Candy Corn Halloween Craft

For some reason I’ve been really excited about Halloween. It is a super fun holiday for kids (if you take the focus off the spooky stuff) and there are lots of great crafts little ones can do to celebrate. In light of my unexplainable excitement for Halloween, I’m kicking off a series of Halloween crafts you can do with your kiddos ....more

My Friend Candace’s Transformation

I posted this story about two years ago. But, I love, love, love how inspiring in a holistic way my friend Candace’s story is. If you’re needing some motivation for change in your life when it comes to diet and exercise, let her wise and honest words encourage you ....more

Real Food Menu Plan: September 14-20

I think as moms, we often worry about our kids getting enough fruits and vegetables in their diets. I especially want my little people to stay healthy as we enter into flu season. As you’ll notice with my recipes, I often up the nutrition of typical dishes in a sneaky yet still yummy sort of way ....more

The Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle–Only on Sale Through Monday!

We all want to make better health and lifestyle decisions for ourselves and those we love. We want to lose some weight, have more energy, use greener products, create nutritious meals for our families, get fit, and feel confident that we’re doing all we can to prevent serious diseases. But it’s so easy to feel overwhelmed and intimidated by the masses of healthy living advice out there – to the point where we’re frozen into complete inaction instead! ...more

Dingy Dresser Transformed into Kitchen Hutch

Furniture makeovers are one of my favorite things to do. Before I had kids I had a knack for finding great furniture deals at thrift stores and garage sales, giving them a facelift, and then reselling them for more. It is a fun hobby that has slowed down a bit but I still like to get my hands dirty every once in a while ....more

Much Love for Lana at Art and Soul Photography

Along with our site being updated, you may have noticed that our pictures have been updated as well. We were lucky to snag our friend, Lana Ekland at Art and Soul Photography to take the job. I’ve actually have known Lana for over five years now because once upon a time, she photographed my wedding! ...more

Whole Grain Pizza Bread

I feel silly posting this as new, exciting recipe. Because many of you already make this, right? But,...more

New Up & Up Toiletry Products from Target (+ Win $100 Target Gift Card)

Let's get real for a moment, shall we ladies (oh, and our friend, Keith, who reads the blog)? Who doesn't love Target? Trendy home decor at a fraction of the price, short check out lines, eye candy everywhere you look. It sure the heck beats a shopping experience at it's biggest competitor, if you know who and what I mean....more

New Up & Up Products from Target (+ Win $100 Target GiftCard®)

Let’s get real for a moment, shall we ladies (oh, and our friend, Keith, who reads the blog)? Who doesn’t love Target? Trendy home decor at a fraction of the price, short check out lines, eye candy everywhere you look ....more

Confessions: Ultrasonic Scalers, Dog Bowls and Fruit Flies

I had to convince myself to not cry at the dentist. Got my teeth cleaned a few days ago. I’m pretty good about going to the dentist regularly ....more