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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making your own bone broth

If you are wondering WHAT in the world is bone broth and WHY do we need it…  You have landed at the right spot. Bone broth is a simple but nutritious broth made from chicken bones.  And, let me say it is just not any ole’ bones! The bones we use come from a local

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Homemade Natural Pain Cream

Recently, we were asked for a natural alternative that would help with physical discomfort. After trying several recipes, we settled on this great combination of Young Living essential oils and were thrilled to get such a great response back from our family and friends!  Here is the recipe we having been whipping up left and

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fundraiser for LaQuetta

  I first met LaQuetta in the Spring of 2011 soon after my baby brother had met her daughter, the girl of his dreams.  According to Caleb, she was the one…  the one God had made just for him.  I too fell for LaKristin and her precious family.  It wasn’t long till we just naturally meshed

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Homemade Laundry Detergent & Fabric Softener

With three young children, a husband in construction and a yard full of chickens and goats, laundry is something you can’t ignore in our home. Lots of loads of laundry equals a bunch of detergent to buy and I don’t have to tell you detergents can be expensive. I tried the whole coupon craze and

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Simple Living// 31 Days

This morning I woke to the crisp cool air of a beautiful Fall morning. We are well into October and today we feel the true essence of this season. I believe Autumn just might be my most cherished time of the year. But then again, ask me when I am totally immersed into the hope

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Simple Living// 31 Days

At any given point, you could ask me what book I am reading and quickly I would name a handful at least. I have no idea why I do this. I just do. I love a great story, especially if it’s one infused with my Lord. There’s a lot of them out there. And, because

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Simple Living// 31 Days

Tonight, I was reminded of God’s GRACE. Grace, often misunderstood but simply a beautiful gift which is given freely to all men and women. It’s so simple a child can understand. We too often complicate His Grace and doubt it’s true nature because of its pure simplicity. Grace is a gift offered to all who

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