Breastfeeding

Ultimate List of Breastfeeding Essentials

November 13, 2017
breastfeeding essentials

Breastfeeding is no walk in the park. Something that seems like it should be second nature and so intuitive, definitely gave me a run for my money. My son had a tongue tie in the beginning and we struggled for several weeks before finding our breastfeeding groove. I go into more detail on my breastfeeding journey on my post Fed is Always Best. Now that he’s almost 18 months and our nursing sessions seem fewer and far between, I’m looking back on…

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Beauty & Wellness

Natural Winter Skincare Routine

November 12, 2017

Now that it’s getting colder here in New England, it’s time to get back to my winter skincare routine. I have relatively normal skin, but it does tend to dry out a bit in the the…

Blog Life

November Goals

November 9, 2017

So I’m a bit behind this month in getting my November goals post figured out. I’ve honestly just been in a blogging funk the last couple weeks. Posts have been sporadic, but I have been working…

Mom Life

5 Must Read Books for the Crunchy Mama to Be

November 2, 2017

I’ve read all five of these books  from front to back and I recommend them wholeheartedly not just to the crunchy mama to be, but any future mama looking for some extra knowledge and preparedness during…

Seasonal

5 Family Friendly Halloween Movies

October 19, 2017

We love watching Halloween movies! It’s a perfect way to get in the spirit of ghosts and goblins with the kids. Last year was my daughter Fota’s first ever Halloween, so I got to introduce her…

Dinners

Tangy Baked Vegetable Mac & Cheese

October 17, 2017

Who doesn’t love mac & cheese? While this recipe isn’t exactly healthy, it’s got all the cheesy goodness of the original without all the fat and you’ll get a serving of veggies! It takes me about an…

Dinners

Naan {Flatbread} Pizza

October 4, 2017

This recipe for naan (flatbread) pizza is an absolute favorite in our home. But I’ll admit, I only make it once in a while. Not because it’s a difficult recipe, but because it is somewhat time…

Blog Life

October Goals

October 2, 2017

September truly flew by and I can’t believe I’m now setting my October goals. The beginning of the month was all about welcoming fall, but then we had mid-summer temps and it was beginning to feel…

DIY & Home Decor

The Dublin Market & Bazaar

September 27, 2017

The Fall Festival This past weekend I was lucky enough to attend a fantastic antiques show — The Dublin Market & Bazaar. A dear old friend of mine, Maria Amarosa has created this amazing event, featuring…

Seasonal

5 Halloween Books Your Kids Will LOVE!

September 25, 2017

Halloween is just around the corner so I thought I’d share some of our favorite pumpkin and spooky character themed books with everyone. I love seasonal books because it’s a fun way to incorporate the holiday…

Breakfasts

Easy Classic Waffles

September 19, 2017

We usually break out the waffle maker on Sundays when the whole family is home and we have a laid back morning. It’s also an easy enough breakfast prep where kids can help, with supervision of…

Essential Oils

So Fresh & So Clean with Lemon Essential Oil

September 17, 2017

Lemon is another favorite essential oil in my home. It’s perfect to use in your strive for non-toxic cleaning solutions. The fresh and invigoratingly clean scent of lemon leaves your home smelling so good and you…