Chemical Free Bug Repellent Recipe

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It’s about that time here in Alabama. About time for the monster mosquitos that love to eat us ALIVE.   Last year the only thing that worked was the spray that had way too much deet in it. I was constantly worried about it on my kids, especially my five year old. Well this year, [...]

Recipe for Lavender Linen Spray

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I hope you are having a fabulous week! My girls are getting ready for school to get out and I am biting my nails that this is our last week before their education is ALL my responsibility! YIKES! I’m excited though! I blogged about Lavender Linen Spray over on the lounge today. Lavender is on [...]

Our First Big Event… Success

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Thursday night, the Lemon Droppers had their first live event at the Aveda Institute theatre. It was amazing that we were able to put this together in as little as three weeks! We have a great team! Monique and I were both so nervous, me more than her. The Lord is definitely throwing me out [...]

The Lemon Drop Lounge

You will see a new tab on my navigation bar titled the Lemon Drop Lounge. I am so excited about this anointed adventure with my friends Monique, Lindsay and Crystal. Monique and her husband plus Lindsay created this website in a WEEK!! It’s amazing. The Lemon Drop Lounge is a place for us to write, [...]

I HAVE A SEED, DO YOU?

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Money is tight. Insurance is going up. The cost of food is going up and now we are eating food that cost 30% more than processed foods. Gas is going up. People are losing jobs. Country’s are going under. Goodness. We have bills to pay, debt we owe, and places we want to go! I’ve [...]

FROM DEATH TO LIFE

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  I have been anxiously awaiting for this video to be posted. This is the VERY reason this blog was started. JESUS. What he did this past weekend over 2000 years ago, not only saved me from a destructive life but also healed me after the loss of a child. For those of you who [...]

EVEN IN THE LITTLE THINGS…

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This week has been eventful to say the least. There has been a lot going on around me, some good, some not so good but I do know God is GOOD! SO glad to know that. If you noticed, this week my blog was down. I made a big mistake by trying to update the [...]

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

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Two nights ago, my sweet friend Doran, aka Saavy Mom asked me to come on air on Priority Talk Radio to talk about how to use Essential Oils in an emergency. I thought this was a fabulous topic for day three of our week of oils series here on the blog. I unfortunately couldn’t do [...]

LITTLE COTTAGE IN THE WOODS

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My week of oils series took a back burner today when my mom called to let me know that our little cabin in the woods needed to be checked on. A neighbor not too far from us had 3 trees fall on her house during the storms on Monday. EEP! I kind a sorta had [...]

MANNA MARKET {VEGGIE WASH}

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The girls and I had a fun day today. AK is on Spring Break this week and I let Abbie skip today. Having two separate breaks is really messing me up! I have already missed gymnastics thinking they were closed and went to dance and they were closed. I have not been very successful getting [...]

WHAT THE HECK IS AN ESSENTIAL OIL AND WHY ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT THEM??

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I know there are a lot of you out there wondering the the heck I am doing talking more about Essential Oils and not as much DIY and decorating. I assure you, DIY and decorating will always be a part of this blog, it’s a HUGE passion of mine. I have however added the element [...]

PURGING- MY REALITY FOR THIS WEEK

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Long hours have been spent this week getting ready for a garage sale at my house. It’s time to let stuff go. I am notorious for keeping stuff in the name of “I might need it one day.” My basement clutter has got to go…like now. I am so stressed over it, especially because the [...]

Market Monday- Mini Farming- My idea folder

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I think I just about have my farm house built in my head. You have to dream right? I’m still so far out from having my house done to sell but my goodness, I sure have accumulated a lot of thoughts and ideas for where I want to go. I found this House on Pinterest… [...]

YEP…I’M TALKING ABOUT MY GUT

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Gosh…I just realized I have not been here since Monday! It’s been a crazy week in the Wright household. Good week, just busy week! Anyway, today I am over at Granola Convert talking again about Eczema and other medical conditions that relate to gut health. Here is a little snippet… “I am a FIRM believer [...]

JUST CALL ME SNEAKY {chocolate avocado ice cream}

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Today for Market Monday I wanted to share with you my new favorite toy. I have been saving for this bad boy for a little while. After watching the documentary, “Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead” I decided I needed a juicer. But not just any juicer, the mac daddy of them ALL, the Vitamix 6300. It [...]

STAGING MY DINING ROOM

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I had plans to turn my dining room into a home school room but since we are in more of a hurry to sell our house, staging my dining room seemed like a better idea.  I thought I would just use my collections to make it look pretty. I used all of the things I [...]

RESTORING BEAUTY {the story of a teacup}

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One thing that never ceases to amaze me is just how perfectly our Father can trade beauty for ashes. Tragic circumstances, pain, disappointment, heartache, loss, grief, financial circumstances, divorce and I could go on and on and on. I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately. Pain seems to be all around me. We all [...]

CONTAINER GARDENING { GETTING YOUR POTS READY}

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I can’t believe this black thumb is getting ready to try to tell you how to container garden. Well, I’m actually just going to tell you what I’m doing, and what I am learning. What happens from here? Well we will all just have to wait and find out. I hope it will be a [...]

Market Monday { Lavender…Ahhhhhh…}

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This post was supposed to go live yesterday… My apologies. I do know it’s Tuesday :O) oops. You may get  two posts today! I found this picture on Pinterest. My words exactly, “food for the body and soul.” Just thinking about the smell of Lavender puts me in a calm and relaxed mood. My girls [...]

FAVORITE FINDS OF THE WEEK { my estate sale goodies}

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Today was fun! I have not been to an estate sale in a long time. I think I’m in farmhouse mode because everything I went for today had that feel and I don’t want to get rid of anything I bought! I came away with a crusty old vintage scale, some vintage flash cards and [...]

LAYERING MILK PAINT { DIY TRAY}

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Yesterday during my milk paint demo at Vintage Interiors, we created a DIY tray out of a cabinet door. Once upon a time, a long, long time ago, I created a DIY tray out of a cabinet door. You can see that post here. I still had one left over. They were cabinet doors that [...]

MARKET MONDAY { ETHAN ALLEN CABINET AND CLASSES!}

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I had a lot of fun this afternoon with the staff at Vintage Interiors. We are gearing up for a whole lot of fun. We did a Milk Paint Demo and scheduled our first classes. I am so excited to be teaching painting classes starting in March. The first two will be Milk Paint 101. [...]

THRIFT STORE SCORE

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Y’all know I love a good thrift store score. I found a box thingy… I know thingy isn’t a real word, I just really don’t know what kind of box it is. I do know it has a really cool patina, and 4 awesome little dividers. I got it for a buck! At the same [...]

I MUSTACHE YOU…….

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Somewhere over the past year, my kids have joined the mustache craze. I’m not really sure where this came from, but I think it’s just plain weird. Kids have them on T shirts, cell phone cases, and other accessories. I’ve even seen the occasional teenage male growing a stash. Ew. Seriously, what’s the deal? Did [...]

MARKET MONDAY { we are rooted}

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I have a new friend. I love it when God just out of the blue, plops people right down in the middle of your life, that you know, without a doubt, he placed there for a special purpose. Her name is Natalie and she has a blog called We are Rooted. Natalie is the one [...]