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Homemade Root Beer Perfect Party Pleaser!

December 11, 2017

We do love root beer around here! Especially with a little ice cream and the homemade touch. We also love to have it on our pizza nights! It all just ...


Six Best Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipes

December 9, 2017

I enjoy a nice cup of hot cocoa and recently I came upon some fun recipes. Six that I use all the time, plus I can package up and easily give as gifts...


Fettuccine Alfredo Ranch Style Recipe

December 6, 2017

Side dishes are hard for me. I don’t like the starch and added calories, but sometimes it fits the dish. So when I decide to do a side dish I lo...


Love of Coffee Tea Cocoa and Wedding Ideas

December 3, 2017

We indeed love our coffee, tea, and cocoa especially this time of year! Being outside most of our day we fill up an airpot full of one of these bevera...


Giving the Gift With Purpose…Homemade In Love

December 2, 2017

Giving a gift with purpose that is made with the love of your hands is just plain ol’ the best! No fancy words here…it is just simply the ...


DIY Organic Herbal Spa Bath Bubbles

December 1, 2017

 These organic herbal bath bubbles(aka bombs) you will make are not only your own creation, but will offer you healing as well . These bubbles ar...

Bible Journaling

Promises, Promises Have You Ever Had a Promise Broken?

December 1, 2017

As Advent is now approaching this word just fills my soul! Promises. It is a word that when you hear it you either feel a sense of hope, or you immedi...


Homemade Christmas Ornaments and Cards

November 30, 2017

Our  homemade Christmas ornaments always reflect our lives. Of course, if your making an ornament or card for someone, you may change it up a bit for ...


Chocolate Orange Crepes With Cream Cheese Filling

November 28, 2017

Is your mouth watering yet? This recipe uses my favorite combination of chocolate and fresh oranges which sets the stage for a great breakfast! I did ...

Bible Journaling

Bible Journaling Using Dayspring Goodies

November 27, 2017

When I got into bible journaling, I began simply with just buying the NIV Bible Journaling book and some colored pencils. Which by the way are awesome...


Switching From Pain Relievers To Natural Oils and Herbs

November 26, 2017

I love what I do.  I love serving my community.  I love justice.  I love trying to make a difference.  But in the process it can take a toll on my bod...


Leftover Turkey? Or Chicken? We’ve Got You Covered

November 25, 2017

This sandwich is amazing with your leftover turkey or chicken meals! I tell you it is just all around goodness. Ooie gooie goodness! Like most things ...


Specials For Essential Oils Amazing Deals Free Shipping Too!

November 20, 2017

If you are into essential oils, well….STOCK UP! Amazing deals and perfect for making fun gift ideas! After all, tis the season! The specials are...


Block Out Unwanted Starch and Sugars This Holiday Season

November 19, 2017

BLOCK that JUNK! Lori is an inspiration and full of knowledge. She shares about the Plexus Block and how it works in your body.Cookies, holiday partie...


Get Savvy DIY Organic Herbal Salve Quick Healing

November 16, 2017

Do you need something to sooth an upper respiratory passage way, but want to do it naturally? Do you ever get bug bites, dog bites, bee stings, or oth...

Ranch Life

All Natural Goodness Doggy Treats

November 16, 2017

I just love making  my own natural dog treats! And guess what? So does our dog! They are not only good for him, but I get to add my own touches with i...


Thanksgiving A Thank You And Giving!

November 15, 2017

I am so excited to offer this Thanksgiving  special until next Wednesday, November 21st. Because it’s Thanksgiving and I am SO thankful for you,...


Pleasing your Gluten-Free Guests This Holiday Season

November 15, 2017

I just love this time of year! I love to try new recipes and being creative with all the fun ingredients this time of year offers.  But I  have to sha...


Amazing Fresh Orange Chicken Using Essential Oils and Herbs

November 14, 2017

Dan and I made this fabulous chicken dinner last night! It was so easy! It just fell apart and amazingly  moist. Just plan and simple to prepare yet b...


Eating healthy, Adding Herbs, Getting Rid of Symptoms

November 4, 2017

HI ALL Who wants to be WELL?There are SO many myths out there to make you believe you are eating or trying to eat healthy but still have symptoms in y...


Fun Doggy Bandanas Great for Gifts

November 3, 2017

This is such a simple and fun thing to make! These doggy bandanas make awesome gifts for ANY dog lover!If you don’t like to sew, I have an ETSY ...


Homemade Lip Gloss with NO Chemicals!

October 30, 2017

Living in Minnesota this time of year can be brutal on our skin. With this wonderful homemade lip gloss recipe using only natural ingredients, will he...


Transplant A Second Chance At Life

October 28, 2017

 This year we are celebrating 20 years that our son Mitch got his second chance at life. A living related liver transplant given sacrificially by...


YUMMY Sugar Pumpkin Cookies

October 23, 2017

This recipe is so yummy you won’t be able to eat just one!  Perfect fall goodness filled with sweetness and the right spices. AND…of cours...


Country Thanks Homemade Cards

October 19, 2017

Don’t you just love receiving a homemade thank you card? Especially one you didn’t expect to receive ?  I DO!BUT most of all…I love ...

Bible Journaling


October 18, 2017

I am pondering on this incredibly beautiful fall morning, do we really understand all the Lord provides? Do we really rest in contentment or do we rea...


Herbal Tinctures Keeping Your Body Well and Healthy

October 15, 2017

Tincture making day! YES, using these special herbs aiming at specific health issues will make a season of wellness. Keeping us  all healthy and doing...


What do I do for…

October 2, 2017

A year ago you could find in my search engine what do I do for…? What do I use for…you name the illness or problem I googled it.Over and over th...

Bible Journaling

Taste and See that HE is Good!

September 29, 2017

In the midst of going through a really difficult time, have you ever had anyone tell you “thank God for this situation”. Or “God has a purpose for you...

Ranch Life

Dog Training and Choices

September 18, 2017

Training a dog is easy…when you make it FUN and by using choices!I love training! I love training most when Cruz is doing what he loves. Agility or he...


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