Tag: health

Butter your Wood (spoon butter, that is..)

Heh, heh, heh….I got your attention there, didn’t I? Or maybe I am the only one with a dirty mind. Well, whatever the reason you are still reading, let’s talk about wood. Wood in the kitchen to be specific…..spoons, bowls, cutting boards, etc. When… Continue Reading “Butter your Wood (spoon butter, that is..)”

Salves, Creams or Lotions?

My family has had many issues with dry, irritated skin on our hands during the winter months. Lots of extra hand washing and dry air… It’s a constant battle. Years ago, we found that the only thing that worked for my husband and didn’t… Continue Reading “Salves, Creams or Lotions?”

No Poo Shampoo – Does it Work?

I never thought that shampoo was something I could DIY. All the ingredients on those bottles are things I could never get my hands on. But, recently, I have realized that all those ingredients are things I DON’T want to get my hands on…..or… Continue Reading “No Poo Shampoo – Does it Work?”

Microgreens Are JUST Tiny Plants

The name says it all, right? Tiny greens. But, why would I want a small veggie when I can get a big veggie? Well, I guess it all depends on whether you like veggies or not…. Humans have been cultivating a wide variety of… Continue Reading “Microgreens Are JUST Tiny Plants”

All Dreams Are Worth Going For

We all feel stuck sometimes. Maybe we don’t feel like going to work, or going to that training class or writing that paper or even doing the dishes for days… (no? just me?) Listen, life can start to form patterns or routines that just… Continue Reading “All Dreams Are Worth Going For”

Repurposed, Less Waste, Cleaner & Safer Firestarters

I was a girl scout as a child and have not forgotten the skills I learned as a young girl. It was so empowering to learn with other strong girls and from women role models that told us we could do anything! I remember… Continue Reading “Repurposed, Less Waste, Cleaner & Safer Firestarters”

Are We Happy?

Americans find pride in reminding everyone that we are created equal and have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. It’s in our Declaration of Independence after all. We are free to be who we are and free to find happiness… Continue Reading “Are We Happy?”

Making a Health Goal is ALL in Your Head

In the last 20 years or so, I have made lots of resolutions and high fived accountability partners excitedly when we made plans to get healthy FOR GOOD. Did I succeed? Nope. I’ve made goals to – be skinny – have a bikini body… Continue Reading “Making a Health Goal is ALL in Your Head”

Find Some Quiet Time – It’s Good for You

We are stressed out. We are overwhelmed. We are multitasking work and life because we are completely overscheduled. Unfortunately, this way of life has translated to our children and we are all too busy to stop and redirect those poor kids to some quiet… Continue Reading “Find Some Quiet Time – It’s Good for You”

What Makes a Home Cozy?

As a self proclaimed Queen of Cozy, I can say that having a comfortable home is at the top of my list along with keeping my kids (somewhat) clean and nice smelling. What can I say…..priorities. But why? Why is is so important to… Continue Reading “What Makes a Home Cozy?”