What is Fair Trade Coffee, and Should You Buy It?

What is fair trade coffee? And should you buy it? This AMAZING post explores just that! A must read!

By Jessica, Contributing Writer  This month Stephanie challenged us to think deeply about a “tough” food issue. Fair trade coffee stuck out to me, not because I’m an expert - but precisely because I am not. I love coffee, I buy coffee… And I always feel a twinge of guilt when I bypass the “fair trade” section for something more affordable. I decided it was time to get to the bottom of the issue. What exactly is fair trade coffee? Does it really matter if I buy it? This is not an […]

Is the Pomegranate Worth the Price? {5 Reasons + 3 Recipes to prove that it is!}

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Guest Post by Dena Norton Pomegranates are everywhere lately – food blogs, Pinterest boards, clothing lines and magazine covers. Pomegranates have been on the scene for a while now (some say since the Garden of Eden), and it doesn’t look like they’re giving up the spotlight any time soon. They hit peak production worldwide in 2013, but some are projecting new records in the coming year. Pomegranates are definitely popular, but they’re also pricey! My (usually affordable) grocer charges $5.00 for a 5-ounce package of […]

Flash Weekend Giveaway! (#4: Menu Planning Membership)

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Welcome back to the awesome Flash Giveaway Event here at Keeper of the Home! So far we’ve got giveaways going for: A Year-Long Premium Membership + 30-Minute Private “Getting Started” Consultation from Stay-At-Home-Yoga Over $100 of Young Living Essential Oil Products from The Encouraging Home Organization Tools from ListPlanIt Eco-Friendly, Non-Toxic Kitchen Gear from MightyNest Propur Water Filtration Prize Bundle from United Environmental Solutions Two $50 Gift Certificates from Essential Lotions This is our last giveaway post, and instead of featuring two awesome companies – it […]

Flash Weekend Giveaway! (#3: Water Filtration + Natural Body Care Products)

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Thanksgiving may be over for this year, but the gratitude just keeps on coming! We are so grateful for you, the awesome Keeper of the Home readers who make this all possible. We wanted to throw a party to say thanks for being here, so we put together seven amazing giveaways just for you, all happening this weekend! So far we’ve got giveaways going for: A Year-Long Premium Membership + 30-Minute Private “Getting Started” Consultation from Stay-At-Home-Yoga Over $100 of Young Living Essential Oil Products from […]

Flash Weekend Giveaway! (#2: Organizational Tools + Kitchen Gear)

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Thanksgiving may be over for this year, but the gratitude just keeps on coming! We are so grateful for you, the awesome Keeper of the Home readers who make this all possible. We wanted to throw a party to say thanks for being here, so we put together seven amazing giveaways just for you, all happening this weekend! Check back in today and tomorrow for more chances to win, and don’t forget to enter the giveaways from yesterday’s post for a free year-long premium membership to […]

Flash Weekend Giveaway! (#1: Online Yoga + Essential Oils)

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Thanksgiving may be over for this year, but the gratitude just keeps on coming! We are so grateful for you, the awesome Keeper of the Home readers who make this all possible. We wanted to throw a party to say thanks for being here, so we put together seven amazing giveaways just for you, all happening this weekend! This is just the first of several, so be sure to check back here throughout the weekend and toss your name in the hat for a chance […]

The Encore Flash Sale– Did You Miss it the First Time???

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Note- This sale has now ended. Hopefully we’ll be doing it again next year! :) The only thing better than a fantastically awesome deal is bringing it back again so anyone who missed out the first time can get in on it. It happens without fail. Whenever we run one of our Ultimate Bundles, we get a flood of sales, with more and more people taking advantage of it right up until the very last minutes… and then in the days after, we get a […]

Tired of Feeling Sick? Try Alternating Hot and Cold Hydrotherapy

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By Andrea, Contributing Writer It’s the time of year when its common for most people to start feeling run down and sick. Regularly detoxing our bodies can help boost our immune systems, warding off illness and contributing to our feelings of well being. For the last two years, I’ve been practicing alternating hot and cold hydrotherapy daily. This is really just a fancy way of saying that I alternate between hot and cold water in the shower each morning. If the thought of a cold […]