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5 Things You Must Experience on NC’s Crystal Coast

Time to visit North Carolina North Carolina’s Carteret County encompasses 85 miles of coastline from Emerald Isle to Harker’s Island. This area is often referred to as  North Carolina’s southern outer banks by those who live outside of…

DIY Natural Sun Lotion with Essential Oils

Check your sunscreen Did you know that many of the sunscreens sold are not safe, and can actually cause cancer, affect your endocrine system, cause premature aging and damage skin cells? Don’t drop the sun…

Finding Tea and Alchemy in Ireland

Having Tea in Ireland was my Skimbaco Moment Guest post by Lara DiPaola of Chicken Nuggets of Wisdom. Tea is possessed of a special alchemy. My earliest memories of my paternal grandmother involve the gilded…

The $150 Mother’s Day Gift that will Keep on Giving & Will Change Her Life

Not just a gift, it’s a lifestyle change! If the mom in your life isn’t already using essential oils, she should be! If you are a mom – ask this for Mother’s Day, and your…

15 Easy Ways to Save the Earth

Happy Earth Day! It’s a great day to think all of the very small steps you can take every day to be better for the Earth. Living life to the fullest should not mean that…

Watch this video of children finding their moms —- blindfolded!

The bond between mother and child If we close our eyes, chances are we could recall every little detail of the first woman in our lives: mother. But how deep is the bond between a…

5 Things You Must Experience on NC’s Crystal Coast

waterfront town, boating

Time to visit North Carolina North Carolina’s Carteret County encompasses 85 miles of coastline from Emerald Isle to Harker’s Island. This area is often referred to as  North Carolina’s southern outer banks by those who live outside of…

DIY Natural Sun Lotion with Essential Oils

DIY all natural sun lotion for summer made with essential oils

Check your sunscreen Did you know that many of the sunscreens sold are not safe, and can actually cause cancer, affect your endocrine system, cause premature aging and damage skin cells? Don’t drop the sun…

Finding Tea and Alchemy in Ireland

Camomile and Cake, The Willow Cafe Tea Room

Having Tea in Ireland was my Skimbaco Moment Guest post by Lara DiPaola of Chicken Nuggets of Wisdom. Tea is possessed of a special alchemy. My earliest memories of my paternal grandmother involve the gilded…

The $150 Mother’s Day Gift that will Keep on Giving & Will Change Her Life

Life changing gift for mom

Not just a gift, it’s a lifestyle change! If the mom in your life isn’t already using essential oils, she should be! If you are a mom – ask this for Mother’s Day, and your…

15 Easy Ways to Save the Earth

15 easy ways you can do today to save the earth

Happy Earth Day! It’s a great day to think all of the very small steps you can take every day to be better for the Earth. Living life to the fullest should not mean that…

Watch this video of children finding their moms —- blindfolded!

Blindfolded kids try to find their moms - watch this video what happens!

The bond between mother and child If we close our eyes, chances are we could recall every little detail of the first woman in our lives: mother. But how deep is the bond between a…

Nomadic Lifestyle Gone Wrong: We went after Global Adventures and ended up with the American Dream

Nomadic lifestyle with the kids

I sometimes forget how privileged our children are. All three were born in different countries, and they all also carry two passports, and are fluent in the language in the country we just lived as…

Slovenia’s Ljubljana – Top Tips for Family Travellers

Ljubljana river

I recently returned from a weekend in Ljubljana with my three kids and I was wondering prior to the trip if it was a bit too crazy to do a city-break at sub-zero weather in winter with the littles…

Culinary Postcard: Make Crêpes like in Paris

Crepes in La Marais in Paris

Crêpes like in Paris Crêpes are the comfort food of my childhood, and the childhood of my children. They are tasty thin pancakes, that are much less sweet than what pancakes typically are. The dough…

Wellness Tea for Spring (or anytime) to Boost Immunity

Stay healthy with Thieves essential oils wellness tea!

Welcome spring! Well, not so fast. Spring isn’t coming fast at least here in New York, where our yard is still snow covered. At least the temperature reaches over 32F/0C on many days now. To…