To Blessed to Be Stressed

By | May 11th, 2016|Categories: Gardening, Homemaking, Inspiration|Tags: , , , , |

It's been a long time since I have posted on here. Spring is in full swing and I have been super busy! Spring craft shows are abundant, and since we home school it is always [...]

Ginger Bug Soda

By | February 10th, 2016|Categories: Clean Eating, Homemaking, The Kitchen|Tags: , , , , , , |

I hate to admit it, but I'm an addict. A soda addict, or as we say in the midwest, pop! Most of my adult life I have consumed way to much pop. A couple of [...]

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Making Yogurt at Home

By | January 25th, 2016|Categories: Clean Eating, Homemaking, The Kitchen|Tags: , |

Some would ask why would I want to make yogurt at home? Well there are a number of reasons that this is a good idea. For one thing, you can save a lot of money [...]

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Home Sweet Home

By | January 21st, 2016|Categories: Homemaking, Inspiration|Tags: , , |

My Home There's laughter in the kitchen And a firelight on the hearth; A warm house waits to greet me  If I come home after dark. It's walls are lined with comfort; The door is [...]

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Herbal Sleep Pillows

By | January 10th, 2016|Categories: Herbs, Home Apothecary, Homemaking|Tags: , , , , , |

If  you or someone you know has trouble sleeping at night, you may want to consider using an herbal sleep pillow. These have been around for centuries, Abraham Lincoln was said to have rested his [...]

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Winter Is Here

By | November 23rd, 2015|Categories: Homemaking, Inspiration|Tags: , , , |

Even though we have had an amazingly warm and long fall, it looks like winter is here now. The days are gradually getting shorter and colder, and outside is beginning to look less inviting. It [...]

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Christmas Soaping

By | November 14th, 2015|Categories: Homemaking, Soaping|

Things at our house are beginning to look a little bit like Christmas! Not a lot yet, because I'm not one for getting out the Christmas decorations until AFTER Thanksgiving. There are a few Christmasy [...]

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Making Elderberry Syrup

By | November 2nd, 2015|Categories: Home Apothecary, Homemaking|

Today is a cozy day. My daughter and I have been sitting inside all snug and warm, while the cold rain falls steadily outside. It's just a good day to spend inside, doing school work, [...]

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DYI Instant Oatmeal

By | October 10th, 2015|Categories: Clean Eating, Homemaking, The Kitchen|Tags: , , , |

Did you know there is a healthier version of those yummy little oatmeal packets from the store? Yes it true! You can still have the convenient little packets but without as much sugar and you get to customize [...]

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Natural Fall Cleaning

By | October 7th, 2015|Categories: Homemaking, The Kitchen|Tags: , , , , |

The time has come at our house to do some Fall cleaning. To me it's not as much fun as Spring cleaning, simply because we all know whats coming next, right? Yep, Old Man Winter [...]

The Home Apothecary

By | August 28th, 2015|Categories: Herbs, Home Apothecary, Homemaking|Tags: , |

Herbs have been used for many different things since the beginning of time. Personally I believe God has put on the earth everything we need for nourishment and medicine, etc... In the old days the [...]

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How to make an infused oil

By | August 14th, 2015|Categories: Herbs, Home Apothecary, Homemaking|Tags: , |

When making my herbal homemade soaps, I often use herbal infused olive oil. To make an infused oil is very simple, however it requires patience. To get the most benefit of your herbs, place the [...]

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