The five of us spent this morning at a friend’s house picking apricots. Sweet, juicy, sun-ripened apricots. The tree branches literally sagged with the weight of those delicious, peach-colored fruit… it was beautiful! The only kind of apricot I’d ever eaten was the dried variety from a grocery store, so this was a treat indeed! I … Read More about Homemade Apricot Jam
Homemade applesauce is something I’ve wanted to try my hand at for a while. When our local grocery store had apples on sale for 69-cents a pound a few weeks ago, I decided it was time! The process took a little extra effort but, boy, were the results delicious! Here is the recipe I used … Read More about Homemade Canned Applesauce
You probably found this page because you’re pregnant and searching for natural remedies for morning sickness. I originally wrote this post when I was in the early stages of my second pregnancy. I’m now a mama with five young children; I can’t say that I’ve ever found a “magic cure” for morning sickness, but there are definitely natural … Read More about Natural Remedies for Morning Sickness
I grew up eating and loving my MeMe’s homemade peanut brittle. Meme’s brittle was so delicious that family members asked for it for Christmas. Munching on tins of Meme’s brittle was a cherished part of our holiday traditions, and one I looked forward to very much. The idea of making my own brittle felt daunting until a … Read More about Learning to Make Homemade Peanut Brittle
My mom has compiled quite an exhaustive collection of homemade household recipes- here is one I’m anxious to try! I’ve been making my own liquid laundry soap for nearly two years now and love it, but I think I’ll try the powdered variation and see how it works. Let me know if you decide to … Read More about Homemade Powdered Laundry Soap
Are you wondering about the safety of taking herbs during pregnancy? Here’s a list of beneficial herbs and herbs to avoid when you’re pregnant.