Anytime is a good time for tea, but fall weather always makes me want to savor a nice cup of tea.
Not to mention that the changing weather can tend to usher in a host of unwanted conditions such as congestion, colds, sore throats and the like.
Let me share one of the tricks I like to keep up my sleeve in the fight to keep my Yankee Homestead family free from common cold-weather complaints…
Traditional Medicinals Teas!
Have you tried them?
“All music is folk music, I ain’t never heard no horse sing a song.”
–Louis Armstrong, one of the greatest artists in jazz history
Sadly, all music is NOT folk music, and some kids’ music is downright annoying. Tired of listening to Veggie Tales and The Wiggles? Need some great road trip tunes for a family trip? Looking for a great gift for a young friend or a family with kids?
Try some of our favorite folk music for family listening! Read More
Before I begin sharing all my favorite natural products, I wanted to tell you about this helpful resource…
Have you heard of Skin Deep?
It’s an online cosmetic data base that provides product safety ratings. I’ve found it enormously helpful in my efforts to overhaul my family’s hygiene, beauty and cleaning products.Read More
Raspberry Basil Chicken is a new favorite at our house, a big hit with all three of my boys. Just the other night, Mr. Native Texan suggested that I serve the sauce at every meal, so he can pour it over everything he eats.
I’ll take that as a compliment!
I am not a huge expert on flouride or dental health, but I do know that sulfates are not healthy. So why would I put them in my mouth? Or even worse, in my children’s mouths?
It’s such a shame that many personal care products contain sulfates, parabens and other nasty ingredients that can contribute to cancer and other health problems. Slowly, but surely, I am learning to use products that are safe for the whole family, as well as for the environment.