Homemade Cough Syrup

Homemade Cough Syrup

We are going to make up some simple honey cough syrup. As I dive deeper into my herbal studies, I find that Mother Nature continues to blow my mind even more than I thought possible. Everything we need to be our optimal selves is right there growing all around us. And the beautiful concept about the whole thing is the incredible circle that exists when it comes to plants and herbal medicine. I came across a quote that really resonated with me, “Our very humanness depends on them, and in return, they depend on us. To deny this is to deny our part in the great web of life. Their out-breath is our in-breath, our exhale, their inhale.” –Stephen Harrod [...]

Quick Method to Pickling Onions

Quick Method to Pickling Onions

Oh dang y'all, we are going to be pickling up some onions. Why you ask? Because pickling onions is fun, the color is absolutely beautiful and they are damn delicious! This quick method allows you to whip up some pickled onions right before dinner is done without having to wait days or even weeks. These pickled onions add a little extra pizazz to any dish. So, keeping them on hand at all times is a wise choice to make. Plus they are super easy to make, so why not. Right!?! Let's break down a few ingredients that are in this recipe shall we... Vinegars: You'll notice we use both white distilled vinegar and apple cider vinegar. This give these onions [...]

Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

Let's make some homemade granola for breakfast..... Now, let me tell ya... I like me some granola for breakfast. But it has to be the right kind of granola. If it is too hard, that just brings my granola vibe down. If it is too soft, it just gets mushy and that just grosses my granola vibe out. The best granola is the kind that is the perfect amount of crunch to chewy fruit ratio. Don't jude me.... I've made granola here and there but never really took to making it an actual thing in our house. But let me tell you my friends.... I found a granola that has beat all other granolas. I originally found this recipe at [...]

Essential Oils for Beginners

Essential Oils for Beginners

Essential oils for beginners..... Are you brand spanking new to the world of oils? Have you wanted to start your journey with oils but don't know how? You don't know where to start? Which brand to buy? Or how to use them? I hear ya, homie. It can get real overwhelming real fast. And here is the thing, most people shy away from essential oils because of all the questions I mentioned above and they are missing out on a more healthy sustainable lifestyle. I want to help guide you through your oil journey. We will talk about why you should use them, how to use them, which brand I recommend, what to look out for and how you can [...]

6 Things That Make My Life Easier

6 Things That Make My Life Easier

...And keep me from driving my husband insane (any more than I already do!) I don't know about you, but dang this whole life thing can get really overwhelming. Working full time, trying to raise decent human beings, attempting to be a wife (or husband), keeping a clean house (haha or a picked up house, let's be real) and trying to fit in an ounce of fun, just doesn't seem to flow as much as it should. I mean, we get this one life, right?!? This one life to live with intention, love, contentment and peace. But it just seems like sometimes we are living each day only to get ready for the next. We get home, do chores and [...]