Earlier this week I found myself staring at a beautiful bag of organic pecans I got on sale thinking about how I haven’t had candied pecans in ages. They sounded so good. The only problem was that I was trying really hard to eat less sugar and knowing how many of these sweet crunchy… Continue reading Spiced Candied Pecans
Fruit snacks and gummy bears seem like an iconic childhood snack. As a special treat we have occasionally gotten the ones made with real fruit juice and my kiddos love them. They are a fun treat, but we definitely don’t get them often as I like to try and give my kiddos snacks that have… Continue reading Fruity Vitamin C Gummy Bears
This apple dip is a favorite food at our house year round. I love to take it to picnics because it is so easy to put together and when my family finds out that apple dip is on the menu they can hardly wait for the meal! I enjoy typical apple dips with the caramel but… Continue reading Cinnamon Maple Apple Dip
When our youngest was born she was just as beautiful and perfect as our other two and we couldn’t have been happier. However, we were rather shocked when a few weeks after she was born she started crying one night…and wouldn’t stop. We did everything. Rocking, walking, burping, nursing, check diaper and nothing seemed to… Continue reading When Baby Keeps Crying..
I love experimenting with new flavors of healthy snacks for my family! Originally I posted this recipe on my blog years ago as an apple spice cookie and then added a double chocolate and double chocolate peppermint version. We love these cookies and they were definitely a popular post on my blog! While I was… Continue reading Pumpkin Spice “Roll Ball” Cookies
Have you ever used an essential oil and wondered why you seemed to get an allergic type reaction? Sometimes upon beginning with essential oils people will experience reactions including rashes, headaches and fatigue and worry that they are allergic to the oils and quit. The exciting news is that these are not allergic reactions… Continue reading Dealing with Detox
Essential oils are an amazing addition to any household. But one of the questions I hear as people start using them is curiosity on how to begin incorporating them. It is hard to know how to transition into natural things sometimes and oils are no different. The first step is definitely to just start using… Continue reading A Day in my Essential Oil Life