Yep! That's right! All these years I thought I had too MUCH acid in the old tummy! I've been doing some deeper research on this - while learning more about fermented foods - and it seems that our stomach NEEDS acid! Who knew? SYMPTOMS Let's start off with some of the symptoms of low… Continue reading The Lowdown on Stomach Acid!
One of the healthiest, most delicious dishes that my husband prepares! I could eat this every single night! Do you like Curry Chicken too? Who wants the recipe? Here it is! —————————- CURRY CHICKEN Ingredients: 1 to 2 pounds of boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 stick of butter Cayenne pepper Curry powder 2 to 3… Continue reading Curry Chicken!
This is our first year of a full garden! Full for us anyway. Let me start at the beginning... When we had to rehome our precious hens last year after the hurricane, our first thought was to sell the 2 pens we had put together as our enclosure for the chickens and their coops. But… Continue reading Garden – Year 1
For my 58th birthday last month my youngest daughter, Melinda, gave me a DNA kit from AncestryDNA! You see, I was adopted when I was 5 days old...my adoptive Mom and Dad brought me home straight from the hospital in Chicago, IL to my brother who had been adopted from another family 6 months… Continue reading DNA Kit – My Birthday Gift
Actually, it's way past time to lose it! For those that don't know, here's the condensed back story... In July of 2004 I had Gastric Bypass Surgery. I weighed in at 308 pounds, had severe sleep apnea, was taking anti-inflammitories daily, and two types of blood pressure medication. I was only 46 years old. My… Continue reading It’s time to LOSE some weight!
Our health is determined by what we put IN our bodies (genetics too...but we have control of what we ingest) As I have gotten older, I soooo wish I had actually CARED about nutrition and natural health when I was raising my girls (please forgive me Melanie, Melissa, and Melinda!!!) Getting older doesn't have to stink. BUT...if… Continue reading “You Are What You Eat”
In reading my devotional this morning from InTouch Daily Devotions titled "A Father's Influence", I was instantly flooded with emotions and memories and I knew immediately that those thoughts and memories would become this post. I normally just share my underlined devos on Facebook, but this one needed special attention! Daughters need their Dads. As a… Continue reading A Father’s Influence
My husband's "therapy" is cooking. David has alot of emotional "disorders" - like many other folks do - and cooking is totally therapeutic for him. He also has OCD, so his cooking becomes a very long and drawn out affair most times! Hubby was off work this weekend, and after church on Sunday he… Continue reading Creamy Chicken and Vegetable Soup
Even though we were blessed with no damage from Hurricane Florence, when we thought that NC was going to be hit with a Cat 5 (ish) hurricane, things got real and my life perspective changed immediately. When you have to decide what to take with you and you can ONLY take what will fit in… Continue reading Sadly, we are now chicken-less
Y’all know that I am in oily person, we use essential oils in our lives and in the lives of our animals on our homestead! Check out these awesome essential oil purses and carrying cases! Sew Grown is on a journey to make an impact on the world offering jobs, opportunities, and independence to Americans… Continue reading Essential Oil Purses!