Dandelions

Robins and dandelions are among the very first signs of spring here in western Pennsylvania. This past winter, mild temperatures even encouraged them to flower in unusual months. But certainly by March, they are showing up as the first pollen providers for the growing season ahead. They are an amazing plant and definitely not the… Continue reading Dandelions

All Hail the Queen!

A rose to the living is more than sumptuous wreaths to the dead.      ~ Nixon Waterman Lately I have been completely overtaken by a desire to use Rose essential oil on my skin on a daily basis. I had already been adding rose water to my refreshing skin spray (borax and filtered water) for many… Continue reading All Hail the Queen!

Rosemary

Spring is in the air in western Pennsylvania! One of the very happy surprises I have experienced this spring is to see my rosemary bush alive and well after the winter season. Although a rosemary bush always thrives during the regular growing season in the spot where I plant it, it usually dies in the… Continue reading Rosemary

The Back Story

I'm excited to introduce you to a completely new format for the Wellness Made Simple blog: annebacher.wordpress.blog. This new site takes the place of my website and offers you access to lots of content and a quick, easy way to let me know what's on your mind. I invite you to like, follow, and share… Continue reading The Back Story

Healthy Hair

Throughout history, both men and women have taken great care to maintain healthy, shining hair. If you have concerns about the condition or appearance of your hair or know others who do, take a few moments to read this post for tips and encouragement. Be sure to comment back if you have tried or are… Continue reading Healthy Hair

A New Season

How is your 2020 going so far? Have you made one or more resolutions for the New Year? Here are a few reflections on what is happening with me. It is my heart’s desire that you will share your journey with me as well, so that we can encourage each other. CELEBRATING Three years ago,… Continue reading A New Season

A Day in the Life

Do you wonder what you would use essential oils for in your everyday life? Whether you are a non-user (yet), a new user just trying a few things out, or a veteran oiler always on the lookout for new applications, I invite you to join me on a typical day in my life. Our children… Continue reading A Day in the Life

Digestion and Blood Type

Recently, I wrote a blog post on the relationship between the mind-body connection and the blood types. This blog post continues the series. The information is again taken from Live Right 4 Your Type by Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo. It is my hope that you will begin to see more and more-  through these two… Continue reading Digestion and Blood Type

Constitutional Hydrotherapy – It’s a Wrap!

Last week, I offered a guest post by Dr. Gi Ming “Lili” Chan. In order to experience a treatment that I thought would be useful for just about everyone, I went to Dr. Chan this past week for a constitutional hydrotherapy experience. I was a little nervous when she told me that she would be… Continue reading Constitutional Hydrotherapy – It’s a Wrap!

Natural Medicine and Functional Medicine

This is a guest blog post by Gi Ming “Lili” Chan, Naturopathic Doctor. Dr. Chan is co-owner, with her husband Dr. Travis Horne (Doctor of Chiropractic), of Appalachia Chiropractic and Wellness, 20120 Route 19 Suite 202, Cranberry Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania 16066. Dr. Horne also has an office in Johnstown, PA. I greatly appreciate the… Continue reading Natural Medicine and Functional Medicine