• Today I got to experiment first-hand -well first arm- with a remedy for Stinging Nettle stings.  I was picking raspberries , yum fresh raspberries, and reached across a batch of stinging nettles.  I felt the little pokes tingling up my arm turn into a full blown sting!  Ouch. Here’s a picture of what stinging nettles… [Continue Reading]

    Remedy for Stinging Nettle
  • It was a nice rainy Fall day today here in Michigan.  They only trouble is it’s Mid-July, aka SUMMER.  My little ones were getting restless, so we went on an adventure.  Typically, I say ‘lets go on an adventure’ to get them ready and in the car.  Once we are all buckled in I form… [Continue Reading]

    Mall Disaster
  • The Unspoken Rules of Motherhood 1. We will introduce ourselves by first name without hesitation every time we see each other, even if we’ve known each other since 1996. You know- Momma brain. 2. We change out of our pajama pants, into our yoga pants and are ready for the day. 3. Our kids ask… [Continue Reading]

    Unspoken Rules of Motherhood
  • This is for my cousin Brandy, who I adore.  This is also to all the mom’s out there who are living (right there with me) in this ‘perfect’ social media world and wondering where that exist…. Life Unfiltered:  The thought process: OMG: we are driving in the car….let’s take a picture, I can scrap book… [Continue Reading]

    unfiltered fun
  • I’ll admit it, this weekend I went to the mall.  (Maybe not the mall pictured…but, hey, aren’t they really all the same anyways?) I went into the candle store.  You know, that big name candle store with ALL THE CANDLES?  Yeah- that one.  I about died. I stepped into store and squinted my eyes, the… [Continue Reading]

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Remedy for Stinging Nettle

stinging nettle sting | Swarm Naturals

Today I got to experiment first-hand -well first arm- with a remedy for Stinging Nettle stings.  I was picking raspberries , yum fresh raspberries, and reached across a batch of stinging nettles.  I felt the little pokes tingling up my arm turn into a full blown sting!  Ouch. Here’s a picture of what stinging nettles… 

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Mall Fun | Swarm Naturals

Mall Disaster

It was a nice rainy Fall day today here in Michigan.  They only trouble is it’s Mid-July, aka SUMMER.  My little ones were getting restless, so we went on an adventure.  Typically, I say ‘lets go on an adventure’ to get them ready and in the car.  Once we are all buckled in I form… 

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Unspoken Rules of Motherhood

The Unspoken Rules of Motherhood 1. We will introduce ourselves by first name without hesitation every time we see each other, even if we’ve known each other since 1996. You know- Momma brain. 2. We change out of our pajama pants, into our yoga pants and are ready for the day. 3. Our kids ask… 

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unfiltered fun

This is for my cousin Brandy, who I adore.  This is also to all the mom’s out there who are living (right there with me) in this ‘perfect’ social media world and wondering where that exist…. Life Unfiltered:  The thought process: OMG: we are driving in the car….let’s take a picture, I can scrap book… 

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I’ll admit it, this weekend I went to the mall.  (Maybe not the mall pictured…but, hey, aren’t they really all the same anyways?) I went into the candle store.  You know, that big name candle store with ALL THE CANDLES?  Yeah- that one.  I about died. I stepped into store and squinted my eyes, the… 

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cheesy kale chips

Cheesy Kale Chips  Cheesy kale chips satisfy my cravings.  I love snaking on salty, crunchy things - popcorn popped in coconut oil and sprinkled with sea salt and nutritional yeast, cheese and apples, honeycomb and crackers.  We as a family are trying to eat cleaner and healthier, I do my best to avoid snacking (following the… 

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Almond-Honey Power Bar

Almond Honey Power Bar Recipe Great for breakfast on the go! Golden roasted nuts, seeds and oats are enveloped by flavorful almond butter in these delectably chewy, no-fuss energy bars. Unrefined turbinado sugar adds a deep caramelly undertone. Feel free to use light brown sugar instead. Bars stored at room temperature will be softer than… 

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