Advent Calendar Experiences Ideas

Holidays

My awesome neighbor gave us an advent calendar so this is our first year doing it! Ours is a green wooden rectangle piece with numbered doors all around and a snowman in the center. It’s super cute and I am so excited to start this tradition with the boys. We never did get into elf […]

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Fun-Maui Family Vacation 2015 Part 1

Adventures

There is something magical about going to a place I’ve never been to and exploring. I absolutely love traveling and highly recommend everyone do it! Even if it’s a local trip, it’s great to get away, spend time with your family and create memories that you can look back on. I had such a great […]

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Just One of Them Days

Mind

Just one of them days… We all have them as moms. We can’t think straight, we are frustrated, exhausted, tired, fed up. Your child is giving you a sassy attitude. You have a “spirited child.” Your baby is sick. Your baby is teething. You haven’t slept in days. You are having breastfeeding problems. You are […]

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Is Something Stealing Your Joy?

Quick Tip

One of my steps of living a healthier, happier lifestyle is to STRESS LESS! So I wanted to share a bit about the topic of materialism and how it may be stealing your joy and ultimately causing you stress. I read a book a while ago called Money, Possessions, and Eternity by Randy Alcorn. I’m not […]

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7 Books for Healthy Kid Foodies

Favorites Things

I absolutely love reading books to my kids! I try to read to them at least 20 minutes a day,  usually right after breakfast and before bedtime. Books have really been a powerful tool in helping my children learn about so many wonderful things; food being one of them. Below are 7 of my kids favorite reads that have helped them learn about real, […]

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Recipe: Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Basil Sauce

Food

This is one of my absolute favorite dishes I have made all year. I just HAD to share the recipe with you! Zucchini noodles are a great alternative to regular pasta noodles for those sensitive to gluten, are grain free or simply want to add more veggies to your diet. They are fun and simple to […]

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Orthorexia Nervosa: What it is and How to Avoid it

Holistic Health

I’ve been wanting to write about this topic for a while now! So here it is! Orthorexia Nervosa. What is it and how you can avoid it. “Orthorexia nervosa is not currently recognized as a clinical diagnosis in the DSM-5, but many people struggle with symptoms associated with this term. Those who have an “unhealthy obsession” with […]

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