Category Archives: Daily Life

Arts & Crafts Organization

I started this post almost a month ago, and it somehow got lost in the shuffle and was never published. That’s OK, as it’s really just a compilation of photos taken during the process of organizing Zander’s arts and crafts … Continue reading

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Cloth Diaper Organization

The first thing I want to state is that I am sharing these photos and information NOT because I think I have it all figured out (suggestions for improvement are always welcome!!), but because this set-up is working well for … Continue reading

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Water Beads

Today, Zander had a great sensory experience playing with slippery, squishy water beads, and his Grandma and I had a wonderful time watching him. I got this idea from Play at Home Mom, and I absolutely love its simplicity! It … Continue reading

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Messy Dinner

Tonight for dinner, Zander massacred a plate full of spaghetti and vegan meatballs with nutritional yeast, along with some “cheesy” toast and half of a large avocado. For dessert, he polished off about 1/3 of a vegan raspberry-filled donut that … Continue reading

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Vegan Sour Cream Pound Cake

It’s been a long two days of traveling, but Zander and I are finally at my parents’ house in TN. We had such an amazing time with our family on the west coast that it was already very sad to … Continue reading

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Random Pasta Dinner

Today, we had a welcomed break from the rain, and the sun even made a brief appearance! To celebrate, we took the toddlers out to play on a beautiful stretch of beach in Tlell. They especially liked playing on and … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookies & Warm Almond Milk

Where have the last two weeks gone? Is it really January 1, 2012? Wow! This is going to be a great year; I can feel it to my core. And not just because I have been waiting for decades for … Continue reading

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Fried “Chicken” Soy Curls

If you know me personally, then you know how passionate I am about defending ocean wildlife. You may also know that the Japanese whaling fleet recently left port and began its annual journey to the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary, where … Continue reading

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Vegetable Barley Soup

Oh my goodness, what a busy day!! On top of having a cold, I was busy all day doing contract work. While I sat at my computer for hours with glass after glass of hot apple cider and a box … Continue reading

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Beach Ornaments

When I was pregnant with Zander, I bought some clear plastic balls at a craft store which I intended to fill with special items and give to family members as Christmas ornaments. I started by gathering some shells and volcanic … Continue reading

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