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Natural Bug Spray

What are the best natural Bug Sprays available on the market? Before Hurricane Irma and Maria hit Florida in September we hurried to stock up on supplies before we had to evacuate S. Tampa. We live in Flood zone A. There was a mandatory evacuation pretty early on for flood zone A. I love the homemade bug repellent option - but we had little time [...]

Healing an Umbilical Granuloma Naturally

My daughter was born August 2014.  I was the happiest Mom on the planet.  The labor was only 3-4 hours and the delivery was nice and easy (a first for me).  The essential oils and chiropractic care really made a difference this time around.  I did have her in a hospital and I did get the epidural after my water broke at 6 centimeters.  No [...]

Third Trimester Baby Planning

I can't believe the third trimester of my pregnancy has arrived. I am now 28 weeks. I remember the beginning of the pregnancy creeping by. I was so sick and tired that some days I felt like I wasn't going to make it. Somehow we make it through and finally have a little relief. This little bun in my oven is very active and she [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:14+00:00 May 24th, 2014|Home Remedies, Nutrition|0 Comments

Pregnancy and Morning Sickness

Now that I am 10 weeks pregnant with #3 the morning sickness is in full force.  I remember having nausea with the boys pregnancies, but it never really seemed too bad.  It seems like my nausea was more at night than the morning.  With this pregnancy I have been nauseous pretty much sick week 7 and the nausea lasts from about 7 am until 1 [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:15+00:00 January 12th, 2014|Green Living, Home Remedies, Nutrition|4 Comments

Homemade Christmas Presents

December is always a really busy time for my family.  My husband's birthday is December 3rd, then my oldest son's birthday is December 16th and my little baby Garrett's birthday is December 25th!! Yes Christmas morning he was born.  I went into labor at 11 pm Christmas Eve and he was born at 2:00 am Christmas morning.  Not the plan for my ideal Christmas, but [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:15+00:00 December 17th, 2013|Home Remedies|0 Comments

Homeopathic Remedies for Anger

Homeopathic Remedies for Anger. Homeopathic medicines can treat the acute symptoms of anger.  Often professional constitutional care is needed for deeper healing.  There are many natural remedies for anger.  Here is a list of my favorite remedies that work for children and adults.  Many of these medicines worked beautifully  during my sons "Terrible 2" phase that lasted over a year for both boys. Bryonia- The children [...]

Essential Oils for Bug Bites

We are visiting my parents ranch in Florida and the boys are outside playing all day long.  They are swimming, riding horses, catching butterflies, picking figs, fishing, counting cows, etc.  Lots of sunshine and lots of bugs.   I have tested and tried many essential oils.  I have discovered my favorite essential oils for bug bites and stings.  Some essential oils work a little better [...]

Health Benefits of Carrot Juice

What are the Health Benefits of Carrot Juice? “The two obvious nutrients most are aware of are vitamin A and beta carotenes. Vitamin A toxicity is possible with vitamin supplements and fish oils, but you cannot overdose on vitamin A with carrots while enjoying their extra large amounts of this vitamin.  Beta-carotene is also a major antioxidant. The vitamin A and beta-carotene help maintain vision [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:16+00:00 July 18th, 2013|Home Remedies, Sick|0 Comments

Top 20 Essential Oils for First Aid

Here is a list of my Top 20 Essential Oils for First Aid kits.  The summer is here and vacations are upon us.  First Aid kits are important for all types of travel.  If you are traveling with children accidents always seem to happen!  This rule applies to our family at least.  Here is a list of my Top 20 Essential Oils for First Aid Kits: [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:16+00:00 July 1st, 2013|Home Remedies|4 Comments

Remedy for Swollen Gums

Swollen Gums can be very painful.  I am going to share my favorite remedy for swollen gums. The following is a list of natural remedies for swollen gums.  I did not have to go to the dentist to have my swollen gums checked out.  A week ago I woke up with swollen painful gums in the back of my mouth.  This swollen inflamed area is [...]

By | 2017-10-10T14:51:49+00:00 June 21st, 2013|Essential Oils, Green Living, Home Remedies|0 Comments