Part of living simple is incorporating items that serve many purposes. Enter the Mason Jar. Simple, timeless, useful, and just plain cute. I feel a little redneck writing about how much I love these jars, but hey, it’s my life…
One of the first things to go when we started our natural journey was my excessive pop/soda drinking. I cringe thinking about how much of this beverage we consumed on a daily basis. We usually had cases of Dr. Pepper (which was Mr. Coppertop’s favorite) and a case of Sprite or Diet Coke around for me. Read More
Make sure you read my last post introducing our natural journey to fertility. I’m not a doctor, this is just my story… Read More
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… Read More
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, followed by a slow, drawn out whhhhhhy…?
When it comes to saving money, one of the first things we do is try to see where our money is going. Looking through receipts and tracking our spending regularly has helped us keep our spontaneous spending under control. It has also revealed some areas that we could cut back on or eliminate altogether. Here are five things we quit buying that have saved us a ton of money…
I recently listened to a podcast where the hosts were discussing stress levels today vs. the stress levels of generations past. These two women, having already raised their families, talked about how life seemed more stressful now, even though they weren’t in the thick of motherhood, simply for the fact that they had more stuff, more options, and more decisions to make about their stuff and options. Lol. Did you catch that? Read More
I get choked up thinking that as of today, my little Jovie is four years old… She was my gift straight from the hand of God that picked me up out of my years of infertility, and sent me into this wild ride of motherhood. Read More