Low Calorie Iced Coffee

I love coffee. Even when I went off of caffeine a way back when, I still drank decaf because I just love coffee. However,…

Week Seven of My Fitness Journey & I Think I Need A New Scale

I went out of town this past weekend to spend some time with two very awesome friends.  I had a wonderful trip and am…

Berry Picking!

Over the weekend I had the opportunity to spend some time at my in-laws who happen to have a nice little area of berries…

I Need a Nudge : Go Green Get Fit

I’ve been doing well watching what I eat, and I haven’t gained any weight, though I suppose I am gaining muscle tone too, which…

Getting Fit… and Off Track

I am on track as far as the getting fit part goes, but I am two days late on my new weekly post about…

My Body is a Traitor & I Am Fighting Back!

Ever feel as though your body has taken a stand and run away with you on its own horrific agenda? I do. Maybe it’s…

Unplug With a Family Game Night: Bananagrams Giveaway!

One great way to save resources and enjoy quality time with those you love is through a family game night.  My husband and I…

My thoughts on the Time cover.

For starters, let’s throw out the “Are you mom enough?”  This is clearly offensive and reaction provoking. I don’t rank mothers based on a…

Free Soap Making Ebook!

A friend shared this with me and I thought that many of you would enjoy it too.  The Kindle version of Basic Soap Making:…

Join in Screen-Free Week!

Screen-Free Week is here and if you haven’t joined in yet, you still can!  Screen-Free Week is an annual celebration where participants turn of…

Mango Avocado Kale Smoothie

When Silk offered to send me a few coupons to try out their new Fruit &  Protein I was pretty excited because I knew…

How I Came To Love Menstrual Cups

If you’ve been around here long at all, you know that I like to talk about feminine care… Okay so maybe that’s odd.  Let…

7 Tips for Easy Easter Baskets!

Kids love Easter baskets, there is no way around it, but the things that go into them can make any parent cringe.  To save…

Moldy Tampons: Let’s talk health!

First things first. If you haven’t seen the moldy tampon you should!  The ‘ick’ factor is undeniable, but what’s worse is the company’s initial…

Toddler Diaper Storage

Cloth Diaper Storage for Toddlers

Toddlers that are learning to use the potty require their own set of cloth diapering tricks. One of my favorites is how we store…

I love my DIY cloth diaper detergent!

I was reading a wonderful post on the Thirsties blog last night, but I felt that I should respond.  1) Because I love my…

My First Issue at Green Child Magazine!

Okay, so I may be sleep deprived, but it’s well worth it!  Please pardon any hint of deliriousness. As you may know, I am a…

Non-Toxic Periods

I was quite nervous, but I went on MomsEveryday (they work with local TV stations) to talk about non-toxic feminine care options. While it’s…

You Can Fight Childhood Cancer Today

I always feel awful when I get a phone call asking for a donation and I say “no!”  I do this, not because I…

Babywearing: Why Forward Facing Isn’t For You

Babywearing has so many benefits, but it can have downsides too.  Choosing a carrier that offers the proper support for baby and wearer is…

Kale Chips Recipe {with Video!}

My thoughtful husband bought me a beautiful fruit arrangement for Valentine’s Day.  It came loaded with strawberries, grapes, melons, pineapple and kale.  Okay so…

Looking to join a CSA?

So what is a CSA? CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. In joining a CSA you are buying your produce (even meats, cheese, eggs…

Beco Butterfly 2 Carrier Review

Let’s christen this new blog transfer with a hot giveaway!!! I’m a big fan of babywearing, as I have mentioned in the past, and…

“I love you ALL day!”

“I love you ALL day!”

If you have kids, you know that they like to eat…. ALL day.  With three children, I feel like I’m constantly grabbing food and…

What do you know about Toxic Shock Syndrome?

Did you know that anyone who uses a traditional tampon is at risk for Toxic Shock Syndrome, or TSS? Brands like Tampax, Playtex, Kotex…

Choose The Right Carrier For You

Babywearing is such an amazing tool for parents and caregivers.  It provides an opportunity for bonding as well as a chance for parents to…

Salads Made Easy!

Mmmm, I love a blog post that result in yummy eats! I love salads, but finding the time to prep them on a daily…

How To Eat An Avocado

When I first started buying avocados, the process to cut them up was a total mystery.  I spent time on various websites and YouTube…

Consider me ‘Baff’led

On Christmas Eve my husband and I were sitting and enjoying some fun conversation with the family when a commercial came on the television…

Beautiful Last Minute DIY Holiday Ideas

I do not usually share posts that arrive to my email inbox, but I love the ideas in this offering from Pottery Barn Kids…