Five Gift Christmas {Plus a Free Printable}

This is a new tradition we are starting this year. Over the years we have spent too much money and too much time late at night, the night before Christmas Eve or Christmas wrapping numerous gifts. It's not like all of them were toys; items often included lots of things like clothes, socks, underwear or others but I feel like it was getting in the way of what the season is really all about. Plus the regular ole items (undies, socks, etc.) our children need anyhow could just … [Read more...]

DIY Peppermint Soap Recipe

Written by Kelly @ Eyes on the Source, Contributing Writer Peppermint is such a cool, soothing and invigorating scent.  Peppermint Oil works as a fever reducer, hunger suppressant and indigestion treatment.  It can increase alertness and circulation.  A couple drops in the humidifier freshens the air and clears nasal passages.  At this time of year especially, I enjoy using peppermint oil all throughout my home. Peppermint soap is a simple DIY gift for Christmas! With just a few … [Read more...]

Making Christmas Last All Year

Written by KT @ One Organic Mama, Contributing Writer I love Christmas. I love the spirit, season, the holiday, the decorations, the food, and being with my family.  I wish Christmas lasted ALL year and here is how I extend it as long as possible :) Here are my 3 tips for extending our Christmas spirit and love throughout the entire year. 1. Gather the gifts Despite my best efforts to cut down on the gifting of Christmas, my kids get tons of gifts.  They have a lot of people who care … [Read more...]