Category Archives for Healthy Living

Simple Ways to Encourage Learning with Your Children

Having an environment to encourage learning in my children has been a passion of mine for many years. Kids’ minds are amazing and I love seeing their minds do amazing things when I provided simple resources and activities. My Favorite Ways to Encourage Learning: Have books in the home – Reading to children can be one […]

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Posted by Heidi
May 3, 2016

Favorite Pizza Crust Recipe Our Family Loves

Since pizza is such a favorite meal in America, I thought I would share our favorite pizza crust recipe with all of you. This recipe is easy to make in multiple batches using recloseable quart bags. These complete bags can be stored in the refrigerator for easy access on busy evenings.   The way I […]

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Posted by Heidi
April 26, 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