I am familiar with making Body Butter, but I never took the extra time to whip it, but boy is it worth it! This recipe is as fluffy and delightful as it looks. And while there is a waiting period in the middle while the melted ingredient chill, it isn’t any more difficult […]
When you are paying attention, pets will communicate complex emotions and feelings. They love deeply and can feel overwhelmed, fearful, confronted, angry, aggressive, trauma, grief, tired, alert and stressed… just like you. And just like you, their emotions can affect their health and well being in a real way. Fortunutely, you don’t have to be […]
Feeding my family healthy, REAL food is a huge priority for me. When I compare organic prices to non-organic and fresh fruits and veggies to ramen and mac and cheese, I just assumed that eating healthy was more expensive, but you know what? My family is worth the investment. So I suck it up, pay […]
Want a quick, easy recipe for a smooth baby skin serum? For the most part, babies don’t need extra intervention with their skin. But if you really want to offer baby skin some extra nourishment and support, here is a smooth baby skin serum that will be gentle on the skin and support it naturally: […]
There. I said it. Nobody was going to give me mom of the year award anyway (have you seen my kitchen? No extra points for banana cement on the floor). I know I’m not the only mom who has thought this, but we aren’t supposed to say it out loud. I love my kids. I […]
Victoria B.C. reminds me of Europe. The buildings, the layout of the downtown… We spend the first day wandering around downtown in the morning and having an afternoon tea with the kid’s great grandmother and great-aunt in the afternoon. We stayed with their Great Uncle and his wonderful family. The kids have thoroughly enjoyed […]
Kamloops, B.C.!!! My hubby and I lived here from 2002 to 2004 and we have so many fond memories of this little city. Our first child was born here and we went most places on foot, so coming back brought a rush a memories of wearing my little guy all around town in my sling.
Our Epic Road trip is taking us to Canada today. We will spend the next week visiting my father in law in Alberta. I don’t know if he has wifi, so if you don’t hear fro me, rest assured that I am writing and taking pictures and will be back in a week or so. […]
Epic Road Trip Adventure – Day 2, New Mexico Lessons learned thus far on our epic road trip adventure: Children can and do go through multiple pairs of clothes every day. Making scary faces at your sister and making her scream can and will get your electronics taken away. Mommy doesn’t know the difference […]
Packing for our Epic Road Trip adventure! Today is Day 1 of our Epic Road Trip Adventure! But the preparations began last week when we pulled all of the camping gear out of the shed to take stock of what we had and what we needed.