Autism · Essential Oils · GAPS™ Diet · Healthy Environment · Natural Healing

Courage is Not the Absence of Fear

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela We all have fears. Some small, some big, some of us are afraid of everything, and some of us deny…… Continue reading Courage is Not the Absence of Fear

Essential Oils · GAPS™ Diet · Healthy Environment · Natural Healing

Soothing Skin Salve

Hello there, and welcome to 2018 everyone! (Lol) I had great, great plans for this blog and website in 2018 and then life happened. Who can relate to that? However, I am a firm believer that even when we maybe do not meet the expectations we had for ourselves, it is never too late to…… Continue reading Soothing Skin Salve

Essential Oils · GAPS™ Diet · Healthy Environment · Natural Healing

Elderberry Syrup

The cold and flu season is upon us!!! There are so many germs flying around right now, I can practically see them floating in the air. I am not a big fan of sickness in general (who is?) and so I take extra precautions when I hear everyone around me hacking away: I load up…… Continue reading Elderberry Syrup

Essential Oils · Healthy Environment

Natural Bug Repellant

  Photo credit: John Tann on Visual Hunt / CC BY   I am a human mosquito magnet. No joke!  My husband even notices it; whenever he’s outdoors and is starting to get bit by flying insects, he laughs and encourages his “mosquito repellant” to get a little closer.  The bugs fly from him and…… Continue reading Natural Bug Repellant

Essential Oils · GAPS™ Diet

Snowflake Peppermint Fudge

I generally find that in the winter I tend to eat healthier: as it gets colder, I am more likely to crave nourishing soups, broth, warm home-cooked dishes, and steamed veggies with butter or ghee. In the summer, it generally is so hot in the kitchen that I don’t feel like cooking (and much less…… Continue reading Snowflake Peppermint Fudge