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Helpful Healthy Home Resources

Are You Ready for an Emergency?

By livinghome | June 25, 2021 |

Emergency prepping is very important for anyone no matter where you live.

10 Tips for Raising Healthy Kids

By livinghome | May 5, 2021 |

Have you ever wondered what a healthy lifestyle looks like for a child? Do you wonder what kind of foods to feed your kiddos? Do they need supplements?

How to Heal Cavities

By lizwebb1110 | April 3, 2021 |

If you don’t yet have a garden, it can be a little overwhelming choosing the type and even where to put it. Gardens can range from containers on a balcony to several acres of space on a plot of land. If you already have a spot, there are still some choices to be made of what kind of garden to do.

Three Different Types of Gardening

By livinghome | February 12, 2021 |

I’m going to just touch on three of the most common you see today for organic gardening at home. All three of these methods work great for organic gardening for beginners or even for the most advanced gardener.

10 Reasons Clean Beauty is Important

By livinghome | January 29, 2021 |

Did you know what we put ON our bodies is as important as what we put IN our bodies? Yep, it’s true! It’s not all just about what you eat.

Why I Started Making My Own Detergent

By livinghome | October 16, 2020 |

Anyone else grow up knowing your clothes were clean because they smelled “clean?” Me too! My family always used Tide detergent. I used to love the smell of Tide because it always made me think of clean clothes and fresh laundry. About 15 years ago, I dove into the world of health. I started off…

How to Get into Beekeeping

By livinghome | September 11, 2020 |
How to get into Bee Keeping

Bees are one of the most important insects on the planet. They keep plants pollinated and not to mention they make this amazing food called honey. Have you ever thought of getting bees? Nowadays, lots of people, even those who live in big cities or neighborhoods are getting bees. Bees are fascinating and can be…


By Lauren Dahl | April 1, 2020 |

I started out the series with this free introduction video: Understanding How Toxins Get in Our Homes and What We Can Do About It. This lets you meet me, know a little bit about who I am and how I got into this world of healthy homes. I give you a glimpse into how so many toxins have gotten into our homes and why that’s such a big deal.

Update from Los Angeles

By Lauren Dahl | July 17, 2018 |

Well, to say it’s been a while would be an understatement! The Dahl family has had a lot happen since I had to set writing to the side for a bit.

DIY Mattress Protectors

By Lauren Dahl | March 31, 2018 |

My older kids and husband are on a trip this weekend to visit his family. I am home with the baby. Being an introvert, I treasure this alone time! Yes, I miss my kids and husband, but I also refuel at times like this. I love the quiet of the house and being able to get a few projects done that I just can’t do when everyone is home.