52 Weeks of Wellness – Week 1

What Is An Essential Oil?

  Well I am about 10 weeks behind, but I am going to get us caught up REALLY fast…..  So hang on tight…..   Each week’s post will have tips and ideas on natural health which may be using teas, herbs or essential oils. This week I thought I would start off by educating on […]

American Frontiersman Magazine 2015 Issue 191

I was blessed with the amazing opportunity to write an article about my son Austin, the Mountain Boy.  As many of you know, Austin is high functioning autistic with asperger tendencies.  You can find his story in this issue of the American Frontiersman title Modern Day Mountain Men and a DIY title Rifleman’s Sling Upgrade. […]

Your health matters! Are You Taking Care Of Yourself?

God sure has a funny way of slowing us down sometimes…  Being flat on my back from Christmas to today really has put some things into perspective. I have mentioned before that last year was really crazy, but let me tell you.. It was REALLY CRAZY!  In November, I had already put in place and […]

A Collection of Cranberry Recipes – Featuring Our Trayer Wilderness Cranberry Chutney

Many of you know we love anything pumpkin, but along with pumpkin for me in anything cranberry!  Cranberries are SO good for you in SO many ways! The health benefits are incredible.  They are high in vitamin C  and other vitamins, minerals and fiber they are known for their antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. They are […]

A Collection of Pumpkin Recipes – Featuring our Immune Boosting Pumpkin Smoothie

As some of you may know, ANYTHING pumpkin is a favorite of the Mountain Boy and I!   We are always looking for new recipes to add to our ever growing list.  One of our family favorites, which I just recently shared at GNOWFGLINS is our Trayer Wilderness Pumpkin Roll.   The Mountain Man finds […]

Ladies, Are You Trying To Be Super Woman?

Disclaimer:   Before we get started, I need to provide you with a legal disclaimer that essential oils do not treat, cure, or heal medical diagnosis.   Please do not discontinue prescriptions or a medical professionals advice who is treating you, without consulting with them first.  We are not medical professionals, nutritionists, food scientists or experts […]

31 Days To Better Health

Living traditionally off-grid as we do, it is our desire to take good care of ourselves to avoid unnecessary trips to town or to the doctor. We take a lot of preventative measures to ensure we have good health all year, but especially during the winter months when our road is often times impassible.   […]

What We Have Learned and Conquered with Autism

If you have a child with a special need, you know how precious they are!  Yes, they may require a bit more of our time, but I feel that as a parent I was specially chosen for my child!   God blessed me as the caretaker of this beautiful, kind hearted young man that I […]

Essential Oil Tip of the Week: Every Family Needs a Lemon

Disclaimer:   Before we get started, I need to provide you with a legal disclaimer that essential oils do not treat, cure, or heal medical diagnosis.   Please do not discontinue prescriptions or a medical professionals advice who is treating you, without consulting with them first.  We are not medical professionals, nutritionists, food scientists or exports […]