Lyme Disease and Co-Infections · Natural Healing

How to Make Your Own Tinctures

    Tinctures are something belonging to the natural medicine world that is relatively new for me! I first started taking herbal tinctures last year as part of my Lyme treatment, and I’ve found them very helpful as I work towards healing. Initially when I was very ill, I found it difficult to use essential…… Continue reading How to Make Your Own Tinctures

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

Autism · GAPS™ Diet · Healthy Environment · Natural Healing · Tips for Healthy Eating

When It is Just Too Hard

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next.” ~ Gilda Radner I…… Continue reading When It is Just Too Hard

Local to Rockford · Tips for Healthy Eating

Local Farmer’s Markets

Photo credit: Aitor Escauriaza via Visualhunt / CC BY   I love, love, LOVE this time of the year!  The boys are running around outside, everything is green, the windows in the house are open, my garden is growing great (along with a few weeds, but much better than last year), and we have so…… Continue reading Local Farmer’s Markets

Tips for Healthy Eating

Heading Toward Healthy

Photo credit: lindaaslund via Visual Hunt / CC BY “As parents, we have the responsibility and the power to create a foundational love for nutritious foods that will influence our children’s choices for decades to come, setting the stage for our children, grandchildren, and future generations to flourish in wellness and health.” ~ Leah Borski…… Continue reading Heading Toward Healthy