Tara’s Kitchen Essentials

I’m often ask “Where did you get that?”. Here’s a list of my favorite kitchen tools that make working in the kitchen even more fun. You’ll also find our travel essentials list at the bottom of the page. P.S. These are all affiliate links. Thank you so very much for supporting our blog & mission. Take out the inside strainer …

The 101 on DIY Natural Cleaning Ingredients

Natural cleaning is a big trend and a way of life in our home. We are commonly asked what ingredients we keep on hand and how we clean with different natural ingredients and essential oils. This is a series of posts on the most common methods of using natural ingredients in our home. We have done our best to consolidate …

EveryDayKeto

I used to restrict my calories, workout for an hour (or two) each day, experience the brain fog & exhaustion that moderate calorie restriction created and still not see the results I expected over the long term. When it got too difficult, I’d wander away from the diet and would quickly find that I’d regained the weight. Hundreds of other …

5 After-School Snacks Your Kids Will Rave About

Your kids run in the door from school and say “What’s for snack!” Here are five delicious (and mom-approved) snacks to make kids smile.   Apple Nachos Cut up an apple into slices and drizzle with a no-sugar added peanut butter, almond butter or cashew butter. Sprinkle on a tsp of mini-chocolate chips for an added burst of flavor. Nut …

3 Tips To Deal With Hectic Kids Schedules

Today’s teens are incredibly busy with school, sports, clubs and other extracurricular activities. Keeping track of everything that’s going on is enough to drive any parent to distraction. Today, I’m going to share three tips for keeping yourself (and your kids) organized. Tip 1: Use An Online Family Calendar We use Google’s Calendar and have a calendar just for the …