Simple Healthy Summer Meals

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Just in case you missed it, I wanted to mention that my favorite simple & healthy summer meal ideas were featured on Passionate Homemaking last week!

I’m sharing some of my favorite tips for frugal and quick prep ingredients, staying cool in the kitchen, and keeping everyone fed

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Aromatherapy for Mama

Essential oils can be a wonderful natural solution for various seasons of motherhood, including pregnancy and postpartum.

Whether you’re preparing a birth kit, riding the postpartum hormonal waves, or just struggling with a stuffy nose or achy feet, I’m sharing some of my favorite aromatherapy tips at Passionate Homemaking this week.

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My Interview at The Creative Mama

Join me over at The Creative Mama today, where I’ve been interviewed! Their list has some of my favorites, and I’m honored to be included in their new series, The Creative Blogger: Blogs That Inspire Us!

I’m sharing some tips from my “blogging journey,” sources of creative inspiration, as well as

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Simple & Frugal Herbal Hospitality

Join me over at Passionate Homemaking today, where I’m sharing a favorite relaxing tea recipe (a favorite from our Bed & Breakfast) and a few simple tips for frugal hospitality!

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Organizing a Natural First Aid Kit

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Do you have a jumbled mess of bulk herbs or old medicine bottles, and aged remedies in your cabinets? Let’s clear out those dusty old cough drops, sticky jars, and more…

Visit me over at Passionate Homemaking today, where I’m sharing my tips on getting a natural first

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Simple Homemade Gifts: Energizing Bath Tea

The following post is from Stacy at Delighting in the Days. I love her ideas, and I think you will too! I’ve been busy preparing gifts; how about you? This is a wonderful quick gift for the ladies on your list (or to pamper yourself during this busy season)!

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Preparing for St. Nicholas Day

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Our family loves celebrating St. Nicholas day, instead of the commercialized “Santa Claus” idea that is so prevalent these days. We surprise our little ones with the oranges in their stockings/shoes! Today’s guest post is from Nada “Mama” Sheppard, as she shares how their family celebrates simply.

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Frugal & Natural Christmas Decor

Visit me over at Passionate Homemaking today, where I’m sharing my frugal & natural decorating for Christmas-time! I’m using items found around our home (inside & out!) along with the help of my little ones, to savor the season. How about you? Tweet

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Words of Encouragement

As our family is in the final stretch of this incredible season of preparing, some lovely ladies have volunteered to share guest posts on Frugal Granola occasionally over the next month. (If you’re interested in contributing a post, email me with your info!)

This week, Christie from Endlessly Learning is sharing in the following post:

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Natural Homemade Mascara

Stop by Passionate Homemaking with me today, where I’m sharing my recipe for natural, homemade mascara! Tweet

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