Author Archives: Megan

Mini Maker Faire – Free Event

Who doesn’t like free entertainment, right? It’s always nice to have a good time without forking over extra dough for pricey tickets, and it’s even better if the entertainment is educational and fun! This weekend ( November 6-8, 2015) Barnes … Continue reading

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New Soap in the shop!

I finally got around to making some new batches of soap. I have been meaning to try out a couple new recipes and methods, and we literally ran out of soap, so I ended up making time to pour a … Continue reading

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First calf of the year

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Spring has arrived!

  Spring time has finally arrived after a few nights of below-freezing temperatures. I am greatly enjoying soaking in the warm sun while we realize the blessing of a brand new season of new life springing up all around us. … Continue reading

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Uses for Thieves Essential Oil – Nontoxic Cleaning

  I was browsing the Young Living Essential oils website this morning and found this handy infographic that lists several easy recipes for non- toxic cleaning. I saved it for personal use, even though I have been using Thieves for … Continue reading

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Friday Favorites

My Friday Favorites: First, I found this Creamy Chicken and Asparagus Pasta recipe that looked so delicious. I adapted it to fit my family’s dietary preferences ( subbed the pasta for einkorn pasta which has very little gluten and digests … Continue reading

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Do Natural Easter Egg Dyes Really Work?

Photos of naturally colored Easter eggs are all over Pinterest this year. If you are like me , the photos look too good to be true and it sounds like a lot of work to dye a few eggs. The … Continue reading

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Easy April Fool’s Day Food Idea

April Fool’s Day has always been fun for me , ever since I was little and my dad would tell us every year to look out the window at the purple pony , elephant or something else odd. We fell … Continue reading

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Introducing Disney Deals and Discounts

Our family loves Disney , and if you have been around us for very long, you are grinning right now and saying “yes, that is more than a little obvious!” .  We have built many treasured memories with our children … Continue reading

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Free Easter Apps for Kids

I am so excited for spring time! It seems like winter has been so dreary and the fresh spring air is just so appreciated this year. Next weekend is Easter! If you are looking for a fun and FREE entertainment … Continue reading

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