Archives for November 2011

Healthy Maple Banana Muffins

This month, Hyacynth posted a Simple Swap challenge that was right up my alley: Swap out unhealthy fats for healthy ones (replace with coconut oil, if possible). As you may (or may not) know, I like to use coconut oil in cooking and baking. For some reason I still get a little nervous each time […]

Becoming a Better Mother: Pursue Excellence, Not Perfection

This is a guest post by Crystal of Intentional Homemaker Fear of Failure. It’s something I wrestle with every day as a mom. Let me share something with you that taught me a valuable lesson.  As I was first getting to know one of my good friends, I was certain she was a mom who […]

Three Ways to Use Garlic Medicinally

You’ve most likely heard how wonderful garlic is for you . . . And you probably know how to eat it . . . Do you know how to take a garlic bath? Hmmm, yeah, I thought it was crazy, too! I’m sharing how and why to take a garlic bath and a few other […]

Essential Oil Sale Extended

Just a quick note to let you know that the Young Living Black Friday Sale has been extended until midnight PST on Monday! Click over to check out the deep discounts on essential oils, nutritional supplements, and more! Happy shopping.  

Delightful Links for the Weekend {11/26}

{Image credit} I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We enjoyed our day spent with friends and family (and lots of pie). We broke out the Christmas decorations this afternoon and had fun putting some of them up. Are you feeling the Christmas surge now? Like it’s rushing upon us? I started to feel […]

25% off at Heavenly Homemakers

I forgot to mention this wonderful sale going on at Heavenly Homemakers! Laura is offering 25% off of everything in the Heavenly Homemakers shop. I own a lot of her ebooks and enjoy them. You will find lots of practical tips and real food recipes in these books. Laura feeds a family of six (including […]

Happy, Healthy Black Friday E-Book Deals

Today I wanted to highlight some of the Black Friday deals I have come across that help us in our pursuit of peace and joy at home and happy, healthy families. Frugal Granola Michele’s book, Herbal Nurturing, contains over 30 homemade remedies to help you through the cold and flu season. Many of these creations […]

Essential Oils Black Friday Sale

Our sponsor, Carrie Raab of Young Living Oil Lady, is giving everyone the opportunity to be a WHOLESALE shopper for a day! The Black Friday SALE begins on Friday at 12:01am EST! You can browse the shop ahead of time, but sale prices won’t go live until 12:01 am. Young Living Essential Oils are excellent […]

Peace and Joy During the Holiday Frenzy {High Five Moms’ Podcast}

Does everything seem to spin at dizzying speed during the holiday season? I know it gets that way for me. And I don’t want it to. Last week the High Five Moms got together (via the internet) to chat about how we maintain peace and joy during the holiday frenzy. I’ve got to say, I […]

Introducing A Delightful Home’s Newest Sponsor: Young Living Oil Lady (Carrie Raab)

I’m excited to share our newest sponsor with all of you. Carrie Raab of Young Living Oil Lady is a perfect fit for A Delightful Home, since we are slightly obsessed with essential oils around here! Carrie is passionate about healthy living and shares a lot of great information about how to use essential oils […]