An Update

Thank you, dear friends, for your patience as I took a long break from this space. Those of who have kept in touch through social media or email (and in person) have truly been a blessing and encouragement through an incredible season of change.

The past year has been full, with completing my prerequisites for midwifery school,

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Naturally Soothing Winter Ailments

A couple weeks ago, I knew it was time to mix up a fresh bottle of our earache-soother oil, when one of our little ones was fussing over an earache that seemed to be getting worse instead of better.  (Sometimes viral ear infections will go away on their own, so. I just kept an eye on

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Managing a Limited Grocery Budget & Food Allergies

People regularly ask me how I feed our family affordably, while still accommodating food allergies. We’ve had various seasons of health where individuals have needed to avoid dairy, eggs, or nuts, in addition to gluten. We also have one individual that has been very sensitive to sweeteners. Right now, most of our family is

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Resources for Healthy Family Choices

Have you been wanting to maybe get your family eating just a little healthier, feeling a little better, go a little more natural, or save a little on your expenses?

I love sharing bits of my life and resources here on the blog with you, dear readers. I don’t like the sales stuff to interrupt that

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Herbal Adventures: A Pocket Guide of Seasonal Natural Remedies

Three years ago, I wrote Herbal Nurturing, and have kept in mind the subsequent comments and suggestions. Now, a supplement edition is ready!

After seasons full of hiking, road trips, and camping excursions, I’ve collected our first aid natural remedies into a new “pocket guide”-sized ebook to help you prepare for all your adventures!

If you’ve been

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Freebie! Learn How to Work from Home

Over five years ago, living in a small one-bedroom apartment, with one tiny baby, and on the cusp of a new season of health and life, I began this blog.

With randomness, trial & error, dedication, and a mix of discoveries, my online journal morphed into a way for mama to work from home. I

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Mama’s Toolbox

In our pursuit of living frugally and naturally over the years with a growing family, having a “Mama’s Toolbox” of sorts has been imperative. Over time, we also relocated into a more remote area, with limited access to healthcare resources (especially natural ones).

In talking with a local friend awhile back, we

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Frugal Nutrition Tips: Should We Eat Beans?

My friend Katie of Kitchen Stewardship has authored some of my most-referenced cookbooks over the years. Her ebooks are the first ones I turn to when I want a good snack for summer travel or a frugal potluck meal.

The pages I’ve printed off from her ebooks have that well-loved look any cook is familiar

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Grief & Hope of Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day always brings myriad emotions and memories. The “what ifs” and “if onlys” seem to sneak their way in.

The years of infertility and miscarriage are part of our story. The heartache molded us, changed us, and deepened life- even today.

Adoption, Pregnancy and Birth are now also part of our story… chapters we imagined

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Homemaking Helps on a Budget

This sale is now over. The books are available for purchase individually, if you are particularly interested in a certain title, but the bundle is no longer available.

You already know I love the thrift store. It’s my favorite place to stock up on classic books, cute clothing, and replace dishes the kids broke last week.

My

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