Holiday Comforts + Potato Leek Soup, Two Ways

This post is written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc.. All opinions are entirely my own. I’ve talked to you guys before about how the holiday season, while my favorite time of year, often becomes overwhelming for me, … Continue reading

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8 Low-Key Ways to Enjoy the Holidays With Your Kids

This post is sponsored by Carter’s; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. I’m on a roll with these holidays posts, I know. But one thing I’ve noticed since becoming a parent is that the holiday season, despite … Continue reading

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How to Indulge in Healthy Ways

As those of you who visit here regularly know, I frequently post about my clean eating journeys, and also about how important it is to me for my kids to eat wholesome meals and snacks. Admittedly though, we fall off … Continue reading

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Our Day at the Zoo: Finding New Ways to Encourage Outdoor Play

Thank you CLIF Kid for sponsoring this post. Be sure to check out the new CLIF Kid Zbar Filled and encourage your kids to get outside and play! Summer begins with a burst of motivation from kids to play outside … Continue reading

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5 Ways To Live Simply With Kids

My husband and I have always been drawn to a minimalist lifestyle, but once we had our daughter Essley, that sort of lifestyle began to feel less attainable as life in general became more complicated. Life became infinitely more wonderful … Continue reading

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Toronto Dog Saves Owner’s Life Every Day in Different Ways

Sinead Ellis is 25 years old and lives with Parkes Weber Syndrome (PWS), a rare congenital condition. There is currently no cure for PWS. The U.S. National Library of Medicine notes that PWS causes arteries and veins to form abnormally, … Continue reading

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Plant-Based Nachos, 3 Ways

I’ve talked before about how, in addition to being a long-time vegetarian, I’ve been making more of an effort to incorporate vegan and plant-based foods into my eating routine over the past year. I’ve also talked about how cheese is … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Keep Your Dog Safe During Fireworks #infographic

Well, the calendar may not say July 4th yet, but the fireworks have already started in our area. Last night, just minutes before I took Irie and Tiki out for their evening potty run, up started the… [[ This is … Continue reading

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Top 5 Ways Being a Vet Prepared Me for Parenthood

It took me a good decade, but I can finally say I think I’m getting this motherhood thing figured out. It was not intuitive for me, not easy or instantly amazing the way it was when I brought home my … Continue reading

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TEEN FINDS UNIQUE WAYS TO HELP HOMELESS CATS

Inspired by her late grandparents’ love of animals, one teenager in Illinois is finding innovative ways to help her local cat rescue. Sabrina Hoagland’s grandparents, Diann and Butch Hoagland, were passionate about giving back to the community and, like Sabrina, … Continue reading

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