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 {KeeperOfTheHome.org}

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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A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Quick, Healthy Meals for Your Family {KeeperOfTheHome.org}

A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Quick, Healthy Meals for Your Family

  By Leigh Ann Dutton, Contributing Writer It’s five o’clock. What’s for dinner? For many years, if I didn’t have a menu plan with printed off recipes, when five o’clock rolled around we’d resort to going out to eat or grab carry out. We had the delivery pizza guy on speed dial and knew which nights had happy hour for cheap appetizers. I didn’t know how to create healthy meals for my family without a detailed recipe telling me exactly what to do. Fast forward a […]

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Weekend Links

Hello and happy Saturday! A quick note from Stephanie: To all those who currently get each of our new posts by email, we want to let you know that in an effort to help you cut down on inbox clutter while still staying up to date with your favorite blogs, we’ve transitioned all of our email subscribers over to a once-a-week digest. This means that each Saturday, you’ll get one email showing you all of the posts from that week, with the top photo and […]

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3 Simple Ways to Reduce Pinterest Overwhelm {KeeperOfTheHome.org}

3 Simple Ways to Reduce Pinterest Overwhelm

By Nina Nelson, Contributing Writer If you were to search my Pinterest boards, you’d see a lot of DIY  recipes for healthy living. Homemade soap, salves, cleaners, beauty products – you name it, I’ve pinned it. But I’ll let you in on a little secret … I don’t make most of the recipes I pin. At one point, that would have stressed me out so much. I would have viewed it as one big, overwhelming, never-ending to-do list. Now, I do DIY a lot of stuff. Pretty […]

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

This week’s top deals: For just $24.95 Viva Labs Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, 54 Ounce.  Get FREE shipping with qualifying order Or Viva Labs Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, 32 Ounce for $17.25.  Lowest price to-date! Just $10.99  Ball Jar Ball Heritage Collection Pint Jars with Lids and Bands, Purple, Set of 6.  Get FREE shipping with qualifying order 50% Off Organic Raw Honey at Tropical Traditions.  Retail $20.99 On Sale $10.99 for a 17 ounce glass jar.  Offer ends Thursday, February 19, 2015 […]

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