Lately I’ve been enjoying these tasty little fruit and nut energy snacks from a wonderful store that will not be named (ahem… Costco!). I’m really happy that stores carry snack options that contain such nutrient-dense ingredients (and no preservatives or other junk), but I can’t help but think the ingredients are so simple I could make them [...] Continue Reading
If you had a superhero name, what would it be?Me? I'd be a villain - the Salt Bandit.Ask anyone in my house, and they'll tell you that when the salt shaker goes missing all eyes turn to me.It's no surprise, really. As I mentioned in 15 ways to be kind to your adrenals, salt can be helpful in supporting optimal adrenal function, which is [...] Continue Reading
Do you ever secretly wonder . . .
If elves have found a way to siphon energy out of you - like gasoline smugglers out of a tank - while you sleep? Are you already wishing for a nap by the time you finish breakfast?I get it.
As a mom of three and do ALL THE THINGS kind of person, I sometimes try to take on more than I should. Last year that [...] Continue Reading
What do chickens that cross the road and stinky armpits have in common? They're both illegal, of course! Not, everywhere, but in Quitman and San Luis Obispo Counties, respectively. (source) And it's not just armpits - offensive body odor of any kind is outlawed in San Luis Obispo County libraries. Yes, libraries. Some things though are [...] Continue Reading
Do you miss cherry limeades? Or are you looking for a healthy alternative to soft drinks for your kids? Homemade soda pop to the rescue! Not only is it delicious, water kefir is rich in beneficial bacteria that support digestion and healthy immune function.The best part? It only takes about five-minutes of hands-on time to make, and kids love [...] Continue Reading
These delicious, chewy, slightly addictive . . .Cookie dough bites, or raisin and cinnamon dough bites for littles ones who don't eat chocolate yet, have a secret superpower - resistant starch. The potami and I dreamed them up one Friday night during a debate on whether to play superheroes or make cookies. Obviously we had to do both, so we [...] Continue Reading
Chances are that if you love technicolor diapers as much as I do, it's because the color is on the OUTSIDE where it should be.Smeared on the inside because a toddler is tooting rainbows after an art project turned into a crayon tasting? I don't think any parent loves that.While it's true that crayons are labeled as non-toxic, certain colors [...] 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.