Book Review…Healthy Sleep

  Chamomile; German Chamomile; Hungarian Chamomile; Camomile; Matricaria recutita; Chamomilla recutita; Matricaria chamomilla is a member of the Aster Family, Asteraceae or Compositae, the dried flowewrs of which are one of the most well-known herbal teas of commerece, valued for flavor, mild anti-inflammatory activity, and a calming effect. This audiobook is a guide written forContinue reading “Book Review…Healthy Sleep”

Chamomile…The Why

Peter Rabbit’s mother must have been a very smart woman…(or rabbit)…She had enough knowledge to grab chamomile tea whenever the mischievous Peter Rabbit came home after narrowly escaping from Mr. McGregor’s garden…even though she had quite a stash of different types of tea available.  She knew about its health because she loved to read and hadContinue reading “Chamomile…The Why”

Better Than the Wish Book Ever Was

So obviously after we’ve gotten our containers for our container gardening, we’re gonna need some plants to stuff in them…empty containers are just not that exciting, right?! So that’s where the catalog comes in…   The seed catalog, that is…     Seed catalogs offer a colorful glimpse into the past and  have a colorfulContinue reading “Better Than the Wish Book Ever Was”

Making the Perfect Baked Cod

Ever since my husband was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, I have tried not only to add antioxidants to our diet, but also choose foods that supposedly are diabetic-friendly. The perfect baked cod is has a mild taste and is smothered with with the perfect amounts of butter and lemon juice,     *********** Ingredients ¼C meltedContinue reading “Making the Perfect Baked Cod”

Brisk Breakfasts to Brag About

I feel like I have gone on so many tangents while writing this blog that they couldn’t possibly be counted.   I have gone all the way from learning to live a cruelty-free lifestyle and clean eating…to making scones with lots and lots of sugar and butter. This latest tangent has been a result ofContinue reading “Brisk Breakfasts to Brag About”

Book Review…Essential Oils: The Complete Guide: Essential Oils for Beginners, Aromatherapy and Essential Oil Recipes

    Essential Oils: The Complete Guide: Essential Oils for Beginners, Aromatherapy and Essential Oil Recipes is a guide book about essential oils written to “introduce you to the world of essential oils and aromatherapy.” The book was written primarily for beginners who have absolutely no prior knowledge about using essential oils and carrier oils.toContinue reading “Book Review…Essential Oils: The Complete Guide: Essential Oils for Beginners, Aromatherapy and Essential Oil Recipes”

Book Review…Essential Glow

Essential Glow: Recipes & Tips for Using Essential Oils is an all-inclusive guide to natural beauty written for people who would like to learn how to use essential oils in their daily lives to boost their beauty, home, and general wellness. This book sparked my interest because I am just now starting to use essential oils in myContinue reading “Book Review…Essential Glow”

Books, Books, Books Galore

As far as your friends and family that absolutely can’t put a book down and would much rather be holding a leather bound book than a brand new cell phone or Ipad, here are some great sources for book suggestions as to which book to buy for what person… Blogs can be excellent sources ofContinue reading “Books, Books, Books Galore”

How to Help Your Children Experience Christmas All Year Long

Never thought that I would be nearly fifty chasing a three year old 24/7…but life happens… And so many of us are raising, or even adopting, our own grandchildren these days…(so not getting on my soapbox about different generations right now)… But there are several advantages of spending lots and lots of time with yourContinue reading “How to Help Your Children Experience Christmas All Year Long”

Book Review—The First Mess by Laura Wright

The book The First Mess by Laura Wright is a book about the accessibility and joys of plant-based wellness. This book first appealed to me because lately I have been looking for healthier ways for our family to cook and eat…especially since my husband has been diagnosed as a type 2 diabetic. This book will be especially of interest toContinue reading “Book Review—The First Mess by Laura Wright”