Category Archives: Health

Time to Eat- Violets, Chickweed, and Dandelions!

Spring is coming fast here in the southeast, and healthy plants are popping up all over our yard!  Three of my favorite free spring edibles are violets, chickweed, and dandelion.  Sometimes I wonder why we bother growing lettuce when we … Continue reading

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Violet-chickweed Boo-boo Balm

My family has many different kinds of boo-boos and rashes over the years, so I’m always on the lookout for natural (and inexpensive) remedies for scrapes, sores, and rashes. This Violet-chickweed balm is a combination of two wonderfully healing herbs, … Continue reading

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How to Make Sage Honey for Sore Throats

Winter is coming, and I’m starting to make my usual winter remedies to keep on hand in case sickness strikes our home. Sage honey is one of the things my kids beg for when they have sore throats, and it … Continue reading

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The Many Values of Harvesting Your Own Food

The other day we had a windy night and my kids and I were excited to find a decent drop of pecans under our pecan tree the next morning.  I hadn’t expected to get anything from our pecan tree this … Continue reading

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After buying colloidal silver for the last few years at over a dollar per ounce, I’ve finally decided to start making my own at home with this LifeForce Compact EZ-2 Colloidal Silver Generator Package I found on Amazon.  My Mom has been … Continue reading

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Fighting Colds, Flu, and Sore Throats Naturally

It’s that time of year! Thanksgiving, Christmas… and, oh yeah, cold and flu season.  What is it about winter that brings out all the sickness anyway?  Is it the lack of immune boosting vitamin D from the sun?  Is it … Continue reading

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Curbing The Cravings with Mom’s “BBQ” Recipe

I’ve been craving some delicious, healthy food that doesn’t take much time or energy to make, and this wonderfully satisfying and simple recipe from my mom really hits the spot for me.  I love you Mom! This is NOT your … Continue reading

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