DIY First Anniversary Paper Gift Idea

Paper Anniversary Gift

Paper is the long-held tradition for a one year wedding anniversary gift. My husband and I decided to stay true to tradition so I needed to come up with a paper anniversary gift. I wanted to do something that represented us and our relationship. I also wanted it to be a fairly easy do-it-yourself project…

Natural Anti-Aging Night Cream

I absolutely love this natural anti-aging night cream by Andalou Naturals and have to share it! It feels moisturizing and luxurious as you apply and locks on that moisture all night long. It has a lovely creamy texture and is not oily in the least. At less than $20 a pop it is much cheaper…

Hair and Emotional Breakdowns

So, I work in an office surrounded by women who all have children and most of those children are girls. Is it possible that my office full of estrogen impacted my ability to produce a male heir? I know women have powers but that would be next level! Anyway, this morning I was sitting at…

It’s a Girl…

It's a girl

We’re having a baby! When I found out my wife and I were going to have a baby I was crazy excited. Well, that was my first emotion – excitement. My second emotion was – oh crap what if it’s a girl!!! Can I just pause here for a moment to talk about everyone including…

The Best Natural Beauty Products

Best Natural Beauty Products

Maintaining vibrant, youthful and healthy looking skin is a goal of most women as they age. If you are like me, you want to do this without using intense chemicals and spending a small fortune. Which raises the question: is it possible to do this using natural beauty products? I certainly believe so. Is it also…

Avoid Pregnancy Stretch Marks Naturally

Who wants stretch marks? NO ONE! Unfortunately they are a very common side effect of pregnancy and difficult to avoid. Common areas affected are the giant pregnancy breasts, tummy, thighs, and rear end. Yup areas you want to look nice when you don your bikini in the summer post-pregnancy. I want to do as much…

DIY Kitchen Cabinet Remodel

Two years ago we bought our home; it was a complete fixer upper. Ever cost conscious and ready for adventure, we decided to do it ourselves. One of the most challenging and time-consuming tasks was the kitchen, in particular the cabinets. We removed all the doors, removed the former finish and sanded them down to…

The Best Reusable Water Bottle

A few posts ago, I mentioned that the Insulated Widemouth Kleen Kanteen is my favorite reusable water bottle. I thought it was important to let you know why, as this is not just a matter of preference but also an issue of safety for myself and my growing family.

Help Needed: Baby Registry

Ok moms I need your help. I’m building our baby registry and there are so many baby things out there, I just don’t know what we really need. Please comment and let me know the #1 thing you could not have lived without in the first 6 months after your baby arrived. Thanks in advance!