The Best Home Air Purifier for Asthma, Allergies, and the Dreaded Utah Inversion

Pretty much everyone in my house has allergies of one sort or another. My husband has fairly severe seasonal allergies, and I blame him for passing on the allergy genes to our sons. Our middle son is allergic to almost every plant known to man. We also found out just a few months ago that… [read more]

How to Make Fruit Leather + Grape Fruit Leather Recipe!

I’ve hit a new epoch in my life. I’m domestic! If you’ve never made fruit leather before, stick around and I’ll show you how to make fruit leather (it’s easier than you think!). If you’re are an experienced fruit leather maker, make sure you check out my grape fruit leather recipe below! This post contains… [read more]

The Quantum Vac 6-in-1 Vacuum Cleaner | This thing is AMAZING!

I have to admit that I was intrigued when I received an email in my inbox a bit ago asking me if I’d review the 6-in-1 Quantum Vacuum Cleaner (yeah, that does say “6-in-1”. I’ll touch on that in a sec). It reminded me of the water-based filtration vacuum my mother-in-law used for 25 years and still,… [read more]

Fix Bad Posture With The Lumo Lift – Review | Wearable Posture Coach!

Thank you to Lumo BodyTech for providing a unit for this Lumo Lift review. This post contains affiliate links. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this review are my own. Even as a young teen my mom would comment on my terrible posture. I didn’t mean to have bad posture. All I knew is that… [read more]

20 Tasty Low Carb Lunch Recipes!

Back to school time always seems like a great time to start things fresh. With the recent health issues I’ve been having, it has become even more important that I eat well. While I think in general my diet is pretty good–I don’t eat very much in the way of processed food and I cook… [read more]

Empowering Kids by Teaching Them to Make their Own School Lunch

Thank you to Sprout’s and Box Tops for sponsoring this conversation! Happy New School Year! We have had such an amazing summer! I’m not sure I’ve ever packed so much fun into two months before. But..(you knew it was coming, right?) I need some rest. I started summer completely burned out. Now, I’m looking forward… [read more]

Creamy Berry Probiotic Kefir Pops Recipe!

A big thank you to Smucker’s for sponsoring today’s Probiotic Kefir Pops recipe! My boys have been eating these like crazy this summer! I started making milk kefir for my family a couple years ago. Kefir is a fairly unique probiotic drink. Made from milk, it contains an almost unparalleled amount of beneficial bacteria. (Yes, some… [read more]

Easy Product Swaps for a Healthier Life

Disclosure: Some samples were provided to facilitate this article. I see memes and articles on Facebook all the time decrying all the info we receive about what we need to do to become better parents and better individuals… “Eat this and that.” “You must let your child do this.” “You must not let your child do… [read more]

Chocolate Coconut No-Bake Protein Balls Recipe — Kids Love ’em Too!

I hope you enjoy this vegan Chocolate Coconut No-Bake Protein Balls recipe! Our family is constantly in search healthy snacks that are packed with protein and good fats. Given our nut allergies this quest for healthful snacks is often a bit of a challenge. Even more challenging is finding a nut-free, protein packed, healthful, sweet… [read more]

Sweet Chili Baked Egg Rolls Recipe

This post contains affiliate links. A big thank you if you choose to shop through those links!  Sweet Chili Baked Egg Rolls Around the time we moved here to Utah, we pretty much fell off the healthy eating bandwagon. When you’re living in a home that is not your own there has to be some… [read more]

Immune-Boosting, Homemade Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Homemade Elderberry Syrup Recipe This post contains affiliate links. Ugh… I think my boys are getting every single virus that is going around. Since moving to Utah from Louisiana in July we seem to be on a 2 weeks on 2 weeks off schedule with colds and stomach viruses. I don’t know what the deal is!… [read more]

How We Messed Up Our Kid’s Teeth and What We’re Doing To Fix It #Listerine

Disclosure: I taught my child the importance of oral health care with LISTERINE® Smart Rinse, as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #LISTERINE We are no strangers to dental drama. Learning proper dental hygiene for yourself is one thing. Learning proper dental hygiene for your kids is an entirely different ball game. Ironically, our… [read more]

5 Tips to Maintain a Healthy Household for Baby and You

While you’re busy making sure that you get all your bases covered for baby’s daily care regimen, feeding, bedding, and more, don’t forget his environment. Newborns quickly turn into toddlers, and you’ll find it will greatly benefit both you and baby to be prepared. One of the best ways to ensure that you’re providing a… [read more]

De-Junk Halloween! Better for You Halloween Treat Ideas Your Kids Will Love

Thanks so much to Annie’s Homegrown, Nutiva, and Bitsy’s Brainfood for the delicious samples at ShiftCon and beyond! I have to admit, I’m not always a think ahead kind of person. I can never think far enough ahead to order special Halloween candy for my kids online. There is one week left until halloween and… [read more]