Beware Bugs and Burns

Enjoying summer nights can be hard to do if you are fighting with pesky bugs who want to nibble on your ankles.  A few years ago we began searching for an alternative to the icky chemical bug repellents you can buy.  We discovered that using Young Living essential oils is as effective and smells so … Continue reading Beware Bugs and Burns

Homemade All-Natural Deodorant

I’ve become more and more crunchy over the years and I may have finally gone over the crunchy edge...I’ve started making my own deodorant. I know some of my non-crunchy friends just gasped and are vowing never to stand near me on a hot day again. But before you write me off as one of … Continue reading Homemade All-Natural Deodorant

The Healing Power of Garlic [re-post]

Recently a friend said something to me that really made a lot of sense...God created us and didn't leave us with no way to treat our ailments.  He created food for medicinal purpose as well as nourishment.  He created natural cures for aches and pains. I remember as a child, a friend's mom who had … Continue reading The Healing Power of Garlic [re-post]

5 Things I Keep Stocked for Cold and Flu Season

I hate being sick! Of course who likes it (besides kids who get a low grade fever with no other symptoms and get to stay home and watch movies instead of going to school...they like it).  I also hate going to the doctor and taking medicine. Over the past few years our family has tried … Continue reading 5 Things I Keep Stocked for Cold and Flu Season

The Healing Power of Garlic

Recently a friend said something to me that really made a lot of sense...God created us and didn't leave us with no way to treat our ailments.  He created food for medicinal purpose as well as nourishment.  He created natural cures for aches and pains.  I remember as a child, a friend's mom who had … Continue reading The Healing Power of Garlic