The Organic Comarison : A Healthier lifestyle

Eating Organic and going green is all the rage! To be environmentally responsible as well as setting ourselves up for optimal health and longevity is high on my priority list. Our family has been making these conscious choices for almost six years and we are delving deeper and deeper as our family grows and we seeContinue reading “The Organic Comarison : A Healthier lifestyle”

How to beat the blues: 10 FREE steps to happier you

If you have your BLUE suede shoes on today and need some help figuring out how to beat the funk check out my easy list of 10 FREE ways to kick the blues. Go for a walk – getting some fresh air and moving around a bit can refresh your mood, especially when birds are chirpingContinue reading “How to beat the blues: 10 FREE steps to happier you”

Decluttering Reading List

A partner post for “Selling Your House Series: Part Two, Staging for Success” Here’s a little irony: In prepping for staging my home, I’ve cluttered my kindle with books about decluttering! Curious about my reading list? Here it is:                       I do not receive monetaryContinue reading “Decluttering Reading List”

Selling your house series: Part Two, Staging for success

The big question on everyone’s mind when it comes to staging is: “Is it really necessary? They’re buying my house, not my stuff!” The answer: YES!!! And, yes, they are buying the house not the stuff but like with ANY thing, you are selling an idea. The idea of buying these shoes is that youContinue reading “Selling your house series: Part Two, Staging for success”

SUPPLEMENTal health insurance: Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a naturally occurring fat soluble antioxidant found in foods.You can find a whole workup by the U.S. Department of health and human services here. MY STORY: I was thirteen. I had a chalazion cyst on my eye the size of a marble. I was embarrassed to go to school. I was embarrassed to go anywhere.Continue reading “SUPPLEMENTal health insurance: Vitamin E”

You’re a stay at home mom? So you don’t HAVE a job!

My job? I don’t have one. Oh, but I do work. I work hard, too! Every morning, I wake well before I’m “ready” to and make my bed. WAIT! I can’t make my bed, yet. There are still people in it. That’s right PEOPLE, none of which are my husband. So I do the bathroomContinue reading “You’re a stay at home mom? So you don’t HAVE a job!”

What would I do??

So, if you don’t already know, I am a stay-at-home-mom to 4 + kids, I also home school. My husband works from home when he can but also has an office and occasionally drives trucks to support our family. We do most everything together! A few months ago he was out on the road inContinue reading “What would I do??”

Selling Your House Series: Part One, Before Listing

Selling Your House Series $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ I’m excited about this series (it’s my first) because big changes are coming up for our family. I’ll be highlighting our journey in a series of blog posts about tips, tricks and overall how we are selling our house. disclaimer: I am not currently a Realtor. My advice is basedContinue reading “Selling Your House Series: Part One, Before Listing”

More on oil pulling

Since my four-day oil pulling project, my teeth and mouth continue to feel cleaner and whiter! I found a new benefit, though: I have a gluten sensitivity that includes excessive tiredness and headaches, not to mention other ailments (follow the blog and I’ll be posting about it more later). If i have gluten in anyContinue reading “More on oil pulling”

What’s the Maine idea?

What does a pig, a whale and a moose all have in common?  Our trip to Maine! It started with a moose and ended with a pig but everything in between was riveting. We set out on a Sunday in an RV out on the open road, just the six of us. That’s right, weContinue reading “What’s the Maine idea?”