Did you know that cough syrup is no longer recommended by the APA? For any children, but especially under the age of 4. Is that surprising?! So what’s a mama to do when her babies are suffering??
During the First Aid Kit Series I wrote, I mentioned our homemade soothing balm more then once. Well today I’m going to share the recipe we use. We are big advocates of natural wellness and try to avoid conventional medication whenever possible. The essential oils in this recipe naturally boost the immune system, and has cleansing and germ-destroying properties. We… Keep Reading
Y’all know I like to keep things nice and natural around here. After all, making a ‘green’ lifestyle shift was really our first step towards homesteading. So when I started learning about essential oils, I was really intrigued. Just a couple of years later and I’ve integrated them into my daily routine. With so much information about essential oils on… Keep Reading
As promised, now I’m writing about the Family First Aid Kit I’ve put together! If you missed the other kits in this series, here are the links for ya, Personal Kit Vehicle Kit Workshop Kit This family kit is something I’ve really been wanting to do for a while, and I’m really happy I’ve finally done it. For way too… Keep Reading
Are you enjoying this series so far? I’ve definitely been feeling a lot better around here knowing I’m more prepared for emergencies! Today I’m sharing the kit I’ve put together in our shed. Our shed is very large, by our standards anyway, and a lot of workshop type stuff goes on in there. And this homesteading lifestyle has us outdoors… Keep Reading
Did you get some good ideas from my personal first aid kit last week? I hope you did! In continuing this first aid kit series, today I’m going to share what’s in our van first aid kit. For this kit I bought this auto emergency kit and then added a few small things. I’m really happy with how the kit… Keep Reading
Watch out y’all, I’m about to go into ‘prepper’ mode! I’ve probably been watching too much Dual Survival lately… Seriously though, one of the things that has propelled our family into this lifestyle is the desire to be more prepared and self reliant. We used to live 3 minutes from a hospital…now we live 30 minutes away, at least. So… Keep Reading