Powerful, Effective and Sleek! ~ Organic Aromas

In the past few years I’ve really enjoyed learning about and using essential oils in our home. I love that they are effective – and that they are a safe, natural and simple way to give our family the benefits of essential oils and aromatherapy. We’ve used essential oils in a variety of ways in […]

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A Better-For-You, Simple, Naturally Delicious Crunch!! ~ GIVEAWAY! (2 Winners!)

I think we can pretty much all agree that chips are a fabulous snack food. They have that satisfying crunch, they taste great, they’re pretty cheap, they come in a variety of flavors, and well…they are just excellent for snacking on! That is….until you read the ingredients! Somehow, reading the ingredients puts a damper on […]

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Last Minute Gift Ideas ~ Burt’s Bees

Looking for a few last-minute gift ideas or stocking stuffers? I’ve got a few great ideas up my sleeve tonight! All of which come from one of my favorite places to find high quality, natural face and skin products…Burt’s Bees. There’s a whole page of Fresh Holiday Gift Sets to choose from this year and […]

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It’s Essential… ~ GIVEAWAY!

Let’s face it. I’m what some people call a “crunchy” mom. I love natural stuff, home remedies and anything that is safe for our family to use with as few (or no!) side effects as possible. One thing that I’ve been learning about and using for the past years are essential oils. I’m so glad […]

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Faithful Papercrafting to Inspire you!

I’ve always enjoyed spending time doing crafts. As a teen, I made my own scrapbook of a trip I took, made countless cards, bookmarks, my own stationary and lots more. Now I’m enjoying these same types of activities both on my own time, and with my older girls. One of the reasons I enjoy papercrafting […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ 13 1/2 Incredible Things… ~ GIVEAWAY!

You know….when I was in school, I have to admit….I didn’t always enjoy learning. 😉 Although there are always going to be some subjects or parts of life-learning that are not as fun as other parts, I firmly believe that if you can find a way to make it more fun or at least applicable […]

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Dumpling Cats ~ GIVEAWAY!

Cats…fluffy ones, striped ones, chubby ones and playful ones. I LOVE cats. The only problem is that I don’t love having indoor  cats in my own home. So, since we do not live on an acreage that presents a problem for us….we don’t want and indoor cat and we can’t own an outdoor cat. What […]

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Sunglasses You Can SEE With!

Glasses….I’ve never been a huge fan of being one of those people who needs glasses to function. I wish I didn’t have to have them…but since I do, there’s no point in complaining about it. Instead, the best thing to do is to simply make the best of it! One way to do this is […]

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Stress Less & Paint! ~ GIVEAWAY!!

Painting is something I’ve always enjoyed. In the last…hmmm…say 10 years since having children I’ll admit that it’s not something I’ve had much time for, but every once in a while I’ll take an evening, pull out my paintbrushes and the current paint-by-number picture I’m working on and paint the night away. 😉 And yes, […]

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Let’s Get Gardening!

Ahhh…summer. I’m so glad you’re almost here! Today it even felt like summer outside so you can be sure that we enjoyed and soaked in every ounce of “summer” that we could find today! In fact, we were soaking in the sun mostly while we were planting the garden. I love summer….but I also love gardening! This […]

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