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DIY Boot Wax & Leather Conditioner (works for ALL leather: shoes, purses, wallets, & car seats!)

Keep your leather boots looking sharp and more water-resistant with this all-natural DIY Boot Wax and Leather Conditioner! This 2-ingredient boot wax is cheap to make, has no chemicals, and works for all types of leather, including shoes, purses, wallets, and car seats!

10 Tips for a Mentally Healthy Holiday Season

Do the holidays (or certain people or traditions) have you feeling stressed, anxious, or depressed? Here are 10 tips for a mentally healthy holiday season to help you make it through with love and boundaries instead of stress, depression, and anxiety.

A Tour of Our Modern Finnish Sauna (+7 benefits of Finnish sauna)

Join me for a photo tour of our modern Finnish sauna on our Northeastern Minnesota property! You’ll learn about the history of Finnish sauna, how we repaired ours after a devastating fire, how we take saunas (yes, we go in naked!), and the 7 health benefits of Finnish sauna.

Kids Don’t Just Outgrow Picky Eating: 10 Tips for Raising Real Food Lovers (+40 Picky Eater-Approved Real Food Recipes!)

“Oh, kids just outgrow being picky,” they said. That’s a MYTH! Kids do NOT outgrow being picky. We successfully raised 2 teens who love healthy, whole foods. Here are my 10 tips for raising Real Food lovers, plus over 40 picky eater-approved recipes with hidden veggies, probiotics, and more!

An In-Depth Review of Essentia’s Classic8 Organic Memory Foam Bed — 5 Years After Purchase

5 years ago, we fell in love with an organic memory foam bed. Here’s an In-Depth Review of Essentia’s Classic8 Organic Memory Foam Bed — a bed that doesn’t sleep hot, is allergy-friendly and non-toxic, sustainably sourced, provides full-body support with zero partner disturbance, and has given us 1,825 nights of the best sleep ever!

11 Things You’re Probably Not Packing In Your Kid’s Lunch… But You Should!

It’s easy to get stuck in lunch-packing rut during the school year. Here are 11 things you’re probably not packing in your kid’s lunch, but you should be! These are easy, nourishing, delicious, and help get out of the sandwich + chips routine! Plus, get my tips for prepping school lunches to make mornings less crazy!

2-Ingredient DIY All-Purpose Cleaner (safe & natural!)

2-Ingredient DIY All-Purpose Cleaner has just essential oils + Dr. Bronner’s soap. It’s easy, safe, and non-toxic and can be used on everything, except wood and glass! This DIY all-purpose cleaner eliminates the need for toxic, expensive, store-bought cleaning supplies.

How To Make Flavored Salt With Essential Oils

Learn how to make flavored salt with essential oils! Here’s way to use up the last drops or vapors of oil that are left when you *think* it’s time to toss the bottle. Thyme salt for chicken, lemon salt for fish, rosemary salt on potatoes, lime salt for margaritas… the possibilities are endless!

7 Tips For Minimalism In A Real Food Kitchen

A Real Food kitchen requires more gadgets and gizmos for food preparation and storage than a kitchen full of processed, pre-made foods. But what if you want to practice minimalism? Can Real Food and minimalism converge? Yes! Here are 7 tips to practice minimalism in a Real Food kitchen!

How We Eat Real, Organic Food Without Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, & Costco

When you live far from the big city, you don’t have regular access to organic or whole foods. What to do? That’s exactly the position my family is in, yet we continue to source real, organic food without Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, or Costco!