Why wash more dishes than you have to? Tribest Personal Mason Jar Blender @TribestLife

Tribest Personal Mason Jar Blender

This post about mason jar blenders was brought to you by Tribest, who provided a sample product to facilitate my review. No other compensation was received and all opinions are my own. Things I have: a beautiful day, some kid-free time, a home office view that can’t be beat and a big peach coconut smoothie. … [read more]

On Being “That” Mom

There’s just something about being “that mom” in the grocery store – you know, the plain one with the unwashed hair and no time to accessorize, trying to handle a yelping 1yo who wants to walk through the bulk candy aisle by herself and a 4yo who WILL. NOT. STOP. “mom, mom, momming” long enough… [read more]

Homemade “Buttermilk” Ranch Kefir Dressing #KefirCreations #Shop

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This post about Lifeway Kefir with probiotics has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Anyone who knows me will tell you that I loathe Ranch dressing. It’s not about the taste, but rather the whole idea of Ranch as a staple for kids at every meal. Far… [read more]

Zucchini Shepherd’s Pie

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And so it begins. The zucchini onslaught. In fact, it’s almost Sneak Some Zucchini onto your Neighbor’s Porch Day. (Although that usually works better at night.) See, at this time of year, at least here in Pennsylvania, zucchini plants are in super production mode, and we gardeners often find ourselves with way more than we can… [read more]

3 Ways We’re Cutting TV Time

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This post was brought to you by NCircle Entertainment, who provided the DVD to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own. When you’re walking through the grocery store and your kid shrieks, “MOM! They have the kind with extra-absorbent THIRST POCKETS!”, you might need to start limiting TV time.  My kids don’t watch a… [read more]