Skin Series – Part 1 of 3 – The Epidermis

  The basis of FreeRange is how the nutrients in egg can help improve the overall health of your skin and aid in alleviating sensitive skin issues.     I thought that I would provide more detail as to how the chicken egg, this amazing perfect package created by nature is able to accomplish all of this. It all starts with understanding the composition of our skin and the purpose each layer serves.  Today’s post focuses on […]

Acne Prevention – Balance

Acne, the unwelcome visitor that shows up at the worst possible time.   It doesn’t care about age, race or gender and loves to ruin special occasions.     Many times acne is treated by over the counter medications or prescriptions, but those option can cause more harm than good.   Prescription Treatments & Side Effects The side effects of this type of medication are staggering.    Here are a few of the common treatment options and the side effects […]

6 Natural Methods to Combat SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)

6 Natural Methods to Beat the Winter Blues   So you made it through the holidays, surviving visits from your  in-laws and crazy aunt Betty.    January arrived and you celebrated the new year, even kept your resolution (for a while).      As we enter into February restlessness starts to settle in.       The days are short and the nights are long.   Motivation evaporates and it can be hard to get out of […]

Natural Tips To Love the Sun & Beat the Burn!

I was at an outdoor business meeting enjoying the sunshine and getting a ton of work done.  Unfortunately I did not have adequate sun protection and ended up with a sunburn right in the middle of my back.   I could not reach it to moisturize, and it itched like crazy!   I am usually quite diligent with sun protection, and make my own sunscreen, but didn’t think that the fashionable striped tears on the […]

Quit Picking on our Backyard Flocks!

We seem to be moving at the speed of light these days.  Between changes in government, global concerns, and trade there is A LOT for the news agencies to cover.     Yet somehow with all of the turmoil CNN finds time to pick on our friends, the backyard flock.     They reported a story on an salmonella outbreak and mentioned how cuddling your backyard flock can make you sick.     As the mother of 16 hens […]