Taking Care of Tiny Toddler Teeth


Tomorrow morning, I’m taking my 2 1/2 year old son to the dentist. I’m so excited. And by “so excited”, I mean “I’d rather stick a hot fork in my eye.” The brushing of the teeth has been an on/off struggle ever since the first few pearly whites poked through at about 4 months. My… [read more]

Family Vacation: the importance of skipping town once in a while


My recent health issues (of both body and mind) have really caused me to pause lately and look at a phrase I throw around a lot in my everyday life: health and wellness. I’m pretty sure I’m clear on what health is, but what exactly is “wellness”? It’s meaning gets even more muddy when we… [read more]

All for Love: For the heart, from the heart

Check it out, foodies! Lots of yummy prizes to be had in my All for Love prize package! Get ready to be seduced by chocolate… ;)

How do I love tea? Let me count the ways…

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I’ve fallen in love. Given that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, it only seems appropriate, no? I’ve always been entranced by warm things in a cup. Coffee, tea, cocoa, cider, wine…whatever. No matter the weather, there’s just something about wrapping my hands around a warm, fragrant cup of something delicious that gives me… [read more]

Our family is growing!

source: Wikipedia

No, we don’t have a baby on the way, but we are planning an exciting new addition in the spring! These are Indian Runner ducks, and we’re planning on adding a pair of them to our family just as soon as the weather warms up. Aren’t they the cutest!?