Hydrolyzed Protein

. . . or why hydrolyzed wheat protein is gluten free. Various types of hydrolyzed proteins are used in cosmetic products. I like to use proteins in a product for a few reasons; they tend to give a very nice skin feel and they coat the skin to improve the barrier...

Five Pieces of Advice for Grads (or anyone)

It’s graduation season and I’ve been feeling much like a Crone lately. So here are some things that I didn’t necessarily know when I graduated and they are my advice to grads – or to anyone who cares to read it for that matter. 1.  Don’t think that the first job you...

10 Weeds to Put in Your Salad

Many of what we consider weeds are quite edible and can be used in salads or steamed veggies. This time of year I like to see what’s growing, both wild and in the garden that can be eaten. I can’t help but think of people in earlier days who depended on these wild...
Three Tips to Grow Your Business

Three Tips to Grow Your Business

Starting a business is one thing, growing it is another. As business owners, we are dependent on finding customers, relating our story to them and looking for opportunities to serve them to increase our sales. You can build it, but that doesn’t mean they will...
10,000 Steps A Day

10,000 Steps A Day

Do you have a step or exercise goal each day? Mine is 10,000 steps. I received a Fitbit for Mother’s Day last year and I also got a new phone with an exercise ap so both of these have helped to encourage this goal. Walking that much each day is said to reduce the...