Embracing Self-Care: Peace in the Home

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Peace in the home. Sounds lovely, doesn’t it? What provides peace in the home will be different for every one, but I venture to say there are a few methods that are the same for most of us. For me, I’ve got three main areas that I’m working on to being more peace to my […]

MORE Time Saving Tips for Busy Moms

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If you missed the first installment, you can find all the tips here.  Continuing on. . . Limit social media Yeah, I know, it’s a hard one. For me, as a stay at home mom, social media gives me some wonderful interaction throughout the day. But there are times when it causes distraction and ends […]

Time Savers for Busy Moms

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It always seems like there are more things to do than hours in the day. Recently I sat down to brainstorm the ways I could save time in order to do more of the things my family enjoys (and to be honest, to have  more time for some quiet by myself!). Here are some of […]

4 Ways to Use a French Press

4 Ways to Use a French Press

You’ve probably seen (or used) a French Press to make coffee, but this handy little tool can do lots of other things too. I’m sure you already know a few. I love using a French Press; it feels luxurious, yet simple. (Although, I did recently break mine. That was not fun!). Uses for a French Press […]

Quickly Containing a Mess with Rubbermaid All Access Tubs

I’m on a mission to declutter and organize my home. It’s just too hard to function in a mess.  And it’s not just about getting rid of messes, it’s about making things easy to get to. If things are difficult to access or put away, I’m not likely to deal with them at all.  My storage spaces are […]

Build Your Mighty Nest {and Tea Set Winner!}

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Whenever possible, I think it’s important to use natural, non-toxic products in our homes; especially items that are used frequently. Today I want to encourage you to check out and awesome company called, Mighty Nest. I love Mighty Nest because they provide an abundance of safe products for the home; things like cookware, glass food […]

How to Care for Your Cutting Board (Naturally)

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Photo credit: © Damianpalus | Dreamstime.com This is an excerpt from the expanded version of Simple & Natural Green Cleaning Guide (my newest eBook). It’s available in the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle this week! I love my wooden cutting board and use it daily. I like that it is a natural surface to prepare food and I also find […]

The Ultimate Homemaking eBook Bundle (97 ebooks for less than 31 cents each!)

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THIS SALE IS NOW OVER. If you’d like to know about future eBook bundles and other special offers, click here to sign up for notifications. As a new wife (and then mom), I had no idea how to manage a home, no idea how to raise children, and not a clue as to what went […]

Using Plants to Clean the Air in Your Home

Using plants to clean the air in your home

In 5 ways to detoxify your home and body we briefly discussed on the topic of using plants to clean the air in your home. Today I’m diving in a little deeper . . . Image by Mattox Most of us spend a lot of time indoors these days. While our home may feel clean […]

5 Simple Ways to Detoxify Your Home and Body

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The fact that we live in a world full of chemicals, pesticides, and other harmful substances can’t be denied. Sure, we strive to eat good food and use natural cleaners, but what do we do about the unclean air and the unhealthy things that have already made their way into our homes and bodies? Perhaps […]