Fall is approaching quickly and this is when I get excited about making things with cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and pumpkin! Fall is a beautiful time of year in Ohio. So, I decided to make some granola today with cinnamon. There are many benefits to eating cinnamon. I won’t go into details on this but you… Read More Cinnamon Crunchy Granola
Did you know that growing your own tea is so simple? You do not need a green thumb to grow this Mint Tea! I promise, it’s so easy. You start by either getting some from a friend who has been growing it or you can purchase a small plant at the greenhouse. It’s cheap to… Read More How to Harvest Mint Tea
Do you have a hard time falling asleep? Do you toss a lot at night? Do you have restless leg syndrome? Do you deal with anxiety or stress? Do you or do you have a child who is ADD or ADHD? Do you know someone who is autistic? These are some of the things… Read More Weighted Blankets
I was at the store the other day looking at paints in the craft isle. There was a mother and daughter browsing around. I overheard the daughter say to the mom, “I wish we were a craft family.” This had me thinking about how we seem to “wish” we were somebody we are not. Why… Read More Is The Grass Always Greener On The Other Side?
Making finger jello from scratch is actually very easy. I stopped buying the box jello mix because I wasn’t happy with all the food coloring and artificial flavors that the companies add. Here is a very quick and easy recipe! This is a big batch. It is prefect for a 9 x 13 pan. You… Read More Healthy Finger Jello Recipe
I love coconut milk. Buying coconut milk is convenient but can get pricey after a while. I decided to try making my own and I really love it. It is as easy as 123 to make your own! It only takes 4 simple ingredients! Yes, that is it! Homemade Coconut Milk 1-1/2 to 2… Read More Easy and Delicious Homemade Coconut Milk
Part of healthy living, in my opinion, is watching what we apply on our skin. This is why I try to either purchase or make an all natural lotion. My daughter has always had red and itchy hands during the winter months. I have found that if she uses an all natural lotion every night… Read More Homemade Lotion
Emotions have been given to us by God. He knew what he was doing when he created us to feel. That being said, our emotions can be why we succeed or why we fail. Think about when you were a child and your parents told you to clean your room but you didn’t feel like… Read More How emotions have a part of your success or failure
One of the things I have learned about myself is that I needed to have the right mindset. Being negative was the biggest battle for me. Here is a list of things that I would tell myself that would keep me from getting healthy. I ate a cookie. I tell myself that I “cheated.” So,… Read More Mindset
I have been on a 10-1/2 year weight loss journey. I have experienced many ups and downs during these years. I have learned a lot about myself and I hope that by me sharing my journey, I can help others who are struggling to be healthy. I was raised with many sweets in the house. … Read More Where to Begin……..