Oils and NingXia to the Rescue!

Lately we have been on the go-go-go. Soccer practices, team parties, swim lessons, teen activities-it seems like there is always somewhere to be. Well I think my very pregnant body got a message from my immune system last night that it was time to slow down! Late yesterday afternoon I started getting very sniffly and […]

Authentic Chile Rellenos

I love mexican food SO much! Seriously, I could eat mexican food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. And lucky me, I have a mother-in-law who is one of the best cooks in the world. No joke. All my husband’s high-school friends still talk about his mom’s cooking, and we’ve been out of high-school for longer […]

Free Homeschool Field Trips

photo credit-© Andres Rodriguez | Dreamstime Stock Photos This year in our homeschool we are doing something new. Every month we meet with a couple other homeschool families from our church and go on a field trip together. It is a great way for our children to build friendships and to have some fun. Combined […]

Why I Love Thieves Essential Oil!

Why does everyone keep talking about Thieves essential oil like it is so great? And furthermore, what is with the name? Keep reading to find out why this is one oil I will always have in stock for my family and home. First let’s talk about the name. This oil actually got it’s name from […]

Save Money by Staying Healthy!

photo credit Nobody likes being sick. And what makes it worse is that being sick isn’t cheap. Check out this post from Charlee at Humble in A Heartbeat about just how much it costs to get sick, plus a way to chart exactly how much being sick is costing your family: The Costs of Getting […]

Am I Being A Faithful Mother?

What comes to mind when you think of the word faithful? Usually when I think of that word, it is in terms of marriage, such as being a faithful spouse, or in terms of church, such as faithfully attending church or serving in ministry. I have to admit I have never considered faithfulness as relating […]

What is Valor used for?

Valor. This wasn’t one of the first oils I used when I got my Premium Starter Kit from Young Living. Quite frankly, because I didn’t know just what I would use it for. But it has since become one of the most indispensable oils in my collection. I really don’t know how I lived without […]

What I Learned From My Drama Queen

I am the mother to a little girl who is 4 going on 5. Or maybe she is really going on 15 and I just missed the last 10 years somehow, because that is how it feels most days. Like I have a miniature teenager running around in my house. I love this little girl […]

But They’ll Miss All The Fun!

As I was scrolling through my Facebook feed the other day, I came across a friend’s post regarding her desire to homeschool her children. Since I am a homeschool mom, it right away piqued my interest so I began to look through all the comments. What I read has had me thinking ever since. I […]

Pregnancy After Loss

Today, in honor of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Day, I am writing a post about getting pregnant again after a miscarriage. Last year in May I went to a routine prenatal appointment at 15 weeks gestation and discovered that my sweet baby no longer had a heartbeat. He had been taken into the arms of […]