Transform Your Relationship With Your Children with Childproof Parenting from Melissa Benaroya


  I recently had the opportunity to sit in on a webinar with the very talented Melissa Benaroya, and I REALLY enjoyed what she had to say. It is refreshing to hear a parenting expert admit that we ALL have struggles with our children! She talked about so many scenarios that I can relate with Continue Reading …

{How To} Clean Your Fruit With Lemon Oil


There is no doubt that essential oils are very useful and versatile around the home. A friend of mine just introduced me to using lemon oil to clean the waxy coating off of fruit! I am completely smitten with lemon essential oil and its cleaning properties – my kiddos swear that this lemon oil bath Continue Reading …

Summer Bucket List Printable – 2016 {FREE}

SummerBucket List

Last year I made a summer bucket list printable, it was pretty terrible considering I was brand new in the world of graphics. I’ve got a new one for you this year – enjoy!! (Click the link below the picture for the PDF printable!)   Click Here To Print!

Germ Busting Hand Spray {Recipe + Video}


Here is a great recipe for ON THE GO hand cleaning! I keep a bottle in my purse - my whole family uses it. You will need a glass spray bottle (hello, amazon), witch hazel, lemon essential oil, tea tree essential oil, lavender essential oil and water!     Enjoy!!

DIY Foaming Face Wash


Ahhhhhhh…..!!! There are SO MANY skincare products on the market. They all claim to be anti-wrinkle, pore-defining, acne-stopping or some other promise. Let’s not forget the “all-natural” group which claims to be super skin healthy, yet has an ingredient list 7 miles long….most of which cannot be pronounced by humans. What do I want? I Continue Reading …

All About Birds Unit Study – Elementary


Confession: my children know way more about animals than I do. It’s embarrassing really. The first time we took our oldest to the zoo, she proudly proclaimed, “Oh! There are the Okapis! Those are my favorites!” We had no clue what this little pint size zoologist was talking about, but we quickly learned all about Continue Reading …

Homemade, all natural facial toner (that works!)


I’m going to tell you a little fun fact about myself: I like things that are simple. Simple recipes, simple lifestyle, simple faith. I absolutely LOVE homemade, because there are fewer ingredients, I can pronounce them all, and….it’s cheaper! This is a homemade and simple facial toner that I just started using. So far I Continue Reading …

Birth Order ~ The Struggle Is Real *Warning – SARCASM AHEAD*


Birth order, it happens folks – it’s a FACT. There are a few clans you can belong to here, each one with a unique set of characteristics, struggles, DEMONS. First borns: These are my people, my peeps. I belong to this clan. And let me tell you, being first born is no cake-walk. It’s not all Continue Reading …

Stand Up Against LBL With Poise Thin-Shape Pads And #RecycleYourPeriodPad


    Motherhood has changed me in several ways, some for the better, some for the worse! Physically speaking, I have noticed two major changes in my body: the “pooch” around my mid-section (working on that now!) and a reduction in bladder control. It is not uncommon for me to squeeze my legs together when Continue Reading …