Tag: Health

Herbal Preparations

Happy holidays to all, and I hope this post finds you well and in good health! Today I’m writing about herbs and an exciting new path in herbalism that I started this month. Since we started gardening, I’ve been more and more curious about… Continue Reading “Herbal Preparations”

Makin’ the Bacon

Nope, I’m not talking about makin’ money, I’m talking pork! Last week, my husband and I visited Happy Basset Brewing Company in Topeka, which was showcasing a new favorite farm of ours – Stirring Soils Farm! My husband is the associate general manager at one of… Continue Reading “Makin’ the Bacon”

Eco-Friendly Classroom Ideas

We’ve done so much in our home to be eco-friendly – we installed a bidet, use washcloths in our kitchen rather than paper towels, cut down on our mini fridges (sorry, hubby, the one in the basement for band practice had to go!), bought… Continue Reading “Eco-Friendly Classroom Ideas”

Natural Bug Repellants

This week was my spring break, and we managed to find a day off together where we spent all day outside. We grilled pizza for lunch and cooked a beef stew all afternoon – and when we pulled it off the fire, it was the most… Continue Reading “Natural Bug Repellants”

Three DIY, Natural Products that Save Money

This post contains affiliate links.  When we first switched to shopping at our co-op, certain products suddenly became incredibly expensive. Household products, cleaning materials, detergent – buying natural suddenly doubled or tripled the prices we’d paid at the grocery store up the street. We… Continue Reading “Three DIY, Natural Products that Save Money”

6 Ways to Avoid Burning Out

This week was rough. I was tired, my students were emotional and upset, some of my lessons didn’t go the way I planned, I had a lot of physical prep to do for a music program (moving 12 xylophones, a stereo cart, a PA… Continue Reading “6 Ways to Avoid Burning Out”

Juice Blend

My students are thoughtful, sweet, and love to share everything with me… including their germs. I’m home sick today with a killer sinus bug. I’ve had a terrible sinus headache for two days, ran a low fever two nights ago, and I’ve been so congested… Continue Reading “Juice Blend”