Friday, June 27, 2014

Paleo Butternut Squash and Egg Scramble

They say that “necessity is the mother of invention.”

The necessity in this situation was the rather large bowl of squash that was beginning to pile up on my kitchen table.

Not to mention the constant supply of fresh eggs the girls keep us supplied with. Sometimes they pile up too.

The main necessity was that I was hungry and needed breakfast and...


Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Very Berry Banana Grape Smoothie with Ginger Essential Oil

I love it when a smoothie comes together!

Super simple!
Super scrumptious!

If you're not in the mood for a veggie smoothie and just need something sweet and fruity, this is a sure winner!

We have blueberries getting ripe right now in our yard and strawberries are a good bargain in the stores. I forgot to buy strawberry plants so I'm just buying the strawberries from the grocery store. Our locally owned grocery store chain has good fruit. The strawberries are gorgeous right now!

Bananas and grapes are staples in our kitchen so these four just came together in a way that seemed natural.

Friday, June 6, 2014

Essential Oils that Repel Insects, Bugs and Other Pests

Anytime is bug/pest time in the South, but Summertime is just naturally worse with the heat and humidity.

Today's blog is a simple list of which essential oils work best for certain pests.

While certain pests are a necessary and useful part of our existence, you don't really want them in your homes and being a nuisance while you're trying to have some quality family or quiet time outside. They also spread germs and disease while they're visiting.

Also, some are downright dangerous and even deadly, such as a black widow or brown recluse spider.

Always use caution and wear gloves when moving rocks and working in your yard. I've had some close calls with scorpions and black widows lately.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Spark Naturals Affiliate Program! How To Sign Up!

I posted a blog in May of 2013 called There's A New Kid on The Block. This was the beginning of my journey with this great new company....

In the blog I posted my reasons for liking the new company.  Now, over one year later, I'm still loving them. They're a super great company to buy from and to work for and with.

Now there's a great new opportunity for you too!

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