“Beet the Heat” Juice Mocktail

Check out this refreshing mocktail containing the juices of beets, carrots, apples, and oranges to make one scrumptious summer drink! This mocktail's secret...orange juice ice cubes! Never drink a watery juice drink again! I feel like I have been pregnant for 2 years now, and through all this summer heat I have been craving a... Continue Reading →

Whole Wheat Berry Beet Muffins

I love this time of year for the all the fresh produce! We do have a garden but it's not producing in abundance, so I went a little crazy at the farmers market the other day and picked up a large variety of fruits and vegetables. I've always been intrigued by beets...their color especially...but I... Continue Reading →

Intent on Acceptance

Our lives are full of phases, just like those of the moon. From light to dark and full to new we understand that each phase holds an everlasting place in our hearts. Just so, the actual moon has been proven to have a phenomenal effect on natural elements, like the ocean, but it also has... Continue Reading →

The 5 Best Buttermilk Recipes

If you are anything like me, buttermilk is a staple ingredient it the house...but not one that is often used up before it spoils. So I am giving you 5 great reasons to use it up! #1 Chocolate Buttermilk Quick Bread Even though this is called a bread, it's reminds me of a dense, rich... Continue Reading →

Bassinet Insert Cover DIY

Revamp that hand-me-down bassinet with a new insert cover! So simple to make with only a yard of fabric! Also, what parent couldn't use some extra sheets when baby decides to spit up or have a blow out??? With how easy this DIY is, you will have sheets galore in the fabric of your choice!... Continue Reading →

Discovering Yourself through Failure

I have been wanting to write a post about failure for a while. Fate would have it, this morning I was watching the news and saw a report on the pressures kids, teens, and young adults are facing when it comes to meeting a level of perfection that is unrealistic and essentially unachievable. I had... Continue Reading →

Cheesy Black Bean Veggie Rice

This cheesy veggie rice is so easy and almost every ingredient is able to be substituted with something you have in your pantry or fridge right now (check out my substitution recommendations at the end). It's great for the kids but it's also a delicious side dish for adults! Plus, its packed with nutrition! My... Continue Reading →

The Working Comparison: Mom vs. Dad

Last weekend was Father's Day, a time to celebrate the "fun parent" with gifts, grilling, and giggles galore! I am blessed to have a fiance who not only financially provides but also emotionally supports and encourages our son as he grows bigger and smarter every day. We have gotten to a point where we appreciate... Continue Reading →

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