Low Sugar Chocolate Protein Popcicles

If you have a picky kid in the house, you know that every meal becomes a struggle… you just want to get through one healthy meal or snack without a fight.

You are not alone, lol.

One of the things that we have tried to teach our daughter is to make sure you are getting protein & healthy fats everyday – and try to limit the sugar.

Thankfully, we have found healthy foods that tastes like chocolate!

Believe it or not – even vegetables can taste good to picky kid when they taste like chocolate. read more

DIY: Holiday Scented Pinecones

The best thing about fall is the holiday scents… what am I saying? The best thing about fall is EVERYTHING!! 

 

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But mama can’t be simmering a pot of apple cider on the stove every day, amiright?

and I don’t love burning candles… fires and kids sort of make me visualize this happening in my house:

 

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Plus, you really don’t know what you are breathing in when you burn a conventional candle. Most are filled with artificial scents – and I’m just not sure I want to be breathing that in all day. read more

Four “No Carve” Halloween Pumpkin Ideas

It’s Fall Ya’ll! 

And that means it is time for all your fall bucket list ideas!

Our Fall Bucket List includes:

Leaf Scavenger Hunts

Making Wassail

Baking yummy Pumpkin Treats

Visiting the Pumpkin Patch

and Decorating Pumpkins!! 

Traditionally, most people CARVE their pumpkins.

However, when you carve a pumpkin there are some downsides…

When you carve it, it may ROT!

No one wants a stinky pumpkin rotting on their front porch! There are a few tips to help your pumpkin last longer – Click here to check them out!

Knives are scary

I’m a mom… and my internal safety alarm goes off randomly. When big sharp knives are involved I always have this BIG flashing red light go off in my head. DANGER! DANGER! read more

Melted Crayon Halloween Pumpkin

‘Tis the season for all Fall Crafts! 

And of course when the leaves start dropping… It’s Pumpkin Time! 

I personally love finding cute ways to decorate pumpkins that don’t involve carving… 

When you carve a pumpkin, it gets MESSY – Plus I just get nervous with the kids around sharp objects lol.

This is a SUPER cute idea that will give you a unique pumpkin + PLUS use all those broken crayons you have laying around your craft room.

If you want a HACK to help your pumpkin stay cute all season long, check out three tips to help your pumpkin last. read more

Low Carb Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Fall is my favorite!! One of my favorite parts of fall is the food, smells, and cooler weather…

Imagine this…. You all curled up on the couch (in your favorite fuzzy socks) sipping on a cup of healthy coffee, and enjoying a piece of your favorite low carb bread…

It will be so perfect – “You should be on a Christmas card!”

 

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My girls and I had so much throwing this recipe together… I love showing them that you can eat yummy treats that are healthy too!! You don’t have to eat like a rabbit – you can enjoy food that is healthy! read more

Low Carb Chocolate Chip Coconut Flour Bread

Can you eat Dessert before Dinner??

When it is packed with protein, healthy fats, and superfoods – Sure you can!

My girls love getting messy in the kitchen, whipping up all sorts of treats…But I want to make sure I am teaching them easy recipes that also keep them healthy!

So many recipes are packed with SUGAR (yuck!) and as much as they may taste good, they are really doing us harm.

If you are struggling with cutting out the sugar, here are Four simple Tips that really helped me break the sugar addiction. read more

5 Simple Hacks to Use Essential Oils Today! 

I LOVE simple ways I can use healthier options around my house.

So many things need getting down on any given day, but I do really want to do things in a more natural way.

Thankfully, I’ve got some simple and helpful tips to help you use Essential Oils TODAY.

Here’s our 5 areas:

 Laundry
 Bedtime
 Bathroom 
 Bugs
 Carpool

Watch to See How YOU can use Essential Oils Today!

Do you have any simple home #lifehacks to share with us? Let me know in the comments!

Are you Ready to Start Using Essential Oils?

Click Here to Join my Oil of the Month Club!  read more

Essential Oil Bathtub Crayons

When a rainy day strikes, bring the fun inside with bathtub crayons. Add a little Essential Oil for play time that can be as calming or energizing as Mom wants!

The girls have really enjoyed these, and sometimes it’s nice to have something that can be messy in a controlled way!

What You’ll Need:

• 1 bar Unscented Castile Soap (grated)

• 2 Tbs. hot water

• Natural food coloring (I like this one myself)

• Small ice cube tray, silicone mold, or cookie cutters on a baking sheet

• Small mixing bowls read more

DIY Pom Pom Rug

 How to Make: Pom Pom Rug 

We are back to school! I don’t know about your kids, but mine LOVE doing crafts together.

I had some yarn left over from when I was trying to learn to crochet. The girls had this great idea to make a rug out of yarn Pom Poms {How fun!!}

I said – Let’s do this! It was super easy and fun for the whole family!! You can pick whatever colors you want to use too

Share with a friend someone who needs to make this!

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