All posts tagged Danielle Tate

Homemade Bisquick

By | April 13, 2013

By Danielle, Contributing Writer  One of my favorite things to do is figure out how to make something from scratch that you normally buy in a box.  As a working mama I need the convenience of quick meals and sides but I don’t want to compromise on health. Enter homemade Bisquick. Bisquick is great for Read More

Six Simple Soups for Cold Days

By | March 5, 2013

By Danielle, Contributing Writer Soup, for me is the ultimate comfort food on a cold Winter’s day.  Not only that, but made with quality stock and real food ingredients it can be a bowl of awesome nourishment. Here are some simple yet amazing soups from around the web to try on snowy (or rainy) cold Read More

When Tragedy Strikes: Handling The Rough Road Together

By | February 19, 2013

By Danielle, Contributing Writer There are times in everyone’s life when tragedy or hard times strike without warning rocking your world. The unexpected phone call, the letter you didn’t see coming, the lay off, the sudden loss; tragedies come in all sizes but no matter how big or small on the world’s scale they can Read More

5 Indoor Winter Activities for Toddlers

By | January 22, 2013

Daily Tip: Make changes early in the game if you find something doesn’t work, so you don’t get frustrated and give up all together. By Danielle, Contributing Writer It doesn’t take much to entertain a 2-year-old. This is a good thing sometimes. Homemade toys or crafts is a great way to engage your child’s sense, help them  learn and  even keep them Read More

Keeping Christmas Simple and Special

By | December 8, 2012

Your little ones are the apple of your eye.  You’d do anything for them.  You want to see them happy. The excitement on their faces warms your heart when you think of how they’ll react opening that awesome must-have gift on Christmas morning. I think most of us get enjoyment from giving to our children Read More

Stress Free Thanksgiving – Real Food Style

By | November 13, 2012

Image by cinderellasg Thanksgiving should be a time to reflect and give thanks.  A time to spend with family and friends and maybe catch up with family you haven’t seen in awhile. But if you’re the host of the Thanksgiving meal the event can end up being a stress one that you wish would end Read More

5 Myths About Game Meat

By | October 23, 2012

Image by gm_pentaxfan Game meat is a staple in our home.  It makes up probably 60-70% of the meat we eat. From venison to duck and rabbit to dove it’s on our table more often than not. I often hear gasps or “yucks” from people when I take left-overs to work or tell them what Read More

Improve Your Mental Health – Declutter

By | September 22, 2012

We live in a consumer-driving society.  Buy more, have more, store more, save more, more, more more!! Corporations make millions off of “stuff” and then turn around and make even more selling “stuff to organize your stuff.” I’m by no means a minimalist to any extreme.  I have (had) plenty of stuff but the lesson Read More

Modern Alternative Cleaning

By | August 14, 2012

Up and down the aisles in the grocery store, you can find cleaning products that do just about everything.  One to clean bathrooms, one to clean kitchens, one that cleans it all and even ones that will do the cleaning for you. A person can end up with 10 or 12 bottles and cans of Read More

10 Benefits and Uses for Raw Honey

By | July 3, 2012

Image by chrissie2003 Honey is great alternative for sweetening tea or coffee, a smoothie or English Muffins, but did you know there are health benefits in your honey?  Plus so many amazing uses for raw honey? Raw honey has many healthy qualities and can be used in several other ways then just sweetening your drinks Read More

Surviving the Family on Your Vacation: Part 1

By | June 12, 2012

Summer is (almost) officially upon us. With the warm weather of Summer ushers in with it the thrill and excitement of vacationing with extended family.  With those vacations can also come heart ache, anxiety, judgment and misunderstanding. Makes you want to unpack the van and have family movie night instead doesn’t it? Vacationing with extended Read More

Communication: Breakdown

By | May 8, 2012

“I AM FEELING JUST A LITTLE OVERWHELMED RIGHT NOW,” I shouted with hands in the air. It was a really busy week for us which isn’t normal and I was feeling stressed.  Most week nights are family time at home with a few chores mixed in to keep things running smooth. This particular week we Read More


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