Essential Oils for Labor & Delivery: A Natural Birth Story

I am excited to share with you how I used essential oils during labor and delivery for my second natural birth! Two years ago, my first son was born in an epidural-free birth, but I did not know about essential oils back then. After using essential oils during my second son’s birth (three weeks ago),…

DIY Baby Wipe Solution Using Essential Oils… to protect your little one from the chemicals in conventional diaper wipes

Sadly, most baby wipes on the shelves in stores contain chemicals. Some are even harmful chemicals. So, to avoid exposing their baby’s sensitive little parts to chemicals, many people are making their own diaper wipe solution using all-natural ingredients. This news article explains that chemicals in baby wipes are causing alarming allergic reactions (very sad)….

Train-themed birthday party!

It’s been a long time since I’ve blogged, but I thought I would share some pics from the train-themed birthday party we just had for my son. (Second birthday) The party was at the McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park in Scottsdale — a perfect venue for any train-loving child!

The Boulders Resort: Photo Tour and Review (Carefree, Arizona)

We recently stayed at the Boulders, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, in Carefree Arizona (just north of Scottsdale).  For those who may be considering a stay (or a staycation) at The Boulders, I am sharing some photos and a brief review of the resort. The resort is pretty large.  It is built around a beautiful golf course.

Photos from the Mayan Ruins at Tulum

While staying in Riviera Maya, we took a guided tour of the Mayan Ruins at Tulum.  This place was absolutely beautiful.  If you are headed to the Riviera Maya, you must visit this gorgeous location! We did the “Tulum Half Day” tour with Cancun Adventures.  Our tour guide picked us up at our hotel, The…

DIY Sensory Play Box

This sensory play box is an easy way to introduce your toddler to sensory play!  Sensory play is an important way that babies and toddlers learn by experiencing the world through their senses. Sensory play includes any activity that stimulates your young child’s senses: touch, smell, taste, sight and hearing. Sensory activities and sensory tables…

How to Make a Mason Jar POUR SPOUT Lid: An Easy Tutorial

I just received the set of 6 Ball heritage mason jars that I recently ordered on Amazon!  What a deal… when I ordered they were on sale for $7.99.  The same jars are around $15 at Michaels right now! I am using this particular jar to hold baking soda in my laundry room.  I was…

Easy No-Sew Fabric Bunting Tutorial!

Hi, friends!  Check out my newest project: fabric bunting that doesn’t require sewing. (I don’t even own a sewing machine… maybe I will take the time to learn to sew sometime in the future!) Remember to pin this page to Pinterest if you like the tutorial, so you can access it later when you’re ready to…