We had the opportunity to see the beautiful Budweiser Clydesdales over the weekend. They were in the parking lot of our local Meijer store to make a ceremonial delivery to the store. We watched as each horse was led out of the trucks. They got groomed, dressed in their gear and then hitched to the … More Majestic Creatures
Another great product in the Thieves line from Young Living is Thieves Dish Soap. It’s a great way to wash your dishes and know that your skin is not absorbing nasty chemicals. It is made with plant based ingredients and infused with essential oils. It is free from SLS, dyes, SLES, formaldehyde, phosphates and synthetic … More Thieves Dish Soap
What inspires you? As a photographer, yes I just called myself a photographer, I am inspired by a lot. I love to shoot nature shots, like flowers, trees, landscapes, plants, etc. I love capturing the beauty of a flower! But, I also love capturing lots of other things as well. I like to use my … More Inspiration
Lavender essential oil is a must have at our house. It’s commonly referred to as the swiss army knife of oils. That’s because it’s useful for so many things. I love to put lavender oil in my diffuser at bedtime. It helps to promote a restful night of sleep. If you struggle at all with … More Lavender
I went to my local Farmers Market this morning. They are open every Saturday morning, and, during the summer months, they are also open on Tuesday mornings. I try to get there as frequently as I can. I have a small garden, with only tomatoes, green peppers, cucumbers and parsley planted. I have been enjoying … More Fresh Veggies
What?? I just used Lemongrass essential oil to remove my nail polish! Holy cow! I didn’t know that was possible. No more nasty-smelling nail polish remover for me. I love the smell of lemongrass essential oil, so I will love using it this way. One more step toward a chemical free life. Want to know … More Who knew?
A few days ago, I tried this recipe that I found on Pinterest. No one else here would eat this, so I got to enjoy all of it myself. Got my veggies, except the tomatoes, at the farmers market. It was incredible. I had to share! Roasted Garlic-Parmesan Summer Veggies If you love veggies, you … More This is really good!
It really is like having a toddler in the house! I’m so tired today, so I busted out my EN-R-GEE essential oil. I don’t really care for the smell of this oil, so I put it on the bottom of my feet. It helps keep the pep in my step, especially on a day like … More Life with a puppy!
We got a new puppy yesterday. His name is Zeus, and he’s a German shepherd. He is 8 weeks old, and he already has us wrapped around his big paws! We’ve been wanting to get another dog, a playmate for Zeke. Tim really wanted a German shepherd, so that’s what we looked for. We brought … More Zeus
A couple of weeks ago, we went on an adventure. We took a ride back up to Marquette. Marquette is the home of Northern Michigan University. Christopher went to college there, and we fell in love with the area during our many trips while he was in school there. We had not been back up … More Adventure