Immune Boosting Elderberry Syrup with Essential Oils

I love making elderberry syrup with essential oils for my family, especially during the winter months when germs seem to be on the prowl. At the beginning of our road to better health, I found myself looking for more natural alternatives to over the counter products.  In my search, I came across an article about

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A Fresh & Simple Recipe To Try This Summer

I like food and fancy but without all of the fuss and this recipe is just that…  Einkorn Granola Stuffed Baked Apples is what you need in your life.  Really, you do.  This recipe is sassy but super easy and one you can make with your kiddos.  Don’t be fooled with simple though… it’s packed with

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Emma Mae in the kitchen

She is at it again…  I can’t keep this girl out of the kitchen and frankly, I don’t want to…  This time my Emma Mae is whipping up a mean salsa for the family! I have watched Emma create in the kitchen since she was six years old y’all.  And, before you go thinking I am

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She wanted to vlog…

At this very moment, I have 1,659 videos stored on my phone.  This is simply an attempt at making our vlogging pipe dreams a reality… I mean.  She’s a super star.  3, 2, 1… xo,  

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smelly faces

  So.  We love oils.  My whole crew.  But kids are weird.  You know it.  And sometimes kids just aren’t into rolling oils on or stop, droppin’ and huffing.  I know.  I hate it, but it’s true.  I have one kid who bathes in them… One who throws themself into complete gyro-motion-hyenna-laugh at the slightest

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Adding Frank to my nightly routine

About 8 months ago I made the decision to no longer use the deodorant I had been using for YEARS! Like years. Side note… Deciding to add essential oils to our wellness protocol has definitely led my family to becoming more responsible for our health. Well, back to the deodorant.  I was seriously horrified to

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rosemary baked sweet potato fries

I’ll be honest… I hated sweet potatoes.  I KNOW!  What was I thinking…  But now, ask me if I love sweet potatoes and I just might swoon at the thought of that plump little orange ball of goodness!  Seriously. I can’t get enough.  AND, they are super good for you!  They are high in vitamin

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Uplifting Lemon Water

Did you know that enjoying a warm mug of lemon water is the best way to start off your morning? Several years ago I dove straight into an amazing Bible study that encompassed growing as a woman both physically and spiritually.  Taking part of this morning routine was a key part of the study and I looked

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three different ways to grow potatoes

Andy and I along with the kiddos have loved planting potatoes each year in our garden.  When Will and Emma were younger, we would go out to the garden and hunt for dinosaur eggs!  I think the excitement of carefully digging and searching for the little “eggs” have stuck with Will and Emma over the

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