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Healthy Living

Taking care of our bodies and our health (and those of our family members) is extremely important for leading a life that has enough energy to care for our families and serve the Lord! Head below to find healthy recipes, how to ideas for using essential oils, how to stock a natural medicine cabinet and more.

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4 Simple & Actionable Baby Steps to a Healthier Life

By Katie Bennett, Contributing Writer I wouldn’t consider myself a health-nut, and I don’t often blog about healthy living. I’m just an average American housewife and mom, trying to find the balance of healthfulness, simplicity and practicality. However, there are some simple changes I’ve made to keep our lives a bit fresher and healthier. So if… Read More

DIY Products for Your Home (The Simple Way!)

I’ve been on a journey for several years towards a healthier and more frugal home. Slowly I’ve been transitioning our household cleaners, beauty products, and other personal items. As we’ve transitioned, I’ve been able to reduce the toxins in our home as well as save money by making our own DIY products (plus, it’s just fun… Read More

Get Healthy With Homemade Smoothies

By Ashley Roe, Contributing Writer I love smoothies because they help me get lots of great nutrients plus they taste great. One of the best things about smoothies is that you can pack in lots of healthy ingredients into one glass. It also makes is much easier to make sure you or your kids are getting… Read More

Making Your Own Homemade Chapstick

A few weeks ago, my sister’s and I got together to make a batch of homemade chapstick for the summer. I posted this photo on Instagram and Facebook, sharing what we were up to. And I got an overwhelming response asking how I make it, what ingredients to use, and where I buy all my… Read More

Where to Buy Natural Ingredients for Home Remedies

Earlier this week, I share with you a peek inside my natural medicine cabinet. Today I want to share with you where to buy all the ingredients and products that I use and love! If you are interested at all in learning how to use home remedies, natural cleaning, beauty, and skincare products in your… Read More

Stocking a Natural Medicine Cabinet

Growing up, my family did not take medicine lightly. We didn’t take ibuprofen at the first sign of a headache and I’m thankful for that. But I was largely ignorant and skeptical of home remedies. I had no idea that a vast world of home remedies past down through the years could be so helpful… Read More

Starting Your Seeds: Gardening 101

This post is part of our Gardening 101 series: Everything you need to know to grow vegetables in small spaces. You can see the rest of the posts in the series HERE. Planting seeds can be so much fun. It’s cheaper than buying baby plants and you have the fun of growing these plants from little seeds. It can… Read More

When to Plant Your Vegetable Garden: Gardening 101

This post is part of our Gardening 101 series: Everything you need to know to grow vegetables in small spaces. You can see the rest of the posts in the series HERE. You have to first know what will grow well in your area and what you can grow on your patio before you know when to plant…. Read More

Determining What to Plant: Gardening 101

This post is part of our Gardening 101 series: Everything you need to know to grow vegetables in small spaces. You can see the rest of the posts in the series HERE. Growing a vegetable garden can be so rewarding and fun! For years we lived in an apartment with a small balcony and I thought it… Read More

Gardening 101 (New Series)

Gardening can be an excellent way to save money, eat healthy, and incorporate more vegetables into your diet. My husband and I have been eating healthy for a few years now. We want to make sure that our bodies are nourished and that we have the energy and stamina necessary to serve the Lord. Vegetables are… Read More

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