Seasons Change, Be Prepared

| September 8, 2012

Please be sure to check out my Home Remedies pages during this season and as we head into Winter to see if there are natural ways that would work for you and your family. There are several different ones, so take time to have a look. This morning, I made a pot of Cold – […]

Breastfeeding Questions

| September 1, 2012

Breastfeeding – Mastitis question from a FB Wall post. Q:”I am ebf my 12wk old son and the past day have been dealing with a blocked duct in one of my breasts. I have tried warm pack and massage before a feed and trying to have him feed as much as possible on that side […]

Lavender and Lemon and Blood Blisters

| February 25, 2012

Good grief. It takes me forever to get anything posted on my blog. Anyway, while I am trying to get my post on planning and our home schooling this week finished finally, I am going to share a link and some info about essential oils. Isaac was outside pounding something with a hammer – you […]

GOOT update

| February 9, 2012

We had been using a mix of Olive Oil and garlic for several years before we discovered the benefits of coconut oil and the GOOT recipe. Simply stated, GOOT is just Garlic, (Olive) Oil+(Coconut) Oil Treatment GOOT saved us when we had influenza in 2008, which made a believer out of me. We used it for […]

Essential Oils and Other Health Recipes

| January 30, 2012

A new love we have: Essential Oils. We’ve been using GOOT and Tea Tree Oil for some time, but since our friend brought us some other Essential Oils last summer, we have been so thankful for them and learned so much about them. We have a list of essential oils that we use the most. […]

Homemade Deodorant and Teeth Cleaner Recipes

| January 25, 2012

If you are interested in some healthy recipes for some homemade products and info on them, I posted some on Sculptured Pillars: Natural Deodorant Info and Recipes “Had an interesting discussion about deodorant that you make without using talc or GMO corn starch. Both of these are a common component in deodorant recipes, but are […]

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Welcome. I'd like to say that I'm first a 40-ish yr old woman with all of my likes and dislikes, but let's face it, Firstly, I'm a mom to 9 wonderful people, young and old, from ages 23 down to 3. That's my main life: loving, walking with, learning with, teaching, and being driven crazy by my kids and their antics and also being amazed by their capacity to keep loving a person like myself. So, I'm a 40-ish home school mom - teacher of the last 6 of my 9 kids, hoping I don't screw them up too badly, but knowing that they are probably all so awesome they will turn out much better people than I am. For which I am very GRATEFUL. Namaste.