Baby Wearing 101: Basics & Types of Baby Carriers

Today I met with a facebook friend of mine, her name is Shannon and she is the Utah County expert on baby wearing.  She offers classes as well as advice to many of us all the time. I asked her to help me review the most popular baby carriers and she was kind to oblige. …

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Top 5 Fun Christmas Cards Even Kids Can Make

Every November I find myself in a mad dash to do something cute for our family’s Christmas cards and every year I end up doing the same old boring thing.  But not this year!  This year I am planning ahead and doing something fun, different, and interesting.  And… the kids are going to help me …

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Seattle Flying Apron Review & Dairy Free Italain Soda Recipe

My sister in law recommended a restaurant / bakery to us when we were visiting Seattle.  She knows our family is gluten and dairy free and Seattle really caters to our dietary lifestyle a lot more than Utah does!  The restaurant she suggested was called Flying Apron. Boy was she right, we loved it! Everything …

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Instant Pot Recipes – How to Make Rice in a Pressure Cooker

I used to have a crock pot, a rice cooker, and a steamer.  Now I just have an instant pot pressure cooker.  It slow cooks, steams, and pressure cooks.  Best of all, it makes the most amazing rice in about 15 minutes!  It’s so easy, all you do is pour the rice and water in, …

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Ponytail Ideas – Quick & Easy – Fox in the Hole

From time to time, I will be updating this post with quick and easy ponytail ideas (mostly for little girls).  We’re always looking for ways to dress up our girls hair and they love ponytails! #1 Fox in the Hole – Takes 5 minutes or less  

Refrigerator Bread and Butter Pickles

I have planted pickling cucumbers in my garden this year.  They are so cute and little!  I started them from local heirloom seeds in the spring and they are flourishing now in the summer.  We love to snack on pickles all year round.  When I have a lot of pickles, I will steam can a …

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How to Freeze Green Beans

I have these lovely local heirloom beans in my garden.  They start of green and then turn a pretty yellow color when they are ready to pick.  My family loves to eat them (I even eat them raw, without cooking them).  However, one bush creates a lot more than we can eat in a reasonable …

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Baby Carrier Reviews

Hands free baby carrying is a must at our house.  With 4 kids and a busy schedule, I need both hands free for cleaning up the house, preparing meals, and playing with my other kiddos.  My baby adores baby wearing and so do I because we can be close to each other while I get …

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Triple Berry Smoothie Recipe

Have you ever wondered what to do with the frozen triple berry blend from Costco (blueberries, strawberries, and marionberries)?We make healthy smoothies out of them all the time and they are wonderful!  You can put whatever you want in them and the possibilit8ies are endless, but this is a recipe that we really like. Triple …

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