Easy chemical free all purpose cleaner

When I began looking for alternative spray cleaners I noticed a lot of them were made with a vinegar base. I started experimenting with store bought vinegar based cleaners and I must say there are a lot of good options out there.  However most of them smelled too strong for me.  Let’s face it, I’m …

Confessions of a (former) Laundry Detergent Junkie

I’ll admit it, I was a tide junkie. Not to mention my obsession with the smell of snuggle dryer sheets.  I never really put much thought into what exactly was in my laundry detergent or dryer sheets.  Good smelling laundry meant squeaky clean clothes, right? Who doesn’t love the smell of “clean cotton”? I had …

10 money saving ideas for the holidays

  Do you always feel crunched during the holidays?  Every year I try to plan ahead but somehow I always find myself waiting until the last minute and then wishing I had thought about buying gifts three months earlier. That’s not to mention how I am somehow always tight on cash during the holidays.  Sigh. …

10% off Ready to Grow products from Back to the Roots

The holidays are fast approaching so I’ve partnered with Back to the Roots to offer my readers a 10% off coupon code on select products.  The Ready to Grow products are not only for the holidays though, these innovative garden kits make a great anytime gift for everyone, yourself included! If you are new to …

Follow me on Bloglovin’!

I just joined bloglovin, a great website that introduces you to bloggers that write about the topics you are interested in. I figured it was a good start to get my name out there. Here’s the link to follow me on there if you create a bloglovin account. Follow my blog with Bloglovin Happy following!

Natural Labor and Childbirth: what you need to know

  The number one question I asked everyone and anyone who had a baby while I was pregnant was “what does it feel like?”  I really wanted to have a natural unmedicated childbirth and I scoured the internet for all kinds of labor and birth stories.  Towards the end of my pregnancy I even tortured …

How being a mom for a year has completely changed my life

My daughter turned one last week and I can’t believe how fast the year went by.  Seriously, I feel like I was just posting pictures of my bump and trying the strangest home remedies to induce labor– steaming coffee in the toilet bowl anyone!?  Don’t judge, when you’re almost 12 days late you will try anything …