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a couple of years ago

My Little Letters

Dear Facebook,    You and I have a mostly hate relationship, I am sorry for that, but you seem to drag me down. I don’t have time for fake friendships, and a lot of negative people. Life is negative enough on its own, I need life, love and happiness. What I mean to say is […]

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a couple of years ago

Sewing your own diapers??

Many handy mamma’s out there already use cloth diapers. Some new moms or moms to be want to use cloth, but they get expensive. Whats a mom to do. Disposables can be hard on the environment, baby’s skin and not to mention  you can not re-use. Have we ever considered sewing a diaper? I had […]

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Treasured Junk

So we are all about saving money, using what you already have, upcycling, making something new beautiful and unique out of junk. After all this is where ‘The Upcycled Family’ came from (wink wink). Life is better with uniqueness. We are constantly in the middle of remodel somewhere in our 105 year old, crazy house. […]

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a couple of years ago

Being a “man” in 2015 pt. 1

Hello gentleman and the ladies who may have been drawn to this post by curiosity. This post is certainly not meant to imply that I am “the man” but this simply is my opinion on what I’ve learned in nearly 34 years of life as a man. My intention is to give some insight to […]

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a couple of years ago

The Nourished Man’s Beard Oil

Beard Oil Beard being at an all time high in popularity, makes no shortages in finding beard oil. I personally love beards. Men should have them. Women should love them (on men). A healthy beard may need help. A beard oil recipe for healthy nourished facial hair, and skinunderneath. The Recipe 1 oz. Argan oil […]

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a couple of years ago

My Little Letters

Dear Spring, I know you are not here yet even though it feels like it lately. I want you to know I cant wait for you this year in all your full blooming glory! Dear Winter, I am not much of a fan of you, and this year was a hard one. I must say […]

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a couple of years ago

To Heal A Thyroid Part 2

Thyroid hair loss

What girl doesn’t enjoy having long thick hair? I mean our hair is our crowning glory right? So what if that nasty little thing called hypothyroidism is stealing your beautiful hair? Its depressing right? Oh trust me do I know… Having excessive hair loss is one of many thyroid symptoms, but that doesn’t mean we […]

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Top 10 supplements

Top supplements

Our top 10 can’t go without, supplements/foods 1.  Maca– We use red and black maca varieties. Black maca is my husbands, and is best for muscle-building, endurance, male fertility, and mental focus. Red maca I use, and is best for hormone balancing, female fertility, bone and prostate health. Maca is helpful in so many areas that is why […]

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a couple of years ago

A Super Healthy Frappe

When I was pregnant with my third child it was the extremely hot summer of 2012. 100+ degree days started in early may, and we had 60 straight days over 100. That summer I got addicted to Frappe’s they were cold, I was hot. In our town (we are pretty small) the Starbucks is inside […]

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a couple of years ago

To Heal a Thyroid Part 1

healing my hypothyroidism

Do you find yourself excessively tired? Even if you get plenty of sleep? Are you losing a lot of hair all the time? Do you find you are gaining weight for no obvious reason? Are you abnormally craving sugary foods? Are you often angry or irritated for no real reason? Have you recently had a […]

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a couple of years ago

Winter Greenhouse Growing

Winter Greenhouse Growing Aquaponics in January The middle of the day in January its 50° inside and 20° outside. The night-time temperatures have been below freezing or below zero through the night for several weeks. Check out our newly sprouted seedlings that are surviving through these temperatures! That’s a red leaf lettuce in the middle […]

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a couple of years ago

Hello and Welcome

Welcome 2015! As we ring in the new year with hopes and expectations for the year to come we want to share our journey with you. We call it a journey because we are still learning and changing, so it is truely about the journey not the destination. We are a family that has left the normal route […]

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