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New Year Intention: Toxic Free Living

Our families journey to toxic free green living. I’ve never been one to have a New Year resolution because its a firm decision to do or not do something. The New Year should be a vehicle to aim for a plan or goal; an intention. Bear with us as we strive to become a toxic free family. When I was pregnant with Norah, I thought I was going to be the crunchiest mama around. If you don’t know what a…

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At the Table Let the Kids

White Bean Garlic Hummus

Norah likes to help out and has more interest in helping in the kitchen. Cooking is another way for us to spend quality time together while she is developing new sensory skills. For example, introduction to new smells, listening to directions, encouraging her to count, and improving her fine motor skills. Not to mention, encourage her to try new foods. Since dinnertime can be quite chaotic at times, the opportunity for Norah and I to cook together may not take…

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Baking Holidays Let the Kids

Homemade Gingerbread Man Garland

Can I just say that kids make the holidays so much brighter? Now that Norah is a little older, she wants to help decorate the tree, bake sweets, and be involved in all things Christmas. It also makes me look forward to the many traditions we can start and she can remember and be apart of them. I thought about making this Gingerbread Man Garland with Norah to bring a touch of nostalgia to our christmas decorating. This is considered…

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At the Table Baking DIY Holidays

Homemade Marshmallows

No corn syrup needed for these yummy marshmallows! Yesterday, we went to a local tree farm to find our Christmas tree. Ever since we bought our first home and had kids, we would cut down our own tree. It has become a tradition that we look forward to. We usually play Christmas music as Norah helps decorate the tree. This will be Gideon’s first year being able to participate, but I know he will love putting the ornaments in his…

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