Me: When the game is on commercial I have a big ask.
Husband (hits mute): What's the ask?
Me: Will you build me a platform bed like in this photo? (Turns laptop screen around so he can see.)My husband hits record on the t.v. and heads to the hardware store to pick up supplies. It's wasn't my birthday or our anniversary, but I had just made [...] Continue Reading
I look at everyone else, and I think, 'How on earth does she have the time to do all that she does?'I look at my staggering, never-ending-to-do-list, the expectations heaped on my plate, the thoughts swirling around in my head like an unappetizing casserole I never ordered, and I think - this is not a way to live." - Tsh Oxenreider, "Spend Your [...] Continue Reading
I eat skincare. Wait, that didn't come out right. I mean skin food . . . er, food for my skin, like bone broth, gelatin and naturally-derived vitamin C. When it comes to supporting collagen production and skin elasticity, there's no better approach than nourishing skin from within.That's because collagen - despite how often it's used in [...] Continue Reading
Absentmindedly saying "I love you" when hanging up with a customer service rep because you're also making dinner and signing for an unexpected package? Totally normal. Feeling the need to recharge after a move, a birth, a job change, or a family crisis? Also normal. Feeling tired and stressed most of the time, with bouts of irritability and [...] Continue Reading
Oh, the things preschoolers say.
"Mama, may I destroy this?" (At least he asked!)
Me: What color is this flower?
My favorite lately is, "Mama, can I have some Perry-YAY?"
You see, my husband and I have recently been experimenting with intermittent fasting, and during our fasting period we've found that fruit-infused water is [...] Continue Reading
We already know that our heartbeats sometimes synchronize with those we love, but can cuddling accelerate wound healing? Yes! Cuddling and other types of loving affection stimulate the release of oxytocin- also known as the "bonding hormone" - which has been shown to:protect the heart (source)
accelerate wound healing (source 1, source 2, [...] Continue Reading
If you love the fresh, dewy glow of cream blush but not the slew of parabens and phthalates that are used to achieve it, I think you'll love these simple DIY cream blush and lip tint recipes.They create a dewy finish that makes skin glow, and are made with non-toxic, natural and/or organic ingredients. Also, if you're like me and sometimes want [...] 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.