Have you ever read advice that said "Let the stress go" and just felt MORE stressed because you have no idea how to do that? Or maybe you read this post about how stress can throw off hormone balance and wondered if it's even possible to reduce stress without renouncing civilization and moving into a yurt.Well then, this post is for you. We'll [...] Continue Reading
I'm always tempted to write "Liquid Sunshine" on my homemade lemon extract labels, because that's exactly what it reminds me of. The bright flavor is perfect for making poppyseed muffins or lemon bread with vanilla glaze, and it's ridiculously easy to make. Just combine two ingredients with a little time and voila! Sunshine in a bottle that's [...] Continue Reading
"Well, that didn't go as expected." <-- Me, 348,487 times since becoming a mom. The first time I went into labor, I planned to touch up my makeup just after delivery for beautiful mama/newborn photos. In reality, I forgot I was sporting a Breathe Right strip while my husband snapped pics. So glamorous.That said, I'd never consider (or [...] Continue Reading
You know that feeling when you're sick and you want your mom, but then you remember that you ARE THE MOM? Same here. Every year I brew up a batch of fire cider and elderberry syrup for immune support at the beginning of cold and flu season, and for the most part we dodge whatever's going around.Not always, though. Sometimes I slack when it [...] Continue Reading
There's a fresh new year ahead and not a goal in sight at my house. Instead, I'm focusing on personal experiments instead of resolutions, and finding practical ways to live one of my favorite pieces of advice:
Enjoy the little things, for one day you will look back and realize they were the big things." - Robert Brault
Practicing gratitude is [...] 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.