Bare Beauty Bites: Clean-ish Minestrone

If it’s cold where you are, make. this. soup.  I really appreciate a soup or stew that is truly a complete meal all by itself and provides me with leftovers for lunch for the next few days.  This Minestrone Soup is based on the recipe from Ina Garten’s Foolproof.  There aren’t a ton of “clean” recipes […]

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A Few Thoughts for Thursday

Well, it’s almost October, and I’ve almost got my act together.  You?  I’m working on a few blog posts for next week, but in the meantime, I’ve got a few little snippets for you before you unplug for the day.  (I hope some people actually practice unplugging; I need to improve in that area.) HOUZZ […]

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Mama Mondays: (Fast) Food

As a busy mother, I’ve found that If I don’t plan my meals ahead of time, I end up starving, only to binge eat half a container of hummus and 20 rice crackers.  That is no way to live.  Nursing only makes things worse; I’m always ravenous, and I have to keep my calorie count […]

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Hey Mom, What’s for Dinner?

Is it me, or does everyone in your house need you, too, at 5pm?  One of the (many) challenges of having a toddler and an infant is dinnertime, especially during that in-between phase where friends are no longer bringing you dinner, but you don’t have your act together enough to cook that often, either.  We […]

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Daily Harvest Review + Giveaway

Are you usually rushing in the morning?  Do you aim to make an Instagram-worthy smoothie, only to end up grabbing a banana, or worse, on your way out the door?  While we make a family-size smoothie every morning at our house, I often get stuck in recipe-ruts, and smoothies should taste like a fun, delicious treat, […]

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Memorial Day Sales + Recipes

I think I can, I think I can…  Memorial Day weekend is almost here!  It’s going to be a quick post today, but I just wanted to check in and say hi.   In case you didn’t see yesterday’s post, The Detox Market is having a Memorial Day Sale – get up to 15% off! […]

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Eat Pretty, Live Well

Ah, Spring is in the air, the weekend is near and I’m almost caught up on my to-do list (not really, I’m never caught up on that darn thing).  Do you remember my post about Eat Pretty by Jolene Hart?  I just loved that sweet little tome so chock full of awesome information.  The only […]

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