Help Good Bacteria Thrive with Basic Fermented Carrots

(source) Did you know that our body is made up of a huge amount of bacteria cells. What?! Yes, that is right.  But these single cell organisms are not only there to enjoy rent-free living, they actually help with functions like nutrient absorption, digestion and self-defense. Think about your body as an ecosystem. Each one of…

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5 Simple Container Garden Ideas

I love gardening. Being out among the plants and playing in the dirt is my happy place. I didn’t always start out with a big garden; it’s something I’ve slowly built up over time. If you are new to gardening, I highly recommend that you start small. I learned so much and made things much…

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10 Ways to Make Exercise A Habit

There are so many "renewal" activities we plan for this time of year... However, with the beginning of new events comes the issue of making it last more than a few weeks. But alas, there are ways to keep this healthy lifestyle on track!

(source) Well, it’s that time of year again. SPRING! There are so many “renewal” activities we plan for this time of year. Spring cleaning, spring break, and with warmer weather. . .spring healthiness. However, with the beginning of new events comes the issue of making it last more than a few weeks. We get bored.…

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Garlic and Herb Sourdough Biscuits

Recently, my sourdough starter has been growing like crazy so I decided to experiment with other ways to use it.

I have been baking my family a very basic sourdough bread for a couple years now, and we love it.  Recently, my sourdough starter has been growing like crazy so I decided to experiment with other ways to use it. Pancakes were a big hit (try these easy sourdough pancakes) and so were these biscuits. …

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How Being Diagnosed With an Autoimmune Disease Blessed Me

When I count my blessings, I think about my beautiful family, the friends that I’ve made along the way, the air I breathe, and having been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. Wait, what?

(source) When I count my blessings, I think about my beautiful family, the friends that I’ve made along the way, the air I breathe, and having been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. Wait, what? Yes, I count this diagnosis as one of the things that God has used for my own good, and I’ll tell…

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