Sweet and Crispy Homemade Toasted Coconut Chips

Sweet and Crispy Homemade Toasted Coconut Chips

It's 9 P.M.  The kids are all in bed and you want a treat.

You want something healthy, but you don't want to spend an hour and half making it.  You also don't want to be up until midnight cleaning a sink full of dishes.

If this scenario sounds familiar, then this recipe, my friend, is for you.

As long as you keep a few bags of coconut flakes stocked in your pantry, and your cast iron skillet out on the stove, then you are a mere 10 minutes away from crispy, coconut-y, sweet goodness.

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Refinishing a Clawfoot Tub Before and After

Refinishing a Clawfoot Tub Before and After

We just recently finished our farmhouse bathroom remodel, but the plans have been in my little head for a few years now.  

Ever since I started dreaming about swapping out our blue tile for white and removing our old vinyl shower insert, I knew I wanted a clawfoot tub.

I browsed the web to price new ones, but it only took a few minutes to cponvince me we wpould be going the fixer-upper antique route.

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Easter Parade Blog Hop Farmhouse Bedroom

Easter Parade Blog Hop Farmhouse Bedroom

I am such a simple girl.

I literally do not own a single necklace or pair of earrings.

My shoe collection consists of a pair of wedges and a pair of flats.

This entire winter I wore the same three button ups, three sweaters and three pairs of jeans.  My husband and I have always called this "my uniform."

I have gone through seasons of my life where I have tried to be a little more fancy, and get some high heals, red lipstick and gold dangle earrings.

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All Natural Organic Cocoa Lip Balm

All Natural Organic Cocoa Lip Balm

Hey friends!

Today I want to introduce you to my sister Laura from Wholesome Homestead Blog.

She blogs all about staying healthy, by avoiding toxins in your home, and eating nutrient dense, traditional food. 

She is also a gut health expert.  

Make sure to head over to her blog, and get on her newsletter, so you never miss one of her amazing posts, like how and why to make bone broth, natural remedies for ear infections and DIY toothpaste. 

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How to Make Homemade Water Kefir Soda

How to Make Homemade Water Kefir Soda

Probiotics have been all the buzz for several years now.  

Ten years ago you may have only heard the term "gut health" thrown around by in-the-know west coast Yoga types,  but nowadays you're likely to hear it coming out of your grandma's mouth.

These things may just seem like a trendy fad, but there is actually some serious science backing up the hype.  

For the very abridged version of the story:  

There are good guys in your gut and there are bad guys.  God put the bad guys in there, so they could break down your body at death (not the happiest topic, but it's true).  They were meant to be there in small quantities and the good guys were supposed to proliferate and make a healthy body. 

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