The Puppy Predicament

The Puppy Predicament

Dogs are fantastic family pets. Unless you’re very busy, or travel a lot, or you like to sleep in on weekends, or you’re just not a dog person. And this is something many people don’t think about until after they have brought a fluffy, scruffy mutt i ...
Spring Clean Safely: 3 DIY Solutions

Spring Clean Safely: 3 DIY Solutions

My life is an exercise in moderation. While there are some fantastic safe cleaning products on the market these days, there are also a few household cleaners that are so darn easy to make yourself it seems silly not to. Here are three of the easiest ...
Should You Switch to Natural Perfume?

Should You Switch to Natural Perfume?

Walking through the perfume section of any department store will almost always result in a headache for me. Same goes for wearing most mainstream perfumes. Although I’ve yet to be able to identify the chemical culprit of my sensitivity, I spent many ...
15-Minute Organic Marinara Sauce

15-Minute Organic Marinara Sauce

Did you grow up with jarred spaghetti sauce as a staple in your pantry? I know I did. And I continued this tradition into my adulthood because I believed every television show and movie that showed a woman slaving over a hot stove all day long to mak ...
The Day I Learned to Love Myself

The Day I Learned to Love Myself

A couple of weeks ago I volunteered in my son’s class for his winter-break party. I was manning the cookie decorating table, trying to take deep breaths and not freak out about the food coloring in the frosting and sprinkles. To be perfectly honest w ...