Essential oils - you've heard of these. They're all the rage now. It might seem like the newest, latest, greatest fad, but they've actually been around...well...forever. I do ingest some oils and before I go any further, let me speak on this for a minute. There is a ton of information out there about essential … Continue reading My 3 Most Favorite Essential Oils of all Time….
I love to look at Facebook. I get most of my current events knowledge, weather updates, and daily quota of silly cat videos from Facebook. Plus being so far away from most of my family, I get to keep in touch! One morning, I stumbled across an article on ways to wake up better - … Continue reading Top 5 Reasons to drink Lemon Water!
A personal story of our journey to not let what’s good - even great - take away from what’s BEST.
It's 9:15 am. Where's the white flag? I surrender. I think I just heard a collective amen from all the moms out there. It's already been "one of those days". I continually have to remind myself, this is what you wanted. This is what you worked so hard for - to be home! With your … Continue reading #momlife
Using Dollar Tree supplies to make super easy DIY sensory shakers for toddlers
It's winter....I think. It's sort of - not hot and the leaves are all brown. It's Texas after all and winter is more of a theory here. But I still get the winter blues; especially in January. Christmas is over and so the post-holiday let down sets in. Christmas was great, family was great, it … Continue reading Winter Blues Blend
As a stay/work at home mom, I rarely have time to put on anything besides yoga pants and a t-shirt (which TBH, is what I also slept in) much less get gussied up, make an appointment with a photographer, and get a decent professional head-shot made. Most photographers don't offer childcare while you shoot last … Continue reading Lemme See You Selfie! Smartphone Head-shots 101
If you're new to essential oils or have heard about them at all, chances are you've heard the term "carrier oil". You might be wondering, what the heck is that anyway? What is a carrier oil? Lemme 'splain. A carrier oil is simply an oil that dilutes potent essential oils so they are less abrasive … Continue reading What in the world is a carrier oil?
One income living is hard enough as it is - pair that with our desire to try and live as "clean" as possible and you've really got a challenge. We aren't super hard core about the products we buy, I try to balance cost with being safe and chemical free. The hard truth is, the … Continue reading Homemade Laundry Soap Recipe•.04 cents/load
You've heard me talk before about going from a full time working mom to a stay at home mom where we live solely off my husband's income. It can be done! We made a lot of small changes to save here and there, some sacrifices were harder than others, but overall, being there to manage … Continue reading 5 Reasons why I use Wool Dryer Balls and you should too!