Category Archives: Natural Living

The Holistic Mama’s Moisturizing Face Oil Recipe

I’ve met a lot of terrific people and developed some great relationships through Facebook. I love the network of like-minded people that I’ve been introduced to. Through this network we are able to share ideas, recipes, and stories, help spread … Continue reading

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Backyard Chickens – A Beginner’s Story

I dream about a day when we can have our own small flock of backyard chickens, but for now I will just enjoy all the pictures and stories I find on Facebook. That said, I realize many of you have … Continue reading

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Homemade Dishwasher Detergent

My husband and I were recently discussing washing dishes. Our discussion? Whether or not you NEED to use soap when using a dishwasher. You see, we use those little “pods” in our dishwasher and they always seem to leave a … Continue reading

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How to Make Birdseed Ornaments without Peanut Butter

The traditional way to make a bird feeder with your kids is to use peanut butter and a pine cone  While we do not have any nut allergies in our home many people do, so this type of project simply won’t … Continue reading

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Healthy Desserts! Avocado Chocolate Pudding & Fresh Berry Sorbet

Sweet treats are a weakness for many of us. Today I am posting two desserts that not only taste great but are also pretty darn good for you! Avocado Chocolate Pudding 2 medium ripe avocados 1/3 cup of cocoa powder … Continue reading

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Sausage and Veggie Breakfast Scramble Recipe

One of our goals for 2013 is to fuel our bodies with more REAL food. Here is a recipe for a delicious sausage and veggie breakfast scramble that keeps you feeling full and energized all morning! Feel free to substitute … Continue reading

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What’s in Season Now? A LOT!

Eating fresh, in-season produce is easy in the summer. Farmers markets are busting at the seams with juicy tomatoes, sweet corn, spicy peppers, and much more! Even spring and fall boast a full bounty of cool weather crops like lettuce, … Continue reading

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Final Harvest and a Butternut Squash, Parsnip, and Pear Soup Recipe

  The nights are getting colder and the days a little shorter. We’ve had a couple frosts here in SE Ohio, not too bad for Mid-October. Last weekend I spent some time collecting the last of the summer veggies out of … Continue reading

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Contest to Create a Logo for Golden Goat Creamery!

Calling all artists! Our friends at Golden Goat Creamery, Inc. are getting their business off the ground and are looking for a logo for their brand. They are located in the rolling hills of SE Ohio and make amazing, natural goat … Continue reading

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Smoothies: A Recipe for Health

In the last few months my husband and I have started making smoothies for breakfast. If I don’t have one for breakfast I will often have one later in the day to fight that mid-day slump. My husband makes kale … Continue reading

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