Why Women Really Cut Their Hair

Hello March, I am so glad to see you. February was kind of rough. Between the bitter cold and deary cloudy days making me mopey and the lovely letter from the IRS that required over 100 hours of work to prove my business expenses for my 2012 tax return, and emotionally/logistically prepping for my first… [read more]

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Good times at Alligator Point

It's been a pretty mild winter in North Florida this year. I like to think God is helping to make our transition from the year-round beach life in Jupiter to … [read more]


Yup, I am Gonna Talk About Vaginal Steam Baths

Oh Lordy, y'all are gonna think I am insane. But I have already talked about energy healing, eating my placenta and making sure your uterus is in the right … [read more]


How to Prevent Morning Sickness

  **This is a guest post from my long time friend, Lindsey Morrow of  She is awesomesauce!  She has graciously agreed to share … [read more]

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Nine Natural Cleaning Recipes for New Mamas

Welcome to the January 2015 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Household Chores This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting … [read more]

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How To Stop Feeling Overwhelmed

Hi Sweet Mamas!  How are you doing this month?  I know how busy and crazy and stressful the holidays can get.  I have just the thing to help!! Just imagine a … [read more]

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Beech Mountain Family Ski Trip!

  Last spring we took Penelope skiing for the first time and it was such a great experience. Going on family ski trips is something I have been … [read more]

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Grain-Free Family Table

Carrie Vitt, of Deliciously Organic, just came out with a new cookbook and it is fabulous!  I met Carrie online earlier this year, she lives in North Florida … [read more]

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Penelope’s Butterfly Garden Birthday Party and Pear Tree Greetings Giveaway!

How is my beautiful girl 5 years old?! What a milestone 5 is! She really is no longer a baby, and it's hard to wrap my mind around that fact. I have been … [read more]

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Roasted Beet and Arugula Salad

Who's getting pumped for Thanksgiving this year?  I used to dread it, because it was just another reminder of what a big failure I was in the kitchen.  But … [read more]


Why My Child Does W Sitting

W-sitting is when your child sits on the floor with knees together and feet on either side of their hips. It is called that because if you look at them from … [read more]


Chicken and Grape Bake Recipe

I made this recipe from my cookbook From Your Garden To Your Family a few weeks ago for my family and I thought I would share because it's one of our favorites … [read more]


Host Your Own DIY Spa Party!

  Have you ever been to one of those parties where you feel obligated to buy something? You know, like Pampered Chef or Thirty-One Gifts, those type … [read more]

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Double Your Eyelashes The Natural Way

If you are in the mood to really let your light shine bright and be seen, check out my new obsession! Younique mascara. After living in Palm Beach … [read more]


Back To School Style for Mama

I am such a HUGE fan of Stitch Fix. Words really cannot even describe how much I love this company. When they first launched, I was one of the first in line … [read more]

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DIY Lunch Box Notes

After spring break last year, Penelope started noticing that some of her friends had lunch box notes in their lunch, specifically ones with knock-knock jokes. … [read more]

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Transitions and Turtle Rescue

I still miss Tallahassee and my friends so much, but beach living is beautiful. Penelope dubbed this summer "Mama and Penelope Camp" because she refused to … [read more]