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Healthy, Easy, & Thrifty School Lunch Options

January 22, 2017

My oldest will be six next month….dear lord. He’s been in kindergarten for the past five months and has an amazing dad who packs his lunch everyday! Packing can be a big pain, so I wanted to share some of our healthy, easy, and thrifty school lunch options.

As a kid, I always bought my school lunch (packing was really unheard of in my house) but my husband packed his (himself). We did not have to worry about peanut allergies back then and I think I had a brownie (or two) everyday. 

Obviously that was years ago and things are a bit different. We now understand that much of the crap put into our foods are filled with sugar, GMOs, pesticides, etc.  Continue Reading…

10 All Natural Deals, Articles, and Tips for this Week

March 29, 2015

Some great all natural deals, articles, and tips for this week! 

1. Large Natural and Organic Samples, Pick any 3 for $2 each and get Free Shipping!
Abe’s Market is one of my go to sites for all natural and organic products. They have great sales, promotions, and three samples are only $6, plus free shipping. You can’t beat that. 

2. Cork Small Dial Watch with Crystals $26.25 ($35.00).
Super cute watch that is perfect for Springtime. I am always on the lookout for cheap watches and sunglasses since I either lose or break them often! Plus Abe’s Market has free shipping right now for any order over $29.

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Easy Kid-Friendly Upcycled Valentine’s Day Cards

February 8, 2015

My “almost” four-year old has his first “official” Valentine’s Day Party this up coming week. I wanted to have him make the cards that he’s passing out rather than buying them. Secretly, craft time, is one of the few times the he actually wants to spend with me right now. He is currently  on a kick to only be with his dad doing “boy things”. Ugh!

So, while perusing Pinterest I found these cute DIY valentine’s day cards. It looked super easy, so I thought I would give it a go.

Using some old broken crayons and construction paper already on hand, we were able to make some really cute valentine’s day cards for my son’s preschool class. Plus, my lil guy did most of the work!

What you will need:

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10 Great Articles, Deals, and DIY Remedies for the week of 12/21

December 21, 2014

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1. Lemon, Ginger, and Honey All Natural Remedy for Colds – this sounds amazing and I’m definitely going to make this next week. That way it will be ready to go once we have the first sign of a cold!

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2. How to make a Christmas Bow – you have to watch this! I am definitely going to try that this week when I am wrapping all of my Christmas gifts.

3. DIY Organic Vapor Rub – I have wanted to do this FOREVER! So excited to find this recipe this week. So, so  much healthier than Vick’s. I will be giving this a try next week as well. Continue Reading…