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DIY Hand Pump Lid for Mason Jars

I’ve been wanting to try this do-it-yourself Mason Jar hand pump lid since it was popular… three years ago… but I’m just now getting around to it. 😉 Now that I’ve done it, I’m not sure why I waited so long. It took me all of ten minutes and now I have a cute way…

DIY Diaper Wipes and Solution

I shouldn’t have, but I did…I went to EWG’s cosmetic database and looked at the ingredients in the Huggies Natural diaper wipes we have been using on our kids. DMDM Hydantoin? Methylparben? Polysorbate-20? Although they rated only moderately-toxic they pose viable risks for allergies, immunotoxicity, endocrine disruption, and so on… Share this:

Cloth Diapering From a Non-Expert

I love how cloth diapering is such a funny topic to discuss. It’s not exactly cool or fashionable. And when you mention it in a group of people, you never know what kind of reactions you are going to get. For me, it’s usually a raised eyebrow, wide eyes, and a curious, possibly disgusted look,…

Five Declutter Questions

I am working through the 30 Day Declutter Challenge, and it’s going really well. It’s been a lot easier than I thought it would be to get rid of our extra stuff. It feels good to throw things away or to be able to donate it to people who could really use it.  Share this:

A Five Dollar Date

I don’t date Mr. Coppertop as often as I should, but this morning we were able to break away for a little bit and have a fun morning together. The mom’s group at my church does a childcare morning every few months, where you can drop your kiddos off, for a couple hours and do…