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Make Your Own Elderberry Syrup

How To Make Your Own Elderberry Syrup

Ok, I already know you’re thinking “Alright hippie mom, tell me how your secret potion is gonna cure my kids cedar fever.” Girl, I wish I had the answer also. I don’t consider myself a hippie mom, I feel like I’m somewhere in between crunchy and conventional, so we’ll just call me “creamy.” Like, I’m […]

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Live Well

Live Well

I’ve never been one for New Years Resolutions. At least not resolutions in the sense that you normally think of… “I’m going to lose 20 pounds” “I’m going to run a marathon” “I’m going to stop smoking” That sort of a thing. I’ve always tended to be slightly less conventional in my “resolves,” and tend […]

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#momstrong

#Momstrong Stronger Than You Realize

“You are stronger than you realize!”  This “mantra” was exclaimed to me countless times by the well-meaning midwife as I attempted to master what really should be physiologically impossible and push something the size of a watermelon out of something the size of a lemon. And I get it, literally billions of women have done […]

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15 Favorite Places and Products for Mom Pampering

As the old saying goes, “If Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.” As society begins to recognize the importance of physical and mental health, both moms and those who love them have started to prioritize the concept of self-care. Mamas: pamper yourselves because our children can’t drink from a fountain that has run dry! Dads: […]

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Christmas Blues

10 Steps to Combat the Christmas Blues

Jingle jingle jingle, can you hear that jingling? … Um no, no I don’t. Tis the season to be jolly. Well…not always. This has been me as I approach this Christmas season. I am recovering from my recent mastectomy and just feeling a bit blue. Completely abnormal for me, I am the celebration, over the […]

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Simple Christmas Menu

My mom and I love creating menus, for pretty much every holiday, especially Thanksgiving and Christmas. Since, I am a mom of young girls, it is essential that my menus remain simple, yet delicious. I want my spread to resemble a fancy Christmas menu offering, but be easy to make. Motherhood is hard enough right […]

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