I just finished my midwife appointment so I thought I’d write up a second trimester pregnancy update. Normally the midwife comes and goes pretty quickly, but now that I am entering my third trimester we have a bit more to talk about. In this post I share a second trimester update, my new diet, natural remedies I’m using, books I’m reading, and helpful resources to prepare for a natural birth. If you are going to be a new mom, read on and drop me a comment below![Read more…] about Second Trimester Pregnancy Update and How to Prepare for Birth
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Today I show you how to make a maternity capsule wardrobe after being very reluctant to buy a single pregnancy clothing item whatsoever. I have to say, best money I ever spent! Here are my tips for how to make a maternity capsule wardrobe for spring/summer:[Read more…] about How to Make a Maternity Capsule Wardrobe for Spring/Summer
This post is a little different from my regular scheduled programming, but for a good reason. Surprise! I’m pregnant, and today I’m sharing how I’ve spent my first trimester of pregnancy. In this post I’ll share all about my healthy first trimester and some natural pregnancy tips I’ve learned along the way.[Read more…] about Surprise! How I’ve Spent my First Trimester of Pregnancy
Learn how to make beeswax candles that are naturally scented with essential oils. These candles make a great homemade gift idea that smells natural, fresh, and is purifying for your air too. With just a few mason jars and some beeswax, you can make these beeswax candles and even save some money too![Read more…] about How to Make Beeswax Candles Homemade Gift Idea
About ten years ago I started buying natural products at the grocery store. But there were still so may ingredients I didn’t understand written on the back. I just wanted to put as few ingredients as possible on my body and in our house, so I started making my own products with essential oils. In this post you’ll learn all about how to use essential oils to remove toxins in your home and life.[Read more…] about How to Use Essential Oils to Remove Toxins in your Home and Life
You can use this basic technique to infuse your favorite flower with oil to make lotions, soaps, or salves. This basic tutorial on how to make calendula oil is the perfect thing to do in the summer so you can remember the smell of your fresh flowers in the winter.[Read more…] about How to make Calendula Oil
If you are like me and get tired of ordering gifts off Amazon for people, try making an all-natural homemade gift basket. All you need are a few simple ingredients that you may already have in your home to make some really great gifts for a homemaker. Plus there’s just something so special about homemade gifts. Grab these recipes for your mom, sister, or yourself if you’re looking to learn a little all-natural homemaking![Read more…] about All-Natural Homemade Gift Basket
I always knew that a simple life with hand cooked food and a heart for the home was what I wanted one day. Even when I was working a full time corporate job and living in a city apartment by myself. I would sit at my computer and dreamed of one day owning farm animals and spending my whole day in kitchen. It wasn’t until my late 20s that John and I were able to save up enough for me to go part time, and focus more on working from the home. But where to start? In this post I share with you my favorite homesteading books to start living that simple homestead life.[Read more…] about How I learned Simple Living with these Top 9 Homesteading Books
I just finished writing this EBook that I am so excited about, 31 Days of Healthy Living. In this EBook you’ll find one healthy living tip per day – and that’s not all. I jam-packed this EBook with healthy recipes, housekeeping and cleaning tips, organization ideas, a monthly budgeting template, lifestyle planning techniques, yoga, and more! I can’t wait for you to get your hands on this FREE 31 Days of Healthy Living EBook!
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Whether you’re a foodie like I am, a yoga enthusiast, a housekeeper, or a busy professional, there is something in this EBook for you! I wrote about one healthy living tip per day to try for 31 days. Personally, I think it’s exciting to try something new each day. Or maybe I just thought of that because it’s January and I was missing the whole Christmas Advent calendar idea!
Here’s whats covered in the book:[Read more…] about How to Use Your 31 Days of Healthy Living FREE EBook