DIY Essential Oil Bath Salts


  Wondering what to do with your empty essential oil bottles? Turn them into a great gift by making bath salts! Just take off the lid and dropped top and put all of the pieces in a glass jar with 1 cup of epsom salt. Shake the jar a bit and let it sit for a few days so the salts can absorb all of the essential oil [More...]

Copycat Thin Mints Recipe


  These happened recently. Ok, maybe they're not the prettiest..I was rushing a bit..but they taste good and that's what matters, right? These copycat thin mints were super easy to make. They only took 3 ingredients! Who would have thought? I originally saw the idea here and changed it a bit to suit what I had on hand. You just [More...]

Essential Oil Bug Repellent (It really works!)

young living essential oil bug repellent

It's that time of year ago...mosquito season! Our back yard has cedar hedges along 2 sides so we are definitely not lacking in any mosquitoes. I hate putting the strong, chemical bug spray on the kids, especially the younger ones who still tend to get stuff in their mouths, but seeing them covered in itchy bug bites seems even worse. I started [More...]

The Berenstain Bears’ Country Cookbook Review

Berenstain Bears Country Cookbook Applesauce

Book Description It’s The Berenstain Bears' Country Cookbook! Bear lovers everywhere are sure to find favorite recipes for fun food in this new kid-friendly, cookbook—ranging from Bear favorites that use honey and berries to delicious main meals and breakfasts, and even Berenstain favorites like Jan Berenstain’s famous Green [More...]

Kale Egg Drop Soup Recipe

kale egg drop soup

  Doesn't that look good? Believe me, it's delicious. I've been wanting to try making egg drop soup for a long time and for some reason, I never got around to it. When I saw that chicken broth was on sale at the grocery store, I decided to go ahead and grab some! I usually have some homemade broth at home but I'm out and I don't see us [More...]

Young Living Essential Oils and a Chest Rub Recipe

asthma chest rub

I was an oils skeptic. I heard people talking about how great essential oils were but really, I figured it was a placebo effect fad. After all, the things people were talking weren't really tangible or visible. To me, at least. And then I read Connie's testimony on Smockity Frocks about how her little girl was scalded by hot ramen noodles and [More...]

Dandelion Honey Recipe

dandelion honey

  I know, I know. Honey comes from bees. But if you have dandelions and no bees, this is a yummy alternative! It may not be as healthy as honey because it uses processed sugar but it tastes surprisingly similar to honey and makes for a good treat. Making dandelion honey is a bit time consuming (mostly just letting the honey simmer) but [More...]