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May 10 Believe

The definition of ‘Believe’ according to dictionary.com is: to have confidence in the truth, the existence, or the reliability of something, although without absolute proof that one is right in doing so to have confidence or faith in the truth of (a positive assertion, story, etc.); give credence to. to have confidence in the assertions of (a person).   What comes to mind when you say the word “believe”?  Is…

Natural remedy for aches and pains: DIY Dandelion Salve

Last week I posted about the amazing uses, both medicinally and culinary, for dandelions. If you did not get a chance to read this eye-opening article, click here. I would recommend reading it first to get the full appreciation for this misunderstood plant that we are going to use in today’s DIY. Let’s DIY for better health! Today we are going to make a simple and cheap herbal healing salve for common…

Nature’s Most Misunderstood Plant

Just Rumors… After reading this post you will never look at a dandelion the same! Trust me, it’s a weed you want to keep around.  From having medicinal properties to being edible, it has many uses. Many of us have grown up giving the dandelion a bad name. Am I right?  Who remembers trying to pluck them from your grass growing up as a child. It’s a weed, so we are told…

Day #2: What’s in a name? The meaning behind my blog name

On to day number two in my 30 day blog challenge. Today’s topic is the meaning behind the name of my blog. Read on to find out what that is! Enjoy THE STORY When I first decided to write a blog, I had tons of ideas for posts and articles to create. I had tips and tricks on a lot of different topics. That wasn’t the hard part. To come up with…