Dig deep now and be your most authentic self, okay? This is a safe place . . . you won’t be judged for saying the wrong thing. No, really. I’ll love you no matter what your answer is. Ready? Alright. Here goes: Continue ReadingRead More »
It’s true. Many cosmetics, especially mineral-based products, use nano-particles to “protect” skin from the suns rays. The theory goes that since regular-sized particles of zinc and titanium are a non-toxic way to prevent skin from burning, smaller particles can do the same without creating the “lifeguard nose” effect. Essentially, they absorb and/or reflect light differently so that your skin doesn’t turn chalky white after application. Continue ReadingRead More »
Daddypotamus and I recently discovered the ruins of an old cottage, complete with 1940’s era washing machine, chimney and a stash of vintage mason jars. Carrying my loot home, I wondered if there was something special I could do with them. If you’re looking for a few ideas also, here are 50 I think you’ll love: Continue ReadingRead More »
Across the Sahara to fetch a flower whose nectar will make your eyes sparkle like the dew from a thousand snowdrops?
I can’t help you with that.
However, if your plans are slightly less ambitious this year – say, have your kids cooperate without nagging or yelling, nourish your family with time to spare, get out of debt and kick mom guilt to the curb – well I have just the thing for you. Continue ReadingRead More »
Note from Mommypotamus: Today’s guest post comes from Suzanne Perazzini of Strands of My Life. Her ebook, Paleo Treats, is chock full of delicious recipes that are free of grains, nuts, eggs and refined sugar. Thank you for stopping by, Suzanne!
This recipe makes perfect burger buns, but it can also be shaped in various ways to create different grain-free breads and rolls. You can fill them with any filling you want but in this instance I have chosen bacon, fried egg, tomato slices, a few leaves of salad and a big flat mushroom per burger. Continue ReadingRead More »
Hey y’all, each week I share a useful tip, insight, or recipe from a book I’m reading. As you might imagine, I get a TON of books to review every month. Today’s review is Vaccine Illusion by Tetyana Obukhanych, PhD.
No, it’s not the [insert incredibly nasty thing your child most recently brought home], which has joined your family for breakfast. According to this Salon.com article, it’s your child – if you don’t vaccinate, that is. Continue ReadingRead More »
Has the most INCREDIBLE meyer lemon tree. Just walking into her backyard with the sweet citrus smell is intoxicating. As someone who loves creating my own beauty and food recipes – like this DIY diaper rash stick or these real food caramel chews – when I see a Meyer lemon tree I see enormous potential. And lucky me my sweet neighbor lets me sneak into her backyard whenever I please and grab a handful. Continue ReadingRead More »