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BACK TO SCHOOL lunch ideas

Feeding kids with soy, dairy and gluten sensitivities,leaving out preservatives and artificial flavors, along with lowering sugar and bad carbs makes it challenging to pack a school lunch. For the last few years of eating “real,” allergen-friendly food, what I’ve done is make a large hot meal and save some for the kids for the […]

If I Weren’t a Mom…


I’ve been posting a lot about how I feel lately – and it hasn’t been good. I *could* chalk it up to summer and being stuck home with the kids, but the truth is, this feeling has been building since the spring. Overwhelmed. Underappreciated. Sinking fast. I am relatively sure that a lot of it […]

Flackers & Seedsters: Get Healthy in Style


I received a sample to facilitate this review; all opinions are my own. Love cheese and crackers? Well, we have a *mostly* dairy-free home, but sometimes a good piece of organic cheese makes Mom and Dad VERY happy. But what to eat it on? Enter Flackers and Seedsters. These amazing little crackers and snacks are: […]

Shark Week at Adventure Aquarium and Hippo Haven!

adventure Aquarium

I received tickets to Adventure Aquarium to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own. First off, Happy Shark Week! This weekend, to ward off summer doldrums, we took a trip to Adventure Aquarium. You just KNOW Amelia was super excited about the sharks, but we love the penguins too – and the hippos were something […]

Tips to Ease Late Summer Burnout

Avoid Summer Burnout

  I’ve been really feeling crummy lately. Add to that, no child care with the kids at home (camp is LONG over), exhaustion from far too much activity in July and sinus attacks that increase with heat and humidity and it’s been a LONG summer. So with more whole weeks to go, a ton of […]