Cure Coughs Naturally & 30 Other Home Remedies {KeeperoftheHome.org}

Cure Coughs Naturally {& 30 Other Home Remedies}

By Hilary Bernstein, Contributing Writer I’ve never been a fan of medications. Over the counter or prescribed … it doesn’t matter. After being prescribed antibiotics for a good two years of my childhood – and developing severe allergic reactions to them – I’ve preferred treating myself and my family with home remedies when sickness strikes. Since it’s prime time for seasonal sicknesses, here’s how I cure coughs naturally: Eucalyptus oil Every time my children start coughing, I pull out my bottle of eucalyptus essential oil. At bedtime, […]

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Weekend Links

Links for this week: The Mommy Guilt Cure @ The Better Mom Redefining Abundance @ Be More With Less  DIY Shea & Vanilla Sugar Scrub @ A Delightful Home  31 Days of Prayer for Public School Parents @ SortaCrunchy  Some Days, We Feel Pathetic @ Commonsense Christianity  Cheesy Raw Kale Chips @ Modern Alternative Mama  Why Mister Rogers was an Artist Who Influences @ chatting at the sky An app for free books @ The Art of Simple  October Sponsors Are you looking for companies that share the same values you do? Here at Keeper […]

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3 Herbal Teas That Build Your Defenses Against Cold And Flu Season {KeeperoftheHome.org}

3 Herbal Teas That Build Your Defenses Against Cold And Flu Season

  By Andrea Green, Contributing Writer Cold and flu season is right around the corner. What are you doing to build your defenses? Adding any or all of these 3 herbal teas to your natural medicine cabinet can help keep you healthy all flu season long, thanks to their immune boosting abilities. Chamomile Tea If you dread the thought of catching a cold, now is the time to start making a hot cup of chamomile tea a daily habit. Chamomile is most effective when consumed regularly. […]

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Are You Using That Kitchen Knife Properly? How I Learned to Save Time (and My Fingers!)

I’ve occasionally been known to spend a happening Friday night puttering around my kitchen making things like laundry soap and homemade deodorant. I’m a party animal. What can I say? Still, I surprised myself by happily spending two hours taking a free online “mini” knife skills class until I finally realized it was almost midnight! Truth be told, I’ve never thought much about the way that I cut food. Sometimes I’ve frustrated myself, struggled to do a job properly, nicked myself in the process, or ended […]

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Real Deals: This Week’s Sales and Discounts on Natural Products

This week’s top deals: As low as $11.87-$13.96 ($2.97-$3.49/ pack) Bob’s Red Mill Oats Rolled Regular, 32-Ounce (Pack of 4) on sale for $13.96.  Save an additional 5-15% with Subscribe & Save.  Get FREE Shipping with qualifying order. $30.97 on sale for $9.95  Spa Party Planning Package Available for Limited Release!  This “package” includes 3 eBooks: Simple Scrubs to Make and Give, Food on Your Face for Acne and Oily Skin, and a comprehensive guide that provides all the steps for hosting a spa party (including recipes, shopping […]

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A Day in the Life: Stacy {Mom of 3 Striving for Change While Living in Grace}

By Stacy Karen, Contributing Writer This is my third year writing a day in the life post for Keeper of the Home. And I must say, it feels strange! It’s caused me to reflect over how my life has changed in the past few years and I’m wrestling with a little frustration over the fact that I’m not changing as fast as I’d like to.  When my health fell apart last year (I ended up being diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease), my home suffered too. It’s […]

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Weekend Links

Links for this week: You’ll Always Lose at the Comparison Game (So Stop Playing It) @ The Art of Non-Conformity A different look at drudgery. @ Joy’s Hope My Favorite Autumn Salad @ Nourished Kitchen the gift of ordinary time @ A Deeper Story  The Precious Hem @ (in)courage  10 Easy Ways to Pack More Fermented Foods in Your Child’s Lunch @ GNOWFGLINS The Thrill of an Unrushed Yes @ A Holy Experience Customizable Coconut Milk Smoothie: Rich in Healthy Fats to Curb the Munchies @ Red and […]

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Day in the Life: Rebecca {Keeper of the Home}

A Day in the Life: Rebecca {Mom of 2 and Work-at-Home Virtual Assistant}

  By Rebecca, Contributing Writer There really is no such thing as a “typical” day in my house. I grew up without a mom, so becoming a mother four years ago was quite challenging to me in that I didn’t have an example of my own to emulate. This resulted in a kind of go-with-my-gut approach to parenting that works well for me some days and not so much other days. We also went from a one-kid household to a two-kid household seven months ago after the birth […]

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