Blogger To WordPress Transfer Kit – Special Ends Nov 4

Big News! If you haven't heard already, Blogelina released our brand new "Blogger To WordPress Transfer Kit" this month!  This kit gives any blogger everything they need to make a smooth, affordable, stress-free transition to WordPress.  (affiliate link) Wordpress really is the key to a successful blog, but it isn't always very affordable - or easy - to make the switch.  Which is where this kit comes in! The Transfer Kit Includes: 9 comprehensive, step-by-step transfer guides Read more [...]

C-Sections and my thoughts

I really want to hear what everyone thinks about this subject. It's nice to see that c-sections are leveling out but I think that there are still too many happening.  1 in 3 children will be born via c-section.  Peanut was, although not by my choice.  I've spent lots of time since he was born researching the subject so I figured I'd share some of what I found and see what everyone else thought, or if you had some more sources for me to look at.  Can't learn enough I guess. I was recently Read more [...]

Quick and Easy Hummus

I was in the mood for healthy snack but it had to be quick and easy. Toddlers aren't the most patient of people. A quick look at my pantry and I decided to make hummus. Most recipes I found online required ingredients I didn't have on hand, so I took the basic idea and added what I wanted to. My ingredients Can of chick peas minced garlic lemon pepper ground cumin celery salt Drain the can of chick peas and reserve the liquid.  Add chickpeas to blender/food processor. Add other ingredients. Read more [...]
Finished detergent

Homemade Laundry Detergent

I use homemade laundry detergent, so I figured I'd explain how I make it here.  It's really easy.  I use it on everything.   I haven't had any problems and I've been using it for over a year.  I've also only had to make 2 batches and am getting ready to make a third.  I do not make any promises or guarantees for those of you trolls out there 😛   1. Grate the bars of soap   2. I used the food processor after grating to get it like crumbles.   3. Read more [...]

Mombo Nursing Pillow

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Comfort and Harmony. All opinions are 100% mine. Goodness... I cannot imagine surviving a year of breastfeeding with no nursing pillow.  It was so helpful for those feedings that felt like I was spending hours in that chair.  I received mine as a gift at my baby shower.  Since then I have looked into the many different brands and styles.  Today, I am talking to you about the mombo nursing pillow.  It is available at Toys R US and Babies Read more [...]

FREE ! Blogelina is offering her 4-week beginner blogging class

Who doesn't love free?  Blogelina is offering her beginner blogging class again.  I took this class and really enjoyed it.  I also became an affiliate because I believed enough in the program, so I am sharing the information with you. Sign Up For The Free 4-Week Online Blogging Class! Heads Up: This offer ends May 31st! Blogelina is once again offering her very popular 4-week blogging class — for FREE! This online class will be held in June 2013. If you sign up for this free class, Read more [...]

FREE ! Blogelina is offering her 4-week beginner blogging class

Who doesn't love free?  Blogelina is offering her beginner blogging class again.  I took this class and really enjoyed it.  I also became an affiliate because I believed enough in the program, so I am sharing the information with you. Sign Up For The Free 4-Week Online Blogging Class! Heads Up: This offer ends May 31st! Blogelina is once again offering her very popular 4-week blogging class — for FREE! This online class will be held in June 2013. If you sign up for this free class, Read more [...]

#MinCamp Task #4 Delegate Chores

Task #4: Delegate Chores When we reach out to each other for help, everyone benefits. Chores bond families, and mutual favors cement neighborhoods and communities. – MINIMALIST PARENTING, Chapter 3 #MinCamp When your children are babies, they are the work that needs to be done. But sooner than you expect, kids grow into capable members of the household. Today’s task is to delegate three household chores to your kids. Giving kids chores may seem like more work at first, but it’s Read more [...]

#MinCamp Task #3: Say Yes and No

Task #3: Say Yes and No Your time and attention are too precious to be nibbled away by everything that would thoughtlessly take a bite. – MINIMALIST PARENTING, Chapter 1 We’re going to challenge your assumptions and invite you to give your calendar and to-do list a closer look. Is everything in there something you really have to attend to or do? Today’s task is to say yes to an event or task that makes you happy, and no to an event or task that’s dragging you down. When you clear Read more [...]