October 24, so you can view any these talks for free for four days between November 19-22, 2014.

 << Click here to Register today – offer ends October 24th >>

See you in Indy!

 Sarah, The Healthy Home Economist

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Coconut Milk Pudding

by Sarah TheHealthyHomeEconomist October 19, 2014

cupful of coconut milk pudding

Pudding is the ultimate comfort food especially when the weather turns cool.

Warm, right off the stove is the way I most enjoy it just like my Grandma used to make it.  A pudding box wasn’t good enough for her, and it’s not good enough for me either. Who wants to feed their children (or themselves) a bowlful of GMO white sugar, GMO corn starch, artificial colors and flavors plus preservatives anyway?

Not me!

From scratch with only whole ingredients is the way to go with pudding if you want all the enjoyment and none of the toxic load!

I typically make pudding with grassfed, fresh from the farm milk, but if there is even a hint of congestion issues in the household due to weather changes or whatnot, it is best to skip the dairy and make coconut milk pudding instead. This is because dairy, even if raw, can become mucous forming when cooked.

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Sports Illustrated Supermodel Tells Fans to Eat Butter

by Sarah TheHealthyHomeEconomist October 17, 2014


sports illustrated cover with Carolyn Murphy

Carolyn Murphy is a Supermodel in every sense of the word.

A native Florida girl, she has appeared on magazine covers from around the world since her debut over two decades ago including Sports Illustrated, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Elle, W and dozens of others.

In addition, Ms. Murphy has been the face of Gucci, Tiffany & Co., MaxMara, and Harry Winston, Vogue Model of the Year, and consistently ranked by Forbes as one of the highest paid models in the world.

There can be no doubt that Carolyn Murphy has attained a level of success in her field achieved by few others.

Magazine covers and lucrative contracts aside, Carolyn Murphy’s greatest contribution to women is clearly not her epitomization of modern beauty with its airbrushed photos of perfection and unattainable proportions.

No indeed.  It may well prove to be her recent admission to her fans that she has abandoned dieting and her suggestion that true beauty comes from eating Real Food.

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Eczema Treatment: Avoiding the Drug-Based Domino Effect

by Joette Calabrese, HMC, CCH, RSHom(Na) October 15, 2014

conventional eczema treatment makes it worse

By Joette Calabrese, HMC, CCH, RSHom(Na)

While many of us know eczema to be a condition of inflamed and irritated skin, if you or your child actually suffers from eczema, you know how burdensome and afflictive this pathology can be.

I understand. As a child I was burdened with this “hell on earth”—as I was covered with it from head to toe.

But oh! How I wished I had left it alone.

What? Leave this distressing condition alone with no eczema treatment whatsoever?

Let me explain.

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