BLM’s “Summer In the South” All Natural DIY Outdoor Roll-On

I was born and raised in the south. But, let’s face it… it gets crazy hot, humid, and downright uncomfortable at times during the summer months. Worst of all is the fact that I’m one of those  people who ends up being a walking mosquito magnet whenever I venture outdoors in the evening. Ironically, evening is really the best time …

Home on the Range: BLM’s Quick and Easy Meat Sauce

Ever have those days when you need something fairly nutritious for the fam, but you’re pressed for time? Here’s a quick and easy recipe for a versatile meat sauce that you can use over pasta, rice, or any way you see fit. Enjoy!   Ingredients: *Ground meat (turkey is my choice) * Himalayan pink salt * tomatoes w/ green chilies …

Non-Toxic DIY Garden Spray

  We were looking forward to picking fresh tomatoes until there were hardly any left to pick! Here’s a little trick I learned to help keep some of those hungry little caterpillars from eating their way through your veggie garden. Since we only have a couple of tomato plants, I’ve been able to maintain pest control over the past couple …

“No One Ever…” -Raising a Child With Eczema

It’s almost 6:00 in the morning and I’ve barely gotten a solid 2 hours of sleep. No, I wasn’t up late working or scrolling through Facebook or on the phone catching up with an old friend. This has actually become a regular thing in our house and believe me, if I knew a way to keep it from happening… I …

5 Reasons to Fall In Love With Your Young Living Essential Oil Premium Starter Kit

If you have ever wondered about essential oils and what a Young Living Premium Starter Kit (PSK) is, then this brief article is for you. I have personally enjoyed using my starter kit and plan on delving even deeper into the world of essential oils in the future. Here are five reasons to fall in love with your PSK… 1. …

Virtual Healthcare- Is It Right For You?

***This is a review based solely on my personal experience as a mother, not a healthcare professional.  The decision we made as a family was the right choice considering our son’s non-emergency medical circumstances.  Here it is,  another Saturday evening at home, but instead of enjoying family time, you are caring for your child who has been vomiting off and …

Stay at Home Moms and the Fight Against Depression: How Can I Cope?

You’ve taken that big step and happily quit your job in order to spend more precious time with your kids. Now, however, the fatigue coupled with feelings of frustration and loneliness have completely overwhelmed you. In the previous post,  Stay at Home Moms, the Fight Against Depression: Why Is This Happening, we discussed 5 common reasons why so many stay at home …

Stay at Home Moms and the Fight Against Depression: Why Is This Happening?

Ok. Let me just start off by saying that I’m not a doctor or a therapist.  With that said, I do have five and a half years of experience being a stay at home mom.  I’ve even read some of the recent statistics, but I don’t think it takes a degree for many of us to recognize that the rate …

Our Kids, Allergies, FPIES, and Eczema:

One day, there is a chance that you may find one or both of us in a panic, scrambling for towels and or extra blankets…pretty much anything within range that is absorbent and washable. Why? Because in addition to traditional food allergies, our daughter also has  something called FPIES. What Is FPIES? Well, it’s pretty simple. Hmm, on second thought, it really …