No joke, I was just complemented today for “not having one wrinkle”! I know I’m still young (33), but I honestly was seeing some signs of aging over the last few years (eeeek!). My skin has improved tremendously. Wrinkles are inevitable for us all, but aging gracefully by taking care of our bodies inside and…… Continue reading Homemade Wrinkle Cream… That Works!
Oh how I loved my Coffee-Mate (or Starbucks!)… french vanilla, cinnamon, Pumpkin Spice, Peppermint Mocha! Oh my! They tasted so delicious and I felt that they got me into the Fall, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Spirit! They were special drinks offered only during this special time of the year, and it IS my FAVORITE time of…… Continue reading Homemade Coffee Creamer… For Your Perfect Holiday!
I love Fall. I don’t know about you, but when October comes, all I crave warm foods that make me feel cozy. I love hot tea and warm socks and scarfs (although we haven’t needed those just yet in California!). Roasted vegetables, squashes, and everything pumpkin (yes pumpkin is a squash!). Is it a coincidence…… Continue reading Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe
There is something really cool about making your own products. Actually, I find it empowering. I am not bound to consumerism. I am not bound to do what is recommended. I am in charge of what I put in my products and put onto my body… And making homemade lip balm, was probably the most…… Continue reading DIY Homemade Lip Balm… with the perfect tingle!
Jumping out of my comfort zone a bit and using my Instagram as blog post. I am a perfectionist by nature and I really like my photo’s to look perfect. Obviously there is no perfect. I would rather post valuable information than have THE BEST looking photo’s and not be as active as a blogger.…… Continue reading Are You Eating Enough Greens?
So many people skip breakfast! It’s so busy in the morning, especially if you have kids to get out of the house or work to get to! That is why I LOVE overnight oats! You make them the night before and you have breakfast ready to go first thing in the morning! They are easy…… Continue reading The Best Overnight Oats Recipes
(SKIP TO PART TWO OF FEEDING YOUR BABY REAL FOOD HERE!) If you asked my now three-year-old-twins what puffs were, they would not have a clue what you were talking about. They never ate puffs. Gerber didn’t step foot into our home and neither did any other type of pre-packaged food (organic or not!). My…… Continue reading Make Your Own Baby Food… How To Eat Real Food From The Beginning! (Part 1)
You know when you found THE ONE, you can’t get enough! There is no more searching, no more recipes to try. And guess what!? I found THE ONE, thanks to the PRIMAL PALATE and NOM NOM PALEO! There are so many chocolate chip cookie recipes out there, so many Paleo and grain free cookies, but with…… Continue reading Best Ever PALEO Chocolate Chip Cookies…Deceptively Nutritious!
Just today I was having a conversation with a friend about teaching our children the importance of real food, eating vegetables and whole foods and whether or not we should be hiding vegetables in food? That is the question. Why is it that so many of us have trouble getting our toddlers or kids to…… Continue reading Grain-Free Healthy Green Pancakes… For the Whole Family!
Life just seems to be getting busier and busier the older my twins get! They have so much energy that I can barely keep up with them! With all that running around we do together, I need quick and easy meals for the week. One of my favorite ways to make meal planning easier, is…… Continue reading Clean Eating Oven Roasted Rosemary Free-Range Chicken