30 Lessons from My Whole 30

Last Friday I finished my Whole30. Because I gave up halfway through due to morning sickness and food aversions the first time through, I was excited to make it all the way through this time and to meet my goals for forming good habits and getting back to my pre-pregnancy weight. Next week I'll share…

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How giving up “real food” made our family healthier

I have a confession. At the beginning of this year, I decided I was done with "real food." Just done. Done reading labels. Done feeling like I needed to make everything from scratch. Done worrying over every little thing that passed through our kitchen or ended up in our stomachs. I was tired of the…

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Pu-erh Tea Collection

Today I’m sharing the last of our Mother’s Day gift ideas and giveaways...and it's a tasty one: This giveaway is now closed! The winners are sam ([email protected]) and Kathy([email protected])! As you know, I've discovered a love for tea over the past 6 months or so. Although Numi teas were already among my favorites, Numi invited…

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{Tea} Favorites: 8 Flavored Teas for Your Next Cuppa

A couple of months ago, I shared my new-found love of tea, especially as the nursing mom of a new baby. Today, I thought I'd share a few of my favorite teas with you. I've been buying a lot of my teas on Amazon because I save an extra 20% with my Amazon Prime +…

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Get This Real Food Bundle Worth More Than $100 for Just $7.40! {BundleoftheWeek.com}

Does the idea of serving your family "real food" overwhelm you? Are you convinced that it's important but unsure where to start? Or are you looking for more real food recipes to add to your collection? If your answer to any, or all, of those questions is yes, this bundle is packed full of information…

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Giveaway: Phoenix Community Coffee Sample Collection

This giveaway is now closed! The winner is Tina B ([email protected])! Several years ago, I started researching "fair trade" chocolate and coffee. At that time, our family made the decision to only purchase these optional products (although whether chocolate and coffee are really optional is up for debate, I know) from fair trade companies since…

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How Important Is It, Anyway?

The following post is from Amy of Simply Sugar & Gluten-Free: For those of us with certain dietary restrictions, gathering at the holiday table can be stressful. Or worse, it can leave us feeling on the outside of the celebration. We can feel as if the holiday spirit is lost on us. I've felt that…

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Spice Up Your Meal Plan with This Real Food for Winter eBook Bundle {BundleoftheWeek.com}

As the cold months approach, we've put together a bundle packed full of seasonal, real food recipes to help your family stay healthy, nourished and satisfied this winter! This collection includes more than 175 recipes at almost 80% off their retail price from bloggers who are known for their delicious and nourishing real food recipes.…

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Get Your Kids in the Kitchen with This Bundle! {BundleoftheWeek.com}

Get your kids in the kitchen with this great collection of cookbooks for kids. With easy-to-follow recipes, guidelines and schedules for teaching kitchen skills, and encouragement that your investment will pay off, this bundle will help you discover the fun of cooking with kids while teaching them important skills that will serve them for a…

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Surviving Playdates with Your ‘Special Diet’ Kid

The following post is from Amy of Simply Sugar & Gluten-Free: I'm not fond of the term 'special diet.' But, it's much more friendly than the term 'crazy diet,' which is what most of the ladies in my Mom's group call the long list of food that Nate and I can't eat. Let me follow…

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