Encouragement for the Stay at Home Mama

Family, Motherhood

Today I am talking to all the stay at home mamas. Do you ever feel judged for being at home full time rather than working outside of the home? Has anyone ever said to you or you overheard someone say, “Oh, she doesn’t work, she has time to go do this and that.” Have you […]

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Healthier Chocolate Chip Cookies

Food

Even though bikini season is almost over it doesn’t mean being healthier has to be! I love to bake and a lot of the things we think of when we think of baked foods are those that are sweet and not exactly the most figure friendly. Things that come to mind when I think of […]

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How to Use Essential Oils

Essential Oils

Essential oils are the aromatic components of a plant that protect the plant and they have extremely powerful chemical properties that humans can benefit from as well. Essential oils are extracted a couple different ways, either through steam distillation or cold pressing, depending on the plant. As the endless benefits of these essential oils are […]

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Chicken Enchiladas

Food, Meals

Have I mentioned I love Mexican food?  I seriously can’t get enough. Enchiladas, salsa, pico, tortilla soup, black bean soup, nachos, quesadillas, tacos, fajitas; they all have my heart.  I already have one enchilada inspired recipe on the blog, Cheesy Enchilada Bowls, but this recipe is more traditional.  The recipe I’m sharing today is a […]

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Cleaning with Essential Oils

Cleaning, DIY, Essential Oils, Homemaking

Essential oils have limitless benefits which is why they can be helpful to anyone.  Whether you are healthy or sick, they can promote a healthy body as well as a safer home by eliminating harmful toxins by using them to clean with.  Amazingly, essential oils (from dōTERRA anyway) are 100% pure oils that have been […]

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Steakhouse Loaded Potatoes

Food, Meals

I have to say, I got this recipe from a sweet lady that I used to work with, and from the first time I made it at home it has been a regular meal on our menu.  There wasn’t a name for this recipe that my friend had shared with me, so I just came […]

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Roller Bottles 101

DIY, Essential Oils

I love anything DIY.  I have always enjoyed doing crafts and making things; it’s just so much fun!  When I got started with essential oils, one thing that I fell in love with about them is that these plants where the oils come from literally provide you with endless benefits, and for that reason the […]

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Encouragement for the Stay at Home Mama


Family, Motherhood

Today I am talking to all the stay at home mamas. Do you ever feel judged for being at home full time rather than working outside of the home? Has anyone ever said to you or you overheard someone say, “Oh, she doesn’t work, she has time to go do this and that.” Have you […]

May 8, 2018

Healthier Chocolate Chip Cookies


Food

Even though bikini season is almost over it doesn’t mean being healthier has to be! I love to bake and a lot of the things we think of when we think of baked foods are those that are sweet and not exactly the most figure friendly. Things that come to mind when I think of […]

September 12, 2018

How to Use Essential Oils


Essential Oils

Essential oils are the aromatic components of a plant that protect the plant and they have extremely powerful chemical properties that humans can benefit from as well. Essential oils are extracted a couple different ways, either through steam distillation or cold pressing, depending on the plant. As the endless benefits of these essential oils are […]

August 24, 2018

Chicken Enchiladas


Food, Meals

Have I mentioned I love Mexican food?  I seriously can’t get enough. Enchiladas, salsa, pico, tortilla soup, black bean soup, nachos, quesadillas, tacos, fajitas; they all have my heart.  I already have one enchilada inspired recipe on the blog, Cheesy Enchilada Bowls, but this recipe is more traditional.  The recipe I’m sharing today is a […]

August 14, 2018

Cleaning with Essential Oils


Cleaning, DIY, Essential Oils, Homemaking

Essential oils have limitless benefits which is why they can be helpful to anyone.  Whether you are healthy or sick, they can promote a healthy body as well as a safer home by eliminating harmful toxins by using them to clean with.  Amazingly, essential oils (from dōTERRA anyway) are 100% pure oils that have been […]

August 1, 2018

Steakhouse Loaded Potatoes


Food, Meals

I have to say, I got this recipe from a sweet lady that I used to work with, and from the first time I made it at home it has been a regular meal on our menu.  There wasn’t a name for this recipe that my friend had shared with me, so I just came […]

July 17, 2018

Roller Bottles 101


DIY, Essential Oils

I love anything DIY.  I have always enjoyed doing crafts and making things; it’s just so much fun!  When I got started with essential oils, one thing that I fell in love with about them is that these plants where the oils come from literally provide you with endless benefits, and for that reason the […]

July 10, 2018

Breastfeeding: You Can Do It!


Family, Motherhood

Breastfeeding is something I never really knew much about or ever considered doing myself. I had never been around anyone who breastfed and to be completely honest, up until the day I had my baby and tried it for the first time, the thought of it made me a little uncomfortable. However, with all the […]

July 5, 2018

Pineapple Chicken and Rice


Food, Meals

This recipe is one of the quickest, easiest and yummiest recipes I’ve shared so far.  My mom made this for us one day and we have craved it ever since!  I love making this recipe because it has ingredients I usually already have on hand and it’s great to make and eat on through the […]

June 26, 2018

It’s the Little Things


Family

It’s the little day-to-day life things that matter most, the things that we will remember and the things that fills our heart with joy.  Today I just want to share my favorite little things about a few of my loved ones.  Those little things that you think get on your nerves now will be the […]

June 18, 2018

Whole-Wheat Banana Nut Muffins


Food

Banana nut muffins have always been one of my favorites.  I even had my mom make them for me for my birthday one year instead of cake!  That is true love right there.  When I was pregnant, I started making the whole-wheat version of banana nut muffins and fell even more in love.  Ever since, […]

June 11, 2018