National Organic Organizations and Farmer Groups among Those Opposing Senate GMO Labeling Deal


WASHINGTON, DC – Organic organizations and farmer groups nationwide are among groups and individuals opposing the GMO labeling bill. The bill, which is being offered by Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), is “discriminatory and deeply-flawed,” according to the Center For Food Safety. “Organic organizations, farmers and companies rightly fear that this bill […]

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Don’t Let Mosquitos Ruin Your Holiday Picnic


By Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman Imagine for a moment family and friends are in the back yard getting ready for your Fourth of July picnic. The kids are squealing with delight playing with a sprinkler. The smell of burgers on the grill fill the air. Your friends comment on how great your landscape looks, with just the […]

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Amikaeyla Gaston to speak at Women’s Herbal Conference

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By Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman Amikaeyla Gaston will be the featured Keynote Speaker at the 6th Annual Mid Atlantic Women’s Herbal Conference this fall. The Conference will be held 1-2 October 2016 at the Kempton Community Center in Kempton, PA. Saturday evening, she will discuss “Embracing Ultimate Dynamism – The Bold Art of Unleashing Your Authentic Voice […]

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Young Living Convention Comes to a Close


The 2016 Young Living Convention may be coming to a close tomorrow but the fever is ongoing. Essential oil enthusiasts converged upon Salt Lake City, Utah this week. Attendees visited the Mona Lavender Farm and saw the lavender fields first hand. A variety of workshops were held on essential oils and on growing your business. […]

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Stop and Smell the Flowers


By Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman Have you ever received a bouquet of flowers for your birthday, anniversary, or other special occasion? It probably made you feel loved and happy. Have you ever received a floral arrangement after a loved one passed away? It probably reminded you that you are loved and that you are not alone. Certain […]

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Starting Out with Lavender Oil


Lavender is a great starter essential oil. There are so many uses for it. It is great for treating minor wounds, burns and insect bites. It is a relaxing oil, a mood stabilizer, and a stress reliever … and so much more! Have sleeping problems? Try putting a drop or two of lavender essential oil on […]

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