Looking Forward to 2019!

Here we are, already 2 weeks into the new year. A time where most people have already started their New Year resolutions, I have just begun to consider mine. Although it really isn’t so much about a resolution, but a time to sit and ponder what I can do to improve our family lifestyle or…

Just Keep Running!

Hello Friends! I just wanted to share some things I recently learned about running that have really helped me. Mind you, I am no great athlete, nor athletic really. Just a homeschool mom that has found her rhythm running 5 to 6 days a week and has learned to stop self-sabotaging my efforts.  So let…

Summer Favorite: Summer Minestrone Soup!

I have to admit, I love soups. Okay, let me rephrase that, I love soups that celebrate their season. ┬áLike our family favorite Summer Minestrone. It’s a great soup to celebrate the bounty of your garden or that of your local farmers market. It’s simple to make and is delicious. It’s one you can share…

Homemade Bug Spray Recipe!

I quick little share for all my friends out there! Here’s a recipe to another summer favorite recipe. It’s super easy to make and smells really nice, not like the store bought variety. This one item we take on all our camping trips. NONTOXIC INSECT REPELLENT SPRAY 4 oz spray bottle 1/4 Tsp sea or…

Going Back to a More Natural Life

Keeping it short today, we are off in San Diego for the week and I am using my handsome hubbies laptop. There are no bells and whistles on this baby but I will see what I can do, all my pictures are on my home computer. So I will have a ton of catch up…

Organic Living – Homemade Face Cream

As I continue my quest for homemade skincare and products in my home. I have discovered that a lot of the essential oils on the market are not pure and have been altered. Lot of them have fillers or synthetic chemicals that make them not as effective or even harmful. For this reason, I have…

Saying Goodbye to Store Bought Skin Care

Okay, here I am continuing on my quest of removing chemicals and unknown products from my home. I know some items in my life will be more difficult to get rid of than others. But, here goes! Now, this one should be pretty easy – foundation. I never really cared much for the way foundation…

3-Ingredient Granola Bars

Playing in the cocina with my son today. He will be helping me make a 3-ingredient granola bar. ┬áSimple delicious and healthy. Here is my handsome boy. Here are the ingredients: 1 cup organic pitted prunes 1 cup dry roasted unsalted peanuts 1/4 cup organic creamy peanut butter 1 tablespoon of water Mix all ingredients…

Chocolate Oatmeal Coconut No-Bake Balls

Today, I am sharing my first no-bake recipe. Yes, as I mentioned before I will not be buying granola bars or energy bars any more. I am working on staying away from prepackaged foods. But not just that, I am working on educating my young children about food. So, I started reading food labels and…

What is in Store for 2015!

Lots of fun stuff happening over here at at our house. We are getting ready to get back on our school schedule, but not before doing some decluttering over here. That means going through all the kids clothes and pulling out all the stuff they have out grown. Going through all the kids school supplies…