Homemade Pumpkin Spice Pancakes (with flax seed)

Pumpkin Pancakes, Holistic Living with Kristy

So… it’s October.

And there’s this “Pumpkin Spice” craze going on, I guess.

I think it started with some coffee chain with a seasonally flavored latte, or maybe a certain grocery chain offering pumpkin-flavored everything under the sun.

Anyway, my hubby mentioned wanting Pumpkin Spice Pancakes, but he didn’t feel like stopping at said grocery […]

Self-Care Basics

Self-Care Quote, Holistic Living with Kristy

As mothers, we women often find ourselves spending all of our time caring for others and not enough time caring for ourselves. I know I am guilty of this, and usually it’s my own fault… getting wrapped up in my long to-do list and letting my calendar get overrun with family things too often means […]

Why Elderberry Syrup is a Must-Have

Elderberry Syrup, Holistic Living with Kristy

When you settle a share of land, first plant an Elder tree, then make your home there.

~T. Elder Sachs


These days, it seems I can’t go a week without the immune benefits of elderberries being posted, shared, or pinned via one of my social media pages. BUT, there is good reason for it.


Six Natural Remedies You Already Have

Natural Remedies, Holistic Living with Kristy

With the health supplement industry being a multi-billion dollar business, it can be easy to get overwhelmed by all the “natural remedies” that are commercially available… from vitamin and mineral supplements to health drinks and “enhanced” water, even I get dizzy walking through the health food store!

But fear not!

Getting started with natural remedies […]

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Holistic Living with Kristy


I am so glad you stopped by! My name is Kristy; I am a work-at-home mom on a mission to develop a more natural, holistic lifestyle for me and my family.

My Story

This holistic living mission began when my daughter, at just 3 months old, came down with a kidney infection and was […]

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