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The 5 Best Gifts In A Jar

    The 5 Best Gifts In A Jar So, it turns out all those mason jars I bought for handy crafting (go ahead and laugh, I’m waiting for it) will come in handy after all!! There’s so many “first responders” that I want to thank- not only medical workers (we’ve had a stream of […]

Homeschooling During the Coronavirus Confinement? Five Sanity-Saving Resources

Homeschooling during the Coronavirus confinement? Five sanity-saving resources. The true horror of my daughter’s situation just hit her today when I came home with her packet from school. “What is that?” “This is your school coursework while we’re homeschooling during the quarantine.” “What?” Zoe’s voice rose to a pitch that could shatter glass. “This isn’t […]

5 Streaming Experiences That Make Quarantine Fun (Almost)

5 Streaming Experiences That Make Quarantine Fun (Almost). Yeah, I know we’re all going nuts. Our family was quarantined early with Todd and our son getting sick right away … so we’ve had 26 days to get used to rattling around the house together. I’m not proud of it, but there’s times I’ve hidden on […]

Homemade Hand Sanitizer

Have you been thinking about making a homemade hand sanitizer? With hand sanitizer gel currently sold out everywhere, there is a homemade option I got from a friend of mine who’s a doctor with UNICEF – they use this formula out in the field where there’s no Walmart just around the corner. But she emphasizes, […]

Stocking An All-Natural Medicine Cabinet

Stocking An All-Natural Medicine Cabinet. I knew I had to get rid of all my sugar-drenched kid’s meds when my 8-year-old Zoe announced three days in a row that “Ow!  Mommy, I have a headache.  I need medicine.” And she was looking lovingly at the bottle of bubblegum-pink sludge ibuprofen. I know that taking medicine to […]

30 Days of Our Cash-Only Crusade and How We Saved Over $900

I like cash. Who doesn’t like cash? The soothing little ‘whrrrring’ sound it makes when you count it. The feel of the crisp bills in your hand. But actually shopping in the real world with cash is a pain. However, when I pulled up our bank statement and found out we were $900 over budget […]

You Never Knew You Needed a Crystal Wand. Until Now.

You never knew you needed a crystal wand. Until now. But once around the Rocktacular! Crystal and Gem Show and you’re waving one like Harry Potter. Why? Because it’s cool. Because there are nearly 50 locally-owned businesses all there to immerse you in healing and self-care. Empowerment and health. Treats and gifts and goodies and […]