Stephanie is a stay-at-home mom to her curly-haired two year old son, a nursing student, dog lover, and yoga enthusiast. She loves to share her tips on making green and healthy living attainable to families getting
started in the wonderful world of eco-consciousness. She believes in
real food and living as natural as possible…and why not, leaving behind a
better planet for our children.

How to Stock a Healthy Pantry + a $275 Giveaway to Get You Started!

My road to Real Food has been a long process. I continue to learn, and my palate continues to discover. But it can be overwhelming. I know. Having a healthy stock pantry is like opening a store and not knowing what your inventory is. A well-stocked pantry is the foundation for not just good, healthy […]

Homemade All-Natural Belly Butter

  I remember being pregnant. And I remember being worried about stretch marks. Let’s be honest, every pregnant woman worries about stretch marks and secretly wishes for good luck and a perfect belly skin. My mom got a lot of stretch marks while pregnant with my brother and I. I was worried. They say stretch […]

Ask the Expert: Sarah Outlaw, Certified Health Coach and Herbalist

Welcome to Ask the Expert. A weekly series featuring Natural Living Experts answering your question. I have the pleasure to welcoming Sarah Outlaw, certified herbalist, to tell us all about herbs. Want to contribute your questions to this series? Join the discussion on Facebook.

Hormone Balancing Tonic

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This is a post I wrote for my friend Faith at Nourishing Herbalist, where I give the recipe for my hormone balancing tonic, a tonic that did wonders for my health.  Keep reading for an excerpt. Some time ago my health was not in an optimal state. My body had […]

10 Essential Items for Green Cleaning

Green cleaning doesn’t have to overwhelming. Sure, there are lots of recipes for green cleaners out there, from the very basic to very complicated ones; enough to fill a whole Pinterest board with them. But green cleaning can be easy and simple. The key is to know what the essential items are and what to […]

Easiest Ever Wipe Bits

If you are a cloth diapering mama, you get excited about any topic related to cloth diapers, am I right? Now imagine reading a whole blog dedicated to cloth diapers!? I could spend all day reading Courtney’s blog, Diaper Wrecker. From guides like Options for Diapering a Newborn, or The Best AIO Diapers for 2013, […]

Homemade Dandelion Oil for Pain and Headaches

  Today I have the pleasure to have Kayla, author of ApotheKayla, as a guest poster. If you aren’t familiar with her work be sure to stop by her blog. Some of my favorite posts by Kayla are this Mineral Makeup for Any Skin Tone, and this Healing Salve. If you like to learn about […]

Sage Infused Vinegar

Cleaning with a solution of equal parts white distilled vinegar and water is by far one of the most effective ways to clean, not to mention one of the safest you your health, your family’s, and yes, even the environment. Add the power of herbs, and you have one super cleaning solution. In this case […]

Belle & Baby Winner Announced

Thank you all who participated on this awesome giveaway! Did you win?

Homemade All Natural Baby Wash & Shampoo

My interest in nontoxic products started with my son. I have mentioned before how just fresh from the hospital, in the haze of no sleep and hour long nursing sessions something clicked in me, the products I used for personal care had toxins in them. Almost immediately I threw everything out, and replaced them with […]