Building a simpler and greener life

Author: Meredith

Summer Survival Guide for Families

Summer Survival Guide for Families

It’s really here. This is not a drill! It’s time for summer vacation! For stay-at-home moms like me, you either love the summer or you dread it. I have to admit, it does throw me for a loop a bit every time. My children have […]

My Favorite Cruelty-Free Beauty Brands

My Favorite Cruelty-Free Beauty Brands

As a follow up to my guide on finding safer cosmetics, I thought I’d share a few of my favorite cruelty-free brands. This post contains affiliate links. If you click on the links below and make a purchase I may receive a small compensation to help me finance this […]

All-Natural Shea Butter Foot Balm

All-Natural Shea Butter Foot Balm

It’s just about sandal weather, so it’s time to get those toes summer-ready with a quick 3 ingredient DIY shea butter foot balm! The happy-skin ingredients for this foot balm are pretty common in the natural skin care world and aren’t hard to find at […]

15 Sidewalk Chalk Activities for Kids

15 Sidewalk Chalk Activities for Kids

Any sunny day, no matter the season, you might see my children and I drawing outside with sidewalk chalk. But once spring and summer arrive, our chalk activities go on overload. We even run out of drawing space some days! Today, I’m sharing some of […]

8 Yoga Videos to Start Your Day Off Right

8 Yoga Videos to Start Your Day Off Right

I am always on the lookout for the perfect morning yoga video. Ever since I started practicing yoga about 3 years ago, having a routine to begin my day really makes a difference to my mood and energy level. Here’s a list of some of […]

17 Easy Ways to Make Your Kitchen A Little Greener

17 Easy Ways to Make Your Kitchen A Little Greener

Being that I’m a mom of two kids and I love to cook, I spend a major part of my day in my kitchen. So it only makes sense that that would be an area of our home to really focus on making an effort […]

Sweet Dreams Pillow Spray for Kids

Sweet Dreams Pillow Spray for Kids

My 7 year old son has always been a good sleeper. He’s a really early riser, but once his head hits the pillow in the evening, he is out. My little girl, though… she’s another story. She will find every reason in the book to […]

How to Save Money on Craft Supplies

How to Save Money on Craft Supplies

Search online for a minute and you’ll come up with thousands of ways to save money on food, clothing, or items around your home. But what about saving money on craft supplies? This post contains affiliate links. If you click on the links below and make a […]

How to Find Safer and Cruelty-free Skin Care

How to Find Safer and Cruelty-free Skin Care

I’m sure that most of us would agree that we’d like to use the safest products with the least amount of harmful chemicals in our beauty and skin care routines. But, when looking to find safer skin care and makeup, sometimes the research can be […]

How to Update the Art You Already Have

How to Update the Art You Already Have

When we moved into our home 3 years ago, I knew that I wanted to have new artwork on the walls. I had been looking at the same images and paintings for years and I was seriously ready for a change. The problem was that […]