An Overview of the GAPS Diet: FREE Video Series

Note from Jennifer: Lauren from Mindful Mama is back with this fantastic presentation on the Gut and Psychology Syndrome healing protocol. If you missed her family’s GAPS success story, you can find it here. The GAPS diet has offered our family much-needed hope when we were stuck (and getting sicker) in our current state of […]

Freezer Cooking: The Secret to Success on the GAPS Diet

Image Credit: Cara at Heath, Home, and Happiness One of the most successful things you can do to prepare for the GAPS Diet is to prepare food ahead of time. No matter if you are feeling ill, have a late night at work, or are too busy to prepare a meal, you’ll always have something […]

Gearing Up for GAPS

Image Credit: We will collectively begin the Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAPS) protocol on Monday, May 13. That will give us 2 weeks to get any needed materials, do some food prep, and start the process of weeding out the foods that we will avoid during the healing process. The Plan

Bedtime Yoga Routine for Amazing Sleep

A good night sleep is essential to a well-grounded productive day. It resets your body processes and restores body and mind. Practicing a short – or extended – yoga routine specifically designed to relax your nervous system and calm your energies is the perfect way to transition out of the rush and exhaustion of the […]

Carpet Cleaning (non-toxic, allergy-friendly, and frugal)

My carpet needed a serious deep clean. With a 4 year old, a husband, and a cat, it gets its fair share of wear and tear. It is also old and secretly wants to be laid to rest, but hardwood floors aren’t anywhere near the top of the to-do list. I make do…grudgingly. We used […]

Homemade All-Purpose Scrub

Why use expensive chemicals to clean?    We began replacing harsh chemical cleaners with natural ones a few years ago. I was always put off from the harsh burning smell of cleaning chemicals and cover perfumes, and I can remember trying to hold my breath as much as possible while cleaning even as a teenager. […]

Can’t Get Them To Eat Their Veggies? Try It 3 Ways!

No more yuck face! I recently had a conversation with another real foodie on how to get reluctant family members to at least try their veggies. That sparked an idea. Real foodies tend to spend A LOT of time in the kitchen. When you prepare each meal from scratch, you kinda want people to eat […]

Home Remedies for the Cold and Flu Season

Since my little Katie is sick, I thought I would share my witch doctor remedies for eradicating those bad bugs that knock us down from time to time. There are many wonderful remedies out there involving garlic, onions, raw honey, lemon, raw apple cider vinegar, mustard, cayenne pepper, chamomile, echinacea, fermented cod liver oil, etc. […]