Wool Changing Table Puddle Pad and Lucky Little Ones Giveaway Hop

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A wool changing table puddle pad is a must have for every eco-friendly, natural living family with a baby. Whether you are a co-sleeping family, practice elimination communication (EC) or strive to have only natural fibers in your baby gear, the wool puddle pad is for you. We used these with our daughter and they worked wonders! No more having to change the cotton sheet on … [Read more...]

Upcycled Milk Carton Storage Box

Upcycled Milk Carton Storage Box Tutorial

I'm always in search of ways to reduce the amount of trash we have. Whether we decrease the disposable products we use or find ways to reuse, repurpose or recycle items. The milk we buy to make our homemade yogurt only comes in 1/2 gallon waxed paper cartons. We can't recycle them and every time I threw one out this last year I kept thinking that there just had to be a way to … [Read more...]

Spring Into Gardening Giveaway

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It is hard to believe that it is March already with gardening season just around the corner. We're celebrating spring gardening season by having a giveaway!  We teamed up with several other homesteading bloggers to bring you the Spring into Gardening Giveaway! Spring has Sprung and we're all excited to DIG in and get gardening! What is more fun this time of year than … [Read more...]

Changes on the Way

This week on February 18, 2014 we celebrated the two year anniversary of our Etsy shop! A lot of folks would celebrate a special occasion like this with a big event like a giveaway. It has been pretty quiet on our blog. Do you want to know why?We mentioned in this post that we had some pretty big dreams for our blog and Etsy shop for the new year. We didn't waste time getting … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Use Less Paper Products at Home

Using less paper products at home is a great way to save money and live more eco-friendly. We began doing all of these things in the last couple years. I'm amazed at how making these changes has greatly reduced the amount of paper waste we throw out. Plus I'm spending less money at the grocery store by not buying as many disposable paper products. We're living more eco-friendly … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Exercise With Young Children

It is not easy finding the time to exercise with a young child, especially a two year old who is exerting her will more often than not these days. I want to go for a walk but she doesn't want to and refuses to move. She wants to go outside to take a walk but it is 10 degrees outside and dumping snow. We always feel better in mind, body and soul after some good exercise but it … [Read more...]

Lillebaby Carrier Giveaway

Do you love babywearing? We're celebrating our love for babywearing this Valentine's Day with a líllébaby Carrier Giveaway, hosted by the Blogging Mamas Network. Whether you're new to babywearing or just starting your babywearing love, you will definitely want to enter this giveaway to win a líllébaby Carrier.  This baby carrier is COMPLETE - líllébaby dubs it the … [Read more...]

DIY Upcycled Tshirt Baby and Toddler Pants Tutorial

Making a pair of upcycled pants for your baby or toddler is an easy and fun DIY project! Even a beginning sewer can do this craft project in less than an hour. The best part? These pants cost little to nothing to make since they're made from a tshirt. Plus you can customize them to be any color you want and add appliques and details to make them the cutest pair of upcycled … [Read more...]