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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…

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…

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…

The Secret to a Bug-free Summer!

  Summer and summer vacations are just around the corner! Hot days, swimming, sandals, and camping are within our reach. Sounds great, right? Well, it would be if it weren’t for those BUGS! Annoying little, flying, blood sucking bugs. Mosquitoes can single handedly ruin a vacation or family barbeque…

Caption this Photo!

Come up with a caption for this photo below of our dog Moose! Let those creative juices flow and put your ideas in the comments section below. We love seeing your ideas, so don’t disappoint. Don’t forget to share and comment below! Thanks friends…