Herbal Honey: A Sweet Holiday Gift

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Written by Meg, Contributing Writer With the holidays nearly upon us, I know many of us are already thinking of the many gifts we are preparing to share with others this season.  If you’re like me, you also have the burden of wanting to share with those around us, but feeling the pinch of a tight budget.  Today I’m going to share one of my favorite ways to ease the burden, and sweeten your holiday gift-giving. Flavored honey is among the easiest and most delicious herbal treats. […]

Cook More Real Food: Take Inventory of Your Freezer

Welcome back for the second part of the Cook More Real Food event! It’s so great to see so many people joining in, through the Facebook event page and also just through the comments. I’ve noticed a number of people blogging about the event and the progress that they are making as well, which is fantastic! Today we’re going to take inventory of what’s in our freezers. Join me as I tackle my own freezers… I realized as I watched the video afterwords that my […]

Cook More Real Food: Take Inventory of Your Pantry

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Wondering what Cook More Real Food is all about? Learn more about this event that’s taking place here at Keeper of the Home over the course of the next several weeks! For those on Facebook, join over 185 other women and be a part of the event! Today we are tackling our pantries! I hope you’ll join us! Watch me as I clean out, re-organize and take inventory of all the food that’s in my own pantry! Are you ready to do it yourself? Here’s […]

Video Blog: How to Make Coconut Milk Kefir

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Since beginning the GAPS diet back in March, our family has been dairy-free. Although we are currently not on the GAPS diet anymore, through doing the diet we discovered that at least two members of our family react poorly to dairy. Though I am a huge advocate of raw milk (and cheese and creme fraiche and yogurt, etc.), we’ve had to say good-bye to this part of our diet, at least for the time being. I am preparing a post that will hopefully go up […]

Video Blog: How to Wash Your Face Using the Oil Cleansing Method

Back by popular demand, my second vlog! This time it’s on how to use the Oil Cleansing Method for keeping your face beautiful and clear! I’ll show you how I mix up the oils that I use (castor oil and extra virgin olive oil), in what ratio I use them, and then give a bit of a demo of the actual washing process: Want to learn more about the Oil Cleansing Method? The Oil Cleansing Method- Some great, basic information on the method and why/how […]

Video Blog: Making My Own Shampoo and Conditioner (Using the No ‘Poo Method)

One of the themes at Keeper of the Home this month has been making your own beauty supplies. Beth has showed us how to make our own soap, and Angela gave us a plethora of simple options for making beauty supplies like facial moisturizer, body scrub, even hairspray and more! As for me, I’m breaking out of my comfortable little mold. I happen to enjoy “hiding” behind my writing and my computer. It’s tidy and safe and it has a delete button. :) Behold, I […]