Homemade Play dough or “Play-Doh”

The weather here has been much chillier than usual. We love it, but taking a toddler and a newborn outside in 32 degree rain is not recommended. So we are working in our indoor fun- hence the play dough. It was a super simple fun project for my little one and I to do in…

Homemade Sink and Tub Scrub and Air Freshener

I am very excited about the discovery of this scrub/air freshener and how I put it to use in my bathroom. I mix baking soda and some delicious and grime fighting antibacterial essential oils and inhale deeply. (I use orange and lemon.) Sitting on the counter of my bathroom, the whole place smells like citrus….

Pumpkin Pecan Spiced Oatmeal

This weekend I declared I was done with pumpkin. I’d just had enough of it and tried all of my favorite recipes that ask for it. I then realized I still had 8oz or so left in the fridge that I was vowing not to waste, and adding a little vitamin A to breakfast never…

10 Day Real Food Pledge Starting Today

Over at 100 Days of Real Food, there is a wonderful 10 day Real Food Pledge. A few months ago, I don’t think I could go a day without refined sugars and carbs and processed foods, but these days, it’s gotten easier. And it sort of happened by accident, as a fun cooking exploration. I…

Non-plastic Toddler Dishes, Tableware and Utensils

We are trying to get rid of plastic that’s in and around our food, but it is quite a long journey. I think because they are growing and changing so quickly, it is a great idea to start with the kid items and work our way to our everyday cooking and eating. There are so…