DIY Moisturizig Hair Mist

Let’s face it natural mamas… Those of us with curly, coily, or kinky hair usually end up using waaaay more product than our straight stranded sistahs. Am I right?  You can thank all of those bends and twists of our coils and curls for that. It’s not necessarily a bad thing though. However, it is what it is. Even our …

BLM’s “Garden Stuffie” Loaded Baked Potato

  If you don’t already know my style, let me just go ahead and fill you in… While I’d love to be one of those moms who can serve up a 3 course meal with all the fixin’s like Chef B. Smith at dinner time,  it’s just not gonna happen right now.  At least, not on a regular basis. The …

Mr. T’s Pepperoni Bacon Turkey Burgers w/ Homemade Fries

  What can I say??? Both of my kids LOVE watching cooking shows and helping me out in the kitchen. So what happens when your six year old comes running to you and asks to plan your next dinner? If you’re my kid… it’s this…this right here. I have to admit, I’m proud of him. He planned out his meal, made …

Homeschooling: Simple & Inexpensive Tools For Record Keeping

One thing that is a must for every single homeschooling family is…Record Keeping.  Remember, each state is free to create its own legal structure for home education, so requirements will vary from state to state.  You’ll want to be sure and check on your own state’s requirements if you haven’t already.  A good place to start is https://hslda.org/content/laws/. While some choose …

How to Make A Detangling Spray For Natural Hair & Mirah Lustrous Hair Oil Review

I’ve really been stepping up my DIY game lately. Our bodies are constantly being bombarded with toxins day in and day out. So much so that I’ve been trying to be more aware of what I put on our skin and hair…especially that of my daughter who has so many sensitivities. Young Living’s products have awesome ingredients. But, do their …

Homeschooling: Taking the classroom outside of the home

No matter what everyone else THINKS about homeschooling, I’ve always said, “Just because someone chooses to homeschool their child, doesn’t mean you always have to school at home.” Nowadays it’s not very difficult to find tons of educational programs for families of homeschoolers in just about any age range. While the places I mention in this video are specific to my …

Homeschooling: Choosing a Budget Friendly Curriculum

  When I first started homeschooling a few years ago, I was fortunate to have been able to ask questions and get ideas from a few seasoned homeschooling moms.  I can’t begin to put into words how helpful that was. Even if I ended up making choices different from theirs, I at least had some suggestions to work with in …

All Natural DIY Carpet Refresher

  With kids and pets you may need to freshen up those floors from time to time. If you love for your home to smell nice, but don’t want to use chemical fragrances at the expense of your family’s health… give this DIY a try.   What You Will Need: Baking Soda 20 drops of a quality essential oil. I …

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 …