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

Confessions of a Food Addict

This week's guest post is by Raquel Branchik, an independent health coach who is on her own journey to overcoming food addiction, obesity and poor health.  At the time of this writing, she has lost 72 lbs in 7 months and is feeling better than ever. She is paying this gift forward to help as… Continue reading Confessions of a Food Addict

Immunity and Blood Type

This is the fourth in a blog series based on information from the book Live Right 4 Your Type by Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo. Previously, I have written about how blood type is associated with: the mind-body connection, digestion, and metabolism. I invite you to use these links to read these prior posts before continuing… Continue reading Immunity and Blood Type

Metabolism and Blood Type

This post is the third in a blood type-based lifestyle series based the information found in "Live Right 4 Your Type" by Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo. I have already written about how the  mind-body connection and digestion are connected to each blood type. If this is your first time learning about metabolism, I invite you… Continue reading Metabolism and Blood Type

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

Yarrow, the Warrior Plant

I first came to know yarrow because I was looking for a pretty plant for my front yard that would act as a natural pest repellent and would attract pollinators. When I started to grow it, I was completely entranced by its aroma, by the beauty of its leaves and flower heads, and by its… Continue reading Yarrow, the Warrior Plant

Personalized Nutrition – Why It Works

If you have been following my posts in the Facebook group, Wellness Made Simple – Education (and if you haven’t, hop on over and join us!), you have probably noticed that my emphasis has shifted lately from essential oils, blends, and infused products to personalized nutrition. This change is intentional, and I’ll explain why I’ve… Continue reading Personalized Nutrition – Why It Works

Essential Oils for Gardening AND the Gardener

Ahhhhh, summer. If you live in a temperate climate, you are familiar with the necessary limits imposed by the annual cycle of planting, growing, and harvesting. There are certainly some crops that can be planted throughout the summer for continuous and/or fall harvest, some that will grow throughout the winter in the open or covered,… Continue reading Essential Oils for Gardening AND the Gardener

Garlic

One of the most powerful foods on earth is the humble garlic. It is a member of the allium (onion) family and is closely related to onions, shallots, and leeks. Used by cuisines throughout history and around the globe, garlic is easy to grow and prepare and is intensely flavorful. It also has a wide… Continue reading Garlic