All Posts by Heidi

Simple Ways to Save $200 for your Family Budget

In this economy many are looking for ways to save money. I thought I would share some tips of how our family has lived on one income for over 20 years with great success and save $200 in various ways. Saving money is not rocket science. It just takes some persistence, determination, and a little […]

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Posted by Heidi
April 22, 2016

Homemade Personal Care Product Recipes – Easy to Make

Although I try to purchase organic products wherever I can, I have certain personal care products that I make myself consistently. I like making things with ingredients that are easy to keep around the house and easy to mix up. Personal Care Recipes Deodorant – Mix together: 3 T coconut oil (softened but not melted) 3 […]

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Posted by Heidi
April 15, 2016

Is Fairness an Important Concept to Teach Children?

Fairness is a complicated word. Some people think it means equality for everyone. Without it our world would be in chaos. But what happens when we are not treated as fairly as we would like? Teaching Fairness to Children Should we teach our children that fairness means everyone is treated equally and no one is […]

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Posted by Heidi
April 11, 2016

Tips for Using Essential Oils for Healthy Skin

We use essential oils multiple times a day, so I thought I would share some of the ways we use essential oils for healthy skin. Our skin is our largest organ and whatever touches our skin gets absorbed. That is why I have learned to live by the adage that if I can’t eat it, […]

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Posted by Heidi
April 7, 2016

Saying Goodbye to the Blues with Essential Oils

Whether you get the blues in a certain season or just struggle with them all the time, it stinks to not be totally happy. We are very blessed in America but sometimes it’s hard to feel it. We have found essential oils to be very effective in helping with tons of issues that we have […]

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Posted by Heidi
March 30, 2016

Oriental Beef Recipe – Family Favorite

Since it’s fun to see the recipes other families are using, I thought I would share my Oriental Beef recipe with all of you. This is another one of those recipes that when my family asks, “What’s for dinner?” and I tell them it’s this, they smile. You have to love when your family members […]

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Posted by Heidi
March 25, 2016

Spanish Rice – Family Friendly Recipe

It’s always fun to see what other families like to eat. Here is our favorite Spanish Rice dish. It’s great to use in the summer when vegetables are in good supply, but since I dry and freeze some of our produce, this dish is pretty easy in the winter too. I can just throw in […]

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Posted by Heidi
March 22, 2016

Mom, Did you Forget Something Today?

I found this message to me on my facebook page from my oldest daughter. “Mom… You forget something today??” I immediately went into a panic because it’s so easy to forget important things sometimes! I usually remember most things but I thought that this time I had really lost it. What Did I Forget? It […]

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Posted by Heidi
March 17, 2016