Healthy Living

5 essential oil blends that smell like fall

5 Essential Oil Blends to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall!

Autumn is my FAVORITE season! But only since becoming an adult. As I kid, I used to love winter and freezing temps because it means snowmobiling and building snow forts (What can I say? I’m from North Dakota!) Now I’m happy to make fall last as long as possible and enjoy it as much as possible, […] Read more…

How do essential oils work

How do Essential Oils Really Work?

Over the past few years, our family has really enjoyed learning more about and using essential oils in our home. Maybe you are new to essential oils or wanting to deepen your knowledge about them so you can use them for your family as well! I thought I’d share today what I’ve learned about how essential oils […] Read more…

When You Want to Get Healthier, but You Keep Backsliding

Last year, I lost 18 pounds and several inches after participating in a program called Transform30, which cut out gluten and dairy and incorporated whole foods and exercise.  Although I’ve kept most of the weight off, my enthusiasm has waned, unintentionally, for continuing that push toward whole food eating and exercising. It can be time-consuming, frustrating […] Read more…

How Christian Families can Save Money on Rising Health Care Expenses

Let’s talk about money. And health care insurance. When the two are combined, they can be cringeworthy!  It’s no joke that health care costs are rising quickly each year. There is expected to be a 15-20% increase in premium costs within the next year for all traditional health insurance plans. That means if you’re paying […] Read more…

ultimate healthy living bundle

The 2014 Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle is Here!

Hi everyone! Today I wanted to quickly share a resource with you that will help you take charge of your family’s health. And I’m answering a super important question as it relates to the money being made in this bundle sale you’re going to hear about, so read on! ;) 2014 Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle […] Read more…

What We Think of Samaritan Ministries After One Year as Members

In December of 2012, we dropped our traditional health insurance and joined a “medical sharing group” called Samaritan Ministries International. We had officially gone crazy. I talk in a previous post about exactly how Samaritan Ministries works. {It meets the “insurance” requirements set in place by the government so that we won’t be fined.} Then […] Read more…

Redmond Bath Salt Giveaway!

I am very excited to be bringing you a giveaway of Redmond Trading Company’s Bath Salt Plus! I use Redmond Bath Salts to take gentle detox baths. To give you the best explanation of what Redmond bath salts are, here is an excerpt from their website… In Redmond™ Bath Salt you will find an abundance of […] Read more…

Slowly Becoming Natural: A Step by Step, Grace Filled Approach to a Healthier Life on a Budget

Slowly Becoming Natural: A Step by Step, Grace Filled Approach to a Healthier Life on a Budget

Are you intimidated by natural living? The possible higher expenses? Not sure if natural products will work as well as their chemical counterparts? Confused by the plethora of options and looking for the simplest ones to use or make? Wondering how you can find the time to make homemade cleaners and body care products with your busy […] Read more…

Crochet Facial Scrubbies Giveaway Plus the Announcement of a New Series!

Hi everyone!  I am very excited today to bring you a super fun and unique giveaway! Nicole Beard from Working Kansas Homemaker has an Etsy shop called Crafty Beards, where she sells beautiful, hand-crafted crocheted hair clips, infinity scarves, hats, kitchen dish “circles” and these lovely facial scrubbies!   Crochet Facial Scrubbies have many uses: […] Read more…

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