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Protecting Your Family Time this Holiday Season

By | November 13, 2013

The Holiday season is upon us, and for many it is a time for connecting with family you see only a few times a year.  If your family is close like mine, this is a good thing.  In fact, maybe too good of a thing. My husband and I live approximately seven miles from my Read More

Guest Post: 5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Without the Junk

By | February 14, 2013

Image by zorgum314 This is a guest post from Sara of A Joyful Mother. It goes without saying that Valentine’s Day is celebrated around the world with sweets and treats…it is just the way we roll! After all, what better way to say to your sweetheart or kids you love them than by a box Read More

Recipe Collection: Favorite Christmas Recipes

By | December 13, 2012

With less than two weeks until Christmas (!!), it’s time to think about something fun…the food! When I was a kid, I’d wake up on Christmas morning and we’d have something special and yummy for breakfast.  At that time it often meant canned, refrigerated cinnamon rolls or something equally quick…but still yummy. (By the way, Read More

The Importance of Family Traditions

By | December 5, 2012

Image By FreeDigitalPhotos.net Traditions For Every Family One of my favorite movies, plays, is Fiddler On The Roof.  The song “Tradition” is a well known and loved song from that script.  As I write this post I am singing that tune in my head. Most families have some sort of family tradition whether its a Read More

Christmas Giveaway: Trilight Health

By | December 3, 2012

Welcome to our Week of Giveaways!  This is our way of saying “Merry Christmas” to our readers.  We think you’re all awesome and wanted to give you a Christmas gift — so all week, you’ll have the chance to win amazing prizes!  There will be two different prizes per day, one posted at 8 AM Read More

Happy Labor Day!

By | September 3, 2012

Image by kPluto via Compfight Happy Labor Day!  I hope you’re enjoying your holiday.  We’ve spent it with family, and my middle son went to the air show with my husband and father.  He loves all “things that go!”  We picked up quite a few apples (4 bushels, or 160 lbs.)  and will be spending the next Read More

Merry Christmas!

By | December 24, 2011

  Merry Christmas!  We are enjoying time with family today through Tuesday, so you won’t see much from me until mid-week next week.  I’ll have a few posts for you, though, after Christmas! We asked our nearly 4-year-old a couple weeks ago if she knew who Santa was.  Her response?  “Who’s Santa?  Oh…he bring us Read More

Natural Holiday Carnival: Homemade Gift Ideas

By | November 28, 2011

  This is the last week of our Natural Holiday Celebration Carnival.  I hope you’ve enjoyed it! This week we’re talking about Homemade Gift Ideas.  More and more people are abandoning the commercialism of Christmas and are instead going for homemade gifts.  They’re more frugal and more meaningful.  That’s pretty awesome, right? While we’re not doing Read More

Black Friday SALE!

By | November 25, 2011

  Are you ready for some serious Black Friday Deals?  Here they are!  (Note what time they expire; some you only have a matter of hours to take advantage of, so don’t wait!) 60OFFBOOKS for 60% off any book through 6 AM. 50OFFBOOKS for 50% off any book through 9 AM. 30OFFBOOKS for 30% off any Read More

Happy Thanksgiving!

By | November 24, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving!  I hope you’re enjoying time with your family today and remembering all the reasons you’re thankful.  Here are some reasons I’m thankful: A healthy family Three beautiful children A growing blog Loyal friends A home to live in Healthy food to eat Black Friday Sales At midnight tonight (beginning 11/25), I’ll be posting Read More

Don’t Forget the Hospitality in your Holiday Entertaining

By | November 22, 2011

Photo Credit By Debra Worth, Contributing Writer I love this time of year! Thanksgiving and Christmas are my favorite holidays. I love the decorations, the spices, the smells, the traditions, what they are celebrating, and the entertaining. This is Mark’s and my fourth Thanksgiving, we have (or will have) hosted a Thanksgiving dinner for three Read More

Natural Holiday Carnival: Real Food Dinner Menus

By | November 14, 2011

Last weekend, our family got together in Amish country for the extended-family Thanksgiving/Christmas/Family Reunion gathering that takes place every fall.  It was a great time — there are 8 little cousins now (a baby, a 2-year-old, 4 3-year-olds, a 4-year-old, and almost 6-year-old), plus all the adults (gee, that includes me!  lol).  These type of Read More

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