While I'll be the first one to admit the convenience of being able to ask a parenting question online and receive 53 answers, I also feel like people think that offering advice online replaces the real, honest socialization and support that parents so desperately need.
What is it about kids and green vegetables? It's almost as if they came out of the womb with an aversion to all foods green.
When I was a kid, I was teased relentlessly about my skin. And, as an adult, I have trouble shaking the fact that I'll always be the palest person in the room. It's an inner dialog that happens daily from about May until October.
If you're anything like me, you consider bread an integral part of your daily existence. Personally, I'd take fresh baked bread over chocolate any day. Seriously. But with two toddlers and less personal time than I'd like to admit, baking bread just doesn't usually make the cut of things we get to do very regularly. I … Continue reading Four Ingredient Bread for Gluten Lovers Everywhere.
I'm a true California girl. And with all this sunshine and summertime, Californians are expected to reach above and beyond when it comes to saving our planet. We put a heavy emphasis on recycling, water conservation and energy saving initiatives. And, while my heart wants to reduce my footprint for the sake of my kids, … Continue reading The Lazy Girl’s Guide to Saving the Planet (And Getting Something In Return!)
I saw a funny meme this morning as I was scrolling through my Instagram: While I'm sure some of my friends out there had a lovely, relaxing Mother's Day (as indicated by all of the overly enthusiastic social media posts), I found comfort knowing that I wasn't the only mom out there struggling to enjoy … Continue reading Mother’s Day Hangover
Anyone else completely obsessed with facial masks? I've been using them for years. First, there were those gooey, sticky fruit-based ones that peeled all the peach fuzz off your face. Then came self heating masks, sheet masks, mud masks, and everything in between. But the one that remains my favorite? The black, charcoal ones. There's something … Continue reading The Dirty, Black Truth Behind Charcoal Masks
Hi! Welcome to my blog. Not quite sure how you stumbled across it in the sea of millions of other (more established, and therefore more interesting) blogs... But I'm glad you're here. A little about me. I'm married to an awesome guy, we have two feisty, energetic daughters, and two small dogs that my dear … Continue reading Hey, It’s Me, Jen.