The BEST Essential Oils for Traveling with Kids

Essential Oils Travelling with Kids - doTERRA On Guard, Serenity and Balance

Traveling with kids is lots of fun. They learn so much from seeing new sights, meeting new people and experiencing new things. The family memories we make while away from home are priceless too. We are all together and bond in a new and meaningful way. My family has just come home from a trip […]

150 Uses for the doTERRA Home Essentials Kit

    Home Essentials Kit – Six single essential oils and four essential oil blends that no family should ever be without! Plus a free diffuser. What is an essential oil? Essential oils are natural aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. In addition to their intrinsic […]

The Long Long Winter

Oh my… this winter is taking so long! It’s half way through April and we are still having snowstorms. You know I LOVE snow… but in April… not so much. Come on, Spring… be assertive. Tell winter that he has had his turn and now it’s yours. He’s being greedy and we are not amused. […]

Happy New Year from Snowy New Hampshire !

Snow and sunshine in Keene New Hapmshire -

  Happy 2017!  May you have a wonderful year ahead, filled with love and laughter and lots of meaningful memories. May you find your happy place, may you be courageous in the choices you make and may you encourage your own personal growth so that you can leave 2017 a better, kinder and braver being […]

Around The World Fun For Kids

I’m very excited to showcase a special Magic Sponsor today… Around The World Stories. If you haven’t checked them out yet, please pop on over to have a look. I LOVE what they are doing so much. Many of us are trying to find healthy and worthy media for our children to enjoy… these delightful […]

Little House on the Prairie :: Best Waldorf Books :: Discovering Waldorf Education

Little House On The Prairie :: Discovering Waldorf Educations ::

Ask Waldorf inspired families what their favorite books are and most will respond with a resounding, the Little House on the Prairie series, by Laura Ingalls Wilder.   Kitty and I started with the first in the series, Little House in the Big Woods, when Kitty was 5. We would read one chapter each evening […]

Vacation Time :: Portland, Oregon

Photos of Portland Oregon ::

As many of you know, we are longing to relocate our family from the hustle and bustle of our megatropolis city to a more rural, nature-infused lifestyle. This week past, we traveled to Portland, Oregon, to see if our spirits could connect with the city and surroundings. Boy, did they connect! They intertwined with beauty […]

Lovely Lichen and Fabulous Fungi

Gorgeous Mushrooms ::

I love the rain. I love the way the rain cleans the air and the trees and bushes so that everything looks bright and colorful. This how things should look. And, I love that rain brings mushrooms. This gift might be what I secretly love most about the rain. We don’t get rain very often […]

Vacation Time : Maine!

Lighthouse in Portand, Maine

We have had a most magical 2 week family vacation in Maine and Massachusetts . Although we have been in the USA for 14 years, we haven’t traveled around this beautiful country much. My Good Man comes from New Zealand and I come from South Africa, so, whenever we’ve been able to save up enough money […]

Antique Fair Adventures

Photo of Thrifst Store Finds at anAntique Fair: The Magic Onions

Kitty and I love going to antique fairs together. Dad and Teddy opt to go surfing instead. We are lucky to have some super antique markets in our area. We wander around looking at all the gorgeous goodies. Kitty never fails to find a ‘just-what-she-was-looking-for’ Breyer horse and I have a penchant for chandeliers. These […]