Remember when summer seemed to stretch on forever?Sleeping in, spending afternoons by the pool, and hitting up the local mall for an Orange Julius - a creamsicle flavored mix of corn syrup solids and artificial flavors - were a few of my favorite activities. It's time to bring the magic back, y'all.Like my cherry limeade recipe and [...] Continue Reading
Which makeup personality are you?A) I've perfected the "no makeup" makeup look. My face looks so fresh and dewy people think I roll out of bed singing as birds and random squirrels make my bed.B) Well, in the past few years makeup hasn't really been a priority. One time I may have even gotten distracted in the middle of getting ready and [...] Continue Reading
Unless you're this cat, who broke into a pet store and found bliss in the catnip aisle, you might be wondering why you should care about this little herb with heart-shaped leaves. I mean, it's for cats, right?Yes, but it's also amazing for people who need to relax, or want to help their kids wind down for bed, or who need some digestive [...] Continue Reading
These days, when beauty companies promise us glowing skin, we don't have to worry that it's because they've put radioactive material in our face cream and powder. Unfortunately, there's still a lot we need to be informed about, like parabens (hormone disruptors) and other problematic ingredients that are listed on labels, plus sneaky ingredients [...] Continue Reading
Ahhh, morning sickness. The quintessential pregnancy experience in which a woman heaves a whole plate of eggs into her own hair - ask me how I know. No other mammals seem to vomit during pregnancy, so what makes us so . . . uh . . . special? (source)While there's no perfect answer to this question, today we're going to dive in to the top [...] Continue Reading
So, it turns out you can't turn a zucchini into a battery or elect it as Mayor. This time of year, as zucchini starts taking over gardens and farmer's markets, there's only one thing to do . . . eat it fifty delectable ways. Oh yes, it's possible! Forget mushy steamed zucchini, we're talking zucchini pizza crust, zucchini noodle recipes [...] Continue Reading
This potato salad isn't going to win any beauty contests, but it absolutely makes up in flavor what it lacks in photogenic qualities. We're talking ranch-style sour cream, bacon, cheddar and crisp green onions all folded into the satisfying goodness of one of the ultimate comfort foods.Oh, and it's also rich in gut-nourishing resistant [...] 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.