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Make Your Own Fire Starters

By | April 9, 2014

by Jessica, contributing writer I love DIY. But I especially love cheap, easy, fool proof DIY! These fire starters are just that. They’re made from things usually destined for the trash, making them practically free. They’re simple and quick to make. And they’ve NEVER failed to start a nice, toasty fire, either in the fireplace Read More

Simple Homemade Laundry Detergent

By | April 3, 2014

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Margaret Anne. Margaret Anne is one of eight children and loves to find alternative ways of living. Growing up, she had to learn to eat healthy, save money, and work hard to become as healthy and happy as she is now. She shares tried and true healthy Read More

10 Minute Kettle Bell Workout For Busy Moms

By | February 26, 2014

10 Minute Kettle Bell Workout for Busy Moms   By Angela Parker, Contributing Writer  ***Always consult with your doctor before beginning a new workout program.  Kettle Bells   Kettle Bells are weights that can be used to add extra weight in body weight exercises. They can help you build more lean muscle mass which improves Read More

How to Organize a Jesse Tree Ornament Swap

By | December 18, 2013

  Every year around Christmas I have big plans to “do” lots of things. My Christmas Bucket List would include activities like: make Jesse Tree ornaments, do Truth in the Tinsel with my kids, drive around and look at Christmas lights, make neighbor gifts, bake cookies, go caroling, decorate the house, read nothing but Christmas Read More

Hosting a Cookie Exchange (and Allergy-Friendly Cookie Options)

By | December 4, 2013

Images by GAPS Diet Journey (Picture 1) (Picture 2) and Loving Our Guts By Julia Mangan, Contributing Writer It’s that time of year: Christmas Cookie Time! If you love enjoying a wide variety of different homemade cookies but don’t enjoy the amount of time it takes to make them, why not host a cookie exchange Read More

Getting Healthy – Clutter

By | January 24, 2012

It’s lurking behind every door and inside every drawer. It has taken over every flat surface. You battle it, armed with boxes and bags and every idea on pinterest for organization. But, it just keeps getting worse. You get more fierce as the battle rages on. You even arm yourself with a new years resolution. Read More


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