Monster Make a Match Game – Mama May I {Review}

I have long been admiring the work of Jessica Perkins as she opened her online shop, Mama May I. Filled with handmade learning toys for ages ranging from infant through childhood, it is a shop based off of naturally ecofriendly priciples as well as a mission that I believe in. Jessica was … [Read more...]

Recycling Your Baking Supplies

A few months ago I went to the Natural Products Expo in Baltimore. While I was there I did a lot of browsing around the aisles and aisles of responsible companies. One of my favorite things to do there is connect with new brands. I love hearing more about those that create great products and act … [Read more...]

Tomatoes – A Necessity in Our Home

Tomatoes are a necessity in our house. We use them all the time, in many of our meals, and in the summer time fresh off of the tomato plants. Of course fresh tomatoes are our choice when it comes to incorporating them in our meals. We even freeze tons to last us all winter long. And,¬†there is always … [Read more...]

Fun Times With a Wubble Ball! {Review}

I don't know about your kids, but mind have been dying to try out the new Wubble Bubble Ball ever since they first saw it. I remember back to my childhood and those toys, the ones that seemed too good to be true, the ones with this mystical feeling to them, were always the most exciting to get your … [Read more...]

The Dyson Hot + Cold Bladeless Heater Fan: 7 Reasons You Need This

So we moved to New England this past summer. We have been in the house for exactly 3 months. Part of moving into a new home is learning about the house. The ins and outs - the noises, the annoyances, the lovely little things like the beautiful sunset that you didn't expect, and the lay of the … [Read more...]

Nutrition for Emergencies Among Other Things – Milkman

Now, I have chatted about being prepared for emergencies before. I've talked about what to keep in an emergency kit in our basement and for us it is mostly games and toys and lights and for us, water (we have well water). I have never really touched on food though. Sure, I have some things canned. … [Read more...]

Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Roasted Vegetables and Bacon {Side Dish Recipe}

A few years ago my thoughts on brussels sprouts changed entirely. I had only ever had this green veggie roasted whole. Quite honestly the texture was what got me. I just couldn't get past the feeling of it to enjoy the taste. I am not sure if it had to do with the way the layers all cooked … [Read more...]

Kids Getting Creative – Champions For Kids

My C was born creative. There is not a boring bone in her body. As she has grown older, this creativity of hers has allowed us to bond. It has allowed me to get to know her better. And it has served as a form of self expression for her. The simple act of coloring, cutting paper, drawing has so … [Read more...]

Applegate Helps on the Quick and Easy Lunch Front {Review and Giveaway}

The classic scenario in our home in the morning: After pestering the kids to get out of bed on time (and who wants to get out of a bed with a down comforter when the temp is freezing outside?!), I am constantly hurrying everyone around from one "station" to the next. Get dressed, eat breakfast, … [Read more...]

Enjoy Life Crunchy Cookies and a Sugar Cookie Apple Pie Crust

When we lived in PA I used to go to this store that happened to be right in the center of our town called Kimberton Wholefoods. I always used to frequent this store for specialty products. After H was diagnosed with a peanut allergy it became my go to place for information and allergy friendly … [Read more...]

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