Easy Millet Porridge


I know. I’m a fickle pickle. Sure, I go on and on about how much I love oats, but I’ve got a new love on the side… It’s MILLET! Yes, millet is often found in bird seed. Tweet tweet! Technically, it is a seed, but it’s classified as a grain in culinary circles. It’s also…

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Why CSN is even cooler than I thought…


A few months ago, I was introduced to CSN Stores through some of my foodie blog friends, and I spent a little time browsing through their 200+ online shops, looking at everything from ice cream makers and bedding to wardrobes and cool baby gear. I was intrigued by the huge selection available through CSN, and…

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Product Review: Quinoa Gold


Uh oh. The Hydration Project is rearing its thirsty head again… This time, in the form of a tall, cold glass of quinoa.  Wait… what?! Quinoa?  Yup. Quinoa. I love quinoa. It is a nutrient-packed supergrain, after all, and an easy way to add texture and nutty flavor to tons of dishes. I love it plain,…

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A Birthday Wish, and Looking Ahead Together…

First order of business for the day:  A Big Fat HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my husbo!  Yup, it’s my man’s big day! Unfortunately, we’ve had some expenses recently (perhaps you heard me mention on FB or Twitter that my ceiling began to cave in during our recent monsoon?), and we’re looking to buy a new house…

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Adjusting to Motherhood: My Biggest Challenge

I’ve always been a classic Type A personality–a chronic overachiever, and frankly, a bit of a control freak. That’s not to say I did everything perfectly, but I always strove to, and I based my own personal self-worth on my achievements and ability to do everything, all at once. To me, unless I got an…

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An Unexpected Keepsake


Little Man has always been a curious little one, but by the time he hit 6 months or so, he was so easily distracted that nursing was becoming difficult. I knew he wanted to nurse, and needed to nurse, but one casual comment, ring of the phone, or glimpse of a toy would cause him…

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Mommy and Me Butternut Apple Crisp


Lately, my life is all about sharing. I share just about everything with my baby boy: my body, my bed, every waking moment…but I wouldn’t have it any other way One of my favorite things to share with him is food. As a family, we grow it together, we go to farms to buy it together…

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Cloth Diaper Carnival VIII: Where's the Awareness?


This post is part of Cloth Diapering Bloggers’ and Dirty Diaper Laundry’s Cloth Diaper Carnival VIII: Cloth Diaper Awareness.  Please visit the other bloggers participating by following the links at the end of this post.  I’ve been cloth diapering for nearly 5 months now, and it’s truly been one whopper of an eye-opening learning experience! I’ve learned a ton…

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Know Your Neighbors: Tomatillo Chicken Stew


I don’t want to invite trouble, but I just might be able to die a happy woman after this weekend. It was perfect. Yup, I said it. Perfect. There was a little time spent in the kiddie pool, a fun impromptu picnic snack with Daddy, a short but delicious nap, and lots of baby snuggles….

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The Hydration Project: Eat Your Water


Not a big drinker? Me neither. That’s why I started The Hydration Project. Read about it here. Did you know that many fruits and vegetables contain upwards of 90% water, making them a great way to add vital water to your diet and keep you properly hydrated?  As if there weren’t already enough good reasons…

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