DIY Seasonal Autumn Potpourri

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Spicy, sweet cinnamon mingling with nutmeg is the scent of autumn. I always feel warm and cozy as October rolls around. I enjoy being able to pull out my jeans, long sleeved shirts and socks again. I start to envision all the delightful fall

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Right Now…

Right now, I am…

:: Settling into a cozy new chair, gifted to us from dear friends.

:: Wearing thick wool socks for the first time this autumn.

:: Hearing quiet baby breaths, with the little ones tucked into bed.

:: Refreshed after a long afternoon walk with my girl, pulling the

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Tea Kettle Planter

Post by Contributing Writer, Holly

I found this black, cast-iron tea kettle in a second-hand store. There are so many neat ways to repurpose tea kettles. They can become birdhouses, fountains, wind chimes, or planters, just to name a few.

I decided to repurpose this one into a tea kettle planter. I

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A Gathering of Women

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Amid a chorus of memories, fragrant hand-picked lilies the color of sunrise, and the glow of sunshine, I drove across our valley on Monday. I stopped along the way to gather up dear daughters of our King; their decades of seasoned wisdom pouring forth with their words and prayers.

My daughter and I

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Four Ways To Preserve Your Harvest

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Summer gardens and orchards are starting to overflow with produce! Which means that now is the time to start preserving some of our food. There are four methods that I like to use to preserve food: canning, freezing, lacto-fermentation, and dehydrating.

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5 Ways to Simple Natural Food

Guest Post by Nell of Whole Parenting Family

We are all trying to save money and feed our families as best we can on a budget. But when you reach for that packaged, boxed dinner that promises to taste great in less than five minutes, or you find yourself routinely getting

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5 Tips for Toddler Chores

You can probably predict it by now; once you get started on tackling that list of projects around the house, you’ll hear a little voice hollering “Me help?”

Tempting as it may be to say, “Not now, honey,” on a busy day, try out one of these simple tips for turning that little bundle

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Six First Steps Toward Natural Living

Post by Contributing Writer, Beth

The amount of information on the natural living lifestyle can be overwhelming. It can be really difficult to sort through what to change, when to change it, and why. Here are a few first steps that I think are important, and will serve you well as you embark

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Simplify Your Family Life (eBook Sale!)

In this season of having a newborn baby, simplicity and flexibility are the keys to juggling our life these days (well, everyday, really, but especially now!). Although I don’t always have time to add new things to my schedule, I am finding more reading time lately, during sessions of nursing our baby.

I’m excited

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The Amazing Uses for Egg Shells {Part 2}

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Oh, egg shells, I just can’t get enough of them! They are so useful that I had to share some more tips on ways to use them. Not only are egg shells beneficial to your health but you can use them

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