My Segment on HuffPo Live

Today I had the opportunity to appear on HuffPo Live to talk about my post “10 Ways to Show Love to Someone With Depression“. See me in action here:

April 2014 Stitch fix Review

April Stitchfix Review

I’ve been in a bit of a style slump lately. I’m a play-at-home mom and blogger, so my wardrobe needs are rarely fancier than jeans and a hoodie.  And that’s what I wear Every. Single. Day. And there’s really nothing wrong with that. But in the last couple of months two things have happened. The first thing is that I’ve found myself […]

Cloth Diapering Essentials Giveaway

Cloth Diapering Essentials Giveaway

This month I’ve teamed up with a few lovely bloggers to give away some Cloth Diaper Essentials! I obviously love this giveaway, because I love cloth diapers and want everything included in this giveaway for myself… Alas, I am not eligible to win. But you are! Here’s What You Could Win: 1. Four all in one Swaddlebees […]

Every Day Oils: Frankincense

Frankincense Essential Oil: Uses and Benefits

Frankincense (Boswellia carteri) Botanical Family: Bruseracae (frankincense) Plant Origin: Somalia Extraction Method: Steam distilled from gum/resin Medical Properties: Antitumoral, immunostimulant, antidepressant, muscle relaxing Uses: Depression, cancer, respiratory infections, inflammation, immune-stimulating (Source:  ”Chapter 4, Single Oils.” Essential Oils Pocket Reference. Comp. Gary Young. 5th ed. N.p.: Life Science, n.d. 66-68. Print.) How Is It Used? Apply […]

3 Everyday Essential Oils Giveaway—2 Weeks Only!

Essential OIl Giveaway

This month we’re giving you an opportunity to win a trio of Young Living’s most popular essential oils—Lavender, Lemon and Thieves Oil. These oils are included in Young Living’s Everyday Oils collection.  You’ll find a bottle of each in every premium starter kit. Here are a few suggested uses for these versatile oils: Lavender Soothe […]

Spring Sensory Table

A Spring Garden themed sensory bin

Have I mentioned before that I used to be a preschool teacher? Well I was. Which makes the last year of Darling Baby’s life that much more appalling. Sure, we’ve played and read books and listened to music and gone to baby school, but as far as any real official “ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES” go, I’ve completely […]

Darling Baby’s Lunch 3/31/14

Darling Baby's Lunch 3-31-14

Today we took lunch to the park and Darling Baby had: Clementines and blackberries Naturally cured salami Grass fed cheese cut into flower shapes A coconut flour banana streusel muffin Popcorn popped in coconut oil with butter from grass fed cows  

Easy, Slow-Cooked Oxtail Stew

Easy, Slow-Cooked Oxtail Stew

Add to Flipboard Magazine. We recently purchased a quarter of a grass-fed cow. It was a really great, affordable (well, per pound at least) way to stock our freezer with grass-fed beef, but we ended up with a lot of odd bits that I’ve never cooked before! I actually didn’t know what the oxtails were. […]

Darling Baby’s Lunch 3/26/14

Darling Baby's Lunch 2-26-14

Today we are running errands and taking a trip to the park. I packed Darling Baby: Leftover Grain-Free Taco Pizza from last night (recipe still in testing) Berry and grape skewers Sour cream for the taco pizza and dipping the berries Soaked and dehydrated walnuts Diced tomatoes We are using this fun new container.

Simple Bibimbap Recipe


While the ingredient list for this may seem long, it is actually a very quick dish to throw together once you have prepared the components. For an even faster dish, you can find seasoned vegetables and sauce for bibimbap at almost any Korean market. It makes a great lunch or dinner. You can even have it […]

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