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Recipe for the Perfect Date at Home!

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One of my fondest dating memories is my second date with my husband. He spent 4th of July with my 3-year-old son and I. He allowed me to drag him along to a big family picnic and then we went to watch the fireworks with some of my friends from church. He stood behind me and gave me a sweet little neck rub. It wasn't out of this world or anything, but just knowing that he … [Read more...]

10 Commandment Mini Unit Study {75+ pgs}

This 10 Commandment Unit Study contains 75+ pages of puzzles, writing prompts, coloring pages and MORE! Both ESV & KJV.

The 10 Commandments is one of those sections of Scripture that I want my kids to know by heart. I want them to know God's Word is not only important, but also that it is timeless. Even though those Commandments were given hundreds of years ago, they are still rules God wants us to follow and  live by. 10 Commandments Unit Study So what better way to teach them than … [Read more...]

{DIY} Sinus and Anti-Inflammatory Essential Oil Blend

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Please do not take this blog as medical advice.  And please research the safety of essential oil use in relationship to your specific medical needs, particularly if you plan to use this blend on children. To say my family struggles with nasal allergies would be an understatement. It was during a particularly bad bout of allergic reactions to the weather coupled with a … [Read more...]

Become an Essential Oil Pro: 10 Essential Resources

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Essential oil's are a wildly HOT topic. And for good reason. Put simply—they work. They work and you can use them to avoid costly prescriptions, caustic chemicals, and toxins. Our Skeptics Guide to Essential Oils series has been one of our top series of posts over the last several months. This series has worked to help demystify essential oils: how they work, how to … [Read more...]

Healthier You. Healthier Family. Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle.

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We all want to make better health and lifestyle decisions for ourselves and those we love. We want to lose some weight, have more energy, use greener products, create nutritious meals for our families, get fit, and feel confident that we’re doing all we can to prevent serious diseases. Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed and intimidated by the masses of healthy living … [Read more...]

Homemade Countertop Yogurt. No Heat Required!

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You can make yogurt without incubating it in the oven, crockpot, or yogurt maker. Just set it on the counter and watch it go! It's true. For several years I've made yogurt using a fairly easy method. But it does require that I leave my oven on 100 degrees overnight. It's not the worst thing in the world, but being able to make yogurt and not heat the oven is even … [Read more...]

{DIY} Immune Boosting Herbal Tea

{DIY} Immune BoostingTea

This time of year can be a little unnerving for us mothers as we have many activities where our children are coming and going and possibly being brought low with colds and flu's.  My DIY~ Immune Boosting Herbal Tea is a great weapon in your arsenal to help ward off any possible immune system antagonists. Sure you still need to eat healthy, stress less and get good sleep … [Read more...]

Cheesy Broccoli & Bacon Quiche

Grain-Free Broccoli & Bacon QUiche

Broccoli is my sons favorite food. Say what? It's true. He isn't a huge fan of eggs though. That's what makes this cheesy broccoli and bacon quiche perfect for him. It's loaded—and I mean loaded—with lots of other good stuff. It has so much good stuff he doesn't even realize he's eating an egg-based dish! To Crust, or Not to Crust? That is the question. This quiche … [Read more...]

Why Do We Say “Amen”? 4 Truths to Teach Your Kids

Why Do We Say Amen

As early as our kids were able to speak, they have been mimicking us saying the word "Amen" at the end of family prayers. My oldest two have each asked me why we say Amen, and I anticipate my youngest will ask the same question some day. By teaching our children about the word Amen, we give them a deeper understanding and appreciation for prayer. 1. Amen is a way … [Read more...]