Why I Love My Blendtec Blender - TheHumbledHomemaker.com

Why My Blendtec is the BEST Kitchen Appliance Ever

Today I'm introducing you to what I think is the BEST kitchen appliance ever--my Blendtec!  Instead of a Christmas gift guide this year, I've decided to write a series of posts over the next few weeks introducing you to my most favorite things from around my home. I want to give you a personal look inside my life with these posts and equip you with ideas on what to gift to others (or put on your own Christmas lists!). First up: my Blendtec. I've had my Blendtec for about four months now, but I knew from the first time I used it that I would never go back to a regular, run-of-the-mill blender. … [keep reading...]

Preparing for Holiday Busyness {TheHumbledHomemaker.com}

Preparing for Holiday Busyness

By Hilary, Contributing Writer Without fail, holidays stress me out. Don’t get me wrong – I love them! But every year I feel pulled in every direction by loving family and friends. As an introvert, I’d love to celebrate Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s quietly on my own terms – soaking in the significance of each holiday. Yet loved ones come home from far away and sometimes it’s the only chance all year long to see them. Extended families set dates for Christmas parties, and all of a sudden the six weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s become a frenzy. Long ago, my husband … [keep reading...]

You don't have to spend lots of money on expensive doctor's visits to get a prescription for antibiotic drops. Heal pink eye naturally!

Natural Ways to Heal Pink Eye

A couple week ago, I woke up in the middle of the night with my eyes glued together. No, not literally, but it definitely felt like it! The episode took me back to my childhood--when I was about 4 or 5 years old. It was the only other time I had experienced pink eye. I had heard that pink eye could only be cured with prescription antibiotic drops, but I decided to try natural ways to heal pink eye anyway. (I'm hard headed that way, and I didn't want to fork out a co-pay to go to the doctor!) I began to ask around for suggestions on ways to naturally heal pink eye in my local crunchy mama … [keep reading...]

Weekend Reads with The Humbled Homemaker

Weekly Reads {November 15, 2014}

I hope you all had a great week! It's gotten COLD here in North Carolina! Here are the reads I loved this past week! As always, you can follow my Reads & Recipes board on Pinterest all week to … [keep reading...]

Weekend Reads with The Humbled Homemaker

Weekend Reads {November 8, 2014}

It's been quite a while since I published a Weekend Reads post! I've still been reading (of course!), but I needed to take a little time off from Saturday posting. I wanted to give you all the … [keep reading...]

Homemaker's Friend Review and Giveaway

A Day Planner with YOU in Mind!

With 2015 right around the corner (how in the world did 2014 fly by so quickly?!), it's time to start thinking of a fresh start. One of the things I personally am constantly working on is trying to … [keep reading...]