Farmer’s Market Meal Challenge 2017 – Marinated Vegetable Salad

    Welcome to week six of the 2017 Farmer’s Market Meal Challenge! This week? Marinated Salad with Farmer’s Market Vegetables. The challenge? Make one meal a week with the bulk of the ingredients coming from your local farmer’s market. Post your recipe, idea, or photo to whatever social media outlet you use, and tag …

Self-Awareness Through Fiction – Guest Post by Naomi West

  Hey, beautiful souls! I’d like to introduce you to a childhood friend, teacher, animal lover, and writer, Naomi West. As kids, we were tossed together by circumstance and found a blessed if brief friendship. Recently, she inspired me with some comments on Facebook, and has graciously agreed to share them with you here. A …

Essential Oil Dilution: Advanced – Diluting Pre-Made Blends

      Hey lovely people! I’ve built a dilution calculator for you! I’ve recently discovered that it’s not as easy as it might seem to dilute essential oils. Why? Because some oils are produced as “blends”, essentially pre-diluted oils. This is fantastic if the blend is created with the dilution you want! But what …

Quote of the Week: The Real Jefferson Quote

  This is not, in fact, Jefferson warning against nationalized health care, as the quote has been modified to imply. It is taken from a note on the State of Virginia, warning against government intervention in religion. Against legislating morality or other ideas brought from religion. Even that religion he claims as “true”. What’s interesting …