As winter was approaching this year I was DREADING the sickness that surely was headed our way. As a mom of five kids, sickness is inevitable it seemed. Since I avoid the doctor like the plague (because my kids end up sick every time we step foot in the office) I need a “medicine cabinet” […]
Grrrr. That scale. Oh, how I hate it. In fact, I have avoided it like the plague for a very long time—about a year now, at least. And I know…when I get on that thing? It’s going to make me feel awful. So why am I doing it now? Because it’s time for a complete […]
We try very hard to add natural ingredients and herbal remedies, but we aren’t perfect. It really is a journey for us and we are continuously learning new ways to incorporate natural techniques into our homestead processes. Would you like to learn how you can easily incorporate herbs on your homestead or farm? I have […]
Make your own VapoRub ointment and skip those petroleum based commercial products! This is an all natural remedy for soothing congestion, stuffy noses and other ailments. This all natural VapoRub Ointment is quick and easy to whip up.
We’ve lost much of the old-timey wisdom of our ancestors which helped them overcome the hardships they encountered living the self-sufficient lifestyle. Cinnamon was a part of the medicine cabinet as well as the spice shelf. My grandmother kept cinnamon and honey mixed together in a bowl. We thought it was simply a biscuit topping […]
It’s that time of year again. The time when it seems like many people are getting sick. We try to maintain health year round with healthy eating, supplementing, sipping on bone broth or using various essential oils, but viruses can still make their way into the most prepared homes. When this happens, we like to […]