Favorite Self-Care Ideas

Favorite Self-Care Ideas


I really pride myself on being mindful of what I’m putting in and on my body. Much of my time is spent researching laundry detergents, Monsanto foods, deodorants, B corps, etc. and determining what is toxic and what isn’t. I clearly choose the least toxic as much as possible for not only myself, but also for my family. Aside from…

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Drying Herbs the Easy Way

Drying Herbs The Easy Way


I love cooking with tons of fresh herbs, don’t you?! They not only offer great added flavor, but they are packed with vitamins, minerals, and even antioxidants. My herbs, even though potted, seem to grow the best outdoors. When the seasons turn and fall arrives, my herbs die away. I miss them, sure, but I honestly don’t mind too much.…

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7 Back to School Tips for Elementary Age Kids

7 Back to School Tips for Elementary Age Kids


School starts on the 26th for us (how did the summer go by so quickly?!), and I thought I’d share my 7 Back to School Tips for Elementary Age Kids with y’all! Go Over The Lunch Menu I have urged my daughters to eat the school lunches as much as possible. My husband and I both attended the same school…

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Homemade Fruit Smoothies

Homemade Fruit Smoothies


With school starting at the end of this month, I am trying to boost my daughter’s (and my own- to be honest) immunity. A great (and delicious way) to do that is with homemade fruit smoothies. Homemade Fruit Smoothies One of my favorite ways to incorporate homemade fruit smoothies into our lifestyle is by adding them to our breakfast or…

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Plastic-Free Lunches

Plastic-Free School Lunches


A few months ago, I did my first Detox Your Life challenge (yep- first… there will be more challenges in the future)! During that challenge, I encouraged y’all to ditch items around your home in an effort to live a less-toxic life. The items I suggested ditching were plastic cooking utensils, Teflon pans, dryer sheets, nail polish, air freshener, deodorant,…

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Diatomaceous Earth Benefits

Diatomaceous Earth Benefits


If there is one homesteading item that I can’t live without, it’s Diatomaceous Earth (DE)! Let me explain what it is, and all of the Diatomaceous Earth Benefits~ both internally and around your homestead. What is Diatomaceous Earth? Diatomaceous Earth consists of the fossilized remains of diatoms, which are micro-organisms that were once found in the waterways around the water.…

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