Garden · Gluten Free · Recipes

Six Ingredient Slow Cooker Tomato Basil Soup

This couldn't-be-simpler, slow cooker soup is perfect for anyone who still loves a great grilled cheese in the summer, but needs a break from the hot kitchen. ­čśÇ I love using fresh herbs in food, and this summer, Bundle, our four-year-old daughter, planted her own basil. Today she harvested some to use for this soup!… Continue reading Six Ingredient Slow Cooker Tomato Basil Soup


Weekly Brew: Garden Update!

Well, spring is well underway, and I thought it was about time for a short little garden update! This year I made the executive decision to NOT have quite the extensive garden in terms of vegetables as last year. We had the amazing experience last year of growing and selling most of our produce and… Continue reading Weekly Brew: Garden Update!

Family · Healthy Living · Home Life

Vacuuming with Essential Oils

Hi, everyone! Last week I promised a post on how I utilize essential oils when vacuuming to help clean the air in my home and┬ábattle┬ásome of the beautiful, spring allergens. Disclaimer: all opinions and ideas are my own -- I'm not getting any $ for promoting specific products, and my posts should not be taken… Continue reading Vacuuming with Essential Oils

Family · Garden · Weekly Brew

Weekly Brew: Tulips, Art and a Refreshed Soul

March and April have felt like a whirlwind of activity for our family. Anyone else? It seems like even with all of our scheduled events, we barely spent any┬átime together! We purposely set aside this last weekend to do something fun as a family -- just Hubby, Bundle and I -- before little Baby arrives… Continue reading Weekly Brew: Tulips, Art and a Refreshed Soul

Favorite Things Friday · Garden

Favorite Things Friday: 10 Beautiful Outdoor Spaces

Alright...this beautiful spring weather has definitely got me dreaming of patio lights, fire pits and giant flower pots! I couldn't help but make my Favorite Things Friday post about spending more time in the great outdoors...of my yard. (Ha! Don't get me wrong, I love camping, but I'm still partial to my garden and lounge… Continue reading Favorite Things Friday: 10 Beautiful Outdoor Spaces