I love the bright, crisp scent of this Lemon & Lavender All-Purpose Cleaner, but vinegar is too acidic for granite and can cause etching over time. Store-bought options often contain problematic ingredients - frequently earning a rating of C or even F from the Environmental Working Group - and can cost anywhere from $7-$27 [...] Continue Reading
Did you know that when you kiss your baby, your breastmilk changes as needed to combat pathogens? It's true.
"When a mother kisses her baby, she 'samples' those pathogens that are on the baby's face - the very ones that the baby is about to ingest. These samples are taken up by the mother's secondary lympoid organs like the tonsils, and memory B [...] Continue Reading
Old Man's Pepper. Soldier's Herb. Knight's Milfoil. Thousand Weed. Nose Bleed. <<-- Yarrow has a colorful list of names, and an even richer and more colorful history of use in European, Native American, and Chinese medicine. The ancients called it Herbe Militaris - the Military Herb - because it was often used to staunch bleeding and support [...] Continue Reading
It's happened to you, too right? You're scrolling through Facebook and some divine looking recipe flits across your feed. Before you know it your rummaging through your pantry to check for ingredients, because this recipe needs to happen right. now.(Seriously, not just me, right?)Now, usually I am more of a steak and kale salad person than [...] Continue Reading
Despite what lawmakers say, pizza sauce is not a vegetable. For starters, tomatoes are fruits.:)Now, there have definitely been times when I've put egg drop soup on the table with pickles (also a fruit!) because it's all I could pull together, but I try to include veggies as much as possible - creamy kale salad with lemon, spaghetti squash [...] 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.