Happily Ever After Birth Story

I've been stuck on what to write about since the birth of my daughter. I thought writing about my labor experience might be too cliche in the extensive pile of birth stories on the internet. Then I got to thinking...who reads birth stories? Expecting moms. And, having been an expecting mother twice in the past... Continue Reading →

30 Minute DIY Roll-Up Changing Pad

Tired of those gross department store changing tables? You know, the hard plastic ones that are ALWAYS out of changing table pads? The cold plastic (not to mention germs) on my little one's bottom is sure to get a shrill of discomfort that eventually escalates into tantrum if I'm not quick enough. AND bathrooms echo...so... Continue Reading →

“Beet the Heat” Juice Mocktail

Check out this refreshing mocktail containing the juices of beets, carrots, apples, and oranges to make one scrumptious summer drink! This mocktail's secret...orange juice ice cubes! Never drink a watery juice drink again! I feel like I have been pregnant for 2 years now, and through all this summer heat I have been craving a... Continue Reading →

Whole Wheat Berry Beet Muffins

I love this time of year for the all the fresh produce! We do have a garden but it's not producing in abundance, so I went a little crazy at the farmers market the other day and picked up a large variety of fruits and vegetables. I've always been intrigued by beets...their color especially...but I... Continue Reading →

Intent on Acceptance

Our lives are full of phases, just like those of the moon. From light to dark and full to new we understand that each phase holds an everlasting place in our hearts. Just so, the actual moon has been proven to have a phenomenal effect on natural elements, like the ocean, but it also has... Continue Reading →

The 5 Best Buttermilk Recipes

If you are anything like me, buttermilk is a staple ingredient it the house...but not one that is often used up before it spoils. So I am giving you 5 great reasons to use it up! #1 Chocolate Buttermilk Quick Bread Even though this is called a bread, it's reminds me of a dense, rich... Continue Reading →

Bassinet Insert Cover DIY

Revamp that hand-me-down bassinet with a new insert cover! So simple to make with only a yard of fabric! Also, what parent couldn't use some extra sheets when baby decides to spit up or have a blow out??? With how easy this DIY is, you will have sheets galore in the fabric of your choice!... Continue Reading →

Discovering Yourself through Failure

I have been wanting to write a post about failure for a while. Fate would have it, this morning I was watching the news and saw a report on the pressures kids, teens, and young adults are facing when it comes to meeting a level of perfection that is unrealistic and essentially unachievable. I had... Continue Reading →

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