lactation cookie recipe

Boobie Boost Lactation Cookie {& Recipe}

Making a lactation cookie of my own has been on my to do list for a while now. But, with buying a house and moving and now catching back up with our stores, I finally had to make time to get these cookies made. You see, I woke up the other morning at around 3 […]

newborn cloth diapering

Cloth Diapering: Newborn Edition

Just when I thought I had mastered the art of cloth diapering my little girl, I decide to cloth diaper our second little girl from birth. When I made the decision to use cloth on Natalia she was already 9 months old. It was a decision made in an effort to save money and because […]

placenta encapsulation

Would you eat your placenta?

It’s true, I’ve become one of…them. The moment I considered cloth diapers I joked around about how crunchy granola I was becoming but I never in a million years thought I would even give a second thought to consuming my placenta. Before you click away in a hurry thinking I’ve gone bonkers, hear me out. […]

light tunnel for kids

DIY Light Tunnel For Your Kiddos

You know those lazy days you spend just lounging around your house? Well, although we’re not usually lounging at home, we do have a nice amount of downtime since we run our businesses from home. Pair that with an anxious toddler and you’ve got the perfect mixture for a tantrum unless you can find a […]

mushroom soup

Mushroom and Wild Rice Soup

Some nights I just crave something for dinner that is not only hearty and filling, but good for me and easy to toss together. That’s where this delicious mushroom & wild rice soup comes in. As an added bonus, it’s vegetarian, so I’m sure that will make some of you a little extra excited. Delicious […]

cloth diapers

Make Your Own Cloth Diapers!

I remember when I first told family members that we were going to cloth diaper. Most people thought I was nuts for wanting to take them on, but then again most people I know in real life like convenience, so cloth was never something they had even given thought to. Some of the older members […]

diaper pail odor elimnators

Ditch the Diaper Pail Smell

You know that disgusting, lingering smell that is sometimes found around your house? For us personally, it’s usually the diaper pail or trash can. Specifically the trash can in our hall bathroom because that happens to be where the diaper sprayer is installed so our poopy diapers usually make a stop there to be sprayed off before […]

Wheat Grass

How To Grow Your Own Wheat Grass

Sometimes in our journey to living a more natural lifestyle I find myself doing things I never thought I would. In this case, I never thought I’d be the person that was growing their own wheat grass to juice and drink. Keep in mind I’m a Missouri girl raised on meals that consisted of meat and […]


DIY Healing Detox Face Mask

I’ve realized with this second pregnancy that my skin has given me more issues than before. Admittedly, I’ve got a lot of breakouts and I’ve noticed some blotches in my complexion. Whatever happened to the ‘pregnancy glow’ you’re supposed to get when expecting? I’m deeming it a myth since apparently it’s not working its way around […]

zeolite toothpaste

Make Your Own Detox Toothpaste

Many of us are finding more and more that there are toxins in almost everything surrounding us. One thing we don’t always think about as potentially having toxins in it is toothpaste.  I like the idea of knowing exactly what I’m putting into and onto my body. At least those are things I have more […]

pregnancy neck and back pain

10 Easy Tips to Relieving Pregnancy Neck and Back Pain

Along with all the joys of pregnancy comes some not-so-joyous side effects like nausea, fatigue, and for me–neck & back pain. I’m one of those people that tries as many natural avenues as I can before resorting to any type of medication and when you’re expecting that list of “approved” medications is even smaller. If […]

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Cloth Pads / Mama Cloth Tutorial

Whether you call them mama cloth or just know them as reusable cloth pads, I wanted to share a tutorial with you today to make your own. We all know that disposables are not only bad for the environment but can also be bad for us and our bodies. I get a lot of comments […]

homemade Almond milk ice cream

Homemade Almond Milk Ice Cream–in 5 Minutes!

We may live in Southeastern Idaho and only have about 2 months of warmer weather, but a cold treat is always welcome in our home. My toddler is 18 months and I am always having to come up with fun activities she can do that will keep her attention. Luckily, this homemade almond milk ice […]

Reusable Shopping Bag

Reusable Shopping Bag Tutorial

A while back I made some reusable shopping bags and I’ve been searching for the right fabric before giving you a tutorial. These bags are spacious yet strong. For the fabric I bought a woven heavyweight upholstery fabric. I got it from a local outlet store for $6.99 per yard! For one bag you’ll need […]


You Asked For It….Toddler Boot Tutorial!

 Is it just me or do baby shows that claim to go from size newborn to 1 are really like 6 or more sizes apart? Even the bigger sizes don’t seem to be accurate across the board and then you’re limited to styles available. I get so tired of wasting money on shoes that are […]

Year Round Yard Maintenance

It is important to keep your lawn and any other greenery looking good throughout the year. During the spring and summer months, keeping your grass and bushes trimmed makes your house or any other type of property you own look presentable. If you own a business or maintain a college campus, a properly landscaped lawn can make a great first impression on potential clients and students.

Yard Maintenance Is Needed Year-Round

Properly caring for your yard is a year-long process. In the spring, you want to make sure that you are caring for the lawn and pruning any branches or flowers that may have died in the past year to prepare for new growth. During the summer and fall, it is a good idea to mow the grass and take care of weeds to ensure that they don’t take over your entire yard. During the winter months, it is always a good idea to check for branches that could snap under the weight of too much snow or ice.

Proper Maintenance Makes Neighbors Happy

A lawn that is not cared for can look sloppy and unsightly. This can create a situation where buyers of surrounding properties decide to look elsewhere or don’t offer as much for a property in the neighborhood. Property values may fall because buyers don’t think others in the neighborhood put time or effort into maintaining their properties in general. On the other hand, keeping the grass cut and keeping flowers or trees on the property well maintained can add value to your own home or commercial property.

You Don’t Have to Do the Work Yourself

The good news is that you don’t have to do the work yourself. You can hire a Reno landscaping service such as Action Lawn & Landscape to take care of all of your outdoor needs. Whether you need a branch cut down, a bush trimmed or the lawn mowed once a week, there will always be someone to make sure it gets done in a timely manner. 

Whether you have a large lawn or just a few bushes, it is important to keep your residential or commercial property well taken care of. Doing so makes the property look better, keep its value and ensure that it meets your high standards of care.

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