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Birdy Baby Mobile: DIY

Birdy Baby Mobile: DIY

In anticipation of our little baby due very soon, I made a sweet birdy mobile.  The entire mobile is made of upcycled materials.  I used fabric scraps from past projects to make the birds.  The branches are taken from our solstice tree (trimmed and dried […]

Baby Sleeping Sack: A Tutorial

Baby Sleeping Sack: A Tutorial

At the start of this winter my little boy was waking up during the night cold, even though he had warm footie pajamas on.  Sewing mommy to the rescue!  Those Halo Sleep Sacks were too expensive at $25-$30 per sleeping bag.  I needed at least […]

Why Baby Formula is Bad

Why Baby Formula is Bad

Why Not Formula? It is a fact that infant formula has saved lives, but that doesn’t make it ideal or better then breast milk. Think of formula as the air bag in your car, it’s a must to have around, but you don’t want to use it every day. […]

Merry Muscles Review

Merry Muscles Review

After a few months using the Merry Muscles baby exerciser, it’s time for a product review!  Before buying the Merry Muscles we had a Fisher Price bouncy vibrating seat as well as a table top take-along swing.  They worked pretty well, but as baby got older he […]

Area Rug in 20 minutes for $25 or less: A Tutorial

Area Rug in 20 minutes for $25 or less: A Tutorial

OK, the post you have been waiting for! How to make an area rug for $25 or less! I made mine for my upcycled patio, but it would work just as well as an area rug for a wood floor.

Breathable Crib Bumper: A Tutorial

Breathable Crib Bumper: A Tutorial

So you know those $30 breathable crib bumbers?  They are made of mesh and designed to fit tightly around the crib slats so if baby’s face gets smooshed against it, she can still breath.  They are also great for keeping little arms and legs from becoming trapped […]

5 Steps to a Non-Toxic Lifestyle

5 Steps to a Non-Toxic Lifestyle

Being pregnant (twice now) has caused me to reflect on how I’ve limited my daily exposure to chemicals and toxins to protect my growing baby.  Before becoming pregnant, I had made a serious effort to limit my exposure to chemicals for my own long term […]

Can Something Come From Nothing?

Can Something Come From Nothing?

We’ve all heard it before. The classic argument from a theist’s perspective on why a god must have created our universe. I can’t tell you how many times religious people have said to me: “well, can you think of one example where something comes from nothing in the universe?”

They are correct in noting that “something cannot be created from nothing” within our known universe as far as we have been able to demonstrate through

Nothing works! The Do-Nothing method to natural, healthy skin

Nothing works! The Do-Nothing method to natural, healthy skin

For your daily face regimen, simply do nothing. No makeup, no scrubs, no washes, nothing. Let your skin regulate itself by producing natural oils that protect the skin and keep it moisturized. Washing your face strips your skin of it’s natural defenses, leaving it dry and vulnerable, often leading to…. read more…