Month: March 2014

Posted in In my kitchen

Gluten-free Peanut butter drops

Talk about one of the easiest recipes out there… too sweet for me, but Tall Man and The Tryst-meister GOBBLE THESE UP! {Trystan is my gluten-free and lactose-free munchkin! WOWWIE! Some of the things that I have learned from him!} Ingredients 1 cup Brown Sugar packed 1 cup Peanut Butter 1 egg, beaten Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees Beat…

Posted in Essential Oils

Getting started with essential oils

I have been getting a TON of people asking about getting started with essential oils. Let me first tell you my stories! I am feeling GREAT, healing wonderfully and treating my family with some amazing natural products that are from GOD. How could you go wrong with using oils that are coming right from plants? (Want to know what I went through…

Posted in Bulk Foods In my kitchen

How to cut an apple!

My sister (and BESTIE) is SO SMART!!!!  I LOVE that she finally put up her website at www.TurningCrunchy.com. I know, I know, you are thinking what the heck does that mean? RIGHT? She and her husband and boys are eating better, living healthier and all processed and chemical FREE! I was on her blog this morning and saw this video…

Posted in Bulk Foods In my kitchen

50 pounds of chickpeas? hummus recipes

50 pounds of chickpeas – How long will that last?  This household LOVES hummus. I can’t keep it stocked and most of the time, when I go to get some out of the fridge, there is one or two teaspoons full left and that is it. GRIFFEN !!! – You know that I am talking about you! This weekend, I picked…

Posted in Essential Oils In my kitchen Just Being Family

Essential Oil Tuesday – Homemade Pain Ointment

I hate taking medicine. I have always HATED popping a pill to feel better. I wanted to find an all natural solution and it looks like I did. 2 weeks ago, I had a removal of a portion of my thyroid along with a “interesting” tumor.  I was given pain meds for the soreness and swelling.  There was a lot…

Posted in Just Being Family

Look at all of those eggs!!

Farm-fresh eggs are the best and several years ago, we decided to step forward and add chickens, ducks and geese to our kid-ranch.  We only had a few chickens at first and then added 15 more last year. The girls have officially started laying!!! We are getting 18+ eggs a day!  I foresee breakfast for dinner and for lunch and…

Posted in Chino Valley Essential Oils Just Being Family

In our continued journey for better health, minus a thyroid, plus essential oils

I get an annual physical as does Larry and although I am a short-round, I am in GREAT health. I haven’t had a cold in years. This last winter proved me wrong. I got a terrible sinus infection in December 2013 that didn’t seem to ever shake away. In January of 2014, I took one of the kiddlings into the…

Posted in Gardening

Quite contrary, how does your garden grow?

It’s been several weeks since we posted any progress on our garden and I am pleased to announce that we are growing right along. Of the seeds that we planted directly in the ground, the peas, spinach, lettuce, radishes, and turnips are all doing GREAT. The munchkins can’t wait to eat right from the garden. As a matter of fact,…