Eco-living On A Budget

DIY Kitchen Cleaner Recipe

We all know that many of the hazardous chemicals in conventional cleaning products are often carcinogens, neurotoxins, mutagens, teratogens, or endocrine disrupters. Of course these toxins are having a negative effect on our bodies and those of our children. We know this! Ditching them in favor of natural cleaning products should be a no-brainer. If […]

Dandelion Fritter Recipe and a New Mother’s Day Tradition

Dandelion Fritter Recipe - The Magic Onions

My dear friend, Michelle, posted photos yesterday on Instagram of her delicious Mother’s Day breakfast… dandelion fritters. It turns out that dandelion fritters, cooked by her gorgeous daughter, is her family’s new Mother’s Day tradition. I LOVE this idea (look how yummy they look!) and so I have decided to actively work on making dandelion […]

Roadtrippin’ to RISD

It’s Spring Break. And I’m so happy to report that Spring has finally sprung! At this moment, I’m actually sitting in a ray of sunshine and the warmth seeping into my body feels sooooo goooood! Yay!! A couple of days ago, Kitty and I decided to throw caution to the wind and set out on […]

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. […]

doTERRA Essential Oils

doTERRA Essential Oils - www.theMagicOnions.com

Literally translated, dōTERRA means… of the Earth and I am truly in love with these little gifts from the Earth. As a mom, doTERRA essential oils have been transformative in our home. They have been an important piece in empowering me to become the healer in my home, to take control of my own (and […]

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 […]

Winter Creativity

Needle felted Fox from The Magic Onoins - www.theMagicOnions.com

We are having a lazy snow day in bed today (YAY) and I have been going through photos of the little goodies I’ve been working on lately … thought I’d show you some of them. My fairy garden book has inspired me to make all kinds of delightful little toadstools in so many colors, shapes […]

Our Second Winter In New Hampshire

  It’s mid-winter here in New Hampshire and I can still say that we love New England winters. Phew… what a relief! When we moved here from California, our biggest worry was that we wouldn’t survive the snow and the cold, that we would freeze and not know how to drive in the snow and […]

Make DIY Glittery Acorn Christmas Ornaments

DIY Glittery Acorn Christmas Ornament Tutorial :: www.theMagicOnions.com

We have been making the cutest ornaments for our Christmas tree :: glittery acorns! What could be cuter than adding a touch of woodland whimsy to make your tree sparkle and shine.       This is what we used to make our cute acorn ornaments…   Materials : glitter – in lots of cute […]

Silk Toadstool Christmas Ornament DIY Tutorial

Oh my… we’ve been making these most adorable silk toadstools for our Christmas tree. Each one takes a few minutes to make and, at this rate, our tree will be laden with toadstools! I found the silk fabric in wonderfully natural colors at Joannes Fabrics. It was on sale too! The foam balls are from […]