What We’re Eating (June, Week 1)

A few things to note before getting started: This is my first time including a shopping list for a meal plan. If it at first glance it seems extensive, remember it contains a lot of staple items you likely already have at home. Which should make things easier! A few other things that I hope [...]

Lemon Poppy Pancake Bites

I hesitate to even call this a recipe. More accurately, it is a variation of pancake mix and method. Ingredients: Your favorite pancake mix (and any necessary add-ins) 1 tsp. lemon zest 1/4 tsp. poppy seeds 6-8 drops of lemon essential oil (ONLY if you use a food safe brand like DoTerra or Young Living, [...]

Miso-Butter Rattlesnake Beans

It isn't often that a side dish pulls me through a restaurant door (though plenty of entrees, desserts, and cocktails have). But years ago I was so infatuated with a certain restaurant's miso green beans that I would duck in alone on my way to or from work for a "snack". Had I known then [...]

Kiwi Crate

This STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) learning box subscription has been such a great addition to our homeschool curriculum. But even if you don't homeschool, I believe you will find these activities fun and enriching for your kids. There are boxes available for different age groups; 24-36 months (Cricket), 3-4 years (Koala), 5-8 [...]

The best baby dishware + utensils

Having functional, high quality bowls, plates, and utensils for your little one can help ease the transition to solid food. Finding the right dishes can keep dinner from being tossed like a frisbee. And safe utensils give your baby independence and a chance to work on those motor skills! There are two brands that I [...]

Fizzwizz Cleaning Tablets

Whether you breastfeed (and pump) or formula feed, you have a set of baby bottles to keep clean. And while a bottle brush and warm soapy water, dishwashers, and home sanitizing all have their place... Being able to sufficiently wash a bottle on-the-go is important too! These tablets have made that task much easier for [...]

Love Bites

The treat I accidentally made and forever fell in love with... Ingredients: 4 tablespoons grass fed ghee or real butter 2 tablespoons organic coconut sugar 4 tablespoons organic brown sugar 1 cup organic rolled oats 1/3 cup organic peanut butter 2 tablespoons crushed pretzel 1/4 cup shredded coconut 1/4 cup fair trade dark chocolate bar, [...]