8 Reasons to Make Your Own Baby Food

Blueberry baby food mustache

I promise every post won’t be about baby food, but with an eight-month-old at home it’s where my head is right now. That eight-month-old is loving food, which we call “hamoo” (Polish for “food”). Or at least she’s loving pureed hamoo…maybe it’s because she remains toothless that she dislikes any kind of lumps or chunks. […]

Should I Feed My Six-Month-Old Organic Baby Food?

"Pesticide Use" sign at playground

Being responsible for another human being changes you. Parents, I know you’re out there nodding your heads. But what I’ve recently learned is it’s not only putting their needs before yours; adjusting your schedule to meet theirs; and summoning more patience from your already depleted stores. It’s knowing that if you mess up, you’re the […]

My 2015 Real Food Resolutions

Raspberry pie from scratch

After moving into our new house last summer I unpacked a box full of random papers. Vowing to start out clutter-free, I was sifting through the stacks when I came across goals the hubby and I had each scribbled into a notebook back in 2008. At the time, I had just finished my Masters program […]

An Open Apology in the Spirit of a New Year

Vintage mailbox

In the spirit of a new year and fresh starts, I want to tell you I’m sorry. Sorry for willfully deceiving you. Sorry for lying. Our relationship has been rocky, and I know it was my fault. We’re supposed to be a team, but I didn’t trust you. My previous actions were emotionally abusive. By […]

Natural New Year’s Resolutions

Compass on a map

Happy New Year! Are you a resolution-maker? I figure it’s as good a time as any to think consciously about making changes in my life. Where do I want to be a year from now?   Last year, I resolved to finally put my pen (or keyboard) where my mouth was and start this blog. […]