Step Aside, Garlic Salt . . .Sriracha and his buddies are here, and they're waking up tastebuds around town. Loved by food enthusiasts all around the world, these finishing salts add a pop of flavor to everything they touch.In this post I'm sharing four salt flavors that can take dishes from ho-hum to oh my faster than you can say Jack [...] Continue Reading
Not sure the man in tour life will appreciate a coffee mug cozy, mint chocolate body butter, or lotion bars? Well then, how about sugar cookie body scrub?Nooooo? Okay then [rummages] I've got to have something around here. Ahhh, here it is! Clean and woodsy with spicy notes and a hint of citrus, this bay rum aftershave recipe is as manly as it [...] Continue Reading
Rashes Are The Pits
And unfortunately, my beloved "man stink killer" deodorant recipe can sometimes cause irritation for people with sensitive skin. Why is that, and is it really all that important to ditch the store-bought stuff anyway?Why, I'm so glad you asked.
Why Conventional Deodorants Stink
I could write a whole post about why I [...] Continue Reading
Have you ever wondered what to do with the socks whose mates were lost in the time/space vortex known as the dryer? Well, if you're all stocked up on hand puppets, rice heating pads and dusting supplies, I have an idea I think you'll love.This coffee mug cozy requires no knitting, sewing or, um, skills, so it's perfect mama's that skipped Home [...] Continue Reading
Easy As Pie - Isn't that an oxymoron?
Like an open secret or an authentic replica? Growing up, I watched my mom and three aunts roll, dust, and whip their way to pie perfection. Flaky crusts, sumptuous filling and satisfied bellies were the order of the day. Sometimes two words just don't seem to mix, and "easy" and "pie" were on that list for [...] Continue Reading
Note from Heather: Today's recipe comes from Renee Kohley of Raising Generation Nourished. Thank you, Renee!
One of my very favorite . . .
Meals growing up was my mom's stuffed peppers. I think she made them once a month or so. I'm not sure if it was just the how it made the house smell, or the actual taste of them, but it is a good memory.I [...] Continue Reading
Have you ever noticed how motherhood...
Has a way of making you feel guilty about random things, like going to the bathroom by yourself? Well, here's one thing you shouldn't add to your list: lice.If your little one gets it, it's not because they were dirty . . . though it's probably a good thing if they are sometimes. It's also not because [...] 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.