Honey, Natural Allergy Relief

Oh, spring! How beautiful the blossoms that bloom in the warm sunshine are! How sweet is the smell of fresh green grass! Of course, with those most welcome sights comes a terrible price to pay! Every allergy sufferer knows what I’m talking about: pollen. Pollen is the unseen terror that causes most of us to stumble with itchy watery eyes to the nearest corner store and buy an ungodly amount of antihistamine so that we can hopefully get through our day without sneezing, coughing, and staring bleary-eyed into the distance.

Most of us who try to dodge taking medication as often as we can seek out natural remedies. Allergy sufferers are no different, but one of the natural remedies is so much sweeter: locally made honey. Honey made from local bees contains pollen from local bees contain pollen from trees and flowers nearby. If a person ingests a teaspoon of honey every morning, it is believed that they will become less sensitive to the pollen in the air. Overtime, they will be bothered little to none by the seasonal changes. It is in no way meant to replace allergy shots or prescribed medication. Always consult a physician before making any changes with those, but it is certainly a sweet and tasty alternative for those of us who run for the hills every spring, trying to escape the sneezy season.

The Many Benefits of Coconut Oil

moisturizerNearly everything we see has an advertisement for one wonder product or another. So many are directed at improving our appearance in one way, shape, or form, and every one promises a miracle. Walking down a beauty product aisle can make the mind reel, but have you ever looked at the ingredient lists for some of these products? Most are very long and require a chemistry degree to decipher. It can be quite alarming and off-putting.

Instead of using so many chemicals, why not try an all natural product that can be used in a myriad of ways: coconut oil. Coconut oil is well known as a natural moisturizer and skin care product. Its fat content and antioxidants can reduce skin irritation, redness, and can help to prevent wrinkles. Its great at repairing chapped skin due to winter’s icy touch and doubles as a very nourishing lip balm. When mixed with a little sugar, it can be used as a scrub to remove dead skin.

moisturizerEven heat styled hair can use a little coconut oil love and care. Heat styled hair can become very brittle and dry from the amount of stress its put under. Coconut oil’s fats soak into the hair follicle strengthening it and making it softer, silkier, and easier to manage. Its versatile enough to be used as a conditioner or a hot oil treatment.

As if all its moisturizing properties weren’t reason enough to take a gander at adding coconut oil to your beauty routine, it can also be used as a makeup remover. No more scrubbing at a sensitive eyelids with chemical laden pads. No more red and burning eyes. All in all, coconut oil is a must have for product conscious beauty gurus.

Healthy Surprise

Who doesn’t love a surprise? Healthy Surprise is one company that is bringing us all really great snacks that are healthy and taste amazing. They are really setting themselves apart from all of the other subscription food boxes on the market by making their boxes Healthy Surprise Featured Imagebigger and better than the competition. There are a few plans and each one has enough food for you and a few friends to enjoy.

This service gets it’s name honestly, Healthy Surprise sends you vegan, gluten free, soy free, natural foods that you are sure to love. In fact they are so sure that you will like the food that they offer a 110% guarantee! There’s no commitment and you can cancel at any time too. The types of food vary that they send every month so it’s always something new and interesting, and we’re being honest when we say that this box is very generous with portion sizes.

Don’t waste time tracking down healthy food companies then worrying if you will like the food or not once you get it in the mail. This place does all of the work for you. You don’t have to worry about it tasting good because they only include foods that are super amazing in the taste department. The search is literally over for the perfect monthly subscription box for health food lovers, Healthy Surprise has it all: tasty food, good portions, and a guarantee that cannot be matched. Quit ordering food boxes that only you can enjoy by yourself, these boxes were made to share!

For more information or to subscribe to a Healthy Surprise box, visit them online at www.HealthySurprise.com.

Green Grab Bag

Green Grab BagOne of my favorite things when I was younger was getting grab bags and discovering what surprise was in them. As an adult this fun continues with a fantastic product called Green Grab Bag. Each month an assortment of health and beauty products that are of course natural will be sent directly to you.

When you first open your Green Grab Bag you will notice the super thoughtful packaging that it comes in. Before you even get to what’s inside it you feel like you’ve gotten something really important. You get at least six samples each month for only $15 a month or you can purchase a years subscription and save 20%!

You can cancel at any time, though I would bet that you won’t want to once you start getting these near little bags in the mail. The products are all high quality and you get more than your $15 value. The only way to discover what products you like is through samples, and these samples are very generous in size, you will be able to determine if you like what you’ve gotten. If you do then you have the option to buy full sizes of the things that you liked on their website at really great prices. There really isn’t much reason that you shouldn’t go and subscribe right now.

For more information or to subscribe or gift a Green Grab Bag visit them online at www.GreenGrabBag.com.

Eco-Emi

Eco-Emi BoxWhat would you say if I told you that you could stay home and get really cool environmentally friendly products sent straight to your door each and every month for only $15? Well, that’s exactly what Eco-Emi’s subscription service does! Every month your box will include five to ten samples of natural, organic, green, eco-friendly, cruelty free, vegan, vegetarian or Fair Trade products and they are all packaged and wrapped very nicely, perfect and ready for gift giving!

One of the coolest parts about this box is it’s a surprise as to what you will get. For me, the surprise alone is worth the price. There is a theme for each month, so for example the October box was packaged in some really fun halloween materials and one of the items in the box was a fantastic coffee flavored soap! It wouldn’t be fall without some coffee, or coffee soap that is! Everything from the packaging to the items was quite magical and makes you feel like you are getting something truly special.

Right now there is a waiting list for the box, which means that this little box is growing in popularity, and to that we are excited! Eco-Emi is a wonderful subscription box that deserves all of the attention it can get and the fact that their goal is to deliver high quality products that you can feel good about using right to you front door, is a goal that more and more companies should strive towards. To find out more about the box or to get on the waiting list, just visit EcoEmi.com.

Cozy Leaf Artisan Loose Leaf Tea Blends

Cozy Leaf TeaCozy Leaf is a tea company that might just be your next favorite place to buy tea! They specialize in selling a large variety of loose leaf teas. Offering most any variety that any tea lover could want, this seems like the natural choice for anyone who enjoys a cup of tea now and then. What really makes Cozy Leaf special is their option to create a custom blend of tea!

There is also a really neat option on the Cozy Leaf website that allows you to subscribe to their Tea Club and receive a different and unique blend of tea each and every month in the mail, this can also be given as a gift subscription! The Tea Club offers two options, the Caffein Tea Club and the Herbal Tea Club.

The aurora that the teas from Cozy Leaf emit are awe inspiring and will fill the air with delicious smells that will have everyone around you wanting a cup of what your having. The flavor of the loose leaf tea offerings is second to none. Don’t worry about getting a package of tea that has been mass produced by a machine, the teas from Cozy Leaf are hand blended and the attention to color, flavor, and smell are evident.

If you are looking for your next favorite blend of tea, chances are you will find it at either the Cozy Leaf Website or their Etsy Shop. If you’re not quite sure what to try or are new to the world of delicious hand blended teas, may we recommend getting their sampler, you are sure to find a blend that you will fall in love with in their sampler. Cozy Leaf truly lives up to their inviting name by creating the perfect cup of tea to help you relax and get “cozy” with every cup of tea that you drink.

Diela Maharanie Makes Magical Art

When redecorating a space, be it an office or room in your home, you always need to consider the walls. Walls are boring on their own, but luckily there are tons of new artist to choose from when picking out the perfect piece of art for your wall. One of those artist by the name of Diela Maharanie is making an impact on the world of art with her creative tones of color and imaginative scenes that are depicted in her work.

Her art is not average, it possesses a creative quality that makes the viewer of the art become engulfed within the blocky chunks of color and precisely drawn characters. One look at her art and you will quite possibly want your entire wall to be covered in Diela Maharanie originals.

The patterns that are used in her art are nice and vibrant, yet they still only just add to the overall beauty of the art instead of consume the piece. It’s rare to find an artist who can incorporate elements that are borderline supernatural and those of the real world so well.

So if you are looking for some art, I suggest you consider Diela Maharanie’s work. You are sure to love it, and it is sure to love your walls. Make note of this artist on the rise because I have no doubt that we will be seeing great things from her in the future.