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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

MARKET MONDAY { Our Eczema Story}

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Back in October I found myself in a desperate situation with Anna Kate’s eczema. I had gotten lax about checking it because she usually will let me know when she needs help with it. One day I caught her scratching and said, “hey, let me see what you are scratching.” Y’all, I about had a [...]