Forget cans. #ShopCartons to Save Trees this Month!

Tweet #ShopCartons and have a tree planted in your honor! Click for details via abcsandgardenpeas.com

This post was brought to you by the folks at ChooseCartons.com. As much as I’d like all of our food to come from our garden and local farms, there are still things we need from the grocery store. I do my best to avoid anything that comes in a can, so I’m always on the… [read more]

Are you a #FreetoMove mom?

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This post about Stayfree feminine care has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias About 2 months after my first baby was born, I started to ease back into my running routine. It felt much different to hit the pavement knowing that my son was watching from his… [read more]

Freelancing? One Line to Include Every Time You Talk Money

Bloggers, freelancers, and other small business owners: Be sure to include this ONE LINE every time you establish rates with a new client...

Hey, I’m a freelancer! It still weirds me out a little to say it out loud, but I’m beginning to accept the fact that I’ve made it through over a year of self-employment… and you know what? It’s working! Outside the cubicle! Who expected that!? So, now that I have a little time and experience… [read more]

Get Smart and Get Sili™! (@Silikids Non-toxic Sippy and Placemat for Kids)

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This post was brought to you by Silikids, a mom-owned company that makes a variety of eco-friendly silicone products for kids. I fell in love with silicone as a kitchen staple when I bought my first silicone cookie sheet liners. They’re so easy to use, and I love the eco-friendly reusable factor. Plus, no yucky… [read more]

Family Road Trip: the National Aquarium in Baltimore

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Many thanks to the National Aquarium in Baltimore for providing tickets to facilitate our visit. I’ve been to the National Aquarium in Baltimore many times, and it’s always a great trip. Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is beautiful and vibrant with lots to do, and the aquarium is always filled with new exhibits and tons of wildlife friends… [read more]