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Things I Love: February 2017

I can't believe it's aready time for another Things I Love post! February is almost over, and March is just around the corner. I don't know about you, but although I always look forward to winter, I ALWAYS look forward to spring. Warmer days, flowers blooming, birds...
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Happy 7th Birthday Isaiah!

Today is Isaiah's 7th birthday, and that means today is HIS day! With four kids in the house, it seems that Dean and I are constantly trying to teach the boys to share and to think of each other first, and although we do spend regular one-on-one time with each of the...
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5 Practical Ways To Decrease VOCs And Off-Gassing In Your Home

It all started when I was REALLY pregnant with my third child. Our old mattress was hurting my back, and I could not get comfortable enough to sleep well. We thought about purchasing a new mattress, but unfortunately, we just couldn't afford it at the time (and an...
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5 Soothing Ways To Help Your Sick Kid Feel Better

Having a sick kid stinks. Having four sick kids, all at the same time, really stinks. I should know! And why is it that anytime one of my kids get sick, all the others end up sick too?! It’s not like I’m not doing my darndest to keep them healthy and to minimize the...
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A Day In The Life: Making Valentine’s Day Gift Packs For The Cousins

We have this yearly Valentine's Day tradition in our family where the cousins put together fun Valentine's Day gift packs for each other and mail them out via snail mail. Now, I don't know about you, but I love getting fun, surprises in the mail! (It sure beats bills!...
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Miracle Breakfast Cream: My Go-To Weekday Breakfast

This past week, a couple of my sisters-in-law and I were sitting around chatting about healthy eating after Sunday lunch, and one SIL mentioned that healthy breakfasts were a struggle for her. Now, if you've been reading Growing Up Herbal long, you're probably aware...
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I’m Meagan, a registered nurse turned herbalist, and I want to live life naturally. Follow along as my husband and I and our four sons figure out what natural living looks like for our family. And of course, I’d love for you to join me on this journey, too! There’s nothing better than having a good hiking buddy with a compass!


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