Friday Five: #14

Time for all our favorites! Reading Mama Natural's pregnancy guide and loving it! (spoiler alert: I bought her online birth course and truly feel that's what helped me give birth more naturally) A really phenomenal read about creating a beautiful and rich environment for your young child Montessori-style! Visiting the monastery. A perfect reminder that our seemingly… Continue reading Friday Five: #14

One Thing I Learned that Has Made All The Difference in How I Think About my Toddler

We're standing in church and she hits my face and then looks for my reaction. She is my daughter--I'm not quite sure if I can call her a toddler yet, as crawling is still her primary mode of transportation--and she reaches to hit me again. Before I learned a new way of thinking of my… Continue reading One Thing I Learned that Has Made All The Difference in How I Think About my Toddler

How to Bake a Gluten-Free, Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Pick strawberries. Buy some rhubarb at the farmer's market. Find a recipe for a regular strawberry-rhubarb pie on the internet. Substitute almond and coconut floor for regular floor and think everything will be fine. Substitute coconut sugar for regular sugar and think the same. Follow the rest of the recipe. Realize that everything will not… Continue reading How to Bake a Gluten-Free, Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Friday Five: #13

Favorites! Picking strawberries and making jam! We picked at Krupp Farm, which was a marvelous location. Delivering jam to my grandparents who made it for my family for so many years was extra special. Giving my husband a year of dates for father's day. Oh yes, I did. I realize that it's a gift for both of… Continue reading Friday Five: #13

The Ten Minute Rule

I'm not very good at finishing things, but starting things can also be daunting. Especially the nitty-gritty, boring things you don't enjoy. It's also difficult to start things when you know you could quickly be interrupted by a small human. So, I tend to put things off... Until I decided on my ten minute rule!… Continue reading The Ten Minute Rule