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]

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]

Easy Toddler Easter Craft

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Ever since I started taking ceramic wheel throwing class this past year, my creative side has awakened. When Penelope was a baby, my primary outlet was sewing, but I have always loved painting and making art. I love using art as therapy; I find it so therapeutic. Penelope is such a little artist, too. Unlike… [read more]

DIY Kids Christmas Craft Ideas

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Last year I did a couple of Christmas crafts with Penelope that were really fun.  She got such a kick out them, and they were all great fine motor skill practicing opportunities.  For this Christmas tree button one, I bought a big bag of buttons and some pipe cleaners.  You tie a little knot at… [read more]

Advent + St. Nicholas


This year I am starting a new tradition for my little family and I thought I would share. It was inspired by my sweet friend Haley and her new book: Feast! Real Food, Reflections and Simple Living for the Christian Year. Haley, like me, is Catholic, but her ebook is great for any Christian wishing to… [read more]

Grain Free Thanksgiving Menu

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  Thanksgiving dinner used to scare the bejeezus out of me. Lots has changed since then and now I really enjoy cooking on Thanksgiving. I always keep the meal simple and resist the urge to make five bajillion vegetable sides just so the table looks like a feast. Last Thanksgiving I did a totally grain… [read more]