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Weekend Links

Links for this week: I Have Bad Thoughts About My Husband (and not the dirty kind) @ Sarah Mae You Are Enough @ Shauna Niequist Beef and Butternut Squash Chili @ The Nourishing Gourmet Why it’s okay to believe your way is the best way @ Life Your Way “Strength and Dignity Are Her Clothing”: Making Ethical Fashion Choices (by Leah Wise)  @ Rachel Held Evans Easy Crockpot Italian Beef Recipe — Beef and Potatoes Feel Good Meal @ Kelly the Kitchen Kop Why Winning the […]

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If you're like me, if you hear the words "plan a month of meals," you want to run away screaming. Yet it has definitely saved me money. time and money. AND I don't feel that feeling every week, "Ugh...I have to plan our meals again..."

One Hour + Two Stores = 30 Dinners {Planning a Month of Meals}

  By Jessica Smartt, Contributing Writer If you’re like me, if you hear the words “plan all your meals for the month,” you want to run away screaming. Recently I started wondering, though…would monthly meal planning save me time from running back and forth every week to five different stores? I have a young baby, so time is definitely limited around here. Could planning all the dinners AT ONE TIME save me some time? [Tweet “Could planning a month’s worth of dinners AT ONE TIME save time? […]

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Eczema That Disappears When We Travel? What’s Up With That?

While traveling overseas, I’ve noticed something peculiar. Our youngest daughter’s eczema, a constant source of irritation while in North America, simply disappears elsewhere in the world. It’s curious to me, because our diet is not nearly as careful while traveling as it is at home. Our grains are rarely sprouted or sourdough (in fact, we frequently eat regular wheat when we travel, since we can’t find alternatives like spelt or kamut). We usually can’t find raw milk. We eat far less fermented foods, other than […]

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

This week’s top deals:   Regular $38.97 On Sale $31.18  Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Hazelnut Meal Flour 3 Pack 14 oz each. Just click “Stock Up at 20% Off” to find this deal and more. As Low As $9.67-$11.67 ($1.61-$1.86/18-count box)  Good Earth Sweet & Spicy Herbal & Black Tea, 18 Count Tea Bags (Pack of 6) are on sale for $14.88.   Save 20% after your coupon is applied to the first delivery of this subscription.  Save an additional 5-15% with Subscribe & Save. […]

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Cuticles are supposed to be soft. If yours aren't, this recipe for a luxurious and easy DIY cuticle cream will heal and protect your cuticles.

Easy DIY Cuticle Cream

By Andrea Green, Contributing Writer Cuticles are supposed to be soft. Mine are anything but. Thanks to cold, harsh weather, my cuticles are dry and cracked and messy. But the weather isn’t the only reason my cuticles dry out. I find if I’ve washed a lot of dishes, spent a day in the garden, or handled a lot of paper, I end up with dry cuticles. The problem with dry cuticles is once they crack, you can easily get an infection. Not to mention it’s uncomfortable. […]

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Weekend Links

Links for this week: The One Plate Project (How To Teach Your Kids To Share) @ A Deeper Story Those little things I miss @ Simple Homeschool The Best Mocha You’ll Ever Need @ Heavenly Homemakers How Pursuing Your Gifts Impacts Your Kids @ A Holy Experience Keeping journals: 5 ways your kids can start now @ The Art of Simple Fermented Mixed Berries @ Nourished Kitchen The Only Way Out @ (in)courage The Best Chapped Lips Remedy: Homemade Lip Balm @ The Greenbacks Gal […]

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What Happened When I Quit Coffee

By Stacy Karen, Contributing Writer Coffee. The beverage that seems more like a king than a mere drink. Adored and revered by it’s faithful followers the world over. It’s the one thing that many of us refuse to start our days without. Plus, drinking coffee includes you in a worldwide club where members write about it, think about it, joke about it, and savor it, each and every day. Why? Because it’s good! Coffee is delicious. Especially with cream . . . But I’m getting distracted from […]

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

This week’s top deals: List Price $36.00 On Sale $29.35  SwaddleDesigns Organic Cotton Hooded Towel, Mod Circles, Kiwi.  Get FREE shipping with qualifying order. Discounts on 250+ Gluten Free Items at Abe’s Market.  Plus FREE shipping on orders over $49.00 $29.00.  There is no date listed for when this deal ends so you may want to check it out quickly. As Low As $19.39-$21.79 ($0.40-$0.45/double roll.)  Quilted Northern Ultra Soft and Strong Bath Tissue, 48 Double Rolls.  List Price $25.00 On Sale $23.99.  Save $1 when […]

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