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!
Using Dollar Tree supplies to make super easy DIY sensory shakers for toddlers
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!
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
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
This is my go-to breakfast on any given weekday. It takes me about 30 seconds to make and contains no dairy or added sugar. I must say though that super ripe bananas are the best because of their sweetness; if you're using more green bananas, you might need to add a little bit of honey … Continue reading Choco-nana smoothie
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 can never find a ruler when I need one!