Note from Mommypotamus: Today’s guest post comes from Becky Webb, a childbirth doula, Nutritional Therapist, and blogger at Rooted Blessings. Becky sent me a care package with this sitz bath to use after Levi was born and it is truly a soothing and relaxing treat. Thank you, Becky!
I am constantly in awe . . .
At the body’s ability to birth a [...] Continue Reading
Love pumpkin spice lattes and pumpkin pie? Then I think you're going to adore this recipe from dessert creator extraordinaire, Carol Lovett of Ditch The Wheat. Thank you, Carol!
Pumpkin Custard Bars (Grain-Free & Dairy-Free)
I love baking fall inspired treats. Pumpkin pie is one of my favorite fall flavors, and so far I've been making pumpkin [...] Continue Reading
There's a lot of debate about which fats/oils are best for seasoning cast iron. Some say flaxseed and soy are best, while others prefer to stick to the fats our grandmothers likely used: traditionally rendered lard and tallow.Personally, I prefer the second approach, but I've also added an additional healthy fat - coconut oil - to the list [...] Continue Reading
I was fine until someone mentioned oysters
At 41+ weeks pregnant I've been pretty content to grab every extra minute of sleep that's possible, ugly cry my way through random t.v. commercials, and generally enjoy myself. In fact, I hadn't really noticed how huge my belly had become until I accidentally knocked a kitten off the deck railing with it [...] Continue Reading
When planning the menu for a family get-together, dips like French onion or this easy paleo tahini dip always make the list. They are easy to prepare and make plain veggies and crackers something special.What Is Tahini?
Simply put, tahini is a paste made of ground toasted sesame seeds. A good tahini should be light and creamy, similar to a [...] Continue Reading
Life’s a sport. Drink it up.
That's what they say, right? Maybe for you that looks like this . . .Or this . . .Or even this . . .(But seriously, if you can do the splits while lifting weights please don't tell me. I just don't have a grid for that.)
For Me, It's About To Look Like THISOkay, maybe sport [...] Continue Reading
I Guess I Thought He'd Be Wearing The Tie, you know, since he was the guy and all, but on the day I was formally introduced to my now husband's bestie as "THE girl" it was me in the button down Oxford and red paisley slip knot.Wait, I'm pretty sure he has never said "bestie" in his life. Well, let's just pretend mmmkay? I had to wear the tie [...] Continue Reading
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I'm Heather, aka The Mommypotamus. I’m a wife, mom, real food lover, research geek, and amateur homesteader. And potamus... obviously.