7 essential oil roller ball recipes for kids

These 7 Essential Oil Rollerball Recipes for Kids are great to have on hand to naturally help with a variety of situations you might face day to day.


A Year of Laundry Detergent for Less Than $16 !

Seriously, you guys. When I watched the Duggars making their vats of laundry detergent (Was it on the show, or did I just dream about it?) I thought… “Okay, that’s a little bit beyond what I’m ever going to do to pinch a penny.” But then I saw this post about making laundry soap. No


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I recently tried out an idea I had had floating around in my head for a LONG time… a way to make homemade potato chips in the style of Baked Lay’s or Pringles. With the help of my awesome immersion blender and my amazing dehydrator with the non-stick sheets, I did it. And it worked


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p>I recently tried out an idea I had had floating around in my head for a LONG time… a way to make homemade potato chips in the style of Baked Lay’s or Pringles. With the help of my awesome immersion blender and my amazing dehydrator with the non-stick sheets, I did it. And it worked


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There are so many recipes out there for making potato chips. All of them involve thin-slicing the potatoes. Anddddd… I don’t always feel like using my mandoline, and my knife skills are more than a bit lacking. Some include baking in the oven – but the only way to get them super-crispy that way is


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So, as you know, my husband is in the military. He has a job in which he has to carry all sorts of survival gear on his body just in case. *shudder* And even if he doesn’t end up in the middle of nowhere surviving while waiting for someone to rescue him, he still has


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I don’t know why, but I’ve been on a chocolate kick lately. Paleo hot chocolate, chocolate-dipped macaroons, and now this. I wanted to make some chocolate milk but we didn’t have any of the powdered stuff or chocolate syrup, so I whipped up my own. It was so easy that I’m wondering why I haven’t


What to Do With Lemons – Lemon Pepper Recipe

I wrote earlier about life giving me lemons, and how that’s a GOOD thing. I love lemons! They are beautiful, taste great in and on so many things, and smell amazing. But sometimes, life  (or your boss/friend/neighbor/tree) might give you something closer to 5 dozen lemons at a time. And there’s only so much lemonade


Grain-Free Low-Carb Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Whether you’re gluten-free, grain-free, or low-carbing, pizza crust is one of those things you won’t be eating unless you can find a good alternative. Now, I love me some pizza – don’t get me wrong, but honestly, since cutting grains 98% out of my diet, I haven’t WANTED the crust. I’ll just pick the toppings


Primal Party Foods – Part 3 of 5

At first, when I was dabbling in the primal way of eating (grain free, whole, natural, unprocessed foods) I tried to get rid of our un-primal pantry staples by bringing them to parties. Fiesta night? I’ll make the Mexican rice! Recipe swap? I’ll bring pasta salad! Cookout? I’ll bring macaroni and (velveeta, fake) cheese with


How to Make Hollandaise Sauce

One of the best things in the world is hollandaise sauce. I’m not even kidding. On asparagus, for dipping artichoke leaves, over eggs benedict, or as a sauce for fish (or chicken, or veggies, or whatever). You will lick the plate. Unless there’s company over… in which case you’ll lick the plate in the kitchen


Mocha Maple Popsicles

For these smooth addictive (be careful!) summertime treats, you’ll need: 1/2 cup heavy cream 2 Tbsp whole milk 1 Tbsp maple syrup 1 Tbsp cocoa powder 1 tsp instant coffee granules 4 Popsicle molds Although my Popsicles were a little on the not-full side, so depending on the size of your molds, you may or



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