Clean + Green

Homemade Sunscreen

Homemade Sunscreen

When my boys were 3 and 2 years old, we took them to the beach.  Each morning, we’d coat them head to toe in store-bought baby sunscreen.  The brand was one that I considered more natural and safe. Everyday, about an hour later, they’d be […]

The Perfect Housewarming or Wedding Shower Gift

The Perfect Housewarming or Wedding Shower Gift

While the moving part can be stressful, a new home represents a fresh start.  New walls, fresh paint, sometimes new furniture, new goals to keep the house straightened up and tidy, new school, new neighbors, new friends…it’s a chance start with a clean slate and […]

How to Get Laundry Done Fast

How to Get Laundry Done Fast

When I envisioned my future family life as a young person, I never had visions of doing the dishes. every. single. day.  Also mysteriously excluded from my future family fantasies was the mountain of laundry that mocks me from the dining room table day after day. […]

Lemon Meringue Pie: Low carb, gluten free

Lemon Meringue Pie: Low carb, gluten free

(This post is copied from my food blog, www.defiantlygoodfood.com.)  Growing up, I remember my grandmother making the best Lemon Meringue Pie. There are family legends about her pie. She made it look effortless, pie shell from scratch and all! And it was so lemon-y it would […]

Clean Eating for Cinco De Mayo

Clean Eating for Cinco De Mayo

I’m gathering up ideas for dinner on Cinco de Mayo.  Here are four delicious recipes from DefiantlyGoodFood.com.   All of these recipes are low carb and gluten free!        

How to Reduce your Family’s Paper Towel Usage – ONE Small Change

How to Reduce your Family’s Paper Towel Usage – ONE Small Change

Confession: Our family used to be paper towel junkies.  They were our go-to for messes big and small.  I estimate that we would go through a roll every other day.  I hated seeing all of that waste going into our trash can, but I couldn’t bear the […]