Essential Oil Books for 99 cents!

This Tuesday, April 28, Buck Books will be hosting an Essential Oils Event. 8+ essential oil books will be 99 cents for 24 hours only. Get on the list here to be notified when the sale is live and find out which books are included in this sale! (I’ll give you a hint: one of […]

How do I know a natural remedy is safe for kids?


Having children sent me deep into the world of natural living. I felt it was one of the best ways to help them grow up healthy and believed it could protect them for the harmful effects of toxins, chemicals, and overly processed foods. But, I was scared. When my children came down with a cough, […]

{Giveaway} Handmade Natural Skin Care Products from Me!

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I’ve spent a lot of time talking about natural skin care products on this blog. Many of you have encouraged me in this endeavor, and I am so thankful for that. I’m putting together a collection of my favorite homemade skin care products and will be sending them to one of you! Each item will […]

Getting it Together at Home


I’ve never been an excellent homemaker. I entered the realm of marriage, motherhood, and homemaking with little preparing or instruction. It’s been tough to develop these skills, but also fun to learn how to take care of my own little domain. Even though things were humming along OK (not awesome, but OK) they seemed to […]

Delightful Links for the Weekend

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I’ve been attending a fitness class at the dojo where my son takes martial arts. I saw the above quote on the wall and thought how true it was. Neither success or failure are forever, all we can do is continue to step forward in courage. Sometimes the bravest words we can say are, “I’ll keep […]

Online Resources for Healthy Shopping

Online Shopping for Healthy Living Resources

The internet has made shopping for healthy food (and other health-enhancing products) much easier. And less expensive. A number of years ago I lived in a small town in the mountains of Colorado; I did much of my shopping through Amazon. It was so nice to be able to get the stuff I needed without […]

Mountain Rose Herbs

Mountain Rose Herbs

Below you will find a list of items suggested in my eBook, Simple scrubs to Make and Give. All of these are available at Mountain Rose Herbs. I’ve been purchasing from Mountain Rose Herbs for at least six years now. They are an excellent resource for all ingredients need in preparing home remedies and natural skin […]

Save on Healthy Living Products at Pure Formulas

Pure Formulas

I only discovered Pure Formulas last year, but have already ordered at least three huge orders! Why I love Pure Formulas: Here are the top few reasons I love Pure Formulas Awesome Selection Pure Formulas offers an amazing variety of products. They even have specialty stores including a Pet Store, Beauty Store, Fitness Store, and Food […]

15 Paleo books for a pocket of change!

Paleo books

On Tuesday, 3/17 (tomorrow) the kindle versions of the above pictured books will be $1.99 or less. But for 24 hours only. During this Buck Books Paleo Event you’ll be able to grab any of these amazing Paleo books for $0.99 – $1.99 in Kindle format. Here are the books in the event: 1. The Zenbelly Cookbook 2. Make […]

Listen to me talk about DIY natural beauty products!


A few weeks ago I was interviewed by Jendi (of Mom Prepares) and we talked all about how to create natural beauty products at home. The podcast is now live! Listen to it here.  Besides learning about natural beauty products, you can hear my strange America-Australian hybrid accent. It’s kind of funny. But, I can’t help […]