Make Your Own GOOT (Natural Healing Balm)

For the past couple of weeks, Big A has been battling a pretty nasty sinus infection. Unfortunately, a person with a deviated septum and severe allergies tends to know the drill when it comes to sinus...

5 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Immune System

Winter is coming. No, like, it really is coming! Now that we have a new puppy, I spend a lot more time outside in the middle of the night than I would like to. But, you know, small puppy bladders make...

DIY Eggshell Vitamin [Calcium Supplement]

I love eggs. Like, seriously, totally one of my favorite foods. They’re so versatile and, in paleo, are used in just about everything. So, we buy them often. And we fly through them. And I alway...

Why I Changed My Mind About the Tdap Vaccine

The second I found out I was pregnant, my brain went into research mode. Being the left-brain dominant person that I am, I had to know anything and everything there was to know about pregnancy and bab...

Homemade All-Natural Toothpaste

My family hasn’t used regular traditional toothpaste in quite some time now. We’ve been getting our flouride-free¬†toothpaste from Amazon, but I knew we could do better. In price, and ingr...

DIY Almond Flour

I LOVE almonds. Seriously, I cannot believe I spent a majority of my life thinking they were just a nut. The only place I saw these versatile little guys was inside a bag of trail mix. I’ve been...

The Struggle of the Boy Mom

On Friday morning, I woke up to a dreary, windy day. The clouds were abundant, and the air was chilly and wet. And, just like that, fall had arrived. I’m not going to lie: I’ve secretly be...

Mining for Gemstones

If you’ve followed my blog for any length of time, it’s pretty apparent that we love the outdoors. I’m constantly browsing the web for different adventures to take with my boys in ou...

I Don’t Love My Husband Like I Used To

My husband’s laughter echoes throughout the dark house, as his hands graze lightly across my swollen belly. He eagerly waits, a hint of a smile still on his lips, and laughs again as a series of...

Surviving the Road with a Toddler

It’s been a few years since we made a trip to the beach, so you can imagine my excitement when my mother-in-law contacted us for a spur of the moment beach trip! *Cue excited screech and happy d...