If you’re ready to start packing up for your next camping trip, here’s a checklist of camping equipment must haves to help make your trip a success!
Trying to get babies, toddlers, and young kids to sleep might be one of the biggest challenges of parenthood – at least it can seem that way! But research is showing more and more how beneficial sleep is to kids and their overall health. If we realized the impact of sleep deprivation on our kids, we would probably be more likely to help them get the rest their bodies need.
Camping gear is one of those things that can make or break a camping trip. It really is the difference between fun time spent outside or a miserable couple of days. And the right camping equipment makes for the best camping trips!
Dangers of chemical exposure are all around us, all the time. Without even realizing it, we are constantly coming into contact with them through the air we breath, the toiletries/beauty products we put on our bodies, and through household cleaning products we breath in and that are absorbed into our skin.
The dry season is here in Northern Michigan, & that means it’s time to stock up on my favorite homemade hand lotion! Winters are long & cold here – it’s been in the single digits all week! – so we go through a lot of it. A few years ago my skin started reacting to several of the lotions & cosmetics I was using, so I wanted to find a hand lotion I could make myself to try to eliminate the chemicals found in most store bought lotions.
Want some gift ideas for kids that AREN’T toys?? Kids don’t need more toys! They need things that inspire creativity and encourage them to play outside! Here’s a list of my top 7 non-toy gift ideas for kids!
One of our favorite crock pot meals is BBQ ribs. They are fall off the bone g-o-o-d. They’re so easy to make, and they turn out perfectly every.single.time.
Did you know you can build a medicine cabinet using essential oils? They’re a great alternative to over the counter medicines. They’re not just a healthier alternative – they’re also very effective!
This is the year of less for me – mainly when it comes to things. This comes from a place of wanting to live in a clutter free home and only keep the things we use and love. I have a tendency to hang on to things I don’t use (and/or haven’t used in years) because I might need it. I have also let myself get away with this for way too long because we actually have the space to store a lot of things.