Welcome to my online “home.” Like many people, much of my life is built around my home and family. And in my case, I’d say that an unusual amount of my life happens at home. Creating a happy, healthy home
I’m a goofy mom who loves to cook, garden, delve into research projects, and care for my three young kids. I’ve been a stay-at-home mom because of chronic autoimmune conditions, but am also a registered nurse and an independent sales consultant
Joshua’s Birth Story As I sit here nursing and soothing my baby, I can’t imagine our family without its newest member: Joshua Charles. He was born on January 1, starting our year with considerable excitement. Our family feels so complete now.
February 2015 We are one week into a stomach bug at our house — both of our “big” kids (ages 6 and 3) have it. They have brought home a new illness from preschool or kindergarten every week since we
By special request, here is how we make a sorbet cake every December for our child with multiple food allergies. This photo is from my first attempt at making this cake, when she turned one year old. Since then, the
December is a wonderfully hectic month for our family, because we not only celebrate four weeks of Advent, Christmas and eight days of Chanukah, but also have birthdays in our home on December 13, 20, and 23, as well as
Let’s begin with this question: How much does your family spend on cleaning supplies each month? In 2013 the average U.S. household spent $42/month on cleaning supplies. That’s $504 per year! This is why investing in a reusable, effective, healthy