The Review I Wanted to Write About Ethique, But Didn’t

Shampoo bars? Conditioner bars? Even deodorant all completely in bar form. No plastic bottles. No plastic wrapping. Consider me equal parts skeptical and intrigued. Recently I have been double checking my sources when it comes to “all-natural” products to make sure that I’m not falling prey to greenwashing. Can’t trick me with leaves in your…

Ask For Paper

Today is another beautiful eco-friendly Friday and TGIF because a lot of people truly need a weekly bit of education on simple earth-saving techniques. Today we are going to cover perhaps the easiest life change you can make that costs absolutely nothing to do. The only thing you need to do is remember. When you go to the…

Fall Bucket List 2019

The most important thing in my life, over absolutely everything, is spending time with the people that we love most. When you combine that with my favorite season, which is Fall, I can hardly contain my excitement. Bucket List Items Fall 2019 Edition: Buy some new rain boots and get them all muddy. Donate extra…

Vegan Rocky Road Cookies

Chocolate. Marshmallows. Peanuts. Mini-chocolate chips. It really doesn’t get any better than this. Over the weekend our family really got into the spirit of fall. We made time to visit a local sanctuary where we had the opportunity to hang out with some absolutely beautiful animals. The boys filled their lungs with fresh, crisp air…

Home Sweet Home

The last Life Update that I really left with you was when my husband and I had our fingers tightly crossed waiting to see if we were going to get the house we so desperately wanted for our family. Since then things have been an absolute whirlwind. First and foremost, I am over the moon…

Double Dog Dare

Little boys sure can be trouble. The school year has come to an end and with first grade in the rearview, it’s time to reminisce on one of my favorite moments this year. Before we dive right into the happenings of this particular day, I just want to give kudos to all of the first-grade…

Life Update

Spring. Everything becomes so fresh when the weather turns warm and sweet in preparation for Summer. The flowers are up, the night air is crisp, and if you’re reading this from a cozy seat here in New York, everything is wet because it hasn’t stopped raining for days. I’m not one for being dreary on…

Lemon Pepper Pasta & Sprouts

Some of my absolute favorite recipes come from the need for creativity. I always joke about how empty our refrigerator and pantry get at the end of the month but it isn’t usually as bad as it sounds, just a lot of odd, seemingly incohesive ingredients. It really leaves me relying on my ability to…

5 Necessities for Giving Your Son a Haircut

Raising kids doesn’t come with a guidebook, but luckily if you search every corner of the internet and ask everyone that you know for advice at least one time you might just make it through this parenting thing alive. Haircuts aren’t expensive for little boys, to be honest, there’s even a place in town that offers…

Minecraft Party

Perfect birthday decorations for the Minecraft lover in your life. Last year our middle little requested a dinosaur birthday and I managed to put together a totally prehistoric birthday bash for him that exceeded my own expectations. This year, thanks to his big brother, Jaxon has been super interested in the game Minecraft and asked…