How to beat the winter blues

“Here is a list of things that has continued to help me beat the Winter blues. No specific combination of things will work for everyone, but I hope that some of these ideas resonate with you and help you feel better, even if just for a few moments.”

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A special gift for Mother’s day

I wrote about The Honest Company a little while ago to tell you how much I love their diapers here. I am also a big fan of their healing balm since Sophie is constantly drooling and has a rash on her chin and neck as a result. With Mother’s day just around the corner, The Honest Company is recognizing all the […]

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Best green smoothie

I know there are a million different green smoothie recipes out there. I even blogged about it here. Since then, I have modified the ingredients so that it is not only nutritious, but is really tasty. My kids even love it! I think smoothies in general have exploded in popularity because they are a quick way to […]

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Honestly speaking: body after baby

When I went to get the mail today, I was almost, I don’t want to say shocked, but I was definitely surprised by the cover as I pulled the latest copy of Today’s Parent out of the mailbox. This beautiful mother and her two littles were on the cover: Source I was just so surprised to see […]

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Avocado lime cheesecake bars

In our house we’ve been dealing with food sensitivities for the past 3 years, since O was born. He has a sensitivity to dairy, nuts, wheat and eggs. Now, with Sophie, we’re dealing with the same thing. So, as a nursing mama, I’ve had to make some serious changes to my diet. As a result, […]

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Interview: La maison du lait

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Beauty Products: How to Choose Thoughtfully

  Do you ever browse the beauty or skincare aisle frazzled and unsure of what to choose? I sure do. It’s always questionable when you don’t know what most of the ingredients listed on the bottle are…and then you slap them on your face. Thankfully, my sister, who wrote this blog post about choosing local vs. organic produce, told me to visit http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ […]

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Book Review: The Honest Life

A few weeks ago, The Honest Life by Jessica Alba caught my eye at the bookstore. I was intrigued, knowing that she had co-founded The Honest Company, which focuses on creating natural Eco-friendly baby and home care products, so I thought I would give it a read. About the BookThe Honest Life is about Alba’s personal […]

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Clean Green Smoothie

I’d like to say that I am an uber-healthy gal and only eat clean, organic food, and that this is the reason for posting about a green smoothie. Alas, I ate too many chocolate chip cookies right before lunch, so I decided I should have this instead of a pulled pork sandwich. That’s the truth. The recipe is from […]

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Couch Potato No More!

The time has come to get off my butt and start exercising. It has been a month since Olivier arrived and I’m starting to feel “normal” so I think I will feel better if I ditch the couch potato tendencies and get my bootie in gear. Here’s what I’ve mainly been doing since the baby was […]

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