Post-New Year’s Liver Rescue

Got big plans for New Year’s Eve? I’m guessing that for many of you those plans will involve enjoying a few (or more!) alcoholic beverages. While indulging in occasional wine … Read More

An Easy Resolution for a Healthier New Year

I have a New Year’s resolution for you that might sound a little strange at first: Stop using antibacterial products. All of them. FDA bans antibacterial chemicals in commercial products … Read More

Sleep and Your Kids’ Brains

It won’t be long before winter break is behind us, and kids are headed back to school and daycare. The holidays often lead to later bedtimes and loose schedules, but … Read More

An Activation Christmas

You probably know that Activation Products is a family business. Ten years ago, I started this company with two of my seven children. Our team has grown a lot since … Read More

Mental Health and the Holidays

Despite all the reasons to celebrate and the general mirth this season brings, for many, the holidays are a particularly tough time of year. December can be joyous. Even people … Read More

Chocolate Coconut Cups [video]

These melt-in-your-mouth coconut cups (with a crunch) are an absolutely fantastic treat for Christmas (or any time of year really!). They make amazing gifts for friends, teachers or anyone you … Read More

Healthy Peppermint Hot Chocolate [video]

Our good friend and vlogger, Alix, has created a delicious homemade peppermint hot chocolate recipe.  She breaks the process down beautifully in her video, above. Look out for the super … Read More

No-Bake Chocolate Almond Cookies

Planning your holiday baking? This year, give yourself a break and try a quick no-bake recipe. These chocolate almond cookies are a healthy and delicious antidote to the sugary goods … Read More

Christmas Trees: Real vs. Fake

Chances are, your decision to get a real tree or set up a pre-fab model every Christmas season is probably based on what your family did when you were growing … Read More