Dye-Free Red, White and Blue Recipes

Red White and Blue fruit pizza

Oh, say can you seeeeee…. past the blinding dye-filled flag cupcakes at the local grocery store? Ew. After nearly 20 years as a professional cake decorator, I’ve seen (and worn) my fair share of food dye. But, that’s all in the past and we avoid that stuff like whoa now, especially for the kids. That… [read more]

Ten Easy Ways with Rhubarb

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Oh, rhubarb. Poor, misunderstood rhubarb. Food that ranks right up there with butterscotch under “Things Grandparents Like.”  What is it but that weird fruit (vegetable?) that your mom, neighbor, mailman always has too much of. That leafy thing that looks like celery, but not quite, and only ever tastes good buried under pounds of strawberries inside… [read more]

Get to Know Sambazon: Review and Giveaway {Ends 6/18} #MomsMeet

sambazon

A girl’s gotta have priorities. Right now, I have to pick and choose my priorities pretty carefully because my two biggest priorities (Little Man and Baby E) kind of trump all others. Getting my butt out of bed in the morning, staying awake during my commute and getting a good, healthy breakfast into my body… [read more]

Celebrate Earth Month: DivaCup Review and Giveaway

DivaCup Logo 2011

Psst…guess what. There’s kind of a revolution going on. You want in? Sure, but I’m going to have to talk about period stuff for a minute… K? K. I grew up thinking there were 2 options for feminine products: pads or tampons. I guess the ol’ OB could be considered a third option depending on… [read more]

A Rainbow of Green: Re-Play Toddler Tableware Review and Giveaway

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Plastic. It’s a heck of a thing. Have you ever tried to do away with it? Just not use plastic things any more? It’s hard. No matter how dedicated you are to greening up your life, cutting out plastic is really hard. It’s everywhere. Especially when you’ve got small kids around. Some things are easy…. [read more]