Friday, December 15, 2017

Count your blessings

November 5, 2017 by  
Filed under Health & Nutrition

One of my favorite songs goes . . Are you ever burdened With a load of care, Does the cross seem heavy You are called to bear. Count your many blessings Every doubt will fly, And you will be singing As the days go by. What a beautiful message! I find myself singing this song whenever […]

Autumn Scents

October 17, 2017 by  
Filed under Cleaning & Organization

The warm, rich scents of autumn remind us of our mother’s cooking, snow working it’s way on the edge of a breeze, and rolling around in fallen leaves. Hay rides and pumpkin patches. Baked pies and roasted root veggies. All of that can easily be brought into the home without needing to buy scented seasonal […]

Save money on laundry

July 2, 2017 by  
Filed under Chore of the Day

Stop using additives! Additives like fabric softener promise to improve the texture of your laundry, but often has the opposite effect. Additives build up in the thick terry cloth, weighing the threads down. This leads to less absorbent, crusty towels. Additives can be used periodically when your towels need a boost, but are counter-productive when […]

Herbalize Your Bathtub

June 1, 2017 by  
Filed under Chore of the Day

By Nichole Gabriel, Founder, and HWIC, at Fullearths, Etc. The dreaded bath tub scrub! It has to be done, and although we have come to rely on products that make the job easier for us (like soft scrub foams), it’s difficult to admit that they’re not good for us. Especially since many of them are […]

Great foods to eat every day

June 1, 2017 by  
Filed under Health & Nutrition

* A fresh salad * Fruit * Fresh grilled or broiled fish * Fresh grilled or broiled chicken * Sweet potatoes instead of white * Homemade soup It’s okay to eat carbs just not too much. If you crave this food you should satisfy yourself or you will go crazy. I love my bagels. Instead […]

Fitness & Love

April 3, 2017 by  
Filed under Health & Nutrition, Ruthie Swedlund

By Ruthie Swedlund He said I was beautiful and he meant it. He said he loved me no matter what size I was, and he meant it. He has loved me through fat and fit and it’s hard to put into words what that means to me. I am blessed to have such a wonderful […]

Sugar, it’s whats for dinner

March 1, 2017 by  
Filed under Health & Nutrition, Ruthie Swedlund

By Ruthie Swedlund Sugar, It’s what’s for dinner, breakfast, and lunch! Go to any grocery store and check out the label of products on any isle and you will find sugar, some plainly labeled, some masked with other fancy names. As a Mom of three, I was shocked when I realized really how much sugar […]

Natural Aphrodisiac’s

February 2, 2017 by  
Filed under Health & Nutrition

Written by: Jessica Woodruff Enhancing the passion in our lives. Sounds like a great sales pitch right? Well it should, because it works! Millions of dollars are spent each year on drugs that claim to give your sex drive that extra kick that you desire. What they don’t tell you in every advertisement, is that […]

Homemade Linen Spray

January 1, 2017 by  
Filed under Chore of the Day

Avoid anything that has chemicals in it. I have seen homemade febreeze recipes that are basically just water and fabric softener. I don’t know that I would want to spray that all over the house. Here are a couple that are all natural, and shouldn’t leave any marks. Your house will smell fresh and clean, […]

Create a Stress Free Environment

November 2, 2016 by  
Filed under Health & Nutrition

Can’t Find the Energy? Feel like you’re in a rut? Having problems sleeping? Change your environment! I have found that every few months, if I rearrange the furniture in the house, repaint a room, or add something decorative, I suddenly have the energy to clean, I sleep better at nights and I feel better about […]

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