Month: March 2016

Essential Oils – Where to Start

I love essential oils and I often recommend them to my friends and family.  I usually recommend a specific treatment for a specific problem like our Car Sick Roller that we love for to help kids who get car sick on road trips.  But when my friends and family see how well they work, they want...

/ March 31, 2016

How Would You Upcycle this Cooler?

I love to reuse, or upcycle our things before we throw them away, and I need your help with these coolers.   This is one of the may times I really miss my dad who passed away last year.  He had an amazing ability to see potential everywhere!  He was upcycling before upcycle was even a...

/ March 30, 2016

Our Tradition: A Simple, Frugal Girl’s Party

My daughters and I have a fun tradition.  Anytime the boys go hunting or fishing, the girls and I have a “Girl’s Party”.  This is a fun thing that we all love and a perfect example of turning a problem into a happy little tree.  (See this post about how we try to turn our mistakes...

/ March 29, 2016

The One Touch Method of Cleaning

The One Touch Method  of cleaning is a simple way to break down big jobs and eliminate anxiety.  I tend to look at big jobs or projects and initially feel overwhelmed by the whole  thing.  I don’t remember where I first heard about the one touch method but I started using it about the time that...

/ March 28, 2016

Sleep Tight with Good Night Essential Oil

Good Night essential oil blend helps my family relax and have a great night sleep.  We love Good Night essential oil blend by Edens Garden and we use it every night. I spent years looking for the right essential oil or essential oil blend to help me and my kids relax and get a good night’s...

/ March 22, 2016

Plush Rocking Horses and Other Animals

These Plush Rocking Horses and other animals are the perfect Christmas Gift for the young child or new parents in your life.  These are quality made and heirloom quality to last children from the time they are babies until they are 80 lbs.  The soft plush material is perfect for your child’s first rocking horse. There...

/ March 21, 2016

Snap Circuits & Other Educational Toys

When my sons were young I got them their first set of Snap Circuits  Educational Toys.  They spent hours playing with it and exploring the way the things worked and the different things they could make it do! Later my girls pulled out the set and had fun exploring all the things they could do with it....

/ March 21, 2016

Teaching Kids How To Use A Map

This weekend I taught my daughters how to use a map.  I like to make sure my kids know important life skills and I thought I was doing a good job, until the GPS stopped working in a blizzard in the middle of the mountains in an area we don’t know, and I pulled out a...

/ March 21, 2016

Inexpensive Essential Oil Storage Solutions

If you love essential oils like I do, finding a good essential oil storage solution is very important.  I want my essential oils to be easy to find when my family wants to use them.  I also want them to be stored somewhere where they will be safe and the bottles won’t break.  Most of the...

/ March 18, 2016

5 Places to Use Your Purse Organizers

I love these Purse Organizers!  I used to hate purses.  I considered them a necessary evil.  I needed something to carry all of the things a mom of 8 kids needs to carry everywhere she goes, but my purses always ended up so cluttered that I couldn’t find anything I needed.   I read a review of...

/ March 15, 2016