Crochet Christmas in July – Free Pattern Roundup!

Free Crochet Patterns for Christmas in July

It’s July…time to start preparing for Christmas, right? Some of you have already started, you organized Martha-Stewarts out there. For the rest of us, we’re just now dusting off our sparkly red and green yarn, only to put it back as we can barely wrap our heads around Christmas while it’s 90 degrees outside! For […]

Discover Essential Oils – Webinar For Beginners

Essential Oils Webinar

Brand new to essential oils or wanting to learn more? I have the perfect webinar for you – you can watch my beginner training right here! I covered the history and science of essential oils and how exactly they work in the body to heal, then offered a ton of practical information on how to […]

Top 10 Essential Oils – Peppermint

Top 10 Essential Oils - All About Peppermint and How to Use It, Plus a Giveaway!

Welcome to week three of my 10-week essential oils education series, and this week it’s all about peppermint! This is one of my favorite oils and it has many uses, some of which you may not know about. Keep reading to learn more! When I think of peppermint, I think of candy canes, fresh breath, […]

Hookin On Hump Day #75 – Link Party for the Fiber Arts

Hookin On Hump Day #75 - Link Party for the Fiber Arts

Welcome to our 75-th party! It’s hot, sticky and sunny here in the South and we are enjoying the air conditioning, so it’s a great time to browse the gorgeous projects and patterns, many of them free here at our bi-monthly link party! First time? Welcome! Here bloggers show off their latest projects for a chance […]

Babywearing and Nursing Made Simple – The Lalabu Soothe Shirt & Giveaway!

The Lulabu Soothe Shirt - Nursing and Babywearing Made Easy!

Babywearing is such a smart and easier way to survive those first few months of your baby’s life, that “fourth” trimester as it’s so aptly named. But finding the right way to nurse and carry your baby around without having to deal with buckles, straps, and complications can be hard. That’s why I’m so excited […]

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 […]