Archives for September 2011

Exercising First Thing – Why I’m Doing It!

I’ve tried exercising at different times of day: morning, afternoon, and evening. It seems that with growing children, my schedule is every changing and growing too. I put off exercising first thing in the morning for a long time because I was just too tired to do it! But with the new sleep I’m getting […]

Your Green Resource Link-Up

We had a great showing for our first Your Green Resource Link-up last week! Thanks to all who participated. It’s fun to see all of your healthy, natural living posts in one place. What is “Your Green Resource”? It’s your chance to share all your green ideas, resources and solutions with ALL of our readers! […]

Teaching God’s Word to Our Kids – Four Tips

Imparting the truths of God’s word is one of the most important things I can do for my children. I want the word to be alive for them and the learning of it to be interesting and wonderful, not dry and forced. Here are four quick tips for teaching God’s word to our kids:   […]

How to Boost Your Immune System with Echinacea

On Friday I shared how to make your own Echinacea tincture. It really is so easy. Today I’m giving a few more details about how and when to take Echinacea (as a tincture, tea or capsule) to give your immune system a boost during a cold. It works. Visit Frugal Granola to get the scoop!

How to Make Echinacea Tincture (it’s easy)

Echinacea is excellent for supporting the immune system during a cold. As a teenager I was involved in dancing, acting and singing and went to auditions every now and again. The day before a very important (to me) audition I came down with a severe cold and could barely breathe through my nose! I felt […]

Your Green Resource

Today is the day to share your green resources! Link to a post on your blog, old or new (be sure to link to the post directly and not to your homepage). Some examples of Green Resources you can link up: Real Food Recipes Repurposed Projects Upcycled Projects Organic Gardening Tips DIY Natural or Green […]

Healthy and Nutritious Applesauce Cake

This week the High Five Moms are sharing about preserving Fall’s harvest. Nothing says fall to me like freshly picked apples! I planned to share an applesauce recipe with you, but there are so many great tutorials on the web already, it seemed a bit redundant to add another here. So, after you’ve made (or […]

Your Green Resource {a new link-up}

I’ve got something new in the works that I’m super excited about. I hope you will be too. I am partnering with: Andrea at The Greenbacks Gal Emily at Live Renewed Megan at Sorta Crunchy We will be hosting a a link-up each Thursday where you can share your Green Resources. What is “Your Green […]

Delightful Links for the Weekend – Go Green & Save Green Wrap-Up

I had a lot of fun writing and reading the posts in the Go Green & Save Green Series this week. I hope you enjoyed it too! In case you missed any of the posts, here is a run down of everything from the series:   Personal Care and DIY Beauty My Green and Frugal […]

The Thing We All Have in Common – Imperfection {31 Days to Clean}

Today I’m confessing. I’m feeling rather nervous about it too. Here’s a excerpt: I’m ashamed to admit there have been times when the pursuit of perfection, or rather the appearance of perfection, has hurt my family. Remembering occasions in which I barked orders or completely ignored my children in an attempt to impress someone with […]