Category Archives: Greenish


So About That Birthday Cake/Party/Having a 2 Year Old Now

I’d say this would maybe not qualify as a cake wreck. Sorry to disappoint? Oh sure, it took me 6 hours toView full post »


This Rope Woven From Hope Is For You, Momma

The lowest, rock-bottom point in my postpartum anxiety battle was a quiet afternoon, as I rocked my then 9 month old daughter in herView full post »


25 Year Old Me Was Dumb, Part 2

Did you read Part 1?  Dear pregnant me, I know you think you have this figured out. You did your research, read the websites, the forums,View full post »


If You’re Living Without A Waffle Maker, I’m Sad For You

Somethings literally change your life for the better. I think we can all agree that cans of cinnamon rolls are one of them because I triedView full post »


Almond Nutrition Coaching- Because Feeding Ourselves Is Confusing, Plus A Giveaway! {Contributor}

Stephanie Totty is contributing today, and talking about a super awesome service called Almond. It’s a virtural, personal nutritionView full post »


The Whole 30 Made Me Gain Weight, I Don’t Regret It

I completed the Whole 30 by the beginning of February. It changed my life for the better. It also made me gain weight. Yeah…. after 30 daysView full post »


Running downhill in the #Whole30- Update on a life with no sugar or wine

I’ve been drinking coffee black lately. Even more hardcore? I’ve been ordering Americanos at Starbucks black. Me from one monthView full post »


Decision Fatigue- That Make So Much Sense!

I got up at 6:30 this morning, even though it’s Scott’s morning to get Kendall to school. I did soView full post »


All The Ways I’m A January Cliche

New year, new me! Starting fresh, new page! First chapter in my next 12 chapter book! It’s Monday, and I had 4.5 hours of sleep lastView full post »


An Update On The House Buying/Selling Situation

The experience of selling our house and buying a new one has been pretty similar to planning our wedding. At first, weView full post »


In October We Do The Pumpkin Patch

It’s what we’ve always done. It’s what we will always do, CHILDREN. So every year. EVERY YEAR. I will drag your littleView full post »


A Place For Everything- Even Essential Oils

In my dream world, in my dream house, I am a hyper-organized person. In my dream world, in my dream house, PopTarts don’t fall onView full post »


Let It Grow

Texas peaches sprout on their own from a compost pile. The case for letting “weeds” grow.View full post »


Launching My YouTube Channel with the Help of bumGenius

Yesterday I unveiled the shiny new blog design, and now I show you what’s up my other sleeve. A fancy new YouTube channel! You canView full post »


Rice Cooker (Pan)cake- I Went There

If you live in the internet as much as I do, there’s a good chance you’ve seen someone rave/rant about this revolutionary(?)View full post »


Give Yourself Permission To Change… And Not Pack Early

“How may of you are the parent you thought you’d be before you had kids?” That’s the question I opened with lastView full post »


Easter Idea Roundup

We’re just about a week out from Easter, and the excitement is building around here. Peek-a-who sent me monogramed Jellycat bunniesView full post »


Taming Hyenas With Compost Smoothies

When my kids get home from school, it’s like, stop. SHHHH. Don’t. open.  your. mouth. Not before I can shove some food inView full post »


Denver! Got Dirty Cloth Diapers? Come Change Them!

In How-Is-This-My-Life news, I am going to be the official Guinness World Records Witness for the Great Cloth Diaper Change in Denver thisView full post »


Donating Diapers To Giving Diapers, Giving Hope

That’s a box of diapers I just packed and addressed to: The Natural Baby Company Attn: Giving Diapers GivingView full post »


A Pork Be Inspired Giveaway

The food situation in this house is a bad one, friends. We’ve basically been living off of fast food. I mean, yes, I know… IView full post »


Summer Pork Chop Salad- So easy even I can make it

I’m not a great cook. I don’t really enjoy feeding people. The other night, in my exhausted and pregnant state, I actuallyView full post »


Bubble Gum Peeps Ice Cream – A Sweet Summer Treat!

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Sippy Cup Love- Re Play Recycled No-Spill Cups

Last week I headed to Target for 2 things, and one of them was not new sippy cups. But, in my defense, we did actually NEED them. I justView full post »


Leftover PEEPS Recipes

Okay, I know.. I know.. Easter is far behind us. Nobody actually has leftover Easter candy hanging around at this point, right?View full post »


You Can Do This! Easy Valentine’s Breakfast Ideas

I’m so excited to be on Texas Living today showing off this easy and healthy Valentine’s Day breakfast forView full post »


Meal Planning Success!

Last night I made quite possibly one of the best dinners ever… for me. (The bar is pretty low to begin with.) And the night beforeView full post »


How To Win At Life With The Help of Soap- SoapBox Soaps

More than 3,000 children’s lives could be saved every day with something as simple as a bar of soap and clean water. – SoapBoxView full post »


12 Weeks Pregnant And Still Disbelieving

You know that thing some women do where they surprise their partner with the news that they’re pregnant, sometimes accompanied byView full post »


Going Green For Baby

Today I was on Texas Living on KTXD in Dallas/Fort Worth, showing off a few ways you can go “green” when it comes to babyView full post »


Apple Pancake, Egg & Goat Cheese Sandwiches

Last night, I was at a loss for dinner ideas. Kendall desperately wanted pancakes. I bought an apple pancake mix from the The Apple Barn inView full post »


A Peek At Our New Barn-Style Doors & My New Favorite Backdrop

This weekend, Scott finished up a couple barn-style doors on a track that he pieced together completely on his own, based on someView full post »



My mom introduced me to this leafy green treat. No really, it’s delicious. Seriously! It’s not at all like you’re eatingView full post »


Feeding From A Trough

Or a tray… whatever. Sometimes this is all I have the energy for. And that’s okay, right? I mean, the kidsView full post »


My Husband-Made Kitchen Table

It’s done! At the risk of sounding like a sickeningly gushy blogger, am I lucky or what? This table is amazing,View full post »


He Grows His Own Food

My kid is ALWAYS HUNGRY. Always. I joke we need to move to a farm and teach him to milk cows so we can afford to keep him, butView full post »