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My mom has always called it the “Elmer’s Glue Feeling”; When you’re exhausted and feel like you’re moving as slow as glue.
Here’s one way we are fighting back against Elmer, and the “afternoon energy slump”!

For When You Get That “Elmer’s Glue Feeling” {How to Beat The Afternoon Energy Slump}

Real Food

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Some of you have expressed curiosity concerning the pet jellyfish that we keep in our kitchen. Anytime we have guests over, it’s one of the first things they notice; which doesn’t surprise me—the thing is strange.

We’ve grown quite fond of our jellyfish, and I want to share with you just how she (yes…she) has greatly benefited my family’s health over the past year.

Why You Should Consider a Pet Jellyfish For Your Kitchen

Traditional Diet

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Eating Out has always been a thread of weakness in our whole food way of life.

This year, we are facing that weakness head-on with these 5 Game-Changing Strategies to Eat Out Less!

Eat Out Less This Year! 5 Game-Changing Strategies

Uncategorized

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Just How Much Can One Year Change a Kitchen–and A Family? Last year when I first interviewed Amy, her son had been recently diagnosed on the autism spectrum, which sent them on a journey to revisit their diet and see what changes they could make. Now, A year later, Amy shares just how whole foods has changed their family!

{One Year Later!} A Step Back into The Gruetzmacher Kitchen

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I’ve struggled this year with feeling like the snobby organic mom who won’t let her kids eat what the other kids are eating. We had to bring our own ice cream and toppings to the homeschool ice cream party. Through that I had to remember to focus on the question, what are we gaining here?

{One Year Later!} A Step Back into The Marshall Kitchen – Part 2

Time Management

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Last year I embarked on an adventure into the kitchens of 3 families who are taking on a whole food diet. Well, it’s a year later and I thought it might be time to revisit these families and see what has changed, adapted, and transformed over the past year.

{One Year Later!} A Step Back into The Marshall Kitchen – Part 1

Traditional Diet

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Is Gluten-Free synonymous with a whole food diet? This is the question I have sought to answer over the past two years. Today I share with you the 3 ways my family enjoys gluten within our whole food diet, so you too can find your “Happy Gluten Spot”!

Finding Your “Happy Gluten Spot” – 3 Ways to Include Gluten in a Whole Food Diet {With Recipes!}

Traditional Diet

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I avoided the Gluten Free Craze like I avoid every other extreme diet.

But with the bandwagon filling up fast, I knew it was time to dive in and learn what I could about the Gluten Free Craze–and then to finally experiment myself with a gluten free diet.

What’s All the Fuss about Gluten Free? {Guest Post for Dandelion Discoveries}

Real Food

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The garden reminds me to be still. To feel.
It is there that my mind is cleared of the fog and chaos that builds up from too many hours spent staring at a screen. With my hands in the soil, my elbows brushing bean pods as I yank green weeds from around the pepper plants I learn to feel, so that I can think again.

{Le Navet – A Garden Photo Journal} Part 3 – Unearthing Life’s Balance from the Soil

Time Management

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It was just another thing on my to-do list. One that I wanted to be fun, but instead my busy schedule and lack of time left a dark shadow hanging over it in my mind–Berry picking.

How to Buy in Bulk from Local Farmers {Recipe for Healthy Sugar-Free Grain-Free Blueberry Breakfast Crisp}

Summer

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Raising kids stirs something deep in our souls — an innate knowing that our time is finite. Taking my kids outside in creation, I’m discovering how to stretch our time and pack it to the brim with meaning. God’s creativity provides the riches of resources for teaching the next generation who He is and how He loves us. Join our adventure and discover inspiration and resources for refusing rush, creating habits of rest, living intentionally, and making the most of this beautiful life!

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