September 2010 - Keeper of the Home

Boost Your Immune System For the Coming Cold Season Using Real Foodsby  

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

Attitude Towards Sugarby  

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

Cutting Down on Sugar: 21 Ways to Eat Less Sugarby  

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

Keeping Kids Entertained While You Work in the Kitchenby  

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

Tattler Reusable BPA-Free Canning Lids: Review and Giveawayby  

I've had a few comments here recently in regards to how much work it was to can tomatoes, as some readers followed my step-by-step tutorial for canning diced tomatoes. I agree. Canning takes a lot of work. Much as I... Read More

Preserving Summer’s Bounty: Making and Canning Applesauce with Kidsby  

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

How to Be a Good Steward of Your Storyby  

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  

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

Solutions to irRASHional Problems with Cloth Diapersby  

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

Spoonk Rider Portable Acupressure Mat: Review and Giveawayby  

There is a new nighttime battle between my husband and I. No, it isn't a tug-of-war for the comforter or over who gets the fluffiest pillow. We're both clamoring to use our Spoonk Rider mat, for a little bit of... Read More

MRSA: A Safe, Natural, Inexpensive Cureby  

**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

Cooking With Kids: Ways to Involve Young Children in the Kitchenby  

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

Cutting Down on Sugar: Why Do We Eat It So Much?by  

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

Homemade Belly Butter (All-Natural Pampering for Pregnant Mamas)by  

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

Preserving Summer’s Bounty: Considering the Savingsby  

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

Making Mom’s Health A Priorityby  

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

At Simple Organic: A Natural Approach to Polycystic Ovarian Syndromeby  

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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