Live your Dreams and Goals

  At some point we all have had dreams of what we would like our life to be like. Those dreams are as unique as we all are. Once we get ahold of those dreams and set out to make them a reality we need to be prepared for the battle that lies ahead. We all have an adversary and his name is Satan. His job is to kill, steal and destroy. To side track us in anyway possible to get us to hand over our dreams. See it's a choice and the choices we make determine the outcome not the … [Read more...]

Mullein: Eliminate mucus and recover fast!

        Mullein leaf is an herb I keep in my pantry. We don't get a lot of colds in our house but when we do we turn to mullein. Mullein is a expectorant that helps to expel mucus from the chest. It helps to lubricate lungs and throat membranes as well as reduce swelling. Traditionally mullein has been used to remedy bronchitis, croup, pneumonia, asthma, and whooping cough. Uses: Inhalation: Fill a sauce pan with a few cups of water and about a 1/2 … [Read more...]

Whole30

My husband and I are now on week 3 with whole30. All I can say is that we will be making some permanent lifestyle changes when this is over. We feel great! Prior to getting started with whole30 I always felt bloated and my stomach just didn't feel right especially after eating a lot of grains. All my issues are gone and my stomach feels great. Another great benefit to feeling great is that I lost an inch and a half around my waist as well as and inch around my thighs. The meal plan with … [Read more...]

Dry Skin Brushing

Many years ago I stopped into a local health food store and the lady in there introduced me to dry skin brushing. I got a brush that day and have been doing this ever since. Check out these amazing benefits: Stimulates your lymphatic system Increases digestion and kidney function Increases circulation Reduces the appearance of cellulite Rejuvenates the nervous system I use this brush HERE To use: Start on dry skin before shower Work in gentle circular upward … [Read more...]

Rebounding

  Last year I came across a method of exercise called rebounding. After doing a lot of research on it I decided this was defiantly something I needed to add to my fitness routine. I fell in love with rebounding! It doesn't even feel like exercise. And check out all these amazing benefits: Stimulates lymphatic system and keeps your health vibrant by flushing out toxins, bacteria and other waste from your body Gives cardiovascular system the blood flow and oxygen it needs to be … [Read more...]

Oil Cleansing Method

  Have you heard of the Oil Cleansing Method? I came across this idea a few years ago and implemented it and I am extremely pleased with the results. So what is the Oil Cleansing Method or OCM? It's a facial cleaning system that uses a solution of Castor Oil and Olive Oil to clean your face. Sounds crazy right? I was skeptical at first but here I am 3 years later and still using this method. Benefits of OCM Detoxes Skin from the build up of gunk on your face Minimizes and … [Read more...]

I’m Back

About 3 years ago I was standing in my kitchen and I heard the words very clearly come to me " Living Whole with Nicole" I got so excited. Began this blog right away, started a Facebook fan page. I got several posts on my blog, then I hit a wall. Does anyone else get great ideas and do nothing with them? Getting ideas has never been an issue for me. The issues has always been in the planning, consistency and follow through! I am so grateful my God gives me what I need when I need it. A … [Read more...]

Homemade Toothpaste

Commercial toothpaste is loaded with all kinds of chemicals that are harmful to your health. Check out this super easy homemade toothpaste recipe. This recipe gives you that just left the dentist office clean feeling.   Toothpaste Recipe: ~ 2 TBS Bentonite Clay ~ 1/2 TBS Baking Soda ~ 1/2 TBS Cinnamon Mix ingredients together and store in a jelly size jar. I always add a drop of clove oil on my toothbrush before I add the toothpaste. There are a lot of dangerous … [Read more...]

Sprouts, great addition to your salads!

  Sprouts are a great addition to your salads. They are very nutritious! My favorite is alfalfa sprouts! Benefits: high source of protien lots of vitamins lots of minerals high in fiber very alkalizing to your body :)   Instructions : Please refer to this website: http://sproutpeople.org/growing-sprouts/sprouting-basics/rinsing/ It is Very important to follow directions when sprouting to avoid bacteria growth. The Sprout People has a lot of great … [Read more...]

Easy Homemade Laundry Detergent

I have tried many homemade laundry detergents in the past. Most are very time consuming to make. We have been using this recipe for the past couple of months with great success. Best part, it only takes minutes to make! Ingredients: 3 TBS Borax 3 TBS Washing Soda 3 TBS Castile Soap 20 Drops of your favorite essential oil (optional) Put all ingredients except essential oil into a gal jug. I just use an empty 1 gallon vinegar jug. Boil 4 Cups of hot water and pour into … [Read more...]