My little one just told me this…


“Mommy, your cream can do anything. It helps your skin, heals your skin, helps itches go away…I mean right when I put it on, the mosquito bite didn’t itch anymore.”

Cheyenne has discovered what a lot of people have discovered about my Christina’s Organics HYDRATING FACE & BODY CREAM.
There’s really something special about it!
Whatever your moisturizing need:
bug bites, itches, rashes, dryness, wrinkles…I’ve gotcha covered!
(Made with absolutely no toxins or chemicals).
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Allergies?

Seasonal allergies can certainly make life uncomfortable…but you don’t have to suffer. There are several natural remedies that can offer relief. Here are a few that work for my family. I’ve actually been giving these to my daughter this week. A few days ago, she was pretty miserable because of all of the pollen. 
So, I pulled out a few things from my “natural medicinal cabinet”. These natural remedies immediately went to work for her. She came to me a completely different person just a few minutes later with a smile. 😊🍋🍯

Natural Allergy Remedies…
Apple Cider Vinegar and Lemon Tea
8 ounces water
1 teaspoon ACV
1/2 organic lemon
1 teaspoon raw organic honey

Manuka Honey
1 teaspoon 2 to 3 times a day

Beta Glucan Allergy
2 capsules per day

 

Pancakes for lunch!

(My girls’ request)…
Remember my organic superseed flour that I shared with you a few days back? (Refer to my previous post). Well, here is the fruit of my labor…and I don’t mind at all giving these to my family! These ‘Super Seed Flour Pancakes’ are full of so much nutritious goodness! 
I used coconut sugar as my sweetener. It changed the color a bit, but not the flavor at all. My girls are happy campers!
#organicsuperseedpancakes

Today has been flour making day here at the homestead…

#healthyhome #preparednesstip
I have enjoyed making my own flour for years…most times almond or brown rice flour. Today I’m making my special ‘Organic Super Seed’ flour. It consists of a combination of these super seeds…Pumpkin, Sesame, Chia and Sunflower seeds. After realizing how unhealthy it was, I kicked traditional white, processed flour to the curb over 15 years ago…and have never looked back. 
Making your own healthy flour is so simple and easy, (not to mention how much money it saves you in the long run). Also, your kids will love jumping in there and helping, (my 8 year old basically took over and did a lot of the fun work herself). 
The only thing you need to make your own flour is some sort of food grinder. By the way, I use a simple little, inexpensive, Mr. Coffee coffee grinder. Coffee bean grinders have worked wonderfully for me over the years. 
Below is info on each of the seeds that I used today.
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*Pumpkin Seeds…a fantastic source of protein, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, zinc, iron, copper, B vitamins, vitamin K and vitamin E. They also contain L-tryptophan, which promotes healthy sleeping patterns and lowers depression. High zinc levels make them a natural protector against osteoporosis. They are also the most alkaline-forming seed. According to studies, pumpkin seeds prevent calcium oxalate kidney stone formation, and significantly reduce inflammation.
*Sesame Seeds…not only are they an excellent source of copper and a very good source of manganese, but they are also a good source of calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, vitamin B1, zinc, molybdenum, selenium, and dietary fiber. In addition to these important nutrients, sesame seeds contain two unique substances: sesamin and sesamolin. Both of these substances belong to a group of special beneficial fibers called lignans, and have been shown to have a cholesterol-lowering effect in humans, and to prevent high blood pressure and increase vitamin E supplies in animals. Sesamin has also been found to protect the liver from oxidative damage. Also, sesame seeds are proven to lower blood pressure, prevent diabetes, improve heart health, digestion and sleep, reduce inflammation, boost respiratory health, and aid in dental care. These powerful seeds improve blood circulation, detoxify the body, and eliminate depression and chronic stress.
*Chia Seeds…benefits include promoting healthy skin, reducing signs of aging, supporting the heart and digestive system, building stronger bones and muscles, and more. They’ve even been linked to helping reverse diabetes. The reason chia seeds are so beneficial is due to them being rich in fiber, omega-3 fats, protein, vitamins and minerals.
Chia seeds also contain essential fatty acids alpha-linolenic and linoleic acid; mucin; strontium’ vitamins A, B, E and D; and minerals, including sulphur, iron, iodine, magnesium, manganese, niacin and thiamine; and they’re a rich source of antioxidants.
*Sunflower Seeds…more than just a snack; they also deliver a significant amount of vitamin E to the body. They also provide us with antioxidants and carotenes, which can support the immune system of the body. There is also a moderate amount of magnesium, selenium manganese and phosphorus in sunflower seeds, while the outer shell provides dietary fiber. You can also find small amounts of zinc, copper and iron in these seeds, along with numerous B family vitamins . Sunflower seeds provide many health benefits such as promoting heart and skin health, stimulating hair growth, aiding in weight loss, lowering cholesterol, prevent certain cancers and balance hormonal levels, among others.
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There you have it! I bet you didn’t realize just how easy it is to make your own healthy flour. Replacing white flour is one of the most important changes you can do for you and your family.
Let me know if you jump in there and give it a try!

Introducing ‘ChanlerWorks’!

‘ChanlerWorks’ began when our daughter, Chanler found her
grandmother’s sewing machine acouple of years ago.  She taught
herself how to sew and has been sewing up a storm ever since!
Chanler has been on a journey…not only learning to sew, but has
alsolearned to knit as well.  
Chanler is excited to introduce
‘ChanlerWorks’…a collection of her sewing creations and services.
Her very first product is her ChanlerWorks’ BagABag.  Her BagABags
were inspired when I needed agrocery bag holder but never could
find one of any quality.  After hearing me mentioning needing one,
she went to sewing and created me exactly what I needed.  She will
bereleasing new products and creations in the weeks and months
to come.  
Chanler is very particular about her work and strives
for the utmostquality.  She has enjoyed sewing for family and
friends and is sothrilled to release her products and services
to the market.  
Thank you for supporting Chanler’s new venture,
‘ChanlerWorks’!
CLICK HERE to check out all of the ChanlerWorks products in my STORE.

To all the mommies out there…

You may feel that your ministry or calling is small and insignificant, but I want to encourage you today. It very well may be that your greatest contribution to the kingdom of God is that little one that you are raising.
No matter what I accomplish in this life, my two girls are one of my highest callings here on earth. I praise God for the opportunity to raise them to know and love Jesus. It’s my heart’s desire that their lives will bring Him glory and that they will share His love with future generations. Nothing compares to the honor and privilege of being called, “Mom”.
May God bless all you mommies reading this…you are making a huge difference!
Happy Mother’s Day!
#mothersday2017