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Rustic Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipeby  

I suppose “rustic” is just a fancy way of saying that I make mashed potatoes with the skins on. Why keep the skins, you ask? Not only does it make the name sound fancier, it also makes for a more... Read More

Weekend Linksby  

Before I get into sharing links, here is our family's Christmas card. Isn't it beautiful? It was designed by Angela of Tilley Claire's, who actually used to be a contributing writer here on Keeper of the Home. These days, you... Read More

How to Treat Bug Bites Naturallyby  

  Written by Stacy K, Contributing Writer Summer is a time for fun and sunshine. Unfortunately, this wonderful season often includes bites and stings from various bugs and insects. Today I'd like to share a few home remedies to help... Read More

Keeping Your Family Healthy During Cold and Flu Seasonby  

Written by Brandy, Contributing Writer It's that time of year again.  The season that many moms dread for their families - cold and flu season. Each year I review my old list and research new ways to try and keep... Read More

Healing Ear Infections Holisticallyby  

Written by Erin Odom, Contributing Writer Last year this time, I prided myself on the fact that my 2 year old had never had a full-blown ear infection. A strong proponent of breastfeeding and having nursed her until she was... Read More

How to Plant Garlic in the Fallby  

Garlic has stolen my heart as an organic gardener, because it is hands down one of the easiest and most reliable crops that I've grown so far. For some reason, I initially had this idea that garlic was only for... Read More

Cold Kicker Remedy: A Tried and True Recipeby  

Written by Meg Dickey, Contributing Writer This remedy is one of the best for warding off colds, the flu, or any kind of general feeling of ickiness. Not only is it chock full of anti-viral and anti-bacterial goodness, but it's... Read More

Simple Organic: 5 Simple Home Remedies That Really Workby  

Fall is here, and with it comes the usual season of colds and flus. Many of us are searching for more natural ways to treat sickness when it arises, and the good news is that you don’t have to be... Read More

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

A Year of Herbs: Gingerby  

Image by vieuxbandit As I went to write this next post for my Year of Herbs series, I had been thinking of doing comfrey or yarrow. However, I've really been enjoying learning about herbs that we all have right at... Read More

Getting Sick= Good Practice with Herbs!by  

Wouldn't you know it, that within days of posting on garlic and all of its healing properties, we would come home from a weekend away with several sickies (including myself)? I've spent the last 4 days on a computer fast,... Read More

A Year of Herbs: Garlicby  

Image by Muffet In light of flu/cold season, garlic with all it's wondrous antibacterial properties seemed like the perfect herb for kicking off the real, official start of A Year of Herbs! (Okay, I sort of started it already with... Read More

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