About greenbootgirl

I am a mother of 3. We eat nourishing and traditional food at home. We use natural healing successfully with essential oils, herbs, and homeopathy. We love being in the outdoors and living the "green" life.

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 | 2017-10-05T20:40:14-04:00 May 24th, 2014|Home Remedies, Nutrition|0 Comments

Handwriting without Tears ages 4-6

My oldest has been in half day kindergarten all year and he is doing well.  I knew from the beginning that I would be supplementing English and Math at home since kindergarten is only part time in the state of Utah .  I have done the majority of my schooling and the boys schooling in Florida up until our move a year ago.  I was [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:14-04:00 April 21st, 2014|Babies and Children|0 Comments

Winter is finally over…. well almost.

Winter is almost over here in Utah.  We have moments of spring weather that come and go.  It is very refreshing.  The last 3 months have been difficult.  I was very sick with this pregnancy, and while my natural remedies for morning sickness helped occasionally…. time just needed to pass.  For me it felt like an eternity!  But by 18 weeks I was feeling normal [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:14-04:00 March 30th, 2014|Babies and Children, Green Living|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 | 2017-10-05T20:40:15-04:00 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 | 2017-10-05T20:40:15-04:00 December 17th, 2013|Home Remedies|0 Comments

Florida for Thanksgiving

My family went home to Lakeside Ranch for the week of Thanksgiving.  My parents ranch is located in Inverness, Fl on 800 acres.  It was nice to escape the Utah chilly weather and spend our time outdoors in sunny Florida.  My favorite thing about Lakeside Ranch is that my boys wake up at 7 am, put on their boots, and then head out the back [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:15-04:00 December 8th, 2013|Farm Life|1 Comment

Thanksgiving Giveaway

Are you ready for a great Thanksgiving Giveaway ($150 Value)?  I know that I am! I love Free Giveaways and there is no better time than now! How to ENTER the giveaway: 1.  Read about the giveaway item here. 2. Now enter the Giveaway below. You must be subscribed at the time the winner is drawn, but you can unsubscribe at any time after the giveaway. By [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:15-04:00 November 25th, 2013|Giveaways|0 Comments

Vitamix Round Up

Santa has come a little early this year!  I attended the Weston A. Price Conference in Atlanta a few weeks ago and I decided to take the plunge and buy the Vitamix.  A Vitamix dealer was offering a great discount and I couldn't resist.  I have been using my Blendtec for the last 8 years and absolutely love it! I am looking forward to using this [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:15-04:00 November 21st, 2013|Recipes|2 Comments

Health Benefits of Honey

Picture Credit It's getting cooler and cooler as winter approaches the Wasatch Front.  We use honey year round as a sweetener in baking and real food recipes.  Honey is also used for healing naturally.  What are the health benefits of raw honey?  There are many! The Key Nutrients of Honey Honey is loaded with many essential vitamins and minerals. Vitamins such as B1, B2, B3, [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:15-04:00 November 14th, 2013|Nutrition|0 Comments

Pinners Conference 2013

Do you love Pinterest?!? I do! The 2013 Pinners Conference and Expo is October 25th and October 26th.  The conference is Friday 10 am - 9pm and Saturday 9 am to 7 pm.  I am really excited about this conference.  This is my first year living in Utah and my first time going! What is this show about?  This show is mainly about two cool [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:15-04:00 October 25th, 2013|Nutrition|0 Comments