some random things…;-)

hey friends, happy sunday! are we freezing yet? ūüėČ here’s whats on my mind… how about you? currently reading.¬†desiring god, the well-trained mind: a guide to classical education at home, dad is fat, the music of his promises: listening to god with love, trust and obedience.¬†eclectic much? oh yes. freezer cooking. i’ve never done much,…

easy essentials

In the last year our family has come to love using doTerra essential oils (I signed up through a friend to receive discounted oils). There are hundreds of ways to use essential oils for your health and home. I enjoy the wonderful smells so much and I am thankful for their cleansing and immune-boosting properties.…

How to Make ‘Bucha. ;-)

We love us some KOMBUCHA…otherwise known¬†in our home as “bucha”…:) Kombucha¬†is a super-delicious naturally effervescent (bubbly!) probiotic drink that has been around since ancient times. Basically, it’s a healthful fermented tea that you can make easily and affordably at home. It’s a living food loaded with enzymes, vitamins and probiotics. Since we don’t do a…

on a late september afternoon…

Autumn is so rich and brilliant it makes my head spin. Overstimulated, over caffeinated – there are so many things to do, to see, to smell, to taste and touch and sense – quick, before the winter comes!¬† Lately I’m torn so much – the pleasures of the fall abound inside and out. Indoors the…

Creating a Light, Loving, Cheerful Atmosphere at Home (even – especially! – when you’re STRESSED)

So, I don’t know if your family ever experiences this –¬†but¬†– sometimes our home is a little, eh,¬†tense. Stress is a pretty weighty reality in most of our lives. If you know me or have read this blog very much you know that I am passionate about creating a vibrant, godly, loving home environment to…