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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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Have You Ever Made Butter? It really is very simple.

By Kristian, Contributing Writer Butter. Everyone uses it. People cook with it, bake with it, sauté with it. A typical meal at our house uses butter in some way. Do you know how it’s made? Have you ever made it yourself? It really is very simple. If you are trying to incorporate real foods into your… Read More

Farro Salad a la Juneau ~ A Healthy One-Bowl Summer Dinner

Post by Anjanette Barr, Contributing Writer Until a few weeks ago Farro  could have been the name of an Italian car for all I knew! I would have at least had the Italian part right. When it arrived in the mail from a lovely family member who knows how much I love to eat cook for my… Read More

Wearing Amber to Help Soothe Pain ~ Natural Remedies

As my baby boys head into their seventh month of life…teething has begun! No baby is fun during the teething stage, let alone two! My experience with teething growing up was to always slather their gums with orajel. But as I’ve been learning and growing in my knowledge of natural remedies and learned about the… Read More

The Dangers of Sunscreen {Homemaking From Scratch}

Sunscreen is a normal part of summer right? You pull up to the beach and lather it on and continue applying it faithfully every two hours. But have you ever stopped to think what is inside that white cream? Did you know that the very ingredients inside sunscreen which are supposed to help protect you… Read More

Tangy Summer Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

By Rachel, Contributing Writer Hello again!  Stuck in a meal rut or just had one too many big meals with friends and family? Don’t get me wrong, summer barbeques are both tons of fun and quite delicious.  But if you’re anything like me, you go back for one too many servings of whatever your vice is… Read More

Getting Real in My Kitchen

This year I have several goals when it comes to my homemaking. I don’t ever want to be stagnant in my quest towards becoming a better homemaking, wife and mother who brings glory to God. My main focus right now is in the kitchen. This year I’m getting REAL in my kitchen…and converting to a whole… Read More

Kick off this year’s garden right!

The past few years I have been on a journey of discovering what it means to really eat healthy! I am taking charge of my family’s diet and getting healthy for God’s Glory. And the root of that healthy diet lies in a whole foods vegetable rich diet! But sadly, fresh fruits and vegetables are getting… Read More

Vegetables: Part of Your Complete Breakfast!

This is a guest post by Elsie from Back To The Source I have nothing against vegetables, but for some reason they don’t end up on my plate often enough. Many days I realize (after supper) that my vegetable intake has been deplorably low.  I know how important they are to a well-balanced diet—you know,… Read More

Why We Are Planting a Garden

For many, planting a garden can seem like such a waste of time. I know among my busy days filled with being a wife, homemaker, mom, blogger, and web designer I don’t really need another thing to add. So why am I taking valuable hours of my summer to be out in the hot sun… Read More

Taking Charge of Your Family’s Health….for God’s Glory!

This week we will be focusing on what it means to be a homemaker that brings glory to God in her homemaking as part of the 5 Days of Intentionally Living series. As a homemaker, wife & mother I know it’s my responsibility to make sure my family is living a healthy life. We are not perfect… Read More