All posts tagged simplifying

5 Simple Ways to Save Money at the Grocery Store

By | March 23, 2013

Image by ciao_yvon By Nina, Contributing Writer My switch to real food happened in the midst of getting out of debt. We had already been spending very little on groceries, so I knew that in order to switch to more nutritious whole foods, I’d need to become a better grocery-shopping ninja to feed our family without slowing Read More

Guest Post: 5 Steps to an Easier Morning Routine

By | March 8, 2013

Image by Hugo Quintera This is a guest post by Laura of The Spinach Spot.  We’re having a series of guest posts throughout March and April so that Kate can focus on some time with her family, including the new baby! Whether you need to get out the door for an appointment, work, school or Read More

Lunchbots GIVEAWAY from The Glass Baby Bottle

By | July 11, 2012

A couple weeks ago, I discovered this site: The Glass Baby Bottle.  I’ll wait while you go and check it out. How cool is that?!  Everything natural and organic that you could need for your growing family.  If you haven’t looked yet (and you should), you will find: Stainless steel cups, bowls, and lunchboxes Glass Read More

Why Do I Have This Stuff?

By | June 27, 2012

Brittney Bush Bollay via Compfight We’re going to play a fun game today…it’s called Why Do I Have This Stuff?!  And it’s because when I was cleaning out my rooms, that is what I kept asking myself. We had piles of trash!  This is 3x more than we would throw out in a typical week. Read More

House Hunting, Round #1

By | June 20, 2012

nebojsa mladjenovic via Compfight I said I wasn’t picky, right?  Well, I’m not…exactly. But then again, I sort of am. We’re not planning to move again from this property, hopefully ever.  It’s supposed to be our “forever home.”  Therefore I’m not looking at the properties with an eye for “Yeah, I guess I could live Read More

And So It Begins….

By | June 13, 2012

Image by luigi via Compfight I’ve decided to stop the homemade medicine cabinet series for now.  It’s summer, not too many people are needing remedies, and it just wasn’t getting much attention.  It will come, closer to fall…and in a bit of a different way.  You’ll understand in a few weeks why I’m doing this.  And Read More

10 Small, Easy Ways You Can Make a Difference Today

By | May 4, 2012

Image by I think that many people approach this ” real food” or “natural” or “green” world and feel completely overwhelmed by it.  And even once you’ve got it down at home, looking at the rest of the world and how difficult it is to change it is just too much. Most people are Read More

Rainbows and Reuse: DIY Birthday Ideas

By | April 7, 2012

In less than a month, my youngest daughter turns one. While my mind is spinning with the thought of my baby leaving babyhood, I am slowing charging into full party planning mode. As with every party or holiday, there will be gifts for the birthday girl. Frankly, I’m terrified of more plastic junk entering our Read More

Disposing of the Disposable Lifestyle

By | March 20, 2012

I could you bore you today with tons of statistics about trash. I could tell you how it’s clogging up the landfills and making once beautiful areas look…trashy. But, I’m not a boring kind of person. I don’t really care for statistics either. They bore me. And the truth is, most of the time they’re Read More

How to Do It All and Stay Sane

By | January 14, 2012

…you can’t.

I could end the post right there, but I won’t. :)

I’m Late, I’m Late!

My kids have been watching Alice in Wonderland a lot this week while I’ve been working. Well…for a couple weeks now. With the launch of the new site redesign (which, since we switched platforms is, on the backend, basically like launching a brand-new site), and next week’s launch of Wholesome Comfort coming up, and various other projects in the works…well, it’s a lot. You may have noticed broken images and other issues with this site, and have seen things changing a bit, day by day. We’re working as fast as we can, but there are realistically only so many hours in the day.


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