Top 10 Essential Oils – Lavender

All About Lavender Essential Oil - One of the Top 10 Most Useful and Best Essential Oils

Welcome to week two of my 10-week essential oil education series and this week it’s all about an oil everyone knows – lavender! This oil is so much more powerful than just a pretty scent. Keep reading to learn all about how you can use it to replace many medications! Lavender, ah, lavender! When you […]

Hookin On Hump Day #74 – Link Party for the Fiber Arts

Hookin On Hump Day #74 - Link Party for the Fiber Arts

It’s another great week for Hookin On Hump Day! So many talented bloggers, many of them crochet, share their latest projects and many of them include FREE patterns! Check out the ones that stood out to us this week! #1 Most-Clicked – Bunny Lovey Blanket by Crochet Around the World – super cute and soft, […]

Top 10 Essential Oils – Thieves

Top 10 Essential Oils - All About Thieves & A Giveaway!

Welcome to my 10-week essential oil education series, where I will feature each one of each of the top ten most popular and useful oils. This week I will share all about Thieves essential oil! Thieves is Young Living’s most famous and popular essential oil. Why? It’s unique blend of clove, lemon, cinnamon bark, eucalyptus, […]

Organic Gardening: Use Egg Shells to Deter Slugs and Snails

Organic Gardening - How to Deter Slugs and Snails with Egg Shells

Did you know you can get rid of slugs and snails with eggs shells? It’s very effective, organic, green, and even adds fertilizer to the soil! I have something in common with slugs…we both love hostas and vegetable gardens. But there is one thing we do not both like - eggs. I love the insides of eggs, but […]

Mexican Huevos Rancheros – Grain-Free Recipe

Recipe for Huevos Rancheros by My Merry Messy Life - REAL, Nutritious and Delicious!

This hearty delight is perfect for a gourmet weekend breakfast or to spice up dinnertime and it’s full of vegetables and loaded with protein from eggs. It is also all real food, nutritious, grain-free and GAPS or Paleo diet approved! When you’re on a grain and sugar free diet like I am, it can be […]

Hookin On Hump Day #73 – Link Party for the Fiber Arts

Hookin On Hump Day #73 - Link Party for Crochet, Knitting and Sewing Bloggers and Some Free Patterns for Everyone!

It’s that time of month again! Come along for the party with Moogly and I where we are hosting the hottest blog hop for crochet, knitting, and sewing! Last time we had over 17,000 views and 2,200 clicks! And this week we have each winner from a different country! I love our international party! Here are the […]

How to Save Money On Organic Meat by Buying a Side of Cow

How to Save Money on Organic Meat by Buying a Side of Cow

Buying organic meat can seem impossible to squeeze into the family budget, but the benefits for your health far outweigh the cost. And there is a way to do it economically – buy a side of beef or pork from a local farmer like my family does! When we moved back to my home state in […]

Crochet Bumblebee Sun Hat – Free Pattern in All Sizes!

Crochet Bumblebee Hat - Free Crochet Pattern by My Merry Messy Life

This summer I wanted to darn my babies in sun hats inspired by bugs, since they are all boys and love to play outside in the dirt and find bugs! Here is a free pattern for one of them – a bumblebee and it comes in all sizes, from newborn to adult! Click here to see […]

Hookin On Hump Day #71 – Link Party for the Fiber Arts

Hookin On Hump Day #72 - Link Party for the Fiber Arts

This session of our incredible fiber arts link party, shows how we have bloggers all over the world participating! We have a blogger from the US, THREE from Germany and one from Spain! Crochet is loved the world over. As always, this party is co-hosted by the lovely Tamara from Moogly! #1 Most Clicked Link […]

Essential Oils that are Safe for Babies and Children

Essential Oils that are Safe for Babies and Children

Essential oils are wonderful to use for babies and children – they help support and strengthen their developing immune systems and are safer to use than over-the-counter and even prescription medication, but must be used safely. Here is a guide on which oils are effective and safe for sweet little ones! Even though I attempted […]