A Path Forward

There are a lot of days where I can’t seem to see the way ahead. The path to my ultimate goals. Sure, I’ve tried visualization, meditation, journaling, classic goal-setting topics. I think over the years, I’ve made a little progress in a forward-type direction over the past year, but even after the personal development work, […]

The Long Road Back

A slipped disc, arthritis (at 36!), and spinal degeneration. “Are you kidding me?” I thought to myself (and lamented to hubby) when I saw the diagnostic report from radiology. My chiropractor was quick to call me, and did a great job trying to convince me this wasn’t the end of the world. But at the […]

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 […]