Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

Abby’s Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Drink

Monday, September 29th, 2014 in cooking, Health, recipes

Abby, my 8 year old, is guest posting today for a homeschool project.    My mom and I love to go to Starbucks and get their pumpkin drink until we learned that it was not healthy and had no real pumpkin in it. When I made it, it tasted EVEN better!!!!! Abby’s Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Drink […]

Cameron’s Healthy Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie

Monday, September 29th, 2014 in cooking, Health, recipes, Uncategorized

My 7 year old, Cameron, is guest posting today for a homeschool assignment.  Cameron’s Healthy Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie I like this smoothie because its chocolate and healthy of course. Ingredients: 4 cups milk 2 bananas 3 spoons honey 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1/3 cup peanut butter 2 cups ice *****Important, to find out […]

Raising Backyard Chickens

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 in Beauty in Everyday, Health, Life, Nature

I want to start off by saying we are *learning* on the go about how to raise backyard chickens. I want to share everything as we do it.  Am I the expert?  No.  And I would love any tips from my readers if I am doing something the wrong way. The girls and I came […]

All Natural Easter Egg Dyeing

Thursday, March 18th, 2010 in Crafts, Health, party time

This is a great way to dye your Easter eggs this year (by the way, Easter is in 18 days!) for whatever reason matters the most to you: it’s a fun science experiment, you stay away from commercial dyes, it is cheap AND its just something new and different! All Natural Easter Egg Dyeing Colors […]

St. Patrick’s Day Smoothie

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 in Health, party time, recipes

When you marry a boy from the Brown Family you are forced to cook something quite disgusting. After cooking it two years in a row while being pregnant and getting sick due to the smell, I said…enough! Corned Beef. Ugh it is gross, it makes my house smell gross and I refuse to eat it. […]

Tips to Eating Fresh Organic Fruits and Vegetables in the Winter

Friday, October 30th, 2009 in Health

Traci is the owner of and She is the mother of two children and recently appeared on Studio 5 (see the click above) to share her tips! She has such wonderful tips on ways to eat healthy on a budget shares those ideas with others on her blog! Today she is guest posting and […]

“Cooking Segments”–Kid’s Snacks

Thursday, June 25th, 2009 in Health, Monday: Weekly Family Activity

Now listen, these are only our first two cooking segments. Pretty soon we will be so professional! I am focusing on just quick kids’ snacks; here are our first two videos! Make video montages at Granola Bars for Hiking (this recipes makes about a half of a cookie pan) 1 cup rolled oats 1 […]

Guest Post by Raw Melissa—Eat Your Vegetables!

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009 in Health

Eat Your Vegetables! By Raw Melissa I was in the grocery store last week, checking out. I loaded my stuff onto the conveyor belt and the checker started scanning each item. Sounds normal enough, right? Well, my cart of groceries is never normal. For checkers it usually involves a lot of questioning and looking at […]

Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings—Mini Fruit Pizza

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009 in Health, Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings

I have to preface this by saying this is a healthy pizza that preschoolers can make! I made Fruit Pizzas for a wedding once that were beautiful, full of tons of sugar and a lot more complex. THIS is definitely not that recipe but my girls thought it was pretty darn good They were also […]

Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings—Vegetables

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008 in Health, Wednesday: Mid Week Ramblings

It has been a little hard for me to get my daughters to eat their vegetables other than at dinner. I have finally found a couple of things that seem to work and put my mind at ease. Breakfast Carrot Juice, start it when they are young in their sippy. Get them to love the […]