Switching to Infused Oils

I have been doing research on essential oils vs infused oils a lot lately. I have come across several websites, one in particular that has inspired me, that explain the difference. There is also the cost involved in obtaining either one. I primarily use them when I am making homemade soaps, lotions, and other similar … Continue reading Switching to Infused Oils

Mom’s Corner: Children As Pets

This has to be one of my all time favorite bits of prose. I thought it was funny when Claire was a baby. I received it in an email chain thing way back then. I appreciate it more now as my children grow.  I just realized that while children are dogs - loyal and affectionate … Continue reading Mom’s Corner: Children As Pets

Frugal Friday — Buying in Bulk Part 2

Welcome to part 2 young Padawan Learner! Glad to see you came back. If you are just happening upon us you can read my previous article here! This week we are going to discuss how to buy produce in bulk. This is more of a spring through fall activity. You will find the ones most willing to … Continue reading Frugal Friday — Buying in Bulk Part 2

Spring is Almost Here

Beautiful warm weather! Awesome breeze blowing through open windows! It is starting to act a lot like Spring! We have a place to garden this year! So have been looking at gardening stuff. School and work are doing well! Loving my new job at the hospital. Still trying to figure out when I will have … Continue reading Spring is Almost Here

Frugal Friday — Buying in Bulk Part 1

One of the ways I have found to save money is to buy in bulk. Best thing is it doesn't requiring shopping at Sam's Club or some place similar. There are a few steps to take to get everything in bulk and for less than a "club" store but all of them are worth it. … Continue reading Frugal Friday — Buying in Bulk Part 1

Thursday Thoughts — Being Thankful

I don't think we need to wait until November to be thankful. However it has become tradition for me to say something about the year as it draws to a close. I think we should be thankful everyday for what we have. I know that I am thankful for family, friends and everything that I … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts — Being Thankful

Mommy Mondays — Taking Care of You

We are always so busy taking care of everyone else and everything else we often forget to take care of ourselves. But what happens when we do get down? Let's just not go there because we know it all falls apart. There are some things you can do to help keep you on your feet: … Continue reading Mommy Mondays — Taking Care of You