Our Green House
May07

Our Green House

Are you always on the lookout for the best organic and natural products?  If so, then you need to check out Our Green House!  If you’re ready to make the switch to natural, Eco-friendly products, there’s no better time than now! About Our Green House Our Green House is an online boutique that has been helping people make the switch to eco-friendly products for over 12 years! It all took root when the owner,...

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Kids Should Do MORE Than Chores
Apr24

Kids Should Do MORE Than Chores

I’m a Mom of three boys. Life gets crazy around here. Boys are notorious for making a HUGEtastic mess. Yes, I made up that word! My kids love walking through the door and dropping their backpacks and socks as they go. Ugh! It’s seriously exhausting sometimes. I feel like my house is never clean and there are always a million things to do. Of course, my kids have some basic chores. They clean the table after dinner and take...

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Why Adopt a Family Pet
Apr20

Why Adopt a Family Pet

Not everyone likes pets. It’s a plain and simple fact. As parents we’re often faced with difficult choices when it comes to our children. Almost every child begs for a puppy, kitten or another type of pet at some point in their lives. Should you give in? Let me tell you why I think you should adopt a family pet.   Why Adopt a Family Pet? Well, there are many good reasons! Let’s talk about a few of them and then get serious...

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Kids and Sports What’s Too Much?
Apr15

Kids and Sports What’s Too Much?

As a mother of boys, sports are an inevitable part of life. Boys like to play rough. They need outdoor time, time to run and get dirty. It’s just a fact of boy life! But sometimes sports can push kids too far. When it comes to kids and sports, how much is too much? Sports I’m a mother of 3 boys, so I know a thing or two about sports. I’ve been to countless Soccer, T-Ball and Football games. Not to mention the twice a week karate...

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Encourage Good Brushing Habits
Apr15

Encourage Good Brushing Habits

Did you know that if your teeth and gums are unhealthy, it can effect your overall health? That’s right! Think about it for a minute, everything in your body is interconnected. It’s important to find balance in your life and keep your entire body working properly. Your overall health is connected to everything from your mouth and teeth to your gut and skin.  I’ll admit, I’ve been a lazy Mom at...

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Margaux and May Muslin Blankets
Apr14

Margaux and May Muslin Blankets

I am a BIG fan of muslin blankets! They come in so handy when you have a little one.  My daughter as a tiny new born absolutely LOVED to be swaddled.  It was her safe warm happy place.  These blankets are large in size making swaddling your infant so easy and if there is too much fabric just fold it to the size that works for your baby.  Muslin blankets can be used for much more than just swaddling little ones....

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The Bronx Naturals
Apr08

The Bronx Naturals

I love supporting Eco-friendly small businesses that make products using natural ingredients. There’s something really special about using handmade products. You can just tell they’re made with love, straight from the heart. That’s why I was so excited to be introduced to The Bronx Naturals. I love burning candles and melting wax tarts, so I jumped at the opportunity to try the natural, hand poured candles...

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Little Leaves Sun Protective Clothing
Apr07

Little Leaves Sun Protective Clothing

Hello there! My name is Nikki and I recently graduated into motherhood and stay at home mom status. I love being a mother, wife, and an artist. I graduated with a degree in Fine Arts with an emphasis in painting from Washington State University, GO COUGS! I also love the outdoors and soaking up nature with my little family and our dog Anchor. My husband is a full time student and serving in the Army National Guard. Since having my...

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What is Aquaponics?
Apr02

What is Aquaponics?

Just imagine having a self-sustained food source right in your own backyard. Wouldn’t it be amazing to grow organic vegetables and fish with no pesticide and little maintenance? It sounds like something out of a science fiction novel, but it’s something anyone can do. The technique I’m talking about is called Aquaponics, and the process has been around for centuries. So, what is aquaponics? Let’s talk about it!  What...

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Is DEET Safe
Mar30

Is DEET Safe

Most of us have had the unfortunate experience of having an outdoor activity ruined by mosquitoes. Mosquito bites can be painful and itchy. Some bites swell and become irritated or even infected. To make matters worse, some mosquitoes carry encephalitis or the West Nile virus. This virus can cause serious complications for young children, the elderly or anyone with a compromised immune system. Ticks can carry other serious...

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Organize in Style
Mar24

Organize in Style

It’s almost time for spring cleaning, organizing and fun crafts. When warmer weather strikes, I get bit by a bug to clean, create and beautify. If you’re like me and are ready to organize in style, let me tell you about this cool magnetic system that will leave you neat, organized and crafty in no time. These handy dandy magnetic pins are called Pinion Pins and with them you can do everything...

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GoCause
Mar17

GoCause

Buying natural products is a great way to care for your family. As a green Mom, it’s important to me that I treat my family with love, care and respect. I also feel good about helping others. Creating positive energy and karma by doing nice things for others is such a satisfying feeling. It makes my heart happy. That’s why I was so excited to learn about a new mission called GoCause. Together, I believe, we can make a...

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Bead Relief
Mar13

Bead Relief

Giving back and doing nice things for others always creates good karma, and I honestly believe it. If you create positive energy, that positive energy will follow you. That’s why I was excited to learn about a company called Bead Relief. They support and raise awareness for amazing charities around the world.  About Bead Relief  Bead Relief was founded by two friends, John Gornik and Greg Elias. They were looking...

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Get Your Abs Back
Mar12

Get Your Abs Back

If you’re a Mom, you know how hard pregnancy can be on your body. My belly was stretched to the limits during my pregnancies. It was crazy! After the birth of my second child, my abdominal muscles were so separated I required surgery to repair the condition. Separation of the muscles during pregnancy is actually quite common. If you’re ready to Get Your Abs Back, I have something awesome to share with you!  I was...

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Baby Check
Mar05

Baby Check

If you follow my blog, you know about my youngest son Alex, who’s constantly battling one illness or another. You can read My Son Has Asthma to see some of our history. My most recent ordeal with Alex started this weekend. Alex started complaining of a sore throat and headache on Sunday. By Monday he had fevers reaching to about 103.8. That’s a pretty high fever! Since then, we’ve confirmed...

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