The Day That Changed Our Lives Forever

The Day That Changed Our Lives Forever

Ten years ago today, this was an extra-special day for us. It was the day that we found out we were going to be parents! It had been almost six long years of disappointment after disappointment, trying with no success to get pregnant. We had almost given up. We had both been through a bunch […]

How to Choose Big Avocados With Small Seeds

How to Choose Big Avocados With Small Seeds

I keep seeing these posts all over Facebook and Pinterest about how to choose a good avocado–one that isn’t rotten and is the perfect ripeness. That’s helpful information for some, I’m sure, but where I usually shop, the avocados are either already black and soft and clearly rotten, or they are super green and hard […]

15 Ways to Support Your Immune System and Stay Well

15 Ways to Support Your Immune System and Stay Well

With cold and flu season already upon us, one of the things on most of our minds is how we can stay healthy and well. I know I’m always looking for ways to be proactive about staying well and preventing illness in myself, and my family. If this is your goal too, you’re in luck, […]

Butter Crumbed Chicken With Broccoli

Butter Crumbed Chicken With Broccoli

Guess what? I’m baaaaaaaaaaaack!!! I know, it’s been over a year since I posted anything, and I can’t believe how the time has flown by. I have had a really busy, super crazy year, and just haven’t made time for the blog. I have really missed it though, and am working on revamping everything for […]

Why Our Family Doesn’t Celebrate Halloween

Why Our Family Doesn’t Celebrate Halloween

This is a topic I have wanted to write about for some time, because it is something we get asked about a lot. It can be a bit of a controversial issue, so I have prayed about it, and am STILL praying about it because I don’t want it to come across in the wrong […]

Are Your Essential Oils Hazardous To Your Health?

Are Your Essential Oils Hazardous To Your Health?

  Did you know that about 99% of the essential oils on the market today are potentially hazardous to your health? Are yours? How can you know? Hopefully this post will show you some ways you can be sure whether your oils are harmful or helpful. First, it’s important to understand that there are several […]

Why I Chose Young Living Essential Oils

Why I Chose Young Living Essential Oils

I get asked pretty often why I chose Young Living Essential Oils over all the other oils on the market. I did a TON of research before coming to that conclusion, and if you know me at all, you know I am a pretty thorough researcher. I also have some trusted friends and family members […]

Introduction to Essential Oils

Introduction to Essential Oils

  There is a lot of buzz out there right now about essential oils. If you are new to essential oils, you may be wondering what in the world they are, where they come from, and what they can do. Well, you’ve come to the right place! This post will be a basic introduction to […]

Recipe Roundup – Breakfast Time!

Recipe Roundup – Breakfast Time!

As promised, I have put together another Recipe Roundup, and this time it’s a collection of some great breakfast recipes that we have loved and enjoyed. We love to eat breakfast for any meal of the day, so this list is near and dear to my heart As in my Dinner Time Roundup, there are […]

Making Home School More Fun and Less Stress

Making Home School More Fun and Less Stress

As I scroll through my Facebook newsfeed these days, the common theme is gearing up for back-to-school. It is that time of the year again. My friends with kids in public school have been busy fighting the crowds to get school clothes and uniforms, driving all over town looking for that elusive special paper or […]