• Sunburn Relief Spray

    Sunburn Relief Spray Gosh darn it. I knew this glorious, scorcher-of-a-day was too good to be true! Today  I had company to occupy the children, so I took full advantage of my semi-free time to get dirty!  I accomplished a lot in the garden, but the sun has left his …

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sunburn-relief-spray

Sunburn Relief Spray

Sunburn Relief Spray Gosh darn it. I knew this glorious, scorcher-of-a-day was too good to be true! Today  I had company to occupy the children, so I took full advantage of my semi-free time to get dirty!  I accomplished a lot in the garden, but the sun has left his …

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Electronic Baby Book DIY

Well, here I am with my bi-monthly blog post! While that is certainly not the goal, that is what my posts are shaping up to be lately. It won’t be like this forever, so just roll with it. I do. Sweet Toddler and I are recovering from an awesome stomach …

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Homemade Disinfecting Wipes

OK, new rule:  No one is allowed to say the words “poop” or “sleep” around me right now. ‘Cuz those are my buzzwords, and I might just flip out.  Ninja style. It’s easy to see from my “new rule”  that I may be in a little over my head right …

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Bar Soap To-Go

You guys.  I’m really excited to SHARE my latest creation with you…  (Don’t miss the giveaway at the bottom of this post!) Bar Soap To-Go! The inspiration for this portable bar soap was actually my workplace. (My workplace outside the home, that is).   It has some of the most …

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Easy, No-Sew Upcycled Wool Cozies

The other day, I was running behind for an appointment that I really wanted to take a mug of tea to.  I had made my tea in a mason jar, and it was still too crazy hot to carry. Crap.  I have to leave RIGHT NOW. So, I grabbed a …

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Holiday Footprint Crafts

The holidays are such a busy time of year! It’s important to me to make sure I take time out to make a special craft with the kiddos, no matter how busy and hectic things get.  I usually try for an ornament, but this year since it is our first …

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Calming Herbal Tea Blend

  I have an infant and a toddler.  It’s safe to say that I may or may not be certifiably “bat-shit-crazy.” Labels aside; one thing’s for certain– there are times in my day, (or heck, my whole day–I’m not gonna lie,) that I need I a physical or mental break.  …

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Sweet Baby, Version 2.0

In mid-August, this sweet young man graced us with his presence! Born under a Super Moon, this Sweet Baby shares the traits of the infallible, calm, illuminating, and awe-inspiring moon.   He had a beautiful birth at home.  I was powerful, he was strong.  I remember in the midst of …

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Hawk Attack: Trauma at the P Patch

The past few days have been eventful around here…  And not in a good way. We were entering Phase II of our “backyard flock expansion,”  where we felt the 10 week old hens could hold their own against the Big Girls, and therefore allowed everyone out of the coop/tractor to …

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A Recipe for DIY Ruby-Colored Lip Tint

Charming Alkanet Root.  The star of this lovely lip tint. If you’re like me, you can’t be bothered with make-up, but sometimes, a little lip tint goes a long way, and can be just what you need to enhance your natural radiance.  Gotta love those kitchen cosmetics!  Alkanet is a …