We are Ike & Janiece: college sweethearts, parents and music lovers, living in Texas with our daughter. Nigermany is a lifestyle journal dedicated to our pursuit of a simple, healthy and good life.



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How To Start Your Own Home Herbal Apothecary

If you are looking for a quick and easy guacamole recipe, you are in the right place. My go-to recipe is made with just a handful of healthy ingredients. I serve it as an appetizer with tortilla chips, as a topping with tacos, and even mix it up by dipping carrots or celery sticks into […]
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Upset stomachs, tummy troubles, and diarrhea or constipation happen to the best of us. And just like chicken soup is the #1 remedy for someone coming down with a cold or flu, a cup of soothing tea can help. It will impart its warmth to your stomach and make it feel better in just minutes.  […]
Tea for Upset Stomach
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Life is busy. Between work and daily household chores, it’s not easy to find time to spend with your family. This also applies to kids and their long list of activities that can include everything from sports to dance classes. However, setting some time aside on the weekends for activities is a great way to […]
Family Activities
You may never have considered the idea of creating a DIY mattress spray with essential oils. A mattress spray? Why does it need one?  Well, think about this for a minute:  when was the last time you jumped into bed and said, “Wow, this bed smells SO GOOD!” and then took in a deep breath […]
Mattress Oil Spray
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
There’s so much satisfaction you will get from making your own herbal home remedies. Once you get started, you will look back and ask yourself why didn’t you make homemade medicines five years ago?  Hundreds of years ago, everyone made their own homemade medicines, and utilizing herbs from their environment was the standard way to […]
How to make homemade medicine
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
I’m a big fan of fruit smoothies – but I find that banana can be an overwhelming flavor. Even when I try to use only a quarter of a banana, it takes up such a significant portion the flavor profile. Have you ever felt the same way?  Whether you are a certified banana hater or […]
No Banana Smoothie