We did something SO fun last weekend.
As I've mentioned briefly, we are renovating a 1960's ranch home on a large plot of land for Grey to be able to grow up exploring. We are not living there yet, but we have access to the land as they begin the renovation.
We decided to get a couple of friends together, grab our tents and take Grey on his first ever camping trip. We figured it was a better bet to start on our own land than head to the mountains with a toddler in case he loathed sleeping in the great outdoors.
Luckily he LOVED it and we will be doing it again before summer temps hit. We roasted hot dogs and S'Mores over an open flame, played games bundled up by the fire pit, showed Grey bright stars in the open sky and slept great, even though it was a tad chilly.
Because of spring time, mosquitos were to be expected. I came prepared with my homemade bug repellent roller and I had to share my recipe because it WORKED like a charm and we didn't get one bite!
Mosquito and Bug Repellent Roller
1 10 Ml Roller Bottle
5 Drops Citronella
4 Drops Lemongrass
2 Drops Peppermint
1 Drop Basil (optional)
Drop in oils and fill the roller bottle the rest of the way with carrier oil. I always use fractionated coconut oil.
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Nosh & Nurture was born of this journey I am on to better the health of myself, my family and those around me. What started as a simple compilation of recipes has grown to a all-around lifestyle journal with ways to incorporate organic products into your home, pantry and beauty cabinet. I also include stories on pregnancy, new motherhood, travel, Proverbs 31 marriage, and spiritual health, as I am a Christian who couldn't do any of this without my Lord & Savior Jesus Christ. For more of my story you can click here.
All recipes are gluten-free and dairy-free with a lot of soy-free, grain-free, sugar-free options.