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Top 3 Ways to Use Essential Oils for a Healthy Homeby  

Thinking of how you’re going to keep your home healthy during the Fall season? Read more to learn the top 3 ways to use essential oils for a healthy home (ahem, less complaining from the kiddos, haha). Yay!

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Using Essential Oils for Back to School Stressby  

Need help getting through the back to school season (and the school year)? Just looking for some tips to help you and the kiddos stay stress-free and healthy this year? Here are some awesome tips that will help you and your family stay sane during the school year! YAY 🙂

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5 Tips for Getting Started with Essential Oilsby  

Need help getting started with essential oils? Just looking for some tips (and maybe a recipe or idea) to jumpstart? Here are 5 tips that will help you!

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Top Safety Tips for Essential Oil Useby  

Worried about oils? Wondering how to use them? These safety tips for essential oils are a great introduction for those new to them (or important reminders).

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Your Real Food Camping Menu Primer (With 50+ Recipes & Food Ideas!)by  

This is your real food camping menu primer (AND recipes!) whether you’re grilling, cooking over an open fire, or using a gas camp stove.

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25 Uses for Tea Tree Oilby  

Looking for some awesome uses for tea tree oil? Then you’ve come to the right place!

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Green Christmas Gifts Guideby  

Looking for green Christmas gifts? Here are the top 20 gifts we found as we scoured around our favorite merchants and looked for the best.

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12 Simple Homemade Spice Mixesby  

Have you ever looked at what’s in the spice mixes you buy at the store? If the yuck bothers you, be sure to check out these homemade spice mixes!

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How a Cleanse Improved My Life (and Helped Me Lose 15 Pounds!)by  

Cleansing has become an important part of my daily routine. I have more energy, sleep better, think faster, and forget less, to name a few of the benefits. I've also lost 15 pounds so far! As much as I've been trying... Read More

How to Make Your Own Natural Makeup #DIYFriday (with Video)by  

Not so long ago, I discovered that you can make your own natural makeup at home. As it turns out, it’s not even that hard: it’s a DIY project that turns into a fun girls’ day for us. We are using mica powder, zinc oxide, and activated charcoal to make our own natural mascara, lip tints, and powders. Basically they are ground minerals that are naturally occurring in the earth. The bonus is that minerals can be beneficial to your skin.

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12 Ways to Survive Hot Summer Nights without Air Conditioningby  

From your sheets and mattress, to the way you position your fans, here are 12 tricks to help you survive hot summer nights without air conditioning.

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5 Ways to Make Your Own Homemade Produce Wash #DIYFridayby  

Here are 5 simple and dirt-cheap homemade produce washes to help you keep the chemicals off your food (and also an easy guide to help you).

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How to Take Control of Your Mood {When Life Distracts}by  

How do you take control of your mood when life gets in the way and distracts you from your focus?

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Summer Organization Tips for Work-at-Home Moms (and Other Moms Too!)by  

Juggling the demands of working at home calls for summer organization tips! Here are some great resources to help as you prepare for summer and kids being home.

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Using the Peace and Quiet of January to Bring Direction to Your Lifeby  

By Hilary Bernstein, Contributing Writer Inhale. Exhale. January’s here. Can you feel the peace? Have you embraced the calm? If your December was anything like mine, you’ve just made it through a Christmas frenzy. So much to do, so many... Read More

Peppermint Detox Bath Soakby  

By Elsie Callender, Contributing Writer Why don't I do this more often? That's what I ask myself on those rare occasions when I decide to take a bath. Baths aren't the most practical for getting clean quick. Taking one requires... Read More

Simple Pleasures: A Day in the Life of Elsie, New Momby  

By Elsie Callender, Contributing Writer I'm just entering the stage of life I always looked forward to the most: motherhood. I've dreamed about these days for a long time, and in April of this year our son was born. Life... Read More

Getting Rid of Junk Will Make You a Better Homemaker (I Promise!)by  

By Elsie Callender, Contributing Writer Do you want to be a better homemaker? Help your living space to breathe by clearing the clutter and eliminating stuff you don't need or enjoy. I had no idea what a difference decluttering would make... Read More

A Minimalistic Approach to Summerby  

By Hilary Bernstein, Contributing Writer Whew. The school year is over. Does anyone else want to breathe a huge sigh of relief with me? In many ways, it feels like my family’s been on fast forward since school began last... Read More

4 Steps Toward Simpler Livingby  

By Leigh Ann Dutton, Contributing Writer With seasons of constant change, I often feel like I'm living in crisis mode, putting out fires and just surviving, let alone living simply. I learned about the natural living lifestyle in the fall of... Read More

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