Union City, TN
My name is Melissa Rice. I've been married for close to 6 years to my husband, Hunter and we have 2 sweet girls, Adeline who is 4 and Emma Jane who is 2. It is because of my desire to be home with them and truly live out my call as a woman in Titus 2 that I began looking for something I could do at home that I was also passionate about. I thought about everything from making baked goods and homemade organic baby food to sell on Etsy to going back to school to be a nurse and trying to get a job where I could just work a couple days a week. My husband being in graduate school quickly made me realize I did not want to do the latter.
I majored in Biology at Appalachian State University
in Boone, NC and now have a high school teaching job in Union City, TN.
My background in Biology and Sustainable Development has always drawn me
to natural foods, products, and a simpler way of living. Once I had
kids I knew I wanted to only use the safest products on their baby
skin. I poured through websites researching ingredients but was
disappointed to find that there are not that many quality, safe, and
affordable products out there. I bought what I could for the girls
while my husband and I used regular old products from Walmart. I also
knew that some of the cleaning supplies I used, especially disinfectants
were not safe, but didn't know of a safe way to kill bacteria and
viruses, especially when someone was sick.