April 23, 2014

The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle

book bundle

By popular demand, 100+ homemaking bloggers are bringing back The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle, and it's better than ever! The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle is a complete library of great eBooks on homemaking—a truly valuable knowledge base you’ll use for many years to come. Unlike a library, though, you don’t have to spend years building it up. The Ultimate Bundles team has done the hard … [Read more...]

10 Uses for Purification Essential Oil

Purification 10 Uses

  Purification is one of the ten oils that comes in the Everyday Oils Kit, and it is so awesome!  It's a blend containing Citronella, Lemongrass, Lavandin, Rosemary, Melaleuca alternifolia and Myrtle essential oils, and it's another one that I use all the time! Here are just ten of the many ways you can use Purification essential oil blend. 10 Uses for Purification Essential … [Read more...]

10 Uses for Joy Essential Oil

10 Uses for Joy Essential Oil | TheMarathonMom.com

I sparkly heart Joy essential oil blend.  It makes me happy....er...I mean....Joy-ful.  :) I've always been very affected by smell, and let me tell you if there is one oil that smells so great it instantly helps change my mood, it's this one! I used to wear Lavender almost every day, but I've fallen in love with the sweet, vivacious scent of the amazing Joy essential oil blend.  Comprised … [Read more...]

Making Home a Haven: A Morning Routine Makes a Difference


Making my home a haven takes a heart for my home, sure, but it also requires some practical work to keep things running smoothly.  I'm the most present, and the most effective mother when I'm not frazzled, and a bit of prescribed order at the start of my day can be a huge help. A morning routine can help you start your day off productively, and sometimes just setting this tone for the day can … [Read more...]

10 Uses for Lavender Essential Oil

10 Uses for Lavender Essential Oil | TheMarathonMom.com

I truly love Lavender essential oil!  So versatile and good for so many different things, it's one that I never let run dry!  And it smells divine! For years, I wore this as a daily perfume, and still do on occasion, but I use it for a lot more things these days.  Not too long ago, I had a terrible accident in the kitchen and poured boiling water on my hand and the inside of my arm and … [Read more...]

How I Use Essential Oils Every Day


If you've just moseyed on over here from The Simple Pen, welcome!  I'm so thrilled to be a part of the Day in the Life of an Oiler series! My essential oil journey began many years ago when I decided I wanted to provide a less toxic, more natural home environment for our family.  What began with buying a bottle of tea tree oil here and a bottle of lavender oil there, from my local health food … [Read more...]

Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle Flash Sale!!


Did you miss the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle the first time it came around? We've heard from so many people who were disappointed they missed out the first time around, that we're happy to announce the Encore Flash Sale for this weekend only! What's in the Bundle? We took 86 eBooks (plus 1 eCourse) by popular bloggers on topics like real food & recipes, green living, natural … [Read more...]

Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle Sale


  Here it is!  The Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle!!  I am so excited to share this amazing opportunity to arm yourself with some of the best resources available online today, and all for a crazy good deal! Providing you with fabulously useful eBook resources is what we, the team behind Ultimate Bundles, are all about. This year we decided to throw caution to the wind and make the … [Read more...]

Creating Healthy Bedtime Habits

creating healthy bedtime habits

By Contributing Writer, Stef Layton Is it just me or is "bedtime" a four letter word to a child?  I clearly remember my parents saying something about bedtime when I was already asleep on the floor and I would bolt wide awake and declare, "but I'm not tired!" I have noticed in our home that my boys respond well to routine.  They like to know what's coming.  Bedtime has been a lot less … [Read more...]

Building Healthy Habits: Establishing a Morning Routine

Morning Routine

Part of the homeschool life is learning to blend home routines with school routines, and all homeschool moms love when a morning goes right. On those days, the kids snuggle or read until breakfast. They happily clean their plates, stack their dishes by the sink, clean off the table, sweep underneath it. Then, they all march in time to their bedrooms to change clothes, make their beds, and report … [Read more...]