Category: Household

  • Montessori bedroom

    Montessori bedroom

    Montessori bedroom A child’s bedroom is their place to sleep, play, relax, and grow. At the heart of Dr. Maria Montessori’s educational philosophy is child-centered design and instruction – So what better place to implement Montessori than in your child’s own room? We’ve already looked at what Montessori education is all about and the benefits…

  • Montessori playroom

    Montessori playroom

    Creating a Montessori playroom in your home is actually much easier than you may think! Here is a short and sweet guide to creating a play space that is perfectly geared for learning, empowerment, and fun! Montessori playrooms are simple, organized, and truly child-friendly. A simple space also allows them to deeper explore their toys…

  • How to clean the inside of a windshield

    How to clean the inside of a windshield

    We all love a clean vehicle. It feels good riding around in a fresh and shiny car. But, keeping it detailed to a high standard takes a bit of effort on your end. Especially if it is your job to clean and polish it. What’s the toughest part for most people? The windshield! The outside…

  • Is mayo dairy?

    Is mayo dairy?

    Mayo is a staple in many of our diets. It’s worth investigating what’s in it! I wanted to know what was in mayonnaise, and especially whether or not it contained dairy. When I asked myself ‘is mayo dairy?’ here’s what I found. So, is mayo dairy? Plain, old-fashioned mayo is generally dairy-free. In its most…

  • How to clean a sheepskin rug

    How to clean a sheepskin rug

    Sheepskin rugs are made from incredibly-soft sheep wool. While they look a bit intimidating to clean, they’re actually pretty easy to freshen up. So, how do you clean a sheepskin rug? There are five main ways to clean a sheepskin rug depending upon how dirty it is and if it is stained: Read on for…

  • Mexican food for kids

    Mexican food for kids

    Wanna know some amazing recipes and ideas for Mexican food for kids? Personally, I could eat salsa and guacamole with dinner every single night of the week so I really wanted to figure out a way to incorporate those amazing flavors into our family dinners without overwhelming my kids. Here are some incredible Fiesta-inspired ideas…

  • Petticoat tails shortbread recipe

    Petticoat tails shortbread recipe

    This recipe for Gran’s Scottish Petticoat Tails Shortbread is a treasure from my Dad’s side of the family. Petticoat tails are a traditional type of shortbread baked in a pie plate and divided up into wedge-shaped pieces. These nice large shortbreads make wonderful gifts during the Christmas season. See below for our family’s traditional shortbread…

  • Kombucha supplies

    Kombucha supplies

    Making your own kombucha is a breeze if you have the right tools for the job. Here are the kombucha supplies you actually need to brew and bottle your own DIY kombucha at home. Essential Kombucha Supplies: Large pot for brewing tea Large glass brewing jar Fabric lid for brewing jar Silicone stirring utensil and…

  • Pumpkin seed granola recipe

    Pumpkin seed granola recipe

    Pumpkin seed granola is my favorite everyday breakfast. It’s yummy, quick to make, and so different than store-bought varieties. This granola recipe is sweetened with honey and maple syrup rather than granulated refined sugar, making it guilt-free each crisp fall morning 🙂 Ingredient list for autumn granola Steps: Spiced pumpkin seed cranberry granola Store in a ziplock…

  • Gluten free muffin recipe

    Gluten free muffin recipe

    Craving a healthier breakfast option? Try this gluten free muffin recipe that combines the goodness of peanut butter, banana, and chocolate chips. With no refined sugar or flour, these blender muffins are easy to make and guilt-free.

  • Gluten free cookie recipe

    Gluten free cookie recipe

    In the wintertime, I love to cozy up with a cup of tea and a warm baked treat. After the holidays, however, I’m usually over the sugar-high that most baked goods of the season deliver. These honey walnut cookies are a yummy way to enjoy a chocolatey baked treat without flour or refined sugar. Plus, I…