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All About Gagey

All About Gagey

Happy Birthday to my Gagey Boy.  My crazy, rambunctious, lovable Gage who today is seven years old.  I can’t believe it’s been seven years since he was born. It seems like yesterday that I held his sweet little babieness in my arms and kissed his sweet angel cheeks as he slept.  I like to forget the first nine months when […]

A year ago.

A year ago.

A year ago, I was still in denial that my babies weren’t going to be very premature. I spent my entire pregnancy contracting away and then found myself faced with very active premature labor. When the hospital somehow got my labor to stop (I was at 3 cm, 100% effaced, contractions every two minutes), I kept […]

Confessions of a crunchy mama.

Confessions of a crunchy mama.

I hear frequently that things look perfect in my life. How do I balance four kids, homeschooling, attachment parenting, kiddie sports/activities, writing, crafting, volunteering, and the like and still have a smile on my face? Carl and I get asked a lot: When do you sleep?! My kids are smart and cute, and I have been able […]

Review: Action Baby Carriers

Review: Action Baby Carriers

  When I first fell in love with babywearing, it was with a Moby, then I moved onto a Mei Tei, and then eventually a woven wrap. After spending the weekend with my fellow mommy bloggers in Michigan, I started to research SSCs (Soft Structured Carriers). I wanted to add one to my collection for a few reasons. While […]

What happens in Vegas lands on TMD

What happens in Vegas lands on TMD

How did this happen? Where did time go? I am the mother of a 10-month-old baby boy. I’m going to use the word baby as much as I can, because in 59  56 short days, Atticus will no longer be a baby. I’m amazed by my little son. He is so happy-go-lucky and even when he […]

Halloween Printables {FREE}

Halloween Printables {FREE}

This is the second post of my month-long DIY series. The first post, a DIY candy corn banner, can be found HERE. I am OBSESSED with free printables. As in, when a holiday is coming up, my house has no less than three or more sitting out in frames in various rooms of our home. There are […]

EcoChallenge Kick-Off

EcoChallenge Kick-Off

httpv://vimeo.com/46440345 A few weeks ago, I told you all about a fun way to get more involved in an Earth-friendly way (click HERE to read all about it). I am talking about NWEI’s Annual EcoChallenge! It runs for two weeks (from October 1-15) and all you have to do is make at least one eco-friendly habit change […]

Maple Syrup and Brown Sugar Baked Acorn Squash

Maple Syrup and Brown Sugar Baked Acorn Squash

Mmmmmmmmmm mmmmmmm, don’t these look delicious!  We love taking healthy good-for-you food, and making it completely unhealthy. ;).  Totally worth every calorie in every single bite.  This is a really simple and easy recipe that takes very little effort and is really REALLY yummy. What you need…..butter, maple syrup, pepper, brown sugar, and acorn squash […]