Make Your Own Household Cleaner

Make Your Own Household Cleaner

Know what you’re spraying around the house… When I first started eliminating chemicals from the house, I started by buying all-natural household cleaners. Since that stuff gets sprayed on nearly all of the surfaces in the house (some of which we eat off of and the kids crawl on), I thought the price was a worthy investment. But boy, does that cost add up! So, I started doing some research and found that making my own was a) easy peasy…

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Homemade Yogurt

Homemade Yogurt

It’s easier than you think!! I wanted to make my own yogurt for years, yes YEARS, but thought that it must be too time consuming or difficult to try. I denied myself and my family the creamy, rich taste of homemade yogurt for eons before I finally just took the plunge.   The Milk The milk matters- big time. I have tried a few types of cows milk including non-homogenized commercial milk, a local dairy with a thick cream top,…

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What is Lavender and Chocolate?

What is Lavender and Chocolate?

Why Lavender and Chocolate? These are two indulgences that make me feel happy and peaceful in this hectic life.  And that’s what I want this site to offer- a place where you can explore ideas and learn new things that may help you build and create a life that feels healthier, happier and a little less stressful. The world puts a lot of pressure on us to be thinner, richer, busier, better moms, better dads- the list goes on! And I…

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