Blueberry, Cherry, Spinach Puree

Oh Happy Day! Make a big batch of this puree and freeze the leftovers because your baby will love this one. It’s delicious! This puree makes me happy since spinach is antioxidant-filled and makes for the ideal veggie for babies around 8- to 10-months-old. When buying spinach make sure it’s organic and that it’s green […]

Raspberry Vanilla Coconut Pops

Have a nagging sweet tooth poking you? This healthy dessert will fulfill that sugar craving. The natural sweetness of raspberries adds a tangy taste while coconut gives these pops their creamy consistency. Mix all these flavors together and freeze for an instantly satisfying popsicle. Raspberry Vanilla Coconut Pops Recipe Ingredients 3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk 1 cup raspberries (or strawberries) […]

DIY Sugar and Salt Body Scrub

Over here in New England, winter just won’t quit. It’s the first week of April and my son is happily nestled on the couch at his aunt’s house, enjoying what just better be the last and final snow day of the season. I, on the other hand, am eyeballing the cute navy eyelet sundress I just […]

Peach Puree

I’m from the South and peaches are in season! Even though I’m making these foods for my baby, I can’t wait to take her peach and apple picking. Learning about healthy eating is the key to opening up baby’s palate to a wide array of new foods – even the ones that you yourself may not like. […]

Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia Chocolate Pudding

Gone are the days when chia seeds were usually associated with little green sprouts shooting out of a terracotta facsimile of Homer Simpson’s head or a lamb’s behind. Nowadays, chia seeds are all the rage and are getting nutritional accolades for being good for your brain and your body. With all of this attention comes […]

Avocado Pear Teething Popsicles

“Welcome to teething” is an understatement. This is no walk in the park. Would you be happy if something was growing out of your gums? No, and this is happening to a tiny 9-month-old baby. Well, little Elle is always so happy. She cracks me up because we get smiles from her all the time; […]

Homemade Glass and Window Cleaner

Stop staring out of a smudgy window! Use this easy-to-make and natural DIY cleaner for a better, clearer view! And yes, it is easy to make. You probably already have all these ingredients in your cupboard and it contains no ammonia or harsh scent, so you know it won’t be detrimental to your family’s health. […]

Easy DIY Hand Scrub for Tough Skin

The weather has been dry and my hands are cracked, so working in the garden has not been the best! I was looking for something homemade to clean and soothe my hands and I found this recipe that uses sugar and dish soap – that’s it! I added a few tablespoons of coconut oil and some […]

Natural Remedies for the Winter Sniffles

Once all the trees are composted, the decorations are tucked away until next year and the gifts have been given, the only remnants that seem to be left of the holiday season are a few extra pounds, a stack of bills and the sniffles. Considering that I have spent the last four out of five […]

Consider Giving Homemade Gifts this Year

While the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year, they also can become the most stressful and, most definitely, the most expensive. Why not use this holiday season to dip your stocking into natural living? It’s rewarding, cheap, fun, healthful and environmentally-friendly. The best part? You can make some and keep some for […]