Category Archives: General

This month in our garden

I thought it would be nice to bring back the monthly garden posts, with photos from the BHP garden. Once things get growing here in Ohio, I intend including some pictures of my own more modest efforts as well. Calendula … Continue reading

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In the News

Happy Birthday to Dr. Seuss! In honor of the man himself, today is National Read Across America Day and my daughter was beside herself with excitement because her kindergarten class had some very special activities planned. She got to bring … Continue reading

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Natural dog food

Recently, we have gotten a few questions about the dog food that my mom and dad fed their dog Zoe. She had a sensitive stomach and even the highest end dog food brands were not gentile on her digestion. The … Continue reading

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How cinnamon can help keep us healthy

Cinnamon is ubiquitous in any pantry, being a staple spice in baking. I use it in many of my mid-winter treats because its spicy taste warms from the inside. It is versatile and can be used in sweet and savory … Continue reading

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In the news

Here are a few articles that have caught my eye recently: What’s Tylenol Doing to Our Minds I try to be judicious about my use of over the counter medicines, including ones like Tylenol and Advil. Because of it’s pervasive … Continue reading

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Using herbs to keep your New Year’s resolutions

Happy New Year! As we get back into the swing of our normal daily life now that the holidays are past, I wanted to discuss a favorite New Year topic, resolutions. For so many of us our New Year resolutions … Continue reading

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In the News

I’m sure most of us are aware of the Dirty Dozen, the most pesticide-laden and fruits and vegetables as well as the Clean Fifteen, the fruits and vegetables you could get away with buying conventional. Did you know there is … Continue reading

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In the News

I’ve decided to revive our In the News posts, because there have been a few interesting articles catch my attention in the past few weeks. **** Milk has been in the news again. My mom was a huge proponent of … Continue reading

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What We Know About Fats and Oils

The following post is an excerpt from A Pocket Full of Posies, a collection of my mom’s writing and I thought it was particularly relevant these days, considering how much we see in the news about the changing beliefs and … Continue reading

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Holistic Pet Care

Many of us, who are conscientious regarding how we treat ourselves and our family, think less about how we are treating our treasured family pets. We think nothing of steroids for a skin condition, low quality food, anti-depressants or sedatives … Continue reading

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