Top 10 Ways to Detox

Tamara Mannelly

10 Ways to Detox and an Ultimate Cleanse -

Do you ever think about detoxing, cleansing, meditating, fasting, eliminating certain foods from the diet, exercising…all different things to make your body and mind healthy and happy? Many people focus on this as a New Year’s resolution but we should be doing these things ALL year long.   Life is constantly bombarding us with toxins…in our food, our water, our air, our … Read More

Seasonal Sniffles Essential Oil Roll On Recipe

Tamara Mannelly

Essential Oils for Seasonal Sniffles

Do you or someone you love suffer from seasonal sniffles?  The itchy eyes?  Drippy nose?  Sneezing and wheezing?  I do a bit when spring hits.  The roof of my mouth gets really itchy, which is really annoying.  My daughter can get it bad, depending on the severity of the pollen that season.   I love being able to rely on … Read More

Spicy Fermented Pineapple

Kelly Liston

spicy fermented pineapple -

Seriously, how GOOD does that sound?  Spicy pineapple?  Yes, and not only does it sound good, it IS good!   I was inspired by a jar of pineapple and chilis that were in vinegar and a sugar syrup.  As soon as I saw the pretty jar I knew I had to ferment it! As with all ferments, only a few … Read More

Fermented Tomatillo Salsa

Kelly Liston

Fermented Tomatillo Salsa -

As our gardens start bursting with their bounties, we find ourselves looking for new and delicious ways to enjoy them.  Salsa is one of my favorite ways to enjoy spring and summer veggies!  And when I ferment that salsa, EVEN BETTER!!   Oh Lardy had the opportunity to contribute a recipe to Nature’s Path Organic Foods!  Head on over there … Read More

Immune Boosting with Essential Oils

Kelly Liston

Boost your immune system with Essential Oils -

I know, I know, it is SPRING!  We shouldn’t have to be talking about immune boosting.  Winter is behind us and warm weather is upon us, well, at least in Phoenix! Here’s the thing, friends.  We always can be immune boosting!  Our immune system always needs to be in prime condition, ready to fight.  And not just in the winter! … Read More

Fodder for Chickens

Kelly Liston

Fodder for your hens -

What is fodder, you may ask?  Quite simply, it is food for livestock.  Usually dried grasses or hay.  For my hens, fodder is sprouted grain allowed to grow beautiful green shoots. Lots of chicken owners grow fodder for chickens during the winter months.  With snow covered grounds, fresh green grass, essentially, is a welcome treat for hens!  Chickens love eating … Read More

My Time in Honduras: How to Mix Concrete by Hand

Tamara Mannelly

Mixing Concrete in Honduras -

This spring was a busy one with travel.  In fact from early March through early April, I was home only 3 1/2 days!  I went to Vegas for the new Young Living Infused 7 product launch, travelled throughout Greece on a family vacation and spent a week in Honduras on a humanitarian trip.  This was my 3rd trip to the Agalta … Read More

Using Essential Oils for Jet Lag

Tamara Mannelly

Using Essential Oils to Beat Jet Lag -

My family just returned from an amazing spring break trip!  We spent almost two weeks exploring Greece and it was one of the best vacations we have taken in a long time. However, when packing and planning for the trip, I began to wonder how I could use essential oils to help with jet lag.  Greece is 8 hours ahead … Read More

Kitchen Sink Antipasto Salad

Kelly Liston

antipasto salad -

Some nights I need a meal that is ready to go.  Tuesdays, lately, are that night for me.  Taekwondo is finished at 6:30pm and the kids are HUNGRY!  I am too!  If I came home and started to prepare a meal, we wouldn’t eat until almost 7:30 and bedtime is 8pm!   On these nights I like to have a … Read More

Essential Oils 101 – Class on your Couch!

Kelly Liston

Essential Oils 101 -

So, you have heard a lot about essential oils.  You have probably started some research on your own.  Hopefully you have been enjoying the information that we share with you.  Tamara and I love educating others on all of the many benefits of essential oils.   Are you looking for a basic course?  Something where you can get a feel … Read More

10 Reasons to Start a Garden

Tamara Mannelly

10 Benefits of Growing a Garden -

I am itching for spring and am already planning my garden! I just place an order for a variety of organic seeds (kale, cucumber, snap peas, lettuces, spinach and so much more) and can’t wait to get started! Although, given the look of my garden today, I have a while before I can actually plant! Do you have a vegetable … Read More

Fermented Chicken Feed

Kelly Liston

Fermented Chicken Feed -

You all know how much Oh Lardy loves to ferment foods!  If it is a veggie, a fruit, even a juice, we have tried to ferment it.  So, it should come as no surprise that I decided to ferment my chicken feed. I mean, why not?  Fermenting their food will improve the enzyme content and increase vitamin levels!  Fermenting chicken … Read More

Digest + Cleanse Essential Oil Supplement

Tamara Mannelly

Digest + Cleanse supplement - Young Living Essential Oils - tame your digestive ailments naturally!!

Do you ever suffer from occasional gastrointestinal discomfort?  There are so many things that interrupt with normal digestion such as stress, overeating and toxins to name a few.  I recently started using Digest + Cleanse from Young Living Essential Oils for these occasions and have found to to be very helpful!  It is a great supplement to have on hand.  … Read More

50 Junk Free Easter Basket Ideas

Tamara Mannelly

Easter Basket Ideas - Real Food!

Easter is right around the corner!  How do you all celebrate? One of my biggest memories of Easter from childhood is the Easter basket.  We would get a basket in the morning, filled with cellophane grass and chocolate bunnies and other goodies.  Sometimes there would be a book, or a toy, some playdoh or other treat.  It was so exciting … Read More

Real Food for Real People

Kelly Liston

Real Food for Real People -

Last I checked, we are all real people.  Real living, breathing, eating people.  And I think that since we are all real people, we should eat real food.  But this is no surprise to you!  If you have been a fan of Oh Lardy for any amount of time you know how much we love Real Food around here.  If … Read More