7 Tips to Teach Your Child to Eat Everything (and Giveaway of $2000 in Prizes!)

Tamara Mannelly

How to Teach Your Child to Eat Everything

So many parents struggle with children who have a very limited selection of foods they will eat or very limited tastes they like.  And we live in a society where all of our food is heavily processed, refined, full of sweeteners and chemicals. It can be frustrating as one is trying to expand their child’s palate, ensure they are getting … Read More

Tamara Mannelly7 Tips to Teach Your Child to Eat Everything (and Giveaway of $2000 in Prizes!)

Get Our New Fermentation E-Book FOR FREE! (Bundle Sale Extended 12 More Hours!)

Tamara Mannelly


Good evening, Oh Lardy friends! As you know, our book, Oh Lardy’s Guide to Keeping Backyard Chickens is one of the many resources in the Ultimate Healthy Living Library.  We are so excited and proud to have our book in the company of such amazing resources!!! Well, guess what? THE SALE HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 9/16 12:00 PM PDT!!!!! Are … Read More

Tamara MannellyGet Our New Fermentation E-Book FOR FREE! (Bundle Sale Extended 12 More Hours!)

4 Ways to Heal Your Eczema

Kelly Liston

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Eczema.  The allergic skin inflammation that results in a dry, itchy rash that just won’t go away.  Your doctor may have told you that there is no cure for eczema and you can only control it with a steroid cream between flare ups.  Your doctor also may have even done allergy testing on you or your child with no definitive … Read More

Kelly Liston4 Ways to Heal Your Eczema

Why You Should Stop Using Toxic Cleaning Products TODAY!

Tamara Mannelly

8 Reasons You Should Stop Using Toxic Cleaning Products Right Now!

 You know that Kelly and I are passionate about eating Real Food, getting our kids to eat Real Food and limiting things like GMOs, chemicals, artificial flavors and colors. Well, we are also passionate about getting rid of toxic cleaning products in our home, like fabric softeners, Windex and bathroom cleaners.   It is amazing how clean your house can be … Read More

Tamara MannellyWhy You Should Stop Using Toxic Cleaning Products TODAY!

Flash Giveaway: Cuisinart Pressure Cooker

Tamara Mannelly

Pressure Cooker Giveaway - www.ohlardy.com

Hi friends!  Kelly and I have decided to have a quick 2 Day giveaway just for you!   You know how we love making bone broth for all of its benefits.  Usually we use a crockpot or large soup pot for broth making.  You can also make broth in a pressure cooker.   I recently got a pressure cooker and am excited … Read More

Tamara MannellyFlash Giveaway: Cuisinart Pressure Cooker

Everything You Need to Know About the Benefits of Bone Broth!

Tamara Mannelly

The Many Benefits of Bone Broth - www.ohlardy.com

If your grandmother or great grandmother ever used chicken soup as medicine she wasn’t just using an old wives tale.  True chicken soup can be medicine! We have become used to our soups and broths coming in a can or carton from the grocery store, full of chemicals, flavorings and, oftentimes, MSG.  This is not real food, folks. Chicken soup … Read More

Tamara MannellyEverything You Need to Know About the Benefits of Bone Broth!

Phase 2 Complete – Superwoman Slim Down

Tamara Mannelly

Superwoman Slimdown

I finished Phase 2 of the Superwoman Slim Down yesterday and was very excited to start to add some of the eliminated foods back into my diet.   As you know, during the first phase, one slowly removes certain foods (alcohol, sugar, gluten, etc) in preparation for Phase 2.  Phase 2 is pretty tough, being basically a vegan diet with … Read More

Tamara MannellyPhase 2 Complete – Superwoman Slim Down

How to Get Kids to Eat Real Food

Tamara Mannelly

How to Get Kids to Eat Real Food

I think it is vital for parents to help get their kids to eat real food.  The food they put into their bodies on a regular basis sets the ground work for their lifelong health and wellness. Yet, so many children only eat ‘kid’ food (I hate that term, by the way).  I talk to parents all the time who … Read More

Tamara MannellyHow to Get Kids to Eat Real Food

The Many Benefits of Soap Making

Kelly Liston

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It is no mystery that Tamara and I are very aware of the quality of the foods that go into our bodies as well as the quality of the products that go onto our bodies.  Eating pasture raised animals, organically grown produce, and avoiding toxic chemicals are all things we do to ensure a healthy life.   After I had … Read More

Kelly ListonThe Many Benefits of Soap Making

How I became a “Granola Hippy”

Kelly Liston

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The term “Granola Hippy” is what my husband so lovingly refers to me as these days.  It wasn’t always this way.  I used to be so concerned about fat-free everything.  I counted calories, we avoided beef.  I used to drink Slim Fast!  I was far from granola!  While I certainly feel like my switch to a healthier way of living … Read More

Kelly ListonHow I became a “Granola Hippy”

Healthy Snack Ideas For Kids Who Play Sports

Tamara Mannelly

Healthy Snacks for Kids Who Play Sports - www.ohlardy.com

Fall is upon us.  The children are back in school.  Everyone is settling into a routine and many children are playing recreational sports…soccer, football, volleyball, and the like.  Most of these recreational sports include snacks, after practice and after a game.  Sadly, many of the snacks and drinks served are just highly processed, sugary, non-nutritious ‘food’.  If you are wanting healthier … Read More

Tamara MannellyHealthy Snack Ideas For Kids Who Play Sports

Homemade Cheese Sauce

Kelly Liston

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Homemade cheese sauce, made from four simple ingredients, can be an amazing addition to your cooking skills.  I mean, come on, what CAN’T you put cheese sauce on?  In our house, cheese sauce is most often used for macaroni and cheese.   Making your own cheese sauce doesn’t need to be so scary.  As long as you follow a few … Read More

Kelly ListonHomemade Cheese Sauce

Swimmer’s Ear Remedy

Kelly Liston

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Today I want to share with you a personal testimony of mine.  Living in a hot desert in the summer means that we spend a lot of time in a pool.  A LOT.  Every day if we can.  My go to home remedy for preventing swimmer’s ear (or, otitis externa) is preparing a 50/50 blend of distilled vinegar and rubbing … Read More

Kelly ListonSwimmer’s Ear Remedy

The Superwoman Slim Down – Week One is Complete!

Tamara Mannelly

Superwoman Slimdown

Alright folks, today I am finishing Week 1 of the Superwoman Slim Down Real Food Detox.  So far so good.   For those of you new to the party, on September 1st, I started a 3 week real food detox called the Superwoman Slim Down designed by my friend Kristen Boucher from Mix Wellness.  (Here is a post from last week giving … Read More

Tamara MannellyThe Superwoman Slim Down – Week One is Complete!

Stitch Fix Review August 2014

Tamara Mannelly

Stitch Fix Review August 2014 - www.ohlardy.com

This post is a bit of a departure from our usual posts of fermented food recipes, detox tips, chicken keeping, benefits of bone broth and other healthy living topics! I have been trying to be better about putting outfits together and Stitch Fix is helping me do that! I think the end of each month is going to be my new … Read More

Tamara MannellyStitch Fix Review August 2014