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Essential Oils

What to Use Clove Essential Oil for

Clove oil is good for oral you have a teenager in braces? Clove oil can help alleviate that monthly adjustment discomfort. Use Clove oil with Wild Orange to kill the sugar monster. Place one drop of Clove in two ounces of water and gargle for a soothing effect. Helps to clean the teeth and gums while promoting fresh breath. During your nightly routine, add one drop of clove to your toothbrush before applying toothpaste. During…
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Homestead Blog Hop

Homestead Blog Hop #91

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! We are in Wedding of little details coming together. So exciting! Have you had a wedding in your family recently?? Now on to the Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday and is for all things homesteading: real food recipes, farm animals, crafts, DIY, how-to's, gardening, anything from-scratch, natural home/health, self-sufficiency, self-reliance, natural remedies, essential oils, & more! Basically anything related to homesteading. Meet and Follow Your Hosts!…
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doTERRA Wellness Advocate Volunteers with Alzheimer’s Association

I wanted to share a little story with you. While I don't know anybody personally that has been impacted by Alzheimer's, I love what doTERRA stands for and the global impact they are having! Someday I would love to do a service project much like this Wellness Advocate is doing. My project would be educating single moms on taking care of their children naturally. "As Alzheimer’s patients succumb to pneumonia and infection, a doTERRA Wellness…
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Homeschooling

Homeschooling High School: Curriculum that Worked for Us

Our Favorite Homeschool Curriculum for High School Homeschool curriculum choices can be ! Like, over the top, make you crazy trying to choose which is best for your children, crazy. If you are like me, each child has a different learning style, but you can' justify 2 or 3 or even 4 different sets of books to cater to each child. I don't call myself an expert, but I have gone around the block a…
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The Tuttle Twins - a child's foundation of freedom

Prepping

A List of Items that are in My Bug-Out Bag

This list is highly dependent on your location. In North Idaho we have real seasons. Snow in winter. Hot summers. The contents of this bag needs to be rotated accordingly. You also don't want this bag to be 80 pounds. If you have to actually hike out 80 pounds will feel super heavy rather quickly. Some of these items could be in your Everyday Carry (EDC), but I can't make that decision for you. Remember,…
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Homestead Blog Hop

Homestead Blog Hop #90

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Eeeek Less than 2 weeks until The Wedding! The house is coming together. It's been an amazing journey! What do you have going this summer? Now on to the Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday and is for all things homesteading: real food recipes, farm animals, crafts, DIY, how-to's, gardening, anything from-scratch, natural home/health, self-sufficiency, self-reliance, natural remedies, essential oils, & more! Basically anything related to homesteading.…
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Frugal Living

Travel Bins for Road Trips with Kids

We road trip to Seattle fairly often…6 hours away. We also LOVE road-trip vacations. Here are a few tips that I have used and tweaked over the years to keep the kids entertained. This is our dry food bin. Basically anything that doesn’t need refrigeration. It was large…but not enough for a week at the beach. (Yes, I allow junk food on vacation) I like doing this because it makes packing the car easier. Also…
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Homestead Blog Hop

Homestead Blog Hop #89

Welcome to the Homestead Blog Hop! Can you believe it is almost JULY! Seriously, where has this year gone!? Now on to the Homestead Blog Hop will take place every Wednesday and is for all things homesteading: real food recipes, farm animals, crafts, DIY, how-to's, gardening, anything from-scratch, natural home/health, self-sufficiency, self-reliance, natural remedies, essential oils, & more! Basically anything related to homesteading. Meet and Follow Your Hosts! Bonnie - The Not So Modern Housewife…
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Prepping

Must Read Zombie Books

AKA Post Apocalyptic, which happens to be one of my favorite Genre's. I know! Surprising right! Here are some that stood out to me, in no particular order: The Road The movie will make you think. It's post apocalyptic after a nuclear winter. It will hit you right in the feels. Holding their Own Couldn't put this one down. It is what happens after an economic collapse scenario. One Second After First Zombie book I…
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Podcast

Normalcy Bias

Glen Tate, author of the 299 Days seriesoften talked of people having normalcy bias. Kind of head in the sand, not really looking outside of their normal, day to day lives. The normalcy bias, or normality bias, is a mental state people enter when facing a disaster. It causes people to underestimate both the possibility of a disaster and its possible effects Wiki I did a super quick Podcast about this topic. How I, myself,…
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