Garlic Scape and Basil Pesto – Nut Free

So, we are inundated with garlic! The day I dreamed of is finally here - harvest day. Okay, so we've been harvesting herbs for a little bit, but the garlic, the garlic is here! I am going to go on record saying that garlic was the best gardening decision I ever made (so far). And I plan on … [Read more...]

Thinking Differently About Food

Our eating habits sure have changed over the last 5 years. Actually, ever since we had C things have been different. But I will say that the tipping factor for us was the CSA. As soon as we became a family that was vested in our local food culture and started to understand how our food was grown … [Read more...]

Crafty Gifts For Your 6-9 Year Old

I quite possibly could have the craftiest girl on the planet living in my home. She is fascinated with the smallest of mediums and enjoys reusing and recycling things we use in the home to make her art. Crafting gifts are a huge win in our house during the holidays. That said, there are a few … [Read more...]

Weekly Meal Plan: August 17th – 23rd

What a week/weekend! A fun one for sure. With each passing day, a routine starts to set in. The kids are getting used to the house and we are settling in. We had a great visit with Ben's parents. They leave today and my cousin comes. I am excited to see her! Even better, she loves home cooked meals. … [Read more...]

International Can-It-Forward Day! A Good Place To Start…

Happy International Can-It-Forward Day! Last year I wrote about National Can-It-Forward Day, but this year Jarden Home Brands is taking it International! Here in this house we celebrate this as a holiday.:) Kidding (kind-of). But honestly, we will be canning today. Peaches are crazy … [Read more...]

7 Tips For a Great Shave and a #SmoothSummer

**Disclosure:¬†This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. I have a love/hate relationship with shaving. Always have. I love the feel of a smooth, clean shave (especially in the summer!), and I also love getting a little creative and … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Why I Love My CSA

We all know CSA's are near and dear to my heart. I wholeheartedly believe in the importance of fostering relationships between ourselves and our farmers. There are many ways to do this, many ways to support those local farms. CSA's offer an opportunity to really be a part of the farm. Julia from … [Read more...]

Wahl Hot-Cold Massager {Review}

* Disclosure: I received a Wahl Massager product for the purpose of this review. This post was made possible by Mom Spark Media. Thoughts are my own. For the last 6 months or so, I have had this area right above my shoulder blades at the base of my neck that has been super tense. Most of the … [Read more...]

Nuby Clik It Insulated Cool Sipper {Review and Giveaway}

H was pretty excited to get his new "sippy cup" in the mail the other day. He was even more excited that it had {adorable} fish on it. His first word is "bishie" and he went on to repeat it 857 times as he pointed to them on the cup and held it in his hands. Over.and.over. It wasn't planned that … [Read more...]

Jockey Classic Contour Bra {Review}

**Disclosure: I received free product in return for a review of the Fit Kit System and a Jockey Bra by Jockey and MomSelect. The opinions shared in this post are organic and my own. So, let me fill you in...this is my first new actually fitted bra since 2006. I fitted myself the other week … [Read more...]


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