DIY Calming Lavender Pillow Spray

Moms, the day that’s all about you is almost here—Mother’s Day! With everything you do as a super mom, you’ve earned a day of “R & R.”

The trouble with a lot of the “Sleep Help” products and recipes out there is that they are full of fillers or chemicals you might not want on your pillow while you sleep at night!

Thankfully, you can make it a day to rest easy with this DIY Calming Lavender Pillow Spray. My husband actually made this with my girls as a surprise and I loved how it helped me relax at bed time! read more

Comforting Essential Oil Shower Soother

If you struggle with allergies or general congestion (especially this time of year) I have something you may want to try!

Shower Soothers are designed to help you relax in the shower as well as assist with your congestion, you get out feeling even more refreshed and ready to roll!

I decided that an straight essential oil soother would be the way to go, and I’m super pleased with how they turned out!

Here’s all you need to make your own DIY Essential Oil Shower Soothers!

Essential Oil Shower Soother

Ingredients read more

How to Teach Your Child to Problem Solve without a Tantrum

“Why is Jonny not listening to me? I’m just trying to help!”

by Jeana Kinne, MA an Early Childhood Developmental Specialist

I was asked this question by a parent I was working with. When her three-year-old son Jonny became frustrated, he would yell and throw items across the room. This mom would try and talk to Jonny, but he would look the other way, like he was ignoring her! Mom became frustrated that this scene was happing a few times a week, so she came to me for help. She wanted to know how to prevent little Jonny from having these meltdowns. read more

5 Must Have Items I can’t Leave Home Without

I can’t believe it is time for our once a year conference in Florida! This will be our 4th time going, and I can’t wait to see my friends and learn from the best how to help more family get healthy and pay off debt. It has been such a blessing to partner with our company and work from home.

But before I load up my bags and head to Florida for our little paycation… I have to pack.

I’m such a procrastinator, so I have left packing to the last minute – and to make sure I don’t leave any of my must have items at home. I have made a packing list. read more

What to Look at FIRST Reading Nutrition Labels

Have you ever been at the grocery store and spent hours reading label after label trying to figure out WHAT SHOULD I EAT!?!

It can be confusing, right? 

There is so much information out there about what is healthy…

What should we even look at when reading a nutrition label?

I’m going to make it SUPER simple for you and give you the very first thing that I look at when reading labels.

This will probably eliminate a lot of foods that aren’t healthy – and save you time reading the rest of the label – haha. read more

Instant Pot White Bean Chicken Chili

BRRRR, it’s cold outside!

Soups are one of my favorite things to fix in the winter, especially because I can do them in my Instant Pot now.

Haven’t tried an Instant Pot yet? Do yourself a big favor and check out the benefits right now!

I love traditional red meaty chili, but I found myself really wanting a chicken based white chili, so after a little experimentation and recommendations here’s my current favorite!

Ingredients

Group 1

  • 4 Chicken Breast (ours were fresh)
  • 12 oz of Green Salsa
  • 64 oz of Chicken broth
  • 1 Teaspoon of Red Pepper Flakes
  • 2 Teaspoons of Cumin
  • 2 Teaspoons of Oregano

Group 2

  • 2 cups of frozen Corn
  • 4 cans of Great Northern Beans
  • Juice from one Lime
  • One bunch of Cilantro chopped

Directions for Instant Pot: read more

Merry Christmas from Grassfed Mama

Our office may look a little different than in the video, haha. From our family to yours we just want to say “Merry Christmas!”
Thank you to all our customers and partners who make every day merry and bright! 

P.S. Enjoy our Special Advent Calendar with tons of tips and recipes to help you through this holiday season:https://adventmyfriend.com/43191/4a8fa155e4/

DIY Holiday Coffee Sugar Scrub

The holidays are here! Which means a great opportunity for some homemade gift ideas to share or just to treat yourself!

This season also means drier air which means we can’t ignore our skin –

I love making these homemade sugar scrubs because they are so fun and easy too – Plus, this is the perfect way for me to keep my skin healthy all through the winter.

Watch How to Make DIY Holiday Coffee Sugar Scrub

Ingredients

1/2 cup of coconut oil

1 cup of ground coffee

3 tablespoons of sugar

10 drops of Defend

Directions

Mix all ingredients in glass bowl and store in container with lid. read more

Six “No Egg” Low Carb Breakfast Ideas

Eggs are a really popular way to start your day if you are trying to eat low carb… but eating eggs every morning can get old, amiright?

We had a reader reach out who is REALLLLLY trying to transition to a low carb lifestyle and she doesn’t like eating eggs, so finding breakfast ideas she can get excited about has been difficult for her. I wanted to make this easier, because I believe that how you start your morning is important!

 

Six “No Egg” Low Carb Breakfast Ideas

Faux-Oatmeal

I know that some comfort foods are hard to let go… waking up to a warm bowl of oatmeal was always one of my favorite winter memories from my childhood. But oatmeal is loaded with carbs and those handy packets are full of sugar. read more

DIY: Holiday Scented Pinecones

The best thing about fall is the holiday scents… what am I saying? The best thing about fall is EVERYTHING!! 

 

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But mama can’t be simmering a pot of apple cider on the stove every day, amiright?

and I don’t love burning candles… fires and kids sort of make me visualize this happening in my house:

 

via GIPHY

Plus, you really don’t know what you are breathing in when you burn a conventional candle. Most are filled with artificial scents – and I’m just not sure I want to be breathing that in all day. read more