The Scoop on Reusable Coffee Cup Sleeves

I’m amused by the irony of using a reusable cloth cup sleeve on a disposable coffee cup. Oh well, it sums up rather neatly the challenge of being consistently green. If you are interested in getting one, check them out (…)

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Make Your own Home-grown Currant Syrup

Currant syrup is an easy thing to prepare. Do you have wild currants growing in your yard? We wanted to add a little functional color to our yard (and you can’t eat flowers) – so we ordered the seeds from this shop, and have been growing wild currants ever since. (…)

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Coconut Milk Ice Cream Review: Purely Decadent

Coconut milk ice cream review: When I heard there was a new choice in frozen treats for those of us who don’t eat/drink dairy products, boy was I excited. After all, this is National Ice Cream Month. I already make my own coconut milk frozen yogurt, but to be able to purchase already made coconut milk ice cream is a terrific option, and it’s even made with an alternative sugar — agave nectar. Pure Decadence is not rich — a characteristic you’ll either find “light and refreshing” or you may wish it were richer and creamier. (…)

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Chewable Jewels for Moms and Breastfeeding or Teething Babies

While many moms decide to forgo jewelry rather than let Junior pull on it, dentist Dr. Helen Bloom Smith decided to solve that problem, while also giving baby a healthy choice for teething on. The kid safe jewelry she designs is made from FDA approved Phthalate free materials. Babies aren’t (…)

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Coconut Flour is a Healthy High Protein Gluten free Food

Coconut flour is a great ingredient. When you’re on a restricted diet, you’ve got built in limits. For those of us who are gluten-free, alternative flours are an expensive fact of life. I’ve tried both store bought and homemade flour mixes. I like quinoa flour, brown rice flour, and almond (…)

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Quick Cooking Sweet Potatoes

If you are looking for something different, here’s a quick and easy way to cook sweet potatoes that’s not the same old mashed, or Thanksgiving sweet.

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Baby Sling Pattern to Sew Your Own Baby Sling

Need a baby sling pattern? If you want to sew your own sling type baby carrier, but don’t know where to start, I can help. And if you are concerned that your home sewn sling will meet safety standards, don’t be. There are a few good places online that offer both a baby sling pattern and parts. Let me tell you about them. (…)

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Sculpey Nature Prints: Fun Craft Project for Small Children

Try making Sculpey nature prints with your kids this weekend. It’s a fun little craft that even little ones can do. I recently read a great little post up about making sculpey nature prints with the kids on a craft blog. The pictures there will make you want to try them. If you haven’t used a polymer clay (such as Sculpey) and would prefer to work with something that you don’t have to bake, you can. An alternative material to try is Makins Clay. They have an air dry polymer clay. It’s easy to find at your local craft store, and you don’t have to worry about possibly baking toxins in your kitchen. Look for the bright green wrapper. (…)

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