We just got our first egg this week!!! It's so exciting! I have the cutest wire hen egg basket just waiting to get filled to the brim with delicious farm fresh eggs. We even discovered that we have an Americana chicken - hence the gorgeous blue egg! I love my chickens, I love that they … Continue reading Oils for Chickens (part 1)
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….
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
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?
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!
DIY is not always easier, cheaper, or better. Sometimes it is though! And sometimes it is all about...the process. This just pretty much started out as a disaster and got worse from there. I was almost out of dish soap. I thought - Hey! I'll make some! I mean my current dish soap was totally … Continue reading My Adventures in DIY Dish Soap
When I decided to make some positive healthy changes for my family, I knew adding essential oils to our lives was definitely on the list. My main concern at the time was the green, y'all!! I wanted to save money - less doctor visits, fewer med purchases - I needed to get us healthy and … Continue reading Why I chose Young Living and never looked back
4 kids, 2 dogs, 1 cat, and 21 chickens? Yeah, you could say we have our smelly days around here. Since taking on the challenges of 1. Trying to pinch pennies where I can now that we are a one income family and 2.Using fewer chemicals in our home finding an alternative to the pricey … Continue reading Keeping the Air Fresh and Chem Free
If your kids are anything like mine, they come through the door after school like ravenous beasts. "MAAAHHHMMM! What's for snack?" First words out of their mouths. Every.single.day. Better be prepared or else it's a free for all in the pantry and they'll end up eating dry spaghetti and prying the lid off the refried … Continue reading For the munchy monsters: After School Snack ideas
I have four kiddos - who are ALWAYS hungry! So, I'm always looking for new snacks to try for them - mainly for after school but sometimes after dinner too. My little Junebug always asks for "bazzert". We don't have bazzert every night, but once in a while I like to make something special. So, I … Continue reading Easy Frozen Yogurt Bites