A Visit to an Organic Dairy Farm with the Kids

We visited an organic farm last summer, and the experience has made a lasting impact. This post is part of a partnership with Milk Life and the National Milk Producers Education Program. Last summer the kids and I piled into the car one morning and drove south through fields of farmland until we stopped at […]

Greek Yogurt for Breakfast: My Morning Protein

On breakfast and fitting in everything you need before running out the door to meet the day, and I mean with a bowl of creamy Greek yogurt, fresh fruit, nuts, and a bit of granola. Naturally. I’m working together with Milk Life to share information about how organic milk makes a difference in our daily […]

Skin Balm for Everything: Ultimate DIY eBook Bundle

How to make a healing and soothing skin balm/salve with coconut oil, olive oil, and lanolin. This makes a wonderful gift for someone you love or for yourself. Use after washing the dishes, to sooth cuts and scrapes, to soften dehydrated winter skin. “Mom,” the voice carries into the kitchen as she walks through the […]

Eucalyptus Mint Whipped Body Butter: Homemade Gift Ideas

How to make homemade whipped body butter cream with coconut oil, shea butter, cocoa butter, and eucalyptus and peppermint essential oils. Great for personalized Christmas and holiday gifts or to pamper yourself during the winter season. “Teeth, hair, lunch box, backpack, coat, shoes, snow pants, boots, hat, mittens,” the morning chant escapes my lips. “I […]

Homemade Lip Balm and Lip Gloss for Your Valentine

Easy recipes for how to make your own natural homemade lip gloss and lip balm for you or your Valentines. Valentine’s Day is exactly one week from today. I have nothing. Frantically searching my brain for some Valentine’s Day subject to write about I toyed with a cute boy-meets-girl and bat eyelashes at one another, […]

Back to the Basics of Feeding Your Family: Eat Well, Spend Less

This month in the Eat Well, Spend Less series we are focusing on getting back to the basics of feeding your family. Let’s start at the very beginning, a very good place to start. Dinnertime is ever evolving in our house. This year we embarked on the path of swim club family, dragging the eldest […]

Rosemary Mint Shaving Cream: Homemade Gift Ideas

How to make homemade shaving cream with coconut oil and shea butter that smells of a delicious rosemary-mint pairing. Great for personalized Christmas gifts or just to pamper yourself. Around the same time that I started washing my face daily with the Ginger Coconut Oil Body Scrub I had concocted in the kitchen, I also […]