Or, what I failed to mention in my last post. After a few years of on-again, off-again blogging, I’m back. I hope what I have to say resonates with you. I love writing, and find that it helps me make sense of life. And that’s a good thing. Here’s what you need to know about […]

Anxiety Sucks

This morning, I sat down on a bench crying. I asked the world to give me an answer to a question I’ve been asking for years. “How do I start feeling better?” It’s a question that so far, has no answer for me. I’m tired of feeling broken. I’m tired of feeling overwhelmed. I’m tired […]

National Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Day

We all know October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. But for one in four women, there’s a day in October that’s significantly more impactful. October 15 is National Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Day. This means October is also a month to remember the sweet babies that left us all too soon. 1 in 8 […]

{Foodie Pen Pals} September 2012

It’s Foodie Pen Pal reveal day again! I can’t tell you how much I love participating in this program. It’s a great way to connect with other food lovers across the country. This month, I received a package from Brenna in MA. I had told Brenna my food restrictions (no shellfish or pork), and asked […]

Reflections for the New Year

As we pause the merriment of the High Holidays for Yom Kippur today, I sat down to reflect on my life over the past year. I wanted to take some time to think about how things have been, and what I will do differently going forward. I’ve been very blessed over the past year. I […]

{DIY} Homemade Dishwasher Detergent

I’ve shared before that I make our cloth diaper detergent and laundry detergent from scratch. I do this for a few reasons–it’s cheaper (this is key!), it lets me control what chemicals we’re exposed to through clothing wear and use, and frankly, it’s not hard to do. I use The Eco-Friendly Family Blog‘s recipes, and […]