Winter is approaching, and sniffles and sneezes are already starting in our house. But this year we’re ahead of the game with an early batch of homemade elderberry syrup. Elderberry is an immunity-boosting plant that has been used for centuries as a remedy for flu, colds, sore throats, inflammation and a ton of other ailments. While it’s hard to find definitive proof that it will keep you well, the history of its use speaks for itself. A quick Google search will yield page after page of information about this highly regarded berry. Continue reading
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We’re not a big cereal household, but Alpha-Bits sure do bring back some great childhood memories for me. I was a big word nerd, so I remember spelling out words in my bowl (the longer and sillier, the better.) Continue reading
Sheesh…where did all these holidays come from?! I’m sure I’m not alone in wanting to celebrate them all with my kids, making cute crafts and fun treats…but who has time?!
Definitely no time here. But for the kids’ sake, I have to make some.
So today I’m sharing this 100% easy upcycled Halloween craft that even uses up some things you might already have in your crafty bag of tricks.
When it comes to parenting, there are two things I know for sure.
1. Bored kids do not equal happy kids, so when a rainy day hits, the day can go south quickly.
2. Browsing Pinterest for creative ways to fill the day can make your self-esteem as a mom go south just as quickly. I mean, we all have our genius moments, but when I’m in a hurry to occupy my kids on the spot with what I already have in my home, I don’t want something over the top. (I feel inadequate enough already because I don’t bake in mason jars.)
So, without further ado, I give you: