Simple Tips for Natural Living

Holistic lifestyle advice for families looking to eat wholesome foods, and live more sustainably.


  • Bourbon Balls

    Bourbon Balls

    Bourbon Balls are a southern no-bake cookie, eaten during festive occasions. I had never eaten a bourbon ball before. They were always on my list of southern recipes to try. I decided to make a large batch to include them in a Kentucky Derby party. I take my first bite, a burst of bourbon favor…

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  • Entertaining Essentials for the Table

    Entertaining Essentials for the Table

    There are many reasons to entertain- to bring friends together from their busy schedules, a meet-up for business and club meetings, to introduce people, and to celebrate birthdays and holidays. The best reason is to have fun and share it with others. Entertaining doesn’t have to be a large gathering. It could be inviting a…

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  • Blueberry Lemonade

    Blueberry Lemonade

    It’s all over the news, blueberry picking time is near, and I’ve been thinking about what recipes to create from my soon to be hand-picked supply.  Picking blueberries remind me of Saturdays, in the summer months of my youth. My family would leave town for the afternoon and travel to the countryside where the cool breeze blew…

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  • Thrift Shop Gems

    Thrift Shop Gems

    I have an unquenchable thirst for shopping at thrift stores. The explanation for my liking comes in four words: recreation, conversation, distraction, and satisfaction. What do these four words have to do with thrift shopping? Let me explain. Recreation comes from enjoying the hunt for that surprising ornament; conversation comes from conversing with store staff…

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