How My Dog Saves Me From Christmas

Back in early December I put out a blog post about how to avoid stress over the holidays.  I thought I would share a moment I had with Norman my basset hound that certainly added some smiles and some giggles.  These moments have saved me from spiraling into the holiday abyss and I encourage you…

Cold and Flu Season Herbal Warrior – Plantain

Holiday stress and cold and flu season are upon us.  Today with the wind blowing outside I realized I am very ill prepared for the upcoming season. I am nearly out of my most favorite herb for treating cold and flu symptoms.  The funny thing is you have likely driven over this plant with your…

DIY: Make Your Own Vanilla Extract

Who doesn’t love authentic, organic vanilla extract for holiday baking. Not only is it vibrant and wholesome in recipes making this for a Christmas gift is sure to please all the cooking lovers on your gift list.  Enjoy. Source: DIY: Make Your Own Vanilla Extract

#optgivethanks

We believe at Life by U and Life by U Living that Thanksgiving and time with friends and family around the holidays is sacred.  We believe we have lost touch with the meaning of Thanksgiving.  We are focusing on giving thanks this Thanksgiving and we hope you will too.  Please share your giving at #optgivethanks…