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“The opposite of sensitive is not ‘tough.’ It’s insensitive. Sensitivity is a gift. Let’s nurture it, not squash it.” ~Glennon Doyle
I would run no matter how much snow and ice there was, no matter how tired I was or …
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“Grief is the last act of love we have to give to those we loved. Where there is deep grief, there was great love.” ~Unknown
It’s been almost six months now. Half of a year without my brother and the …
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I love the warm days and crisp nights of fall. If I have an evening free, you’ll likely find me sitting by a fire pit sipping on this delicious mulled cider recipe.
“Even when in the midst of disturbance, the stillness of the mind can offer sanctuary.” ~Stephen Richards
One night my four-year-old daughter woke up crying, startling both me and my husband from sleep. He rushed into her room and …
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Ever made homemade stuffing from scratch? Not adding to store-bought bread cubes, I’m talking about making bread cubes for stuffing and adding things to it! Well, you’re in luck because it’s pretty simple.
After learning how to make liquid soap I worked to simplify and perfect my recipe. It’s all natural and works great as a shampoo, body wash, hand soap, and even dish soap!
I learned how to make bitters because homemade bitters have many medicinal and culinary uses, and now I control the ingredients, the alcohol, and the flavor.
This homemade all purpose cleaner really works to clean all your surfaces. It is very simple to make and contains no harmful ingredients so you know your home is safe!
A Simple DIY All-Purpose Cleaner That Really Works was written by Betsy Jabs.
Homemade mead is a fermented beverage made from honey, water, and yeast. Our honey mead recipe can be sweet or dry and also offers you several flavoring suggestions.
A homemade dog shampoo bar perfect for your dog(s). Because their skin and hair pH is more acidic than ours, they need a special recipe; this natural recipe delivers on all counts and is simple enough to make at home.
There are a lot of simple changes we can make to our habits that can instantly make us more eco friendly, some of the things that we do might have an environmental impact far outside our immediate environment, effect a change we may never see or experi…
“Be careful how you are talking to yourself because you are listening.” ~Lisa M. Hayes For as long as I
“Silence isn’t empty. It’s full of answers.” ~Unknown Last week I was visiting the Scandinave, a Scandinavian-style bath spa, with
Growing fennel is easy! Whether you’re growing it for bulb, leaf, or both, it can be direct seeded into your
Is it any wonder that nuclear power scares people? The word nuclear alone conjures up a parade of terrors: the
The body of a dead sperm whale that washed up on a resort town’s shore reveals a sad truth about
If you are searching for a natural treatment for tinnitus, you’re in the right place. Several causes for tinnitus mean
When the baby orangutan was pulled out from the cage, he scrambled into the arms of one of the female
In Spring I use cedarwood essential oil for my scalp and breathing problems. Lavender, geranium, and these other essential oils
In previous posts we have looked at how changing the products you use to do your laundry can have a dramatic effect on; you, the environment and your purse/wallet. So to continue our theme, we are going to look at another easy place to make simpl…
“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”
“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” ~Dalai Lama. It wasn’t until my mother died
One of the best parts of using spinning bath bombs is watching how it spins and colors the water. The
I love cold-pressed coffee essential oil. It smells warm and energizing, just like a fresh brewed cup of coffee. So
When Janine Guido first met Watson a few days ago, his expression said everything. “The first thing I noticed with
The vaquita — a tiny, rare porpoise who lives in the Sea of Cortez in the Upper Gulf of California,
Each year, the Earth’s trees suck more than a hundred billion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. That’s an
“When you no longer believe that eating will save your life when you feel exhausted or overwhelmed or lonely, you
“Get out of your head and get into your body. Think less and feel more.” ~Osho Do you want to
Chocolate Mousse. That can’t be healthy right? It can the way I make it. Only three ingredients too. Bananas, silken
I’ve been growing microgreens here for a few weeks to keep myself sane. The songbirds have returned to Ohio and
This story was originally published by Atlas Obscura and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The creation
“Self-love, self-respect, self-worth: There’s a reason they all start with ‘self.’ You can’t find them in anyone else.” ~Unknown It
“Calm your mind. Life becomes much easier when you keep your mind at peace.” ~Unknown Let me start with a
Crystal Carson never thought she’d be rescuing dogs in Turkey. She was busy enough rescuing dogs in her hometown of
I have to hold my hands up and admit I’m the worst person at eating breakfast. When I head to
It’s been nearly 40 years since the battery world had a major shake up. In 1980, a researcher at England’s
“It’s about our ability to leave our death on the battlefield of life. Or having the strength and courage to
Pancake day is nearly here and it’s the perfect time to brush up your flipping skills and try out a