We are doing BLW for the first time, despite the fact that is child #5. In the past, BLW just wasn’t for us, because it seemed weird and time consuming and messy and just a hassle, when compared to ebf until 12 months. Until this little one, solids were really not a desire of any […]

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First, let’s address what it is. Cradle Cap, or infantile seborrheic dermatitis, is a buildup of dead skin. The baby’s skin just makes new skin faster than it can slough it off, so it builds up. Not all babies deal with it, but all of my five did. This method is immediate, and complete, but […]

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I’ve been touched by the outpouring of support and help given to the victims of Hurricane Sandy. I’ve also been playing the what if game. What if I lost power for three weeks or more? What if I had to rely on the food in my pantry? What if I had to figure out how […]

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Nine years ago, I decided to stay home with my newborn son.  I left my job and my husband and I became a one income family.  Fast forward almost ten years and another son, I am now at home alone while both my boys are at school all day.  I know that I want to […]

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Easy and Healthy Lunch Box Ideas

August 20, 2012

When it comes to back to school things, my nemesis is packing lunchboxes!  It seems like I pack the same thing every day and coming up with new things that my kids will like, let alone eat, can be hard.  I’ve searched far and wide for some easy ideas to make packing lunch a little […]

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Project Organize: Refrigerator

August 17, 2012

  In our last Project Organize post we tackled the pantry.  In this post we will be organizing the fridge.  Your refrigerator is most likely the most used appliance in your house each day, and an organized and well stocked fridge makes cooking much easier. Here are some tips for keeping your fridge organized and […]

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How Much Is Mom Really Worth?

August 15, 2012

If you are a mom, you know how much we have to do on a daily basis!  But have you ever thought to yourself, “I need to get paid!”  I wanted to see exactly how much it would cost to hire out each of the things that mom does every single week, and this is […]

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Back to School Survival Tips

August 13, 2012

  Back to School time has arrived here in South Georgia, and the unofficial end of lazy summer days with it.  If there is anything that I don’t look forward to around this time it’s the “getting back into the swing of things” madness!  It can seem like a daunting task to get everyone up, […]

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Project Organize: Your Pantry

August 10, 2012

When it comes to organization I have to admit…I’m a little OCD!  Unfortunately though, my organizational skills are usually best used for planning events or things similar.  My pantry on the other hand is not as organized as I would like.  I am a couponing mom, so I need my pantry to be stocked and […]

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Traveling on a Budget

August 8, 2012

With summer in full swing, so is the vacation and travel season.  Most families will take some sort of vacation during this time whether they travel abroad, or close to home.  When you begin to plan a vacation for your family, there is no need to pay full price for it.  There are plenty of […]

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