♡ March ♡

This has been such a wild month, full of emotional highs and lows. And a lot of personal stuff I wont be sharing here.

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Half Lord of the Fishes.

I did a fun Yoga challenge this month. Only a few poses I hadn’t really practiced much before (Half Moon, was one. I don’t remember the other.) I have really enjoyed it, even though I didn’t practice every day, I would catch up a few days at a time.

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With warmer weather -when it decided to be warm!- we have been enjoying almost daily evening walks. It has been lovely to see the sunset change each time. I’ve been taking lots of photos of the beautiful sunsets we have here.

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I encouraged the ladies in my tribe to share something from their home that made them happy. This was mine. My little ferments (I finally published the directions for making sauerkraut) and aloe plant and my diffuser going. I probably had lavender and grapefruit in that day for calming anxiety.

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Fox has exploded with his interest in writing and learning numbers. This sample was him writing a shopping list out while I was working on our grocery list and menus. He said items for each word he wrote, and then carefully writing inside these lines. He is only three years old! This is called “emergent writing”.

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I finally placed an order with Mountain Rose Herbs. I’ve wanted to do this for years, and finally just did it. I am loving what I got.

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I also placed my first ever Plant Therapy essential oil order. I am absolutely in love with their lavender and frankincense. Vetiver is quickly growing on me as well, a little sure does go a long way with that one!

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And one last product share. I got a new order in from one of my favorite herbal shops, Simple & Natural. Her magnesium oil is wonderful! Her lip balms are the smoothest ones I’ve come across from natural shops. This migraine roller blend is my absolute favorite, I highly recommend it! And I had to try something new so I picked out this Daily Herbal Tea. Haven’t tried it yet, but I’m sure it is amazing like the rest of her products.

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I discovered an interesting quiz through a friend. I took it not sure what to expect the results to be, but this describes me very well. I was quite surprised this was the word chosen for the answers I gave since “warrior” has been a special word to me for a long time now. Read more here.

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I did spend some time working on my blackberries. Cleaned out dead ones and wrapped the good ones into the fence here. I’m hopeful for another good crop this year. I usually get at least a gallon. Almost all of it goes into blackberry jam or I use it to make blackberry flavored kombucha.

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The boys are getting bigger and starting to have more and more moments where they play together well and get along. Their close age gap has been difficult for awhile, but I feel like they will grow closer as they get older.

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We got eggs from our favorite farm. Fox went with me and got to pet the goats and see chickens and ducks. He loves animals.

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Bear got his very first haircut at 17 months old. No more baby curls. This made me sad. He looks so much older now.

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My friend who is closer than a sister to me moved back to Hungary. It will be several years before we are see eachother again. We both have locks and traded one to have something from each other through this long separation. I am excited for her journey and glad they are going back home, but I will miss her so much.

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This has been highlights from March. I hope enjoyed these little tidbits from our life. ♡

♡ March ♡

Stovetop Chicken Bone Broth

Bone broth is very easy to make, even though it can be a little time consuming if done on the stove. I go between stovetop and crockpot frequently. The method I use depends on the time I have available to keep an eye on it when it’s time to make the broth.

Bone broth is good for our bodies in many ways. Some use it for Gut Health, others in restoring minerals for their teeth. Anytime there is illness in our home I make it a priority to cook fresh bone broth to help everyone get nutrition they need while not feeling well. It also makes a wonderful base for many soups, adding a rich flavor so it never goes to waste.

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Spring Equinox Crystal Grid

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Everything is in balance.

I love making Crystal grids. Especially when there is so much intention behind the placement. This grid I placed on Spring Equinox was no different.

Spring Equinox, in the Northern Hemisphere, marks the beginning of Spring. It means a time of balance. Balance between night & day, yin & yang, masculine & feminine. It is a time to bring positive energy as you move into the Spring months.

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Spring Equinox Crystal Grid