We’re harvesting tomatoes like crazy around here! If you happen to have an abundance of grape or cherry tomatoes, may I suggest an easy and delicious remedy? Continue reading
Let me tell you, it is nigh unto impossible to find prepackaged protein snacks suitable for a gluten-free, sugar-free, Real Food diet. There are a few bars out there that we do eat here at the Yankee Homestead, but they all contain at least one ingredient that I’d rather not feed my family.
Until now. (Drum roll, please.) Continue reading
Recently, I shared our nifty new idea of serving lunch in a muffin tin. Did you notice the pink, heart-shaped gummy treats in those pictures? They’re a new favorite around here.
My boys love them because they’re yummy and fun to eat. I love them because they’re super healthy! They’re also perfect for our This-n-That lunches, and for packing in our favorite LunchBots containers. Continue reading
I finished up most of the books from my spring reading list before Baby Brother arrived, and added a few more titles, each of which I highly recommend.
Surprisingly enough, though my days are now filled with caring for a newborn, plus continuing to take care of his older brothers, I’m still able to squeeze in a bit of reading time while feeding Baby Brother. Because ohmygoodness it seems like that’s about all I do these days!
The following are three of the books I’ve enjoyed recently…
Serving lunch in a muffin tin (or mini-muffin tin) totally transforms ordinary food into something magical. True story. Try it yourself!
As you know, we are now cloth diapering. And as I expected, it’s gotten much easier now that all those stressful decisions are behind me. In case you’re curious, I’m really happy with the diapers we chose. More on that another day…
Thus far, one of my favorite parts of cloth diapering is the reusable flannel wipes! They’re adorable, and–in conjunction with the wipe solution below–they clean so much better than disposable wipes. Plus, they’re saving us money!
Just yesterday, my friend Kelly posted this on my Facebook wall:
Looking for suggestions on makeup that is paraben free!! Continue reading
Are you running out of summer activities at your house? How about a trip to the library to check out some fantastic children’s books about summertime?