After seeing how much time my kids will happily spend playing in our rice table on a recent… • Read More »

Perfect for Valentine’s Day, a paper heart wreath is a fun craft for mama and little ones! I… • Read More »

Each week we will ask our mamas a question from our readers that pertains to babies, kids, or… • Read More »

Tell us a little about yourself… I’m Sarah, age 28 and mama to a 15-month-old little girl, M.… • Read More »

My friend recently introduced me to the wonderful world of quinoa. At first I thought it was merely… • Read More »

Each week we will ask our mamas a question from our readers that pertains to babies, kids, or… • Read More »

I found out I was pregnant as I was walking out the door to run a 10k time… • Read More »

Being pregnant and having a toddler has been…interesting (and a wonderful lesson in patience). The first trimester was… • Read More »

I was thrilled to be given the chance to review Wink Diapers for our readers! These are some of… • Read More »

I’m no stranger to babywearing. I have written about my love for my old Beco carrier before and… • Read More »

Each week we will ask our mamas a question from our readers that pertains to babies, kids, or… • Read More »

Since becoming a mama, my days have become much busier and more complex. Although I am blessed to… • Read More »

Each week we will ask our mamas a question from our readers that pertains to babies, kids, or… • Read More »

If you are looking for an alternative dessert for Christmas or any holiday gathering, this cherry pie is… • Read More »

I had the pleasure of reviewing It’s Really 10 Months: Delivering the truth about the glow of pregnancy… • Read More »

Even before I became pregnant with my second baby, I knew I wanted to go a different route… • Read More »

If you like pecan pie you’ll really love this spin on the traditional recipe. The use of caramel… • Read More »

The how and why of why we started using Honest Co. products is a long story, but we… • Read More »

I had my second daughter, Jasmine, on December 10th, 2010 at 1:47 am. She was my VBAC (Vaginal… • Read More »

Sometimes when you are on vacation, or in my case driving down the street, you may see signs… • Read More »


Thanksgiving Lime Jello Parfait

Thanksgiving Lime Jello Parfait

Growing up, there was always one Thanksgiving dish that I looked forward to the most: my grandmother’s Lime Jello Parfait. My mom made it every year, and I’ve continued the tradition with my own family. It’s technically a dessert, but in keeping with tradition, we serve it with dinner instead of afterwards. The best part? [...]

Thanksgiving Stuffing

Thanksgiving Stuffing

Whether you call it dressing or stuffing, no Thanksgiving table is complete without this classic bread dish! Any type of bread can be used— white, wheat, homemade, or gluten-free. My friend Britney introduced me to her version of this dish almost 3 years ago, when she put together an early Thanksgiving feast for her husband [...]

Canning Low-Sugar Strawberry Jam

Canning Low-Sugar Strawberry Jam

I’ve always wanted to make strawberry jam. I’ve canned marinara sauce before and heard that jam was much easier and less time consuming – boy, is that right! One day last spring, when our local grocery store had a super sale on strawberries, I bought 5 lbs worth, washed them, cut the stems and froze [...]

Better-Than-Movie-Theater Homemade Popcorn… Seriously!

Better-Than-Movie-Theater Homemade Popcorn… Seriously!

When my brother and sister in law’s family started cleaning up their diet and eating gluten-, dairy- and soy-free (due to food allergies) they also started eating organic foods and tried to cut out all processed foods. I was recently at their house for my niece’s birthday party and saw my brother-in-law was making some [...]

Banish the Germs and get Onboard the Elderberry Train

Banish the Germs and get Onboard the Elderberry Train

A couple years ago I began my hunt for a natural way to combat all the germs my daughter Mae would bring home from preschool. Mae and her sister were starting to show signs of illness induced asthma issues and were having a hard time getting and staying well during flu and cold season. Then [...]