natural home and life

The Art of Soulful Spring Cleaning

spring cleaning

This post contains affiliate links see disclosure for details) Spring seems to be flirting with us here in the Mid-Atlantic. The other day, I noticed that my old-fashioned daffodils poked through the winter soil. Buttercup yellow tulip stalks have gracefully emerged. The advent of springtime outdoors motivates me to welcome the season indoors with splashes…

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Grow a no-FUSS Herb Garden

herb garden

Mary Lennox, the lonely orphan from Hodgson-Burnett’s The Secret Garden, got it right. She asked not for toys, books, or dolls, but for “a bit of earth… to make things grow—to see them come alive.” The wonderment and satisfaction of watching things grow turned a sallow-faced girl into an exuberant gardener and a mindful steward…

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Practice Self-care With an All-Natural Skin Care Routine

self-care

{This post contains affiliate links} I am a busy mom who has to be intentional about creating a routine that includes self-care.  Self-care is a vital component of healthy living. Creating an all-natural skin care routine is a simple yet powerful way to practice self-care. The two culprits that stand in the way of creating…

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Essential Natural Remedies for Your Medicine Cabinet

natural remedies

{This post contains affiliate links which means that if you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I will receive a commission. Thank you}. The body is a complex machine that needs proper maintenance and care for it to function optimally. Your body endures poor food choices, stress, sleep deprivation, environmental toxins, and inactivity, so,…

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Craft No-fuss Gifts That Boost Healthy Living

DIy Christmas

The commercialism attached to Christmas weighs me down like the anchor of a boat. In early October, I walked into a large home improvement chain, and a 14-foot tall inflatable Santa greeted me at the door. Just beyond the goliath St. Nick, shelves of summer clearance begged for buyers. On my way to the lighting department,…

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Brew the Healthiest and Tastiest Cup of Coffee

{This post contains affiliate links} The current brew-ha-ha about the healthiest way to make a cup of Joe prompted me to evaluate coffee making methods for the homespun coffee enthusiast.  Coffee is like magical nectar when you use freshly roasted beans and the right brewing techniques. After making the healthiest and tastiest cup of coffee, you…

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Essential Kitchen Tools For No-Fuss Healthy Living

{This post contains affiliate links} If you were marooned on that proverbial desert island with just a few choices of kitchen tools which would you choose?  Before you respond with the supply list to this impending Castaway scenario, you need to consider the indispensable skill of multitasking in the kitchen. Choose essential kitchen tools that…

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