Health and Wellness

Journey into Wellness

A few things I have learned on our wellness journey...   Clean eating is the ONLY way to eat! Processed foods were slowly killing us! We are on the beginning of a path to healthier eating – extremely limiting gluten with intentions to eliminate it all together, cutting out processed sugar, limiting dairy products, eating… Continue reading Journey into Wellness

Chickens · Essential Oil - Recipes · Essential Oils

Cleaning the Coop Naturally

  Since we are new to chicken "farming", we wanted to incorporate our love of essential oils in our poultry care! We knew that Lemon Essential Oil is awesome for its cleaning properties and it is all natural, so we decided to use it to deodorize our chicken coop! This spray works great, is safe… Continue reading Cleaning the Coop Naturally

Chickens · DIY · Essential Oil - Recipes · Essential Oils

DIY Bath Salts

Are you worn out from lugging around kids, strollers, diaper bags? Did you have a hard day at the office and need a little  tension relief? Spend too much time out in the garden?  Believe me, I know exactly how you feel! When we first started using essential oils (EO) I quickly collected a lot… Continue reading DIY Bath Salts

DIY · Homestead · Recipes

I went to a Kombucha Class!

As we get deeper into our health and wellness journey, we are finding more ways to incorporate new things into our bodies! Kombucha is known for its health benefits, mainly for digestive support, but it has many different health benefits. I spent the afternoon with two of my friends, both of whom embrace the wellness… Continue reading I went to a Kombucha Class!

Chickens · DIY · Homestead

Our Outside Chandelier! (Updated!)

I finally got to start on our outside "nightlight"! My good friend Katrina gave me this old chandelier so I am re-purposing it for our backyard at the homestead. I am still in the process of getting it finished, but I am so excited about it that I had to share the progress so far!… Continue reading Our Outside Chandelier! (Updated!)

Essential Oil - Recipes · Essential Oils

DIY Mouthwash

How To Make Homemade Mouthwash 20 oz. of Purified or Distilled Water ¼ tsp baking soda 25 drops of Peppermint Essential Oil 20 ounce glass bottle (essential oils can degrade plastic) Put the baking soda in the bottom of the bottle to "soak up" the oils when you put them in...it's a known fact that… Continue reading DIY Mouthwash