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A winter treat

Homemade Snow Cones

Homemade snow cones are a winter treat that I loved as a child. I vividly remember scooping the snow into a big mixing bowl and lugging it indoors to make cones. A heavier snow makes the best cones. By heavy, I mean snowman building snow. However, even the fluffiest of powder makes a great cone […]

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A Clean Eating Amateur Takes On The Whole30

Let me start by saying I am NO EXPERT on diet or clean eating.  If you’ve been following my posts, you know I had quite the journey getting pregnant with baby #2.  I have always been fairly health conscious and tried to eat pretty “clean.” While doing research on fertility and changes I could personally […]

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healthy kid snacks

Five (Truly) Healthy Kid Snacks, Part One

I’m jumping into the heart of the subject right out of the gate: kids eat a lot of refined carbohydrates. Goldfish, cereal, bread, frozen waffles, boxed mac n’ cheese, breaded chicken fingers…sound familiar? These foods are both convenient and hyper-palatable (meaning they excite your little one’s taste buds). They’re also reinforced by our government. The […]

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8 Easy & Healthy Lunches For Busy Moms On The Go

Nowadays it seems like each season can receive the stamp of “busy”. Fall: back to school craziness! Winter: holiday craziness! Spring: graduation/end of school craziness! Layer in sports and work and social obligations..and I’m tired just typing this. Summer feels like a different kind of busy with its long, hazy days. Although days may stretch […]

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Lavender and White Chocolate Cookies

Lavender and White Chocolate Cookies: Baking with Lavender

Gardening is a favorite summertime activity for my children. In fact, they enjoy it so much that we readily grow herbs and mushrooms indoors all winter. Whether indoors or outdoors, our gardening endeavors always include lavender. Lavender and White Chocolate Cookies have become a family favorite. Lavender is a hearty plant that’s very drought resistant. It’s […]

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DIY acai bowls

DIY Acai Bowls: How To Make Them At Home

Nothing makes you feel like you’re on a surf trip or yoga retreat more than eating an acai bowl (well, except for maybe surfing and yoga). A cross between eating ice cream and drinking a smoothie, frozen acai is like a tropical vacation in a bowl. And pretty much just as expensive, especially if you’re […]

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