A Finger-Friendly Approach to Solids: Baby-Led Weaning

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This post does contain an affiliate link. When my older daughter was born, to be a “good” mom you had to make your own baby good. And being the frugal naturalist and “good” mom that I am, I jumped on that train! No preservatives and no extra money spent on jarred baby food. (Hope you […]

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Ham and Cheese Quiche


Quiche has become a great way to use less meat and to make the most of our eggs! It’s a yummy dinner – both plain and loaded with veggies! Ingredients: 3-4 eggs, depending on how many veggies and extras you use. If you do a plain quiche, I would use 5 or 6. 1 c. […]

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A Gluten-Free Update

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A few weeks ago I was pumped to tell y’all about our big plans for gluten-free month, and I even had a month of meals and snacks planned out to show for it. So it’s time to check in. How have the last three weeks been? Personally, I really loved having to branch out and […]

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Gluten-Free Menu Planning – Mid March to Mid April

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This post contains affiliate links. Today’s menu planning is going to look a little different. After consulting with friends and reading some books and blog posts, we are doing a gluten-free month at our house. There’s a lot of debate as to how good (if at all) grains actually are for you. If you’re like […]

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Menu Planning for the Week of 2/24/14

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Hey y’all! It’s clean out the pantry week! Here’s our meal plan for the week… Breakfasts: Juice (1 orange + 2 apples + 1 sweet potato), oatmeal Steel cut oats, strawberries Fried eggs, strawberries German pancakes, if we have enough eggs. Otherwise berry baked oatmeal. Lunches: Snacky – Humus with carrots and crackers, strawberries, chicken […]

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Making Your Own Toothpaste: The Clay Version

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This post contains affiliate links. Our family has been using homemade toothpaste for awhile now. When we began, we started with a coconut oil based toothpaste. I really loved the taste of the coconut oil toothpaste. However, the fact that the consistency became less like a solid and more like a liquid in the heat […]

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