“Studies have shown that the bond between people and their pets can increase fitness, lower stress, and bring happiness to their owners.”

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Temperatures are at all time low nationwide, are you staying warm? Follow these tips and tricks to turn up the heat and keep the cold at a distance. Compiled here are a ton of ways to keep warm and still enjoy the deep freeze!   From http://www.delmarfans.com here’s 8 ways to keep your home warmContinue reading “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”

Are You Drowning in a Sea of Housework?

I am! Oh am I! But, not for long! With Halloween just ending and November beginning like a lion, let’s work together to get ready for the holidays! My house is in total disarray, as is most of my life right now. This isn’t about me, though. It’s about us coming together here on theContinue reading “Are You Drowning in a Sea of Housework?”

5 Ways to Use Coconut Oil Outside the Kitchen

Coconut oil is a versatile thing. Besides the kitchen, you’ll find a jar of expeller-pressed, raw organic coconut oil in my bathroom closet, shower, nightstand and on our baby-changing table because not only is it nourishing us through food, but in these 5 ways you may not have thought to use it. Oil pulling- IfContinue reading “5 Ways to Use Coconut Oil Outside the Kitchen”

SUPPLEMENTal Health Insurance: Apple Cider Vinegar

The wonders of Apple Cider Vinegar are countless. This amazing product can do so much from cleaning our body both internally and externally to cleaning our home and the environment not to mention the host of ailments it can alleviate or cure. My favorite thing to do with ACV is cook and rinse my hair. ItContinue reading “SUPPLEMENTal Health Insurance: Apple Cider Vinegar”

How to keep house while living with a million mess-makers

I’m no expert. My house is not clean. I do have some tips and tricks to help you, though. Raising any number of children and/or pets as well as having a mate, a day job and any kind of a social life while maintaining and keeping a house is a difficult task. Take it from me,Continue reading “How to keep house while living with a million mess-makers”

In our medicine cabinet

What’s in our medicine cabinet? Okay, not our real medicine cabinet. It’s a metaphor for what we do to support our health and prevent getting sick. My personal take on healthcare is not treating symptoms but preventing illness. We’ve all seen the images floating around social media about “Farmacy not Pharmacy” and showing pictures of food with the captionContinue reading “In our medicine cabinet”

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”