My Holiday Calendar

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Don’t you hate the stressed out, crazy feeling during the whole month of December? Me too. A couple of years ago, I started thinking, there must be a way to spread out the Christmas tasks so that I’m working on them, bit-by-bit, throughout the year. But then there are other holidays and birthdays and vacations […]

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Maple Syrup Coconut Milk Mocha Recipe (Paleo)

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I haven’t always been a coffee drinker. You can blame my husband. Yup, it’s all his fault. I was the tea drinker, and he was the coffee drinker, and he kept begging me to come to the dark side and join him. Anyone else have the same kind of situation going on? And once you’re […]

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What to do with your raging child part 2

photo credit: mdanys Yesterday I recommended that you try to hold your child while she rages. Another idea I forgot to mention is that if your child is small enough (about 5 years old or younger),  you can wear her in an Ergo carrier. If she’s screaming because she’s scared, then being close to you just might solve […]

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What to do if you have a child who rages

photo credit: emrank Let’s just pretend for a minute that you have a kid who randomly screams and rages. Let’s just pretend.  And let’s pretend that it’s so unpredictable that it’s really hard to plan life around it. And let’s say, it can be triggered by the strangest things. You say to your daughter “let’s put […]

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My 10 Favorite Things About Camp Revolution (Nancy Thomas Camp)

My family spent the last week in Spokane, WA, with other families who are raising challenging children. It was a blast! These were my 10 favorite things about the week:   1. Meeting Nancy Thomas. WOW that lady is amazing!!!! Really!! When we first showed up to camp, she gave me a hug and I […]

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Getting Ready for Canning and Preserving

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I recently shared the Tools You Need for Canning & Preserving. Now I’m going to share with you how you should get ready for the job! Purchase Your Tools There are some basic tools that you will need for canning and preserving, and you don’t want to hold off on purchasing them. Get them ahead of […]

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Organizing Your Gardening Supplies

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I know that there are lots of different methods for organizing gardening supplies. I thought I’d share mine today! In the photo above, you can see lots of garden goodies! On the left is the basket I carry with me every time I go out. In it, I keep plant labels, gloves, big packets of […]

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Kids have allergies? I blame Wonder Bread. And Twinkies. And Fruit Snacks.

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If you’re a parent of 2 or more children, I am guessing that at least one of your children has allergies. Or asthma? Your kids have asthma, don’t they? Or at least, you know someone (or a lot of people) whose kids have allergies. I’m right, right? I was dining out with 2 of my […]

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Raspberry Coconut Milk Gelatin Dessert {Paleo & GAPS Friendly}

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I got this idea from Cara’s Chocolate Gelatin “Pudding”. I love Cara’s recipes because they’re simple. She makes it easy for people to eat GAPS. It does not have to be super difficult, people! If you’re feeling overwhelmed by GAPS and you need help, I highly recommend Cara’s Intro Book and her Meal Plans. I […]

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Honey Vanilla Bean Custard Ice Cream

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I do not have a photo of the ice cream, just a simple vanilla bean. This means that the multiple times we have made this recipe, either: We liked it so much that we gobbled it all up before we could take a picture It melted and would not have made a very nice picture. […]

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