Counting Down to Wellness

If you've been paying close attention to my Instagram account you may have seen the Christmas countdown that's been going on, which has very unfortunately become a hopeful countdown to wellness. Little Archie has come down with a case of the extreme sniffles quite suddenly. Poor thing's nose is completely caked in snot and he's all [...]

Eco-Friendly Friday

Eco-Friendly Friday

Did you know that approximately 3.5 billion toothbrushes are sold worldwide each year? How many of those do you think are plastic, destined to sit in a landfill or float through the oceans forever? This week we're going to kick off the start to our eco-friendly Fridays with bamboo toothbrushes! I'm sure you've seen these [...]

My Grove Collaborative

My Grove Collaborative

If you have any form of social media I'm sure you've seen advertisements for Grove Collaborative at least once in your news feeds (mine pop up on Facebook and Instagram all the time). Typically they include some kind of freebie like a set of Mrs. Meyers cleaning products, which I'm a huge fan of, but [...]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

A couple weeks ago when I went to grab a handful of groceries I found Nestle Simply Delicious chocolate chips that advertise they are free of the "eight major allergens." Allergen-free is double good for me because that also means vegan-friendly. Now that chocolate chips are back on the menu, I have been baking a [...]

Potty Training II

Potty Training II

Whether or not you have read Potty Training Made Easy, this is the sequel to that post. Putting our second child on the toilet made it clear to me that my previous advice, while still accurate, may not be all-inclusive (I would suspect that there might even be a post that follows this one in the future [...]

Why My Kids Aren’t Vegans

Why My Kids Aren’t Vegans

This has been a question that I've had to answer quite a few times since I went vegan. Are your kids vegan now? And the short answer is no, they're not. But if I think that veganism is a better diet, better for the economy and the environment then why on Earth would I be [...]

Winter Lip Balm

Winter Lip Balm

Colder weather is creeping in and if you live in Western New York like I do it's creeping out, and back in, and back out and you get the point. Back and forth weather patterns do just as much damage to my lips as the winter weather itself, so it's definitely time for some good [...]