Natural Remedies

Crispy Nuts

Crispy Nuts: Why and How to Soak Your Nuts

  According to Sally Fallon (president of the Weston A. Price Foundation and author of...
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Should You Get the Flu Shot?

    The Flu Shot and Other Vaccines There is so much hype in the...
Herbed Salmon

Herbed Salmon

This is one of our favorite ways to eat salmon!  So simple and tasty.  The...
Happy Winter

Happy Winter: this year’s favorite winter book

Happy Winter by Karen Gundersheimer is our new favorite children's book for winter. (Last year,...
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Favorite Natural Laundry Products: Detergent, Stain Remover and Dryer Balls

"Clean" doesn't have a smell. That's one of the {ahem} few useful things I learned...
Fried Plantains

Fried Plantains

On a whim at the grocery store the other day, I picked up two plantains....
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Ditching Paper Napkins for Good (hopefully)

  I'm not the greenest gal on the face of the planet, but I like...
Take a Winter Nature Walk

Exploring Nature with Kids: Winter Nature Walk

The boys and I enjoyed (for the most part) a Winter Nature Walk with some...
Homemade Chicken Broth

Homemade Chicken Broth, What That “Free Range” Label Really Means, and My Complicated Relationship with Sally Fallon

I have sort of a love/hate relationship with Sally Fallon. Have you heard of her?...
Sauteed Red Peppers

Sauteed Red Peppers

This recipe is SO EASY, it almost seems silly to post it as a recipe....
Dear Jesus

Dear Jesus

One of my favorite Christmas decorations is a small Norman Rockwell Christmas book, opened to...
Thankful Mary

Thankful Mary

Older Brother drew this picture several weeks ago, near the beginning of the advent season....
The More It Snows

Our Favorite Winter Poem

In certain circles, I am known for having a song or poem for any and...
Green Beans with Bacon

Sauteed Green Beans with Bacon

Plain, steamed vegetables do not taste good. I recently ordered sauteed spinach at a restaurant,...
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More Favorite Christmas Books for Children

Did you see our list of favorite Christmas stories? Now that the Christmas season is...