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RSD Lesions and Staph Infection

Remember when I had the 19 day headache? Well during the ER visit, I asked the PA about a lump on my stomach. It had been there for months and was causing me quite a bit of pain. She said it was a cyst and that there was really no reason to remove it other than cosmetic. I told her…

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Kick That Summer Itch with Cortizone-10! #Cortizone10 #MC #sponsored

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of MomCentral Consulting for Cortizone-10. I received a product sample to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Out here on our little farm there are many things that make us itch.  We have the typical critter that you think of when you think “itchy”, but…

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Today We Start the Super Shred Diet!

If you have dieted and lost weight I am sure you have hit your plateaus, you know where that scale just wouldn’t budge on those last pounds.  Or maybe you have tried to lose weight, only to get overwhelmed at the task because you didn’t see results right away.  The Super Shred: The Big Results Diet: 4 Weeks 20 Pounds…

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Smoothie Recipes Under 200 Calories!

Lose 20 lbs in 4 weeks?  Well that is what the Super Shred says we can accomplish and I am thinking about taking on that challenge! I’m happy to share 3 smoothie recipes with you that are under 200 calories each.  It’s sumer, it’s hot and you need to cool down and I can not think of a better way…

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But I Don’t Want to Wear my Seat Belt… #RSDSucks

I’ve been suffering a lot lately.  We are having a lot of rain and while that is great for my garden, it sucks for me.  Rainy weather seems to be a major trigger in my pain levels.  Right now I have tears as  I type this post.  I want to just curl up in a hole somewhere and disappear for…

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Preserving and Canning Food Methods #homesteading

Have you been wondering which methods of preserving and canning food works best with which foods?  As we venture more into self sufficiency I have been educating myself and family on the different ways to can by type of food.  I definitely don’t want to put the time and effort in and it only result in spoilage and unsafe foods.  It would…

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Join Jewelry in Candles Today for FREE!

You can sign up to be a rep with Jewelry in Candles for free today (Sunday, June 15th) until 11:59 PM EST! It is SUPER easy to get started!  Here is what comes with your free enrollment: Free eCommerce Website for the life of your Business Immediate 30% commission Immediate 6% commission Level 1 down line Immediate 4% commission Level 2 down…

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Five Ways to Treat Inflammation Naturally

Inflammation is your body’s natural reaction to an injury.  If you injure yourself, say you twisted an ankle, it will swell.  This is external inflammation.  You can also experience inflammation internally.  For example your arteries can become inflamed. Inflammation can be dangerous. If your arteries are inflamed and stay inflamed then you can suffer a heart attack.  I have RSD….

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A Simple Guide to Canning and Freezing #Homesteading

What do you do when you garden is producing more than you can use?  Or you’ve found a great buy on fruits and vegetables?  Well, freezing and canning are great ways to preserve your garden bounty, or even that great buy you found at your local market or grocery store.  It probably seems overwhelming to think about, trust me…I’ve been there!  But it…

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4 Benefits of Canning and Freezing #Homesteading

My family has taken to homesteading full throttle.  I want the best for my kids and want to teach them to be as self-sufficient as possible.  We have done some canning in the past.  We made Blackberry and Strawberry preserves. There are some great benefits from canning and freezing. Some people will ask, is it worth it? Why bother? Are…

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How to Manage Anxiety Naturally

Everyone experiences anxiety in some form once in awhile.  However, when your anxiety or phobia limits you from experiencing life, it’s time to take action.  My RSD has really increased my anxiety.  I can barely handle going in to a store and I limit my driving due to the anxiety as well.  Drugs or medications are often prescribed for anxiety,…

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Organic Gardening, Easier Than You Think!

More and more people are leaning towards producing as much of their own food as they can.  I think that is great!  But are you really making a difference if you are not practicing organic gardening?  Growing food in your own yard doesn’t make it any better for you if you are loading it up with chemicals. You don’t have…

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Champions for Kids SIMPLE Service Project #SIMPLEGiving

I always love participating in Simple Service Projects with Champions for Kids.  It is something that my kids and I can do together to inspire others to do more as well.  This service project is about #SIMPLEGiving. Many kids wake up hungry and go to bed hungry.  We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day,…

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Fast Lunches For Busy Kids #fruitshoot #fuelyourimagination

Thank you to Fruit Shoot for sponsoring today’s post and encouraging me to share creative ways to prep fun lunches for my kids! If you are here often, then you know that the girls are homeschooled.  Some people hear that and think we just sit around doing nothing all day.  The truth is, we are busy.  Like I can not…

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Hassle Free Easter Holiday with HoneyBaked Ham! #HoneyBakedEaster #Sponsored Enter to Win a $50 HoneyBaked Ham Gift Card!

My life is more than busy.  I can’t even remember the last time that I did NOT have to leave the house.  I don’t even have time to form a complete thought in mind.  I start thinking about one thing I need to do and before it’s even completely thought about, I am on to the next thought.  I look…

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