3 Tips to Create A Healthy Back to School Lunch Routine

Aug 18 2014     /     , , , ,

By @Deb_Lowther Its back to school time and, like January, back to school offers the perfect opportunity to start a new routine and create new healthy habits! My kids have been in school full time now for a few years and each school year the morning madness does get a bit easier, in part because I hand out tasks and […]

5 Practical and Useful Nursery Tips

Jul 30 2014     /     , ,

It’s exciting to expect a new baby, especially when it comes to decorating a nursery. There are so many cute things to buy–from little items to big furniture–that it can be easy to get carried away. The trouble with purchasing necessities for a nursery is that they cost a lot of money, and most of […]

Home is Where the Art Is: Accessorizing your Décor

Jul 30 2014     /     ,

If you live in a rental property, you’re planning on selling your home soon or just like to keep things simple, there’s a lot to be said for leaving your décor as a neutral canvas. Not only does it avoid the commitment of a color scheme, it allows you to change the look of a […]

Go Camping: Healthy Eating and Decadent Desserts!

Jul 30 2014     /     , , , ,

By @Deb_Lowther I just returned from what was one of the wettest camping trips ever. It wasn’t a sleep-in-the-van-overnight “oops the tent REALLY leaks” wet like we experienced on our 2012 camping adventure but it did rain for a full 15 hours during the day on this trip. And we were with 7 families and 18 kids.  Ice cream and […]

Homemade Bug Repellents

Jul 9 2014     /    

It’s finally summer! Unfortunately the warm weather comes with bugs, lots of bugs! Here are some homemade bug spray recipes to keep your little one protected all summer long: Lavender/Vanilla Spray Combine in a 16 oz bottle 15 drops of lavender oil 3-4 tbs of vanilla extract 1/4 cup lemon juice Fill the rest of […]