Overnight Oats

I grew up eating oatmeal. We ate it a lot. I liked it as long as there was lots of milk, lots of butter, and lots of brown sugar to cover up any trace of the taste of oatmeal. When I got married I never made it, because I had decided it was gross. The … Continue reading Overnight Oats


{Fall} Essential Oil Diffuser Blends

I think it's safe to say we all love having Fall-like smells in the house these days, making the lovely season even more enjoyable. There are so many yummy candles for sale now everywhere you look, but most of them are so full of nasty chemicals that I don't want to risk my family's health … Continue reading {Fall} Essential Oil Diffuser Blends

8 Ways to Deal with Swelling During Pregnancy

When you're pregnant, your body retains more water than it did before, therefore resulting in swelling. Your blood chemistry is also changing, which can cause fluid to shift to the tissue. And your ever-growing uterus can also press down on veins in the pelvic area, causing blood to pool in the legs, which makes it harder for the blood to make its way back up to the heart. Read this article for 8 simple ways to do deal with all that.