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it’s here! the new site is up!!

We are still making little changes here and there, but I am SO excited and couldn’t wait to share it with you!!   So many thank you’s to Andrea Levendusky for the beautiful design and for helping me navigate the technological side of blogging that I’m admittedly very poor at! I hope you love it! Not… 

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how to reduce a fever naturally, using essential oils

My sweet little Etta girl got sick.  Miles had a virus a few days ago and she ended up with it.  It’s inevitable around here really, as the two tend to share bottles, toys, spoons, etc.  She puts everything in her mouth.  Everything. Anyhow, I believe that most fevers serve the purpose of naturally fighting… 

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why I love essential oils, and why I haven’t posted much about them…yet

I love essential oils. I have used them because of how great they smell for years and years.  I started using them therapeutically just around a year ago and they have absolutely changed my life. But I haven’t posted about them much recently because, honestly, I felt that everyone and their mother was doing so… 

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a heavy heart for Iraq

How is this happening?  My heart is overwhelmed with sadness for the poor people suffering horrendous atrocities at the hands of malicious terrorists in Iraq. if you aren’t aware of the news, you can read more here I want to do something.  But what?  I can pray.  That’s all I know to do.  I feel… 

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DIY all natural bug spray (for your home)

I live in Tennessee.  Aka: Land of the Spiders.  We also have moths, mosquitos, ants, beetles, fleas, ticks, you name it. They are everywhere.  I will vacuum webs up and the next day, there will be another.  I just flat out refuse to call a bug guy because I wholeheartedly believe that those chemicals do way… 

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why living with a 2 year old is like living with an insane person

The following are a few exchanges that occurred between myself and my 2 1/2 year old just this morning….before 8am. THE POTTY Miles “I need go potty mama!” Me “ok, just a minute” Miles “I need go POTTTYYYYY!!!” does potty dance Me “ok, come on” stops making breakfast, washes, hands, dries hands, walks into bathroom”… 

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a dutch door, built-in bunk beds, and some other nothingness

Friends. I can’t tell you how much getting on a schedule has changed my life for the better.  My fatigue is G.O.N.E.  It’s incredible.  I feel amazing.  I feel like a bit of an idiot for not doing it sooner. Speaking of having energy.  I didn’t work out today, but I did take 4 children… 

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holy fermented hummus

I love food.  My 2 year old son’s most common phrase around our house is “I EAT.”  It’s not a question, or a demand, but more of a blanket statement.  He has a gruff, low voice and a body shape that resembles Fred Flintstone.  He’s just delicious. He fell down the stairs a few days… 

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