Getting Kids Help Around the House

Let’s face it, we are all lazy. If we don’t HAVE to do something, we probably won’t do it. We would all rather have someone else do a chore for us than have to do it ourselves. Kids are no different, but getting kids help does not have to be hard. Knowing how to get […]

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Posted by Heidi
March 12, 2016

How to Get Kids to Eat Healthy

Many parents that learn about how to eat healthy and want their kids to join them on this journey find a ton of opposition in this area. Some kids just naturally enjoy good food and make the transition easily, but others really like certain comfort foods and just don’t want to give them up. Tips […]

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Posted by Heidi
March 11, 2016

Favorite Oven Baked Fries Recipe

Here is one of our family’s favorite recipes. They tell me they taste better than any restaurant fries. If you have an old Veg-O-Matic or Salad Shooter, this recipe is much easier. You just cut the potatoes and throw them in a bag that has oil and spices in it. Then you lay them in […]

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Posted by Heidi
March 9, 2016

Natural Body Scrub Recipe

Although you can find a body scrub in spas and department stores, you can also make them at home for practically nothing. This is a fun way to have a spa experience at home with ingredients you have on hand that will moisturize and exfoliate your skin and make it feel awesome. This simple sugar […]

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Posted by Heidi
March 9, 2016

Thinking About Homeschooling? 3 Steps To Get Started

Have you been thinking about homeschooling but don’t know where to start? Here are 3 simple steps to help you. I’ve been homeschooling for over 20 years and I’ve seen all kinds of children and parents over the years. Some families are very organized. Some families are very disorganized. Some use a curriculum and some don’t. […]

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Posted by Heidi
March 3, 2016

Easy Natural Lip Scrub using Essential Oils

I was looking for a lip scrub to make using essential oils. I wanted something easy that didn’t contain chemicals or would cause me harm. Below is the recipe I used. Lip scrub basically takes the layer of dead skin from the top layer of the lip and helps to smooth things out. I’m guessing […]

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Posted by Heidi
February 23, 2016

Top Ways to Avoid Laundry Toxins

Even though we think laundry is clean if it smells perfumey, we don’t realize how many harmful chemicals are in detergents and softeners. We breathe these chemicals all day because they are on our clothes and then we breathe them all night because they are in our sheets. Too much of a good thing is too […]

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Posted by Heidi
February 19, 2016

Keys to Healthy Eating Habits

Developing healthy eating habits is important. Food affects many areas of our lives; how we feel, how we react to stress, how much we can exercise, etc. There are thousands of diet books out there, each with their own premise and secret to maintaining a healthy weight. I have tried many of these and have […]

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Posted by Heidi
February 19, 2016