Nest Favorites: Nighttime Routine Roundup

I don't know about you, but bed time is my favorite routine of the day. In our house, we love baths, delicious smelling lotions, bedtime stories, and the snuggles of a very tired toddler. Our nighttime routine begins with teeth brushing, bath, then consists of much tickling while we slather her up in lotion, lavender essential … Continue reading Nest Favorites: Nighttime Routine Roundup

Gluten Free Vegan Peppermint Pretzel Chocolate Bark

Chocolate, pretzels, and candy canes, it's a magical combination! This is a delicious treat to have around the house during the Christmas season. It's great for kids and adults alike, and it travels really well, you know, if you felt like sharing... Recently I needed to bring a festive dessert to a crafting party at our local … Continue reading Gluten Free Vegan Peppermint Pretzel Chocolate Bark

Turmeric Chicken & Dumplings – Dairy and Gluten Free

Who doesn't love a hearty bowl of chicken and dumpling soup? In the midst of holiday parties and delicious holiday treats, it's nice to come home to a comfort food that is both easy to make and really good for you. This turmeric chicken and dumpling soup is dairy free, but I promise that you will not miss … Continue reading Turmeric Chicken & Dumplings – Dairy and Gluten Free

Healthy & Allergy Friendly Travel Snacks For The Whole Family

Traveling for the holidays can prove to be quite stressful, especially when little ones are involved.  Anyone?  Whether you are driving or flying, there are so many things to think about and plan for. And if you are anything like me, my first concern is FOOD. I totally envy the parents who are more focused on … Continue reading Healthy & Allergy Friendly Travel Snacks For The Whole Family

Vulnerable Children: You Can Make A Difference

Recently my husband and I watched the documentary on Netflix called "The True Cost". It is a film that brings some much needed exposure to the effects of the "fast fashion" culture in America and Europe. Or better described by the director Andrew Morgan himself as, "a documentary film that pulls back the curtain on the untold story and … Continue reading Vulnerable Children: You Can Make A Difference