Author Archives: Lisa-Marie

  • 9 step weekly facial regimenSustainability

    My face feels great! Every week I do a facial steam/mask I skipped the last two weeks and I just did one today and I just am in love with the softness of my skin. The other day someone asked me to go into details about my weekly facial regimen… so here it is! Lisa’s […]

  • Fight Cancer with foodSustainability

    October is Women’s Health Month and Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here is a list of anti-cancer foods Raw Almonds Cantaloupe Dates Lemons Peppers Avocados Carrots Flaxseed Lettuce Sweet Potatoes Beet Greens Cauliflower Garlic Lima Bean Quinoa Beets Celery Grapefruit Limes Radishes Blueberries Sour Cherries Green Beans Mushrooms Rhubarb Broccoli Chestnuts Green Peas Mustard Greens Raw […]

  • Herbal preparations: Alcohol basedSustainability

    Alcohol is the best base to use for drawing out the active ingredient in herbs. Alcohol Based Tinctures Tinctures are alcohol based herbal remedies that last for several years if stored properly. Depending on the remedy the herb used for a tincture will vary. Tinctures can be taken on an empty stomach before meals. Adults […]

  • Turn a t-shirt into a bagSustainability

    Have an old t-shirt you don’t want to throw away? No problem, today I will show you how to turn your t-shirt into a bag. These instructions are simple and I mean super simple. I have no sewing experience and no sewing machine, yet I have made several bags that can be used as a […]

  • Herbal preparations: Water basedSustainability

    Herbal preparations are easy to make, but take time, patience, and supplies to complete. The 2010 winter season was a rough one in New York and winter did not gradually move into spring then summer, it almost seemed to jump right into summer. Around April, I had an itchy throat and a friend of my suggested […]

  • Natural cold remediesSustainability

    The weather is changing, that means cold season is on its way. A few ways to prevent/ease your coughs/runny noses/colds:   1. Syrup– Create an elderberry cough syrup from scratch. (great recipe) 2. Steam– Boil water in a pot, drop peppermint or eucalyptus essential oil into the water, put towel of head, and steam for […]