Parenting, Slightly random

Breastfeeding joys

I'm about to talk about breastfeeding. If this bothers you, please read one of my past posts or go check out another blog. I won't hold it against you.  It's 11:30 pm and I am feeling very happy right now. After a long day of travel for a family wedding (7 hours in the car,… Continue reading Breastfeeding joys

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Food, natural health, Uncategorized

Officially Summer

We unpacked the ice cream machine yesterday. Two batches have been made, both dairy-free, one egg-free (and of course both gluten-free, as goes with everything here). I got both recipes from Danielle Walker's first cookbook, Against All Grain. You can find it on Amazon or Barnes and Noble, along with her other two wonderful cookbooks. … Continue reading Officially Summer

Food, natural health, supplements

NingXia Red Popsicles

Just sharing a recipe I made the other day,  knowing that this week was going to be very hot. This is a really nice way to get Big Brother his NingXia serving and keep him cool at the same time. Plus, he thinks it's super special - win!  This recipe makes four popsicles, with 1oz… Continue reading NingXia Red Popsicles

essential oils, Food, natural health, outdoors, YL promotions

Making my own sunshine

Happy first of May, everyone! I was feeling a little sluggish due to some cloudy weather and a "mostly cloudy, some rain" forecast for the week, so I'm making up for it with a can-do attitude and some cheerful essential oils in the diffuser. Nothing is getting me down this week! Here's what's on tap… Continue reading Making my own sunshine

around the home, Uncategorized

Naturally dyed Easter eggs

Easter Sunday is just two days away, and today Big Brother and I checked to see on the eggs we dyed overnight. I tried it two years ago and was a little disappointed with the results. This time, I feel better about my method and three of the five colors we did (I know how… Continue reading Naturally dyed Easter eggs

Crafting

Knit all the things!

Woohoo, the year is fresh and I am motivated! I mentioned knitting gifts throughout the year, and I began preparing for this by adding several patterns to my queue on Ravelry (lovely knitting and crocheting community website) last night. I'm looking forward to sharing my progress as the year passes, and ticking gifts off my list well… Continue reading Knit all the things!

natural health

Ready for the seasons

I've been building up our freezer supply of chicken broth ahead of the fall/winter seasons, and we just shopped today at our local health store for elderberries so I can make a batch of Elderberry Syrup. We are using Thieves on our feet also...and I applied some to Big Brother's just now after we spent a couple of… Continue reading Ready for the seasons

Crafting, Food, outdoors, Slightly random

Autumn is here!

Oh lovely Autumn! Crisp air, hot cider, pumpkins. My favorite season. I had to write a haiku to show my joy for, and love of the season we have just entered. I have gotten two knitting projects under my belt and am about to launch into two more. Hooray! We have had a busy past… Continue reading Autumn is here!