My Elderberry Syrup Recipe

  We're finally on the mend after two weeks of a bad cold traveling through our family. I feel like the minute the first boots and sweater weather arrives all of North Carolina school children catch something awful. I'm grateful for all my mama friends who've taught me home remedies and mentored me through a … Continue reading My Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Essential Oils: How to Get Started

You've probably heard of Essential Oils, but maybe you feel like I did before I started using them - completely overwhelmed about W H A T they actually were, with no idea H O W to use them. Years later, my family now uses oils regularly to support our physical, emotional, and mental health. To … Continue reading Essential Oils: How to Get Started

7 Ways to Help a Child Fight Allergies

My son Mark suffers from severe environmental and seasonal allergies. Of all his allergies, he’s most allergic to oak tree pollen. Translated, this month is ground zero for his symptoms. If I left him untreated his face would look like this ^ and his eyes would swell shut all through the yellow pollen dump.  Watching … Continue reading 7 Ways to Help a Child Fight Allergies

My Essential Oils (Conversion) Story

Originally written in 2013 and titled His Illness and How We Got Our Son Back...  St. Thomas the Apostle (The Doubter) should be my patron saint. I’m stubborn. And I’m naturally a doubter – the “you’ve gotta show me” – type. Time and again, God has shown His sense of humor in the ways He’s nudged me … Continue reading My Essential Oils (Conversion) Story