Meet the Contributors

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This blog is not just written by me, in fact if it were you’d be missing out on some great posts like natural shea butter sunscreen or an easy & natural bug spray recipe even some great guest posts like this holiday honey face mask. And I knew a long time ago that I would not be able to give to you everything that encompasses the being a joyful natural homemaker so that’s why I prayerfully asked each of these women to join my team.

My hope, along with all of the writers is that what we write in this little space will encourage you and will help you to be a better homemaker, mom, wife or mother in the making and woman, joyfully. With that said, I am so humbled and honored myself to get to know a little bit more about writers here at day2day joys and hope you will take a second to get to know us a little more.

We each bring a unique voice but share the importance of what day2day joys is all about… Faith, Family and Health.

 Meet the Contributors:

Nell Nell

Nell lives in the great city of Saint Paul with her two little ones, SweetPea and SuperBoy, and her fellow-lawyer husband. She is passionate about natural parenting & parenting the whole child, blogging about their journey at Whole Parenting Family and selling her organic baby & mama goods on Etsy. Follow her on Facebook & Pinterest. When she’s not tending the weeds in the tomato patch, she’s chasing down SweetPea who’s chasing the dog, or reading baseball cards to SuperBoy. Read post by Nell.

Jenn Jenn

Jenn is the mommy of two children and two obese cats and wife to the Hubs. She loves finding beauty and grace in the midst of daily life, gets excited about natural remedies, and thinks her home isn’t complete without guests. Moving 11 times in 8 years has prompted her to embrace and find joy wherever she lays her head.
Jenn blogs at A Simple Haven. Read posts by Jenn.

Kari Kari

Kari Newsom is a Colorado native who is married to her best friend, has two children and a 21 year old pot-bellied pig. She is an active member of her home church, where she and her husband serve as the Directors of the Junior and Senior High Youth Ministry. As a Certified Health and Nutrition Consultant, her passion is to educate people on the realities of living in divine health through simple instruction found in the Bible and through traditions passed down through the centuries. Her motto states: “Health Made Easy. A Life Worth Living.” and she is spending everyday fulfilling this ministry God has given her. You can follow her on Twitter, Facebook, her Blog and Pinterest. Read posts by Kari

Kelly Kelly

Kelly is a busy mom homeschooling three boys with her husband. She is always hunting for ways to simplify life and make more quality time for family. She enjoys crafting and researching natural health remedies. She blogs at on all things Home, Health and Kids. For daily inspiration, follow her on Facebook. Read posts by Kelly.


KT (short for Kristin) is a mom to two busy boys, a wife to a hardworking husband, and a high school teacher.  She also co-founded the non-profit organization, Kai’s Village in memory of the sweetest, bravest two year old with the strongest mama in the world. She loves cooking with fresh local ingredients, gardening, creating fun lessons at home and at school, and sneaking take out with her husband after the kids are in bed. You can find her at One Organic Mama or on Facebook or at the closest Starbucks. Read posts by KT

Kristen Kristen

Kristen is a Christian, wife to her high school sweetheart, and mother to a growing brood of sweet little people. She spends her days keeping the home, homeschooling, making real food, gardening, blogging, and working from home as a Lilla Rose Consultant. You can find her at Smithspirations and on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Read posts by Kristen

Dr. Jake Dr. Jake

Dr. Jake (my husband) is a wonderful, energetic doctor who wants to help teach his patients to truly understands what is means to be healthy… But he would say he is first and most importantly a husband, father and follower of Christ. He is a Maximized Living Doctor and practices Victory Chiropractic and Wellness in Knoxville, TN. Dr. Jake here to answer your questions! He is open to anything but most requests are about health, particularly children’s health. If you feel stuck in a medical model with no answers, he is 100% committed to finding an answer for you. Read more about Ask Dr. Jake.

Guest Post Guest Post

We’ve had several guest posts and past contributors over the years. Including Jenn of The Purposeful Mom, Jenna of Wholesome Bits and April of Holistic Homemaking plus others. We love how each of them have a heart to share. If you would like to guest post, please contact Rachel.

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