Written by Shannon, Contributing Writer When I was a teenager I used to get several colds every winter. Along with that came the inevitable bouts of bronchitis and/or pneumonia. Every year without fail. Looking back I can't help but laugh... Read More
Written by Kate Tietje, Contributing Writer Back when I used to eat SAD (Standard American Diet, for those not familiar), I tried to make the “healthiest” choices wherever I went. So, if we happened to be getting fast food (not... Read More
We've all agreed that we tend to eat too much sugar, that we crave it, and that we want to learn to eat less of it (or even none at all- don't miss tomorrow's post!). So here's the really challenging... Read More
Written by Emily McClements, Contributing Writer While it is definitely a great thing for our kids to help us with cooking in the kitchen, sometimes we just may not need, or want, their help, or they may be really too... Read More
Written by Kate Tietje, Contributing Writer In the last couple of weeks, the temperatures have gotten cooler. Fall is definitely on its way. One of our favorite family activities in the fall is apple picking, which leaves us with tons... Read More
Guest Post by Janna Antenorcruz Did you know it's possible to be a good steward of your life story? Your life is an amazing love story of a Father's pursuit of His precious daughter. He formed you in your mother's... Read More
Green Tomatoes, Mincemeat and Ingenuity: Why I’m Grateful for the Women Who Have Gone Before Meby Stephanie Langford
This week I breathed a sigh of thankfulness that I have read the Little House on the Prairie series. That Caroline Ingalls was a wonder, as were so many of the inspiringly creative and brilliant pioneering women who came before... Read More
Written by Sherrie Cook, Contributing Writer **This is somewhat of a two part post, beginning with Sherrie's post on Healing Rashes While Cloth Diapering. Sherrie is our resident cloth diapering expert and she has many valuable things to say on... Read More
**Stephanie's note: This excellent post on curing MRSA is just a little sneak peak into some of the posts that will be coming in October, when we dive into all sorts of natural and home remedies, as well as looking... Read More
One of the themes this month at Keeper of the Home is cooking with little ones... whether it means learning to include them in your cooking endeavours, or finding creative solutions to be able to cook from scratch with the... Read More
I find it highly ironic that as I sit here writing this post, I am slurping (and I do mean slurping) up the last precious drops of my favorite homemade mocha frappuchino drink. Sugar just tastes good. Really good. I... Read More
Written by Stacy K, Contributing Writer The gift of a child is certainly a blessing and pregnancy can be a wonderful experience. However, for many of us, the joy and privilege of carrying a new life comes with a few... Read More
I'm definitely back in the saddle, doing a ton of preserving after a nice little mid-summer break. I went to my local produce market on Thursday afternoon and decided it was high time that I stock up on some of... Read More
Guest Post by Leah When my children wake up in the morning, I sometimes chuckle to myself as I’m reminded of some old horse races I used to watch as a child. The whistle blows, the announcer proclaims, “And she’s... Read More
Today I'm over at Simple Organic, sharing about my journey with PCOS and natural ways to treat it through lifestyle changes. Call me naive. I didn’t know that there was something terribly wrong about going 6 months without a cycle.... Read More
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