Removing Labels with Essential Oils

Ethan and I have been trying out some fun DIY projects over the last couple of weeks using upcycled materials that we’ve found around the house. A lot of the projects have required glass jars. Now, if you know me, you know that I’m kind of a glass jar hoarder. We use them for everything. […]

{Recipe} Easy-Peasy Chicken Strips

Last weekend, my mom and nephew came for a visit from Indiana. We had a chance to do a lot of fun stuff, but the whole weekend, the boys were asking for chicken nuggets. Now, if you know me at all, you know that store-bought chicken nuggets don’t fly in this house for many (MANY) […]

Feminine Empowerment Diffuser Blend

Amazing child aside, parenthood is tough. Most days are fun. Really, truly fun! But some days I feel like hibernating for the next 14 years, because I’ve had to answer trivia questions on how many outfits Pepper owns in the Ironman cartoon, exclaim over a new Lego build that is called “the poop bus,” taste a […]

ALCAT Results: Limiting and Kind of Scary

Change is scary. Change is hard. But I’m pretty good at making changes to my own life. To be honest, I’ve had a lot of practice. Making changes to my four-year old’s life is far scarier and uncertain than making changes to my own. And that’s what I have to do as a good mom […]

Today Was a Hard Day: ALCAT Testing

Today was a hard day. Ethan and I learned the results of our ALCAT testing, and I’m still processing. There may have been a panic attack and lots of heartburn involved, and my heart hurts for the changes that my boy is going to be making over the next week. After a few years of […]

Quick Workout

As a busy mom, I’m always looking for ways to sneak in a few extra minutes of a workout on days when I can’t find time to get a full 30-60 minutes done. Here’s a quick 2:30 workout that works your arms and core. :30 high plank :30 as many sit-ups as possible :30 side […]