Planning a Vegetable Garden This Summer? What You Should Do Now

Anyone planning a vegetable garden knows that what you do before summer can have a big effect on how your garden grows. There are many things you can do now to ensure your vegetable gardening this summer is productive. Now is the perfect time to get started – the snow is gone, the rain is […]

How to Make Easy and Healing Bone Broth

Bone broth is one of the most nourishing and nutritious real foods you can make – full of the vitamins and minerals from the bones of animals, it provides nourishment we seldom get in conventional diets. Here is a very easy, slow cooker version that anyone can make! If you’re into real food, you’ve most likely […]

Where to Buy Real, Organic Food for Less

Since switching over to real food a year ago, it has been a challenge to keep the food budget down and under control as I’m out in the suburbs where farmer’s markets are not plentiful or nearby. So, I’ve finally found a way to make it doable by shopping at local chain stores where prices […]

Organic Gardening: Use Egg Shells to Deter Slugs and Snails

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 […]

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 […]

Happy Tot Greek Yogurt Giveaway

Have you been properly introduced to Happy Family brands yet? Well, allow me the pleasure! They are an organic superfoods company that specialize in convenient tasty, healthy treats that kids love! I’m such a big fan of their concept and products that I’m a blog ambassador for the company. One of my favorite products is their […]

Homemade Moisturizing Baby Shampoo and Body Wash Recipe {free printable label}

A super simple and gentle shampoo and body wash for babies and even adults. I use this same formula as my body wash, too! It is non-toxic, sulfate and paraben free, and gentle on that brand new skin. To get a shampoo like this in the store, you’d have to pay a good $10 or […]

Homemade Natural Anti-Itch Rub with Free Printable

Mosquitos are the enemy of the state around here, and they love to eat on Gabriel and I. Each bite causes a welt on his little limbs and he scratches them until they bleed. Definitely not good with the combo of dirty hands and a national West Nile Virus outbreak going on! We have to make sure he […]

Homemade All-Natural Foaming Hand Soap with Free Printable Label

I’ve been using Dr. Bronner’s Castile Soap non-stop since my first gallon arrived from Amazon six months ago (buy it here). If you’ve been following my blog since then, you know how much I LOVE this amazing soap (I wrote a whole post on it). I use it in cleaning products, in the shower, and […]

Lion Brand Nature’s Choice Organic Cotton Yarn {product review}

I was so excited when the nice UPS man dropped off package in the mail from Lion Brand for me, full of Lion Brand’s Nature’s Choice yarn in organic cotton! Soft and chemical-free, can’t get better than that. I’ve been wanting to use this yarn for a long time, but just couldn’t bring myself to buy it […]