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Misty Roussa

Misty Roussa

I am mama to Jax, 3 & Elliot, 7 months. I am married & we live outside of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. I work full time as a Paralegal. While pregnant with Jax, I became interested in babywearing & co-sleeping as a way of bonding for him & I. I still do both & love it. […]

Tangy Parmesan Roasted Broccoli

Tangy Parmesan Roasted Broccoli

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We are big veggie eaters in this house, and I am forever trying out new and different ways to prepare them to give us variety.  We dont usually have trouble getting the kids to get veggies…but this broccoli in particular is a HUGE hit in our house.  The roasted broccoli takes on this sweet nutty […]

Jessica Murphy

Jessica Murphy

My name is Jessica Murphy and I am a married mother of boy/girl twins, Clara Blue and Cormac Leo, who were born on October 24, 2011. I am a stay-at-home-mom in rural New Mexico, where I cloth diaper, breastfeed, grow vegetables, feed chickens and love my family. I am passionate about sustainable living, self-sufficiency, local […]

Alyssa Ruben

Alyssa Ruben

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Hiya! I’m Alyssa Ruben also known as The Squished Hippie (stay tuned for why “The Squished Hippie”). I’m a moderately sane adopted mother of 4 (as sane as one can be with 4 kids), and a birth mom to one more and wife to a programmer. I live in a little itty bitty town in […]

Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff

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Why make Beef Stroganoff from a box or a can when you can make it from scratch just as easily….this recipe is super simple and just Oh so delicious.  There is never any Stroganoff leftovers at Chateau Ruben. What you’ll need….onion, parsley (any kind), beef stock, sour cream, Sherry, mushrooms, egg noodles and Beef (any […]

About : Xza Louise

About : Xza Louise

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A sometimes housewife turned work at home mom to a darling little boy named Atticus.  I’m in my 20s, but an old soul at heart. I try to live life one day at a time and am constantly looking for ways to revamp our household one craft at a time. My husband, Kevin, and I […]

DIY Baby Mobile

DIY Baby Mobile

DIY Baby Mobile I love doing DIY projects and anything crafty. I can’t wait until Mazzy is a bit older and can join in on the fun. I made her crib mobile with little owls before she was born and I continued the tradition with Zephyr. When Mazzy outgrew the mobile I turned the little […]

Risa Schmucker De Groff

Risa Schmucker De Groff

Hi name is Risa Ann Schmucker De Groff… yes it is quite the mouth full. I am married to my very own tech support extraordinaire and ginger, Logan De Groff. We were married Vegas style in September 2011 after a year long engagement. We live in a little suburb right outside of Phoenix, Arizona called […]

My Son Wears A Cape

My Son Wears A Cape

When we run errands, my son Jax can tell you the name of every hospital he sees. He can tell you why he went there & what the Dr’s did. He can tell you what he ate while he was there. He took his first ambulance ride Thanksgiving of 2008 at 3 months old for […]

On My Feet

On My Feet

I open the door to the car, get in and just sit. I am so apprehensive about this retreat and what it will hold for me. This will be the first time that I’ve openly talked about the event that has changed my life forever and have people actually get it. Giving up my son […]