Berkey Water Filter Giveaway! ($300 Value!)

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I'm a big fan of our Berkey water filter, (which I reviewed here), so today I'm thrilled that one of you has a chance to win one for your home! Are you aware of some of the environmental contaminants that are frequently found in water? Traces of heavy metals like mercury and aluminum, pesticide residues, and volatile organic compounds can be found in our drinking water! This is why the bloggers of Positively Real Media are so excited to be teaming up to bring to you a Royal Berkey 3.25 … [Read more...]

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Where in the World is The Humbled Homemaker?

Where in the world is the HH

Some of you may have noticed my absence in the past month. I'm still here, but I've been taking a blogging break--and we've had some phenomenal guest posts from talented bloggers from around the web! I wanted to hop in to let you know what I've been doing during this break and to let you know that I care about you as my readers--you are important to me--and I am excited to come back from my break soon--refreshed, full of ideas to share with you all and with a renewed passion to encourage, … [Read more...]

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Introducing: On the Menu, a Cooking Show Unlike Any Other

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Do you enjoy watching cooking shows? I was recently contacted and asked to share with you about a brand new cooking show, unlike any other. Enter: On the Menu. What if you were tasked with creating your favorite restaurant's next menu item? Contestants on TNT's new competition cooking show, On The Menu, will compete to create the next dish to appear on the menu of well-known restaurants. With high anxiety and stiff competition, competitors will duke it out with the guidance of Emeril … [Read more...]

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Learn How to Make Money Blogging


A few weeks ago I wrote about how, in two years' time, I've gone from living on a low income to making a full-time income from home by blogging.  That post was meant to encourage you, but I was also flooded with responses from those of you who were itching to know how you, too, can earn an income by blogging! Later this fall, I hope to publish a post with a few more details on how I personally am able to make money blogging, but I couldn't wait to share this AMAZING deal with you … [Read more...]

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3 Reasons Why I’m OK with My Daughters Playing Princess

Why I'm OK with my Daughters Playing Princess  The Humbled Homemaker

As the mom of three little girls, we have our fair share of princess play in our house! I didn't quite know what to do with the whole princess phase when my firstborn started showing interest in it. I wanted to be intentional with her play. Should I allow it? After some thought and talks with my husband, we decided it would be a resounding yes. My girls absolutely love dressing up like princesses, playing with their princess dolls, reading princess books and watching princess movies. There … [Read more...]

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My Favorite Fall Accessory

Favorite Fall Accessory -

Yesterday was the first day of favorite season! I love when vibrant colors begin to seep into the trees, and each day is marked with a new crispness around the edges. It makes me want to go out and gather apples to make homemade applesauce, or enjoy my favorite pumpkin recipes (like a pumpkin cream smoothie, or these pumpkin spice donut holes). After wearing my summer wardrobe day after day, I'm also ready for a change of fashion! Although I'm NOT a fashionista (at all!), there … [Read more...]

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EXPIRED: An Apology…and An Offer

One more day for this wonderful resource!

    Hi Friends, Yesterday was officially our final day of The Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle, but I owe you an apology: Our Ultimate-Bundles website was so flooded with traffic that it went down yesterday morning--off and on for about three hours.  Customer service is very important to us, and we received many emails from readers who were eagerly expecting to be able to purchase their bundles on the final day of the sale but were unable to do so because of our site … [Read more...]

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How I Make an Income from Home

Making Income from Home

In the spirit of transparency, I'm laying it all out. I've been wanting to write this post for a long time. One of my highest values for this site is being real. And is my story of being a stay-at-home mom who could barely afford it, two years later.  It's been nearly two years since I wrote the post about how I was a stay-at-home mom who could barely afford it. That post has now been visited nearly 900,000 times, and I have been blown away by how its message has resonated with so … [Read more...]

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EXPIRED: My Top 10 Picks of Healthy Living Resources


As you all probably know by now, I get the really cool job (and honor!) of hand picking the resources in each Ultimate-Bundles sale. Our team works really hard to try to beat ourselves each time, and I think we've done it this time. I truly think this is the best healthy living bundle we have ever put together! As I was working on the sale this summer, I was blown away by the caliber of authors we were lining up. It made me so excited--and even giddy!--to be able to share these with you … [Read more...]

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The Ultimate Guide to Building a Natural Medicine Cabinet

My Natural Medicine Cabinet The Humbled Homemaker

I've never been one to load up on medicine--never. Even in my super conventional days, I would only take medicine as a last resort.  I only took one antibiotic in childhood--for strep throat, as a teenager. And the only other antibiotic (besides during labor) I've had since was for a sinus infection when I was 25. My husband and I laugh at how, in a state of delirium, I accused him of trying to poison me for "forcing" me to take an ibuprofen when I had fever with mono. We were engaged, … [Read more...]

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