If Food Was Synthetic…

So my 10th grader was given a creative writing assignment for English class. Many have asked to read what he wrote. His class is reading “Fahrenheit 451.” His assignment was to write a two-page paper choosing one of the topics on the above page, “How would life be different if…” He showed it to me […]

5 DIY Bug Sprays and Tick Repellent

My son went off to camp today so last night I made up some homemade bug spray. There are lots of recipes on the Internet. This one below is specifically for ticks. Geranium is safe for both kids and dogs. You can place one drop of geranium oil on your dog’s collar or shoulder blades […]

10 Habits of Highly Fit People

  I just started a new Facebook group called, “All Natural Fit Mamas Group.” This is a closed group so you have to go on Facebook and request to join. What’s the group about? Well, a few months ago, I got on Instagram since my daughter opened an account. I started posting foods that we […]

Which Essential Oil Brands To Use

OK so you want to use essential oils but now you have to decide which brand to buy. There’s a LOT of info out there and I suggest you do your own research, but I’ll give my own personal opinion on the matter based on my own experience and research. In May, I was sent […]

How We Use Essential Oils and Herbs

                                      We’ve been using essential oils (EO’s) and herbs for years for various things. I was first introduced to oils about ten years ago by my midwife who was also a certified herbalist. She killed me with […]

Food Allergies and the Church Nursery

I had a good laugh today when I picked up my 3-year old from the nursery after my Bible study. I was told that the child care director said to tell me that I was no longer “allowed” to send in potato chips for my daughter for snack because the other kids wanted them. I […]

Vaccine Exemption Letter

  With school starting soon, I’ve been getting requests for the vaccine exemption letter we use. I have this posted within a long post I did on “Why We Don’t Vaccinate”. But, some people have had trouble finding it so I thought I’d post it separately. This one is specific to Illinois so if you […]

23 Ways to Lose Weight Naturally

Ready for swimsuit season? My daughter is! She puts on her “swimming soup” as she calls it, and begs me to take her swimming. If you’re not as excited about summer, here are a few tips on how to slim down naturally. I don’t believe in the typical diets out there to lose weight because […]