Do You Know How To Use Essential Oils?

Do You Know How To Use Essential Oils?

Boost Your Immune System During The Busy Holidays Here are some ways my family uses Essential Oils: We use Peppermint oil diluted on the temples or base of the neck to help our head aches go away. When we have a fever, a couple drops of Lavender oil and then a drop of Peppermint rubbed […]

Canning Tomatoes,  Celebrating and Grieving The End of the Season

Canning Tomatoes,  Celebrating and Grieving The End of the Season

Garden fresh tomatoes are so full of flavor, and I believe I have picked my last juicy red ones from my garden for this year. The last ones. In Illinois we will have frost in October that will soon kill the plants. Thankfully, I’ll still be able to pick some kale, beets, leeks, and I’m […]

Smoother Mornings: Healthy Breakfast, on the QUICK

Smoother Mornings: Healthy Breakfast, on the QUICK

Have you heard that breakfast is important? Do you take the time to eat it?   I usually am not good for skipping any meal and neither are the kids, so breakfast is something we definitely do. Having some quick, fun and healthy options ready for breakfast can make for smoother mornings. Having regular bed […]

Finding Bargains, Make it at home affordably & Ice Cream!

Finding Bargains, Make it at home affordably & Ice Cream!

Making it at Home as affordably as possible:   Kitchen gadgets and tools can be so pricey, but so necessary to helping you make your more affordable and healthier meals. This can be essential when trying to eat with dietary restrictions. In attempts to heal an autoimmune, I’ve had to try a Low FODMAP diet […]

Ready for school?

Ready for school?

 What is your vision for the school year?   As a home school family we get to choose our school starting date, which I haven’t exactly nailed down yet. Last year we started after Labor Day, but this year we’ll start in August since we’ll be taking a vacation at the end of September when there’s […]