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The BEST DIY Cleaning Recipes

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There seem to be a million different non-toxic cleaning recipes on the intranets, these are tried and true ones that I think are the best. My go-to homemade all-purpose cleaning spray. Easy liquid laundry detergent. If you have a new baby and the for first time you are realizing that you don’t want chemicals in… [read more]

Flower Pot Dessert {Paleo “dirt” chocolate pudding}

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My sweet P goes to an awesome preschool with a strong play-based learning environment. The kids get lots of free play inside and out, lots of creative projects to strengthen the right side of the brain, and learn how to get along with others. There are special areas they rotate through several times a morning, including… [read more]

Why Women Really Cut Their Hair

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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]

Good times at Alligator Point

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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 Tallahassee easier on my husband, who deplores the cold. We recently took a day trip to Alligator Point, the closest beach to Tallahassee. It’s a… [read more]

Yup, I am Gonna Talk About Vaginal Steam Baths

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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 position. Besides, Martha Stewart and Oprah have talked about vaginal steam baths, when I originally posted this article two years ago, and now even good ‘ole Gwyenth is… [read more]

How to Prevent Morning Sickness

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  **This is a guest post from my long time friend, Lindsey Morrow of MotherRisingBirth.com.  She is awesomesauce!  She has graciously agreed to share tons of great info from her new eBook, Morning Sickness Remedies.**   Hi! I’m Lindsey! What I’m about to share with you is of epic proportions and included in my new… [read more]

Nine Natural Cleaning Recipes for New Mamas

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Welcome to the January 2015 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Household Chores This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Code Name: Mama and Hobo Mama. This month our participants have shared stories, tips, and tricks on tackling household chores. Please read to the end to find a list… [read more]

How To Stop Feeling Overwhelmed

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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 life where you have all the tools you need to navigate everything life throws at you. Imagine knowing exactly what to do when life… [read more]

Beech Mountain Family Ski Trip!

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  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 dreaming about for a long time.  We went to Beech Mountain, North Carolina and Beech Mountain Resort. The highest resort in Eastern America, Beech Mountain Resort (Ski… [read more]

Grain-Free Family Table

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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 just like me! She is a super kind and loving mama and an amazing chef.  She get’s it honest, her mama is a long time caterer! Carrie’s… [read more]

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

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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 feeling a big transition coming on in my life, and part of it is because of her fifth birthday. Being a mother to… [read more]

Roasted Beet and Arugula Salad

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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 after my daughter, Penelope, was born I made it my mission to teach myself how to cook so that I could make food for her.  I… [read more]

Why My Child Does W Sitting

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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 above, it looks like they are making a W with their body. If you see your child temporarily sitting in this position, or use… [read more]

Chicken and Grape Bake Recipe

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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 and just so dang easy to prepare. I am so excited to be back home in North Florida, I’m looking forward to getting back… [read more]

Host Your Own DIY Spa Party!

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  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 things. I personally love those parties and I am always totally down to go and buy while I’m there, because I think the socializing is fun (and socializing… [read more]

Double Your Eyelashes The Natural Way

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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 County, I started to notice that all the fashionable mamas here had these beautiful, long-but-natural looking eyelashes. Later, I found out they were fake eyelashes and the… [read more]