Category: Tips

Holiday Ideas ~ My Favorite Kitchen Tools

I have always had a deep love for kitchen time and everything that goes along with it. Even washing dishes! Standing next to my mom or aunt dipping my hands into hot, sudsy water in my grandma’s kitchen (she of course didn’t have an…

Holiday Ideas ~ My Top 10 Favorite Cookbooks

At one point before we moved across the country, I had close to 100 cookbooks. I loved each and every one, but needed to downsize so I didn’t have 15 boxes of books that had to be hauled to the other side of the…

Holiday Ideas ~ My Favorite Skin Care

Christmas is right around the corner! Do you have your lists prepared, wrapping ready, and your holiday baking list all ready to go? Me either, but I’m getting closer. I do love to be organized so I can enjoy the holidays without feeling stressed…

Stray Thought Thursday ~ A Big Salad A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

How’s your vegetable intake? Better than it used to be? Freaking fabulous? Or are you having a hard time trying to train yourself to like vegetables? (Purple cauliflower. Eat colors!) Sometimes when we have to change our diets, or even when we choose to…

Say Goodbye To Your Holiday Stress

I LOVE the holidays. The change in seasons, music, crisp air, baking, shopping, light displays, gatherings, the hustle and bustle downtown, and of course celebrating the real meaning of Christmas. Sadly, I often hear people say how much they dread the holidays! The commercialization,…

Ritual Multivitamin Review

About a month ago I shared about my struggle with supplements and the products that I have found work best for me. You can find that post Here. I also mentioned that I was waiting for the arrival of a new multivitamin that I…

Supplements ~ What Works For Me

I have a love hate relationship with supplements. I love it when I can find the ones that are a good fit for me and make a positive impact, and I hate the expensive and irritating process of searching and eliminating the supplements that…

Help For Arthritic Hands

Over the last few years during the holidays I’ve been making body care gifts for friends and family.┬áLast year I made a sleep potion with several types of essential oils. My mom has very arthritic knuckles and her hands are often in pain. She…

Headache & Migraine Relief Roller

You may be one of the lucky few who never suffer from an occasional headache or migraine. If that’s so, you can also use this essential oil combination for sore, tense muscles, and nausea. But, for those of us who do have those dreadful…

Slumber Bedtime Potion

I’m happy to say I survived four days of granola and nuts. I don’t get along with nuts and grains very well. We have a love hate relationship. I love them, and they hate me. I tied and labeled the last of it a…

Pie, Glorious Pie & A Few Other Holiday Must Haves

We had other foods on Thanksgiving of course that are my favorites, but I’ll start with the pies. There aren’t many people on the planet who dislike pie. I can’t even fathom such a crazy thing. I absolutely love that we can have food…

Homemade Organic Super Green Powder

I couldn’t be happier with our weather this summer. Heck, even spring was fantastic!┬áThe abundant sunshine and high temperatures have been great for the garden (and me!). I can’t believe I haven’t been gardening in raised boxes my entire life. From this point forward,…