Family, Recipes

Fudging around for a fourteen year old (homemade healthy fudgcicles!)

If you know me to even a short extent, you know I believe living healthy is part of living fully. Don’t you know that your body is a sanctuary of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God?  You are not your own, for you were bought at a price. Therefore… Continue reading Fudging around for a fourteen year old (homemade healthy fudgcicles!)


B-eing Paleofabulous: Cocoa Amore {I’m in love}

Please allow me to introduce you to a sweet (as in Cocoa Amore, sweet!) friend, Brittany. She published a blog this week, B-eing Paleofabulous, and I’m thrilled! Brittany will inspire you to eat healthy. And if you know anything about me, you are aware I believe Refusing to Tiptoe and living life with purpose go together with living… Continue reading B-eing Paleofabulous: Cocoa Amore {I’m in love}


Grain Free Chocolate Chip Scones (or puffy cookies)

By combining a couple of recipes, along with personal preferences, our family now has a favorite, healthy dessert breakfast.   I make them large so they resemble scones.  However, to make enough to share with friends, I drop them by a spoonful and make smaller scones (which then come out looking like puffy cookies). 2 cups almond… Continue reading Grain Free Chocolate Chip Scones (or puffy cookies)

Health, Recipes

Refreshing (and affordable!) homemade facial toner

My favorite (and affordable) homemade facial toner: Ingredients: Aloe Vera juice [your preference - can find in Wal-Mart or health food store.  I usually order mine from iHerb for quality and price (link at bottom of page) but have used the aloe juice from Wal-Mart/Walgreens] Witch Hazel (from Wal-Mart) Orange Essential Oil Tea Tree Essential Oil Lavender Essential Oil Frankincense Essential… Continue reading Refreshing (and affordable!) homemade facial toner


Feel Good About FUDGE!

We love this treat and it's completely guilt free! 1 cup Extra Virgin Coconut Oil 3/4 cup Cocoa Powder (you could try a Carob or Cacao substitute) 1/4 cup Almond Butter 1/4 cup honey 1 tablespoon vanilla Mix all ingredients together.  Pour onto a cookie sheet or something similar (line with wax paper for easy removal).  We pour… Continue reading Feel Good About FUDGE!


ZAP Cold Sores and Fever Blisters

My youngest son has struggled with cold sores/fever blisters (not going to debate the difference today) for close to as long as the child has lived. Finally, we have found a natural remedy that's worked for about a year now! To prevent the cold sores/fever blisters: He takes L-Lysine (1,000 mg) every night.  (This is… Continue reading ZAP Cold Sores and Fever Blisters


Fight the Flu Naturally and WIN!

My favorite flu remedy (this has worked for years for my family as well as others): Source Naturals Liquid Vitamin D3 (For 3 days, we take 50,000 IUs...5 drops=5,000 IUs -- do not take this mega dose for more than 3 days.) Source Naturals Liquid Herbal Resistance Source Naturals Wellness Flu Guard Pellets or Oscillo (You MUST begin… Continue reading Fight the Flu Naturally and WIN!