Post-Traumatic Growth

I have been pretty quiet this year on social media, as well as, in "real life". I took some much needed time away from everything and everyone in order to concentrate on healing myself and my soul. In the process of it all, I put myself into what is called "Post Traumatic Growth" or PTG. …

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Every fall I gather a lot of different types of pumpkins for decorating and baking. The seeds are coveted here. They are a great source manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, zinc, protein, and iron plus they just taste amazing!

Taco Seasoning

When we first began to switch to eating cleaner and healthier, I looked at the seasoning packets I was using when I made tacos, chili, ranch dressing, etc for the first time and was in awe! I thought I was using only spices. Yep, I was that naive. I never really saw the other ingredients! …

WE FREAKING DID IT!!!!!!!!!!!!

***UPDATE*** I HAVE BEEN GETTING A LOT OF EMAILS LATELY ABOUT THIS POST. THEY ALL ARE ABOUT ONE THING...WHAT ESSENTIAL OILS DID I USE TO CURE MY DAUGHTER'S IgA? I FEEL I HAVE SOMEHOW NOT BEEN AS SPECIFIC AS I THOUGHT I WAS ABOUT EVERYTHING WE DID TO PUT MY DAUGHTER'S IgA INTO REMISSION. I DECIDED …

Squooshi Review

As many of you know, we do not eat out. So, when we are running errands, I always try and pack something for us to eat in case we get hungry. I opt for reusable food pouches.  Squooshi being my favorite. Homemade smoothies, yogurts, applesauce, my list goes on and on for what creative things I can …

Garlic Asiago Italian Bread

This is one of those recipes that is so versatile. I use it for bread loaves, bowls, rolls, buns, sticks, etc. It is easy to change up the taste by adding different seasonings, herbs, spices, and cheeses or leaving them out altogether for just plain Italian bread. This recipe is one of my family's favorite …