I caught him somewhere between "no you can't lick the cat" and "why are my work boots covered in fairy stickers?" He's staring at one of our littles and he has that look on his face - the one that says he had no idea what he was signing up for, but he'd do it all again in a heartbeat.I lean in, catch his eye, and whisper our signature [...] Continue Reading
Hey y’all! Each weekend I share a useful tip, insight, or recipe from a book or class that I love. As you might imagine, I get a TON of stuff to review every month. It’s about time I start sharing the best of the best with you, so let’s get started!14,400 Reasons To Watch This Foot Soak Video
If your life looks anything like mine, pampering [...] Continue Reading
Ruby Red Strawberries Folded In to cakey batter and topped with a crunchy, crumbly streusel? These delightful strawberry streusel muffins are a lovely way to celebrate the start of a new day, moving laundry from the washer to the dryer, or nothing in particular. They're surprisingly easy to whip up, too!Gluten-Free Strawberry Streusel [...] Continue Reading
3 Reasons To Love Pink Eye1. It's a nice break from giving the stink eye. Gotta mix things up, you know?2. You can use it to repel awkward interactions - "Don't come near, I'm CONTAGIOUS!"3. Sorry, that's all I've got. Who actually loves pink eye???Fortunately, there are several natural remedies for pink eye out there that mamas [...] Continue Reading
This cozy chalkboard mug is perfect for the odd game of tic-tac-toe, an inspiring word for the day, or a whimsical doodle. Whatever your style, they're a cheerful way to get your morning going. And of course they also work well for keeping track of drinks at parties.Once the paint dries it is microwave and dishwasher safe, so no special care is [...] Continue Reading
Silky Soft Skin... Is possible, even without weird foaming agents, antifreeze and hormone disruptors in your shaving cream. (source) This alternative nourishes and protects sensitive skin while helping you get a good, close shave. Say goodbye to dry, itchy skin and razor burn!
Tips For A Good Shave
1. Use a good quality razor that it easy to [...] Continue Reading
BIRTH: Experienced In Almost Every WayStanding at the hospital sink in sunglasses while catching her own baby between her legs. In the backseat of a car. On Dr. Seuss' birthday.Stories of beauty, heartbreak, triumph and healing mixed with phrases like "I told my midwife I was about to blow my butt out" and "the most obnoxious guttural cow [...] Continue Reading
So you have food poisoning, an earache, and a bottle of homemade lotion to preserve? There's an extract for that.This cosmetic preservative is touted as a natural treatment for eczema, acne, cold sores, athlete's foot, candida/thrush, sore throats, Group B Strep (GBS), stomach bugs, parasites, food poisoning, wart, gingivitis and atypical [...] 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.