When I was growing up in Texas, cornbread was served hot out of the oven, with a giant blob of margarine and a drizzle of honey on top. In this "cornbread" I've switched things up, replacing the fake butter with the real deal, but leaving out the corn.Although my family does occasionally eat some grains, this grain-free version is so satisfying [...] Continue Reading
Note from Heather: Today's recipe for fluffy homemade marshmallows comes from my friend Jenni, founder of The Urban Poser and author of My Paleo Patisserie. They're absolutely delicious on their own or served with homemade hot chocolate.As The Sun Goes Down Earlier These Days . . .
I find my mind drifting with anticipation to the the smells of [...] Continue Reading
So this thing is happening, and it aches and fills me with joy and makes me wish for a pause button at the same time. One minute I'm standing in a grocery store aisle nodding my head to a "those were the days" comment - while mentally calculating how much longer I can shop before a toddlerpocalypse, of course - and the next I'm standing behind my [...] Continue Reading
Do you have a kid that picks at scrambled eggs? Don't tell our chickens, but my kids are completely over a light, fluffy plate of golden-yoked goodness. And omelettes. Annnnnd hard boiled eggs. It's not that they're picky eaters... it's just that the hens have been overachieving all summer.They will be laying fewer eggs soon as the weather [...] Continue Reading
Whether it's stickers applied to everything BUT paper or unidentified gooey substances left on the kitchen floor, there always seems to be something to un-gunk with little ones around. Fortunately, with just 2-3 ingredients you probably already have in your pantry, you can make a non-toxic adhesive remover that really works. It can be used [...] Continue Reading
Don't ever let anyone tell you that fairy tales aren't real. I drink a potion made from magic beans everyday, and it brings me back to life." - Nanea HoffmanIn my house, mornings come with philosophical questions like, "Mom, is anything part of everything?" and "What if our heads were made of cake?" Questions that can literally not be answered [...] Continue Reading
"I miss my nose." <-- That's what I told my husband a few years ago after gulping down a glass of vinegar I'd mistaken for water. Not fun, y'all.Also not fun . . . stuffy-nosed kids doing the snot slurp every few minutes. In this post I'm going to share my "Better Than The Unnamed Company That Rhymes With Nicks" vapor rub recipe, which has [...] Continue Reading
Parenting Tip #73 - If you write to-do lists on the bathroom mirror for your littles, they find it it 1000% more interesting than if you just ask them to do stuff. At least that's true in my house . . . maybe because I include little boxes for them to check off?I can't help you with the fact that at some point the bathroom mirror will look like [...] 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.