A Day In The Life: Grocery Shopping III (Lady Sara’s Bounty Review)

Note: I first wrote this post last year before COVID-19 hit. I was ready to share it when the world paused and no one knew what was going to happen. Sara's business is back up and running just like it was before. She has confirmed that the only changes from pre-Coronavirus are: the licensed kitchen … Continue reading A Day In The Life: Grocery Shopping III (Lady Sara’s Bounty Review)

Minimalist Approach To Toys Maximizes Child’s Play and Minimizes Environmental Impacts

Granted I live in a small house, but I can't stand clutter. So when we found out we were having kids, I immediately asked our families to respect our rule: no "new" toys (and frankly, to vet used and thrift toys by us first). I knew I wanted to raise them in a house where … Continue reading Minimalist Approach To Toys Maximizes Child’s Play and Minimizes Environmental Impacts

A Day In The Life: Grocery Shopping II (Zerocery review)

Walking through a conventional grocery store sometimes brings me angst. I am surrounded by plastic. Have you actually stopped and looked around? Excluding the produce section (but ignoring the flimsy, dolphin-choking produce bags in that section), any aisle you're in is almost plastered by, in and with plastic. Picture the baking aisle: baking powder, cinnamon, … Continue reading A Day In The Life: Grocery Shopping II (Zerocery review)

Halloween Is Scarier Than You Think

Halloween is one of the cutest holidays ever. Newborns in little skeleton onesies. Toddlers in one-piece animal suits. Kiddos emanating childhood dreams through costumes. And for me, this holiday is one of my faves: chocolate bonanzas, carving pumpkins, Ghostbusters on TV on repeat, Hallmark Channel movie sets at fall fairs and corn fields. Just things … Continue reading Halloween Is Scarier Than You Think