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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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Essential Oils: Resources for Learning More

This week we have been diving into what essential oils are and my favorite oils to use {and how I use them}! But now I want to give you some tools for learning more on your own. Like I shared in an intro to essential oils, I’m a skeptic at heart when it comes to… Read More

Top 10 Favorite Essential Oils

This week we have been taking a look at what essential oils are and today I would like to get practical and share my top 10 favorite oils {so far}. Of course this list may change {and probably will} in the future as I learn more how to use essential oils. But here are my… Read More

An Introduction to Essential Oils: What are they?

Essential oils are a powerful tool that you can use in your homemaking. But they can also be confusing and daunting to learn how to use. See more in my Essential Oils 101 series on natural cleaning & home remedies! I’m a skeptic at heart. I don’t really take someone’s word for something very easily…. Read More

Why Sugar is Killing Us!

By Sienna Balmet, read part 1: The truth about sugar – How bad is it really? If you read my previous post on the truth about sugar, you now understand that the regular sugar cane people buy in stores is not natural. In addition, it is addicting and has many negative effects on the health… Read More

Using Essential Oils for Natural Cleaning & Home Remedies

– I’m excited to introduce you to this new series starting September 2nd –  Over the past few months I have been learning how to use essential oils around my home. I have been experimenting with them in natural cleaning and home remedies – and I’m having a blast! Six months ago I knew very… Read More

The Truth About Sugar: How bad is it really?

By Sienna Carlton  Who doesn’t love sugar!? People frequently find themselves craving something sweet, and sugar is consistently used to meet that yearning. Sugar is addicting. As addicts, I am sure you may have even been tempted to skip over this post and continue to down sugar by the pound…yes by the POUND. People often… Read More

A Grace-Filled View on Food

Guest Post by Stacy from Stacy Makes Cents “And the Lord God said, ‘Go therefore into all the world and eat only organic, whole foods that are grown by local farmers who feed their animals non-GMO corn.” –Fanatical Food Christian 1:1 Uhhhh, no. Sorry, that’s not in the Bible – but sadly, some Christians act… Read More

Get canning!

By Rachel, Contributing Writer Alright gals…whether you are an avid canner, have never canned before, or just need a little encouragement to get back into this amazing homemaking art, this post is for you! I am slightly biased…I love canning.  It is a wonderful way to make the most of produce when it is in season… Read More

The Dangers of Sunscreen: What You May Not Know

Sunscreen was created nearly 100 years ago to block our skin from absorbing harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. Coppertone was introduced to the market in 1944 as the first sunscreen marketed to the public widely (source). Now, American’s hardly leave the house without slathering on the stuff! But is this practice really safe? Are we really… Read More

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