5 Family Favorites for Fall

5 Family Favorites for Fall

I don't often write random posts like this, but I wanted to share some family favorites that don't fit anywhere else. These are random things I've found that my kids absolutely love or tips I've … [Read more...]

How to Preserve Winter Squash Without Cooking It

How to Preserve Winter Squash

Early fall is one of my favorite times of year. The weather is perfect, the leaves are changing and winter squash is in (inexpensive) abundance at local farms and farmers markets so I buy in bulk and … [Read more...]

Shea Butter Lotion Bar Stick

Shea Butter Lotion Bar Sticks

I'm a natural skin care product addict.In college, my bathroom was filled with dozens of hair products, skin products and make-up that were likely filled with hundreds of chemicals. Natural … [Read more...]

Roasted Okra Recipe

Roasted Okra Recipe - Simple and nutritious

This recipe has quickly become a family favorite at our house, but I can't claim it.My kids have been helping their grandparents harvest and preserve vegetables from their garden, and the okra are … [Read more...]

Natural Toilet Cleaning Fizzies

Natural Toilet Cleaning Fizzies Recipe

Once upon a time, I made a few huge batches of my regular sea salt bath fizzies and postpartum bath fizzies as gifts for friends who were expecting babies.I kept a few of the ones that broke when … [Read more...]

Is Coffee Healthy?

Is coffee healthy or not

Like many things in health and nutrition, when it comes to coffee, the answer really is: it depends.I could easily write a post about all of the problems with coffee and I could just as easily … [Read more...]

Himalayan Salt Lamp Benefits

Himalayan Salt Lamp Benefits for Clean Air and Reduced Allergies

I have several Himalayan Salt Lamps at my house and I've talked before about how I use them to help purify indoor air and for their soothing red glow.We use these lamps so often that I figured … [Read more...]

Should You Do Kegel Exercises

Should you do Kegel Exercises-it depends

Note from Katie: I've stopped doing Kegels, despite their popularity. I'm happy to welcome Brianne Grogan back today to talk about when kegels aren't a good solution. Enter Brianne... A risk of … [Read more...]