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]

Selling My Cloth Diapers!!


THESE HAVE BEEN SOLD! THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR VISITING Who wants them?! I am selling all of Penelope’s cloth diaper stash.  I had hoped to use them all on another baby, but since it’s not likely we are going to have another baby anytime soon, I would love for them to go to a… [read more]

Potty Time!


Similarly to our attempt at making baby number 2, we are gonna take the chill route with potty training. I am chomping at the bit to be done with diapers, especially since, the girls I was a nanny to, were total pieces of cakes to train.  I really, really don’t want to have a nightmare,… [read more]

No More Toilet Paper

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I am constantly trying to be a better person, mother, and wife, and I am always trying to be more “green” and reduce my natural urge to be over consumptive and have lots of shiny new things, so I thought I would give cloth toilet paper a try. I figured if I am washing cloth… [read more]

Mod Podge Fun!


This is my first attempt at Mod Podge! If you don’t look too close it came out pretty good. I am practicing for Penelope’s 1st Birthday party. I am going to Mod Podge some vases, like the one in the tutorial below, for decoration for her party. I reused a couple of bins of Seventh… [read more]

Elimination Communication


We have decided to try Elimination Communication in our house.  Err…I mean with Penelope (although Peter and I do communicate about our elimination, it goes like this, “I need to PEE! Right NOW! Can you PLEASE hold the baby!?!”) I never dreamed I would be participating in something like this.  I am about as crunchy… [read more]