What's cooking this week? Well, three generations of us girls went out apple picking this week and came home with well over one hundred pounds of apples. It's become a tradition to process apples each fall into dozens of jars of apple pie filling. Based off of my grandmothers recipe for apple pie, we never … Continue reading Hot Apple Pie Filling!
Do you ever wish you could trade places with someone for a day, take care of a few things, and then switch back? That's me, today. It is beyond difficult to watch someone you love so dearly go through something so painful as emotional abuse; what I call one of the "silent killers". Women who … Continue reading Abuse.
Through him all things were made. Everything known to man was made with the same simple elements composed of protons, neutrons and electrons in various arrangements (to keep it simple). Everything, period. Arguments and debates begin and often distract us from the true picture; which is one of God's infinite ability and glory. Does it … Continue reading Through Him All Things Were Made
You have probably wondered why I have not written my follow ups to the series on antibiotic resistance and essential oils. Well, I have been struck with some nasty nausea and migraines continuously. You see, I was taking the oregano but realized that it's probably not the best thing to take when trying to have … Continue reading Seeing Lines
If you do not know me, you probably don't know that my daughter lives with dyslexia. Even if you do know me, and know her, you may not know she has dyslexia. Most of the time, she is just happy kid. Teaching her every day is a constant reminder how lucky I am to be … Continue reading Dyslexia: How it Reads
Three mornings ago I wrote my first piece in a series on antibiotic resistance and the problems we are facing with ever-evolving drug resistant bacteria. That same afternoon, the CDC happened to issue a press release on antibiotic resistant Superbugs and how these bacteria are a posing threat to hospital patients. A vast majority of … Continue reading What Does Not Kill Them Makes Them Stronger: Part 2 in a series on Antibiotic Resistance & Essential Oils
I was tired, cold, sick and overall worn out. It’s the typical hormonal nightmare I go through every month for numerous days. I stopped taking the oregano oil for the week of my period, thinking that I should probably take a break after taking it so regularly; a “holiday” as those in the pharmaceutical world … Continue reading Piles of Laundry & Turning Pain into Hope
Since the beginning of human history people have been faced with illness and disease. Both infectious and non-communicable diseases are suffered through by everyone who has lived. Sometimes it's those illnesses that remind you that you are alive; especially when you survive through them after feeling as you surely should die. Correspondingly, people have sought … Continue reading Slowing Antibiotic Resistance with Essential Oils: Part One
I grew up smelling like tea tree oil. It was all because of a little bottle in our medicine cabinet. All I knew as a child was that it was a deadly toxin if taken internally, but it worked wonders on cuts and skin infections. I was the kid that smelled funny whenever I scraped … Continue reading Smelling Funny: My adventure with Oregano Oil, UTI’s and Hormones
I eat oats every morning, religiously, and have been doing so for as far back as I can remember. I could make them in my sleep..along with my large purple mason jar of fresh hot unsweetened tea. It's the one thing you can count on me doing each and every morning...and it sets the stage … Continue reading The Oatmeal Cookie