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3 Ways to Heat Food Without a Microwave

3 Ways to Heat Food Without a Microwave

Several ago, I got this crazy idea to do away with our microwave. We rarely used it and I was in the midst of my first big decluttering session - if we didn't need it, I didn't want it! I also didn't like the taste of the food we heated with our microwave and I had a...

3 steps for finding more time to learn about herbs

3 steps for finding more time to learn about herbs

You're intrigued by herbalism and the idea of using natural remedies to keep your family healthy - you've always wanted to be the Village Wise Woman, after all. You've just got one problem: time. There are already lots of commitments in your life and the thought of...

Should you DIY or buy natural skincare products?

Should you DIY or buy natural skincare products?

You've decided to use all-natural products to protect yourself and your family from the toxic chemicals that are abundant in today's personal care products. But. Do you DIY or buy? And while it would be really easy to give you a cut and dry answer to the question,...

15 Simple Tips for Creating a Natural Lifestyle

15 Simple Tips for Creating a Natural Lifestyle

Natural living has a lot of appeal. Savings. Better Health. Less stress. But how do you get started? Do you have to stop washing your hair and wear burlap clothing to enjoy the benefits of natural living? No. Unless, you know, you want to do that. 😉 What is natural...

3 ways to use calendula herb for happy skin

3 ways to use calendula herb for happy skin

You've probably run across Calendula in your herbal research. You may even have some in your herbal apothecary. But you might not know exactly what to do with it. Well, there are LOTS of things you can do with calendula. But today we're going to keep it simple and...

How to use essential oils safely with kids

How to use essential oils safely with kids

You want to keep your family healthy naturally. You know, based on your research, that plant-based remedies are a good move. They're safe. They're effective. They can save you a lot of money. And you like that essential oils are a super easy way to use herbs in your...

Easy steps to meal prep

Easy steps to meal prep

Today's post comes from holistic health coach, Gina Lamb. Thanks so much, Gina! Have you heard the saying “Fail to plan and plan to fail?” So simple, and yet so true when it comes to prepping for the week ahead. Let’s be honest, whether you are a mom, dad, student or...

The best gluten-free chocolate chip cookie recipe ever

The best gluten-free chocolate chip cookie recipe ever

So there's this recipe I discovered a few years ago when I first went gluten-free. Or I should say, the first time I went gluten-free ... My sweet tooth was raging and I was desperate for a cookie. But not a gluten-free cookie, because, let's face it, so many of them...

Gluten-free apple pie recipe

Gluten-free apple pie recipe

Years ago, I discovered a dessert recipe that quickly became a mainstay in our home. Because salted caramel and apples are meant to be together and their union should happen in my stomach. Amen. Soon, we'd tweaked this recipe and turned it into a full pie drizzled...