Good nutrition starts with milk and whole grains. {giveaway}

Do your kids eat whole grain cereal for breakfast? Do they finish the milk in the bowl or do they leave it on the kitchen table as they dash for the bus? Did you know that simply drinking the leftover … [Read more...]

Bistro Boxes from @Starbucks – MMM Delicious {Review}

Starbucks cooler

Before heading to the zoo this morning we stopped by our local Starbucks for lunch. More specifically, their Bistro Boxes. We wanted lunches that were both convenient and nutritious. These … [Read more...]

@SenecaFarms Oatmeal & Fruit Review & Giveaway (ends 7.31)

Seneca Farms

Raise your hand if you're guilty of skipping breakfast. Or having coffee for breakfast. Considering our children develop their eating habits by watching us, this isn't a good thing. Here are … [Read more...]

It’s time to eliminate artificial food dyes…

Artificial Dyes

Last month my good friend Melissa found out her preschooler was allergic to artificial food dyes. Since then her world has turned into scrutinizing labels and a new level of menu planning. She had a … [Read more...]

Life is a Picnic Pack (and sometimes a box of chocolates)

Life is a Picnik Pack

Are you ready for Earth Day next week? I was so excited to receive a “Life is a Picnic Pack” from the other day. What’s a Picnic Pack you say? Green Toys, one of our favorite sponsors … [Read more...]

4/6 CHALLENGE: Give a meal an easy makeover!


Your family’s food should be safe and nutritious because what’s more important than the health of your child? Choosing certified organic food is a simple way to help promote health. You can do it by … [Read more...]

3/23 CHALLENGE: Invent a Snack!

Sometimes it’s tricky getting kids to eat healthy snacks, but we know moms are capable of some very creative solutions. You can make your child’s snacks even healthier by using organic ingredients. … [Read more...]

Challenge #1, Part #1

organic potatoes

So here’s the plan… I’m headed to the store this afternoon if at all possible. I generally buy a lot of organic anyway but I am going to tighten it up a notch. 1.)  I will buy in bulk where I can – … [Read more...]

Your first Easy Organic Living Challenge: Save a dollar here, Shift a dollar there

Saving money

Here is your first Organic Living Challenge, should you chose to accept it. I do my grocery shopping on the weekend, so I'll be menu planning tomorrow, and I'll post more later this week. I'll also be … [Read more...]

The Dirty Dozen? There’s an App for that.

EWG Dirty Dozen

Well, we all know we should eat as organically as possible. I know it's expensive. And it gets confusing, especially when it comes to fruits and vegetables. … [Read more...]

I’m a Easy Organic Living Challenge Blogger!

Healthy Child Healthy World

I'm so excited! Yesterday, I received an email from the lovely Janelle Sorensen of Healthy Child Healthy World. I've been selected as one of the Easy Organic Living Challenge bloggers! I'll be … [Read more...]