This first aid kit can easily be assembled and will cover most any type of minor injury you may have. The products that I keep in our kit are very versatile and can be used for so many different types of injuries and skin issues.
Keeping up with juicing is sometimes more of a time commitment than we can handle. During the winter months I like to keep the juices simple, since we like to try to eat fruits and vegetables that are in season.
During the summer my boys are outside from sunrise until sunset. I like to set up a little water station in the shade for them so they don’t go looking for bottled water or keep asking me to get them water.
Tick season is now upon us in the Midwest and we have already seen quite a few of these critters. The most important thing that you can do after being outdoors (especially in wooded areas) is to perform a tick check. They like to hide in all kinds of crevices, so it is important to do a thorough check each time.
I grew up eating garden-fresh foods. Our summer meals on the farm varied week by week, depending on what was ripe. Some nights we’d eat entire meals of buttered sweet corn, juicy watermelon, and raw peas fresh out of the shell. It wasn’t glamorous, but it was delicious.
The heart shaped violet leaves are another ally to have in your herbal medicine cabinet. Fresh violet leaves are high in salicylic acid and are very nourishing to the nerves, lungs, immune system and especially the reproductive system.