Homemaker’s Friend Giveaway: Win 1 of 10 Daily Planners!

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If getting organized was one of the goals you put on your resolution list for the new year, we’ve got a great giveaway for you today! The Homemaker’s Friend Daily Planner is a wonderful assistant for any homemaker. The weekly two-page spread is easy to use and its flexibility makes it a favorite planner for the unpredictable life of a mom. There is a designated section for task lists, projects and events, information and perforated grocery lists, all printed on beautiful pages with inspirational Bible verses […]

Free Seventh Generation Dish Tabs and a $10 Credit for Natural Cleaning Supplies (for all KOTH readers!)

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As naturally-minded mamas, we’re all doing the best we can to use safer home and beauty products. But as busy moms, it can be so helpful to find ways to cut down on our errands and shopping time. I know that these days, with four kids, homeschooling, working from home part time, and another baby on the way, I can seriously use all the help I can get! This month I was asked to try out a new-to-me service called ePantry and I’m excited to tell you […]

Maty’s Healthy Products Giveaway: Win a $50 Gift Certificate for Natural Cold Cures (and a bonus $50 gift card to Walmart)!

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Are you looking for a way to help your family feel better when they get hit with a cold? Are you tired of drugstore medicines that are full of ingredients that you’d rather not get any where near your kids? Then we’ve got a great giveaway for you!  Today we’re offering up a $50 gift certificate for Maty’s Healthy Products as well as a bonus $50 gift card to Walmart! Help your family feel better the natural way with Maty’s fantastic line of healthy products, […]

Green Kid Crafts Giveaway: Win a 6-Month Subscription to an Awesome, Non-Toy Gift Your Kids Will Love!

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If you’re in need of a last-minute, creative, fun and educational gift (that won’t fill your house with more stuff your kids don’t need), we’ve got a great opportunity for you! Today, we’re giving away a 6-month Green Kid Crafts subscription! Green Kid Crafts is a green company that provides creative and educational activities to do with kids through their eco-friendly Subscription Service, Craft Boxes, Birthday Activities, STEM Science Kits, and Creativity Kits. With Green Kid Crafts, both parents and kids can enjoy sustainable arts, crafts, […]

Blendtec vs. Vitamix: Which Blender is Better?

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If you’re going to spend a big chunk of money on a high-quality blender, you want to make sure it’s going to do the job and do it for years to come.  For most of us, an expensive purchase like a Vitamix or Blendtec high speed blender is a carefully-made decision, and a purchase for which you’re likely to spend time saving up for. Ultimately, the cost is worth it in my opinion. It was 8 years ago that I first saved up to purchase a Vitamix […]

Weekend Links

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Links for this week: Can Children Still Run Free in 2014 @ The Art of Simple  (similar in theme to my post this week, Are We Hurting or Helping Our Kids With Overprotective Helicopter Parenting?) To the Wife Trying to Get Her Husband to Eat Real Food @ Don’t Waste the Crumbs Why Rest Takes Courage @ (in)courage Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Recipe @ Mommypotamus 5 Ways to Say No @ Live Well Spend Less Carmelized Green Beans @ How Does She?  Blueberry Mini Muffins […]

Tell Us Your #MyNewNormal Story and Win a Blendtec 725! {$649.95 value!}

Share your #mynewnormal story and enter to win a Blendtec 725! {$649.95 value!}

  Spoiler alert: Today’s video post is from my husband! Though it’s certainly not a secret, I haven’t written much about my husband’s battle with cancer 7 years ago.  It was a difficult and often dark time in our story, though from it has come much healing and hope.  I could tell it from my perspective, but I don’t think it’s nearly as good as letting him share his journey, in his own words.  I’ll let Ryan take it from here…  When doctors diagnosed Ryan […]

Weekend Links {and a Giveaway!}

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New 100 Days of Summertime ebook from Jennifer Tankersley of ListPlanIt.com! Summer is right around the corner and it’s never too early to start making plans! Jennifer Tankersley of ListPlanIt.com has put together a fantastic ebook called 100 Days of Summertime that includes daily tips, activities, and motivation that will guide you through all 100 days of summer. It also includes a workbook of 34 summer-related lists from ListPlanIt.com! This is a great resource not only for daily inspiration for activities this summer, but also getting ahead […]