6 Ways I Use Holiday Essential Oils During Winter

The winter season is the perfect time to slow down, to nourish your body and mind, and to make beautiful memories with loved ones. During the winter months, I find myself at home much more than I am during other seasons, which I sometimes find hard to believe because...
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The Magic of Winter

While each season is enjoyable for its own reasons, winter is one of my favorites. It's just so full of warmth, magic, and meaning. Warmth Thanks to my pitta dosha, I prefer to be warm all. the. time. so winters here in Tennessee can be hard for me. Thankfully,...
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Our 2018 “12 Days of Christmas” Holiday Countdown

Each year, I try to put together an Advent calendar for the boys in an effort to celebrate the season and to do something fun and memorable together as a family. Instead of receiving gifts or candy, though, we do special activities together. But this year, I got...
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How To Approach Ear Infections Naturally

Because ear infections are a common occurrence during childhood, I consider myself very blessed that not one of my four kids has ever been diagnosed with one. Any time they've complained of an earache, I immediately approached the situation as if it were an actual ear...
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A Thanksgiving Holiday Unit Study for Homeschoolers

In my last post on homeschooling, I explained how we're spending part of our Winter Break doing some focused holiday unit studies with a bit of unschooling mixed into the mix. I talked about how I put a unit study together, and I shared our Halloween holiday unit...
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Immune-Supportive Turmeric-Ginger Chicken Noodle Soup

The past few days here on the mountain have been crisp and cool. We’re wearing sweaters and thick socks, there’s a fire in the wood stove, the essential oil diffuser is pumping out Spiced Cider (from Plant Therapy's Winter Synergy Blend set), and we’re eating lots of...
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