Healthy Ingredient Swaps 2

Easy Ingredient Substitutions for A Healthier Kitchen

If you’re anything like me, you want to start cooking foods for your family using healthier, but you don’t know where to start. One very easy way to move to cooking healthy foods is to keep cooking what you’re already cooking. Wait, what? Doesn’t that go against the point? Not exactly. See, you can still …

Toxic Personal Care Products

What’s in Your Personal Care Products and How to Switch without Being Overwhelmed

You use them everyday, but do you know what’s in your personal care products? Today’s post explores that question and how you can find natural products without being overwhelmed by tons of information. According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), American women use an average of 12 personal care products containing 168 chemicals each day. …

Simplify your kitchen 2

How to Simplify Your Kitchen to Make Cooking Real Food Easier

On the surface, cooking from scratch and providing your family with real food can seem overwhelming. Not only can it end up being more time-consuming than buying things premade, but if you’re new to this way of life, you’re probably learning about a lot of new things. There are so many things you can learn: …

Old Skills Our Grandparents Knew

Old Skills Our Grandparents Knew (That Can Save You Money)

Do you ever think about all the things our grandmothers and great-grandmothers had to do to keep their houses and kitchens running? While we might see some of these things (such as knitting or gardening) as mere hobbies now, they were necessities of life for past generations. Most (or all) of the things in this …

Reasons to Shop at Thrift Stores

You Don’t Have to be Poor to Shop Secondhand

Shopping secondhand, thrifting, going to the consignment store. Whatever you call it, buying used clothing, home decor, and many other things can save you money. Whether you shop used out of necessity because that’s all you can afford, you choose to do so to save money, or any of the the other wonderful reasons t …