Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Twins 3rd Birthday-A Peter Pan Party

Back in February we celebrated the 3rd birthday of our sweet twins.  I had such a great time planning their party.  It is not always the easiest task to find a gender neutral theme that everyone can agree on when you have boy/ girl twins.  I have been dreaming of this party since they were…

3 Big Steps Towards Creating a Healthier Home

1) Ditch the Teflon pans. Many of us are used to cooking on Teflon.  Its nonstick surface is so appealing.  What is not appealing is the dangerous substance that it is made from.  Have you heard of the “Teflon Flu”?  Apparently it is the fumes that are emitted and inhaled that are the most dangerous…

Getting started with Azure Standard…my new favorite food resource

I must tell you all about my new favorite thing. For more months than I would like to admit I have been modifying my “virtual cart” at Azure Standard.  Last week I was finally able to get my first order.  Azure Standard is a co-op of “quality bulk and natural foods”.  They can ship most…

Survey opportunity for Salem Oregon area mamas.

Are you passionate about the birth experience? Had babies somewhat recently? Available the evening of wed April 20th and have someone to occupy the littles? Live in the general Salem area? Want to make $50?   Here is what I know… Not too long back I received a phone call and was asked a few…

Baby Love.

Happy Mama and Babe. I love this sweet girl! Check out this fun blog and participate by posting a picture that includes yourself.  Years down the road your kids will be glad you did.

Grump Busters: How to change the grumpy tone in your home fast.

Do something with your kids that they LOVE…even if you don’t. Turn on some music that perks up the grumpy person.  If you are grumpy turn on something you love.  If the kids are grumpy turn on something they can’t resist or ignore. Pray. Do something for someone else!  Talk about who you could do…

28 Days of Fun Challenge: Tea Parties or Tantrums Edition.

Okay, here is my goal.  I am going to try and do something “fun,” mildly creative, or educational with the kids every day.  We spend lots of time playing, but I want to try to do something out of routine with the twins (recently turned 3) Monday through Saturday.  We started around Thursday March 31st….