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Alternative Halloween Ideas+12 Real Food Candy Recipes

By | October 23, 2013

image by sarah_ackerman Halloween is upon us, and if you are still unsure of how to celebrate (if at all) without your children being terribly sick, then you’ve come to the right place. Halloween. The holiday of costumes and pumpkins. The one time of the year that you want spider webs adorning your porch railings Read More

Back to School Lunch Box Gear

By | September 13, 2013

It’s almost Back to School time!  Whether that leaves you with feelings of excitement or tears of dread, one thing’s for sure- if you have children who are going off to school, they’ll need lunch! Let me give you a peek into my kids’ lunch boxes and show you what gear we use and love. Read More

Easy "To-Go" Lunch Ideas

By | September 6, 2013

Fast Food or Home Food? While out and about, stopping at a fast food restaurant is incredibly tempting because of how easy and quick it is! A few tummy aches and a large bill later, you may vow to pack more lunches in the future. Maybe your kids are in school and you need some Read More

Tips for an Easy, Real Food Morning (even if you're not a morning person)

By | September 4, 2013

Image by Kate Ter Haar. As back-to-school season approaches, many of us are scrambling to settle back into some semblance of an efficient, but easy morning routine. To some, this is simple, but to others who aren't morning people (like me) – this might be one of the greatest feats of the fall. On what Read More

Good (and good for you) travel snacks.

By | August 15, 2013

Editor’s Note: Jeanne and Abby are the co-creators of O’Mamas. They are two transplanted Montana mamas who became fast friends when their kids collided on the playground.  They’re committed to building happy, healthy, wholesome lives for their families and the world they live in.  They’re passionate about real food and simple living.  You can often find Read More

Sweet & Savory Summer Movie Snacks (that you won’t feel guilty about)

By | July 31, 2013

Image by calamity_sal. The end of summer is nearing and many of us are trying to grab onto those precious last few “care-free” moments before our loved one(s) head back to the academic world. In my house, one of our favorite ways to relish in one of these late summer evenings is cuddled up on Read More

What’s In Season Now: 7 Ways To Use Apricots

By | May 28, 2013

                  Over here on the west coast, we are already biting into juicy stone fruits.  Apricots are the first to ripen; or in our case, apriums (an apricot/plum mix that has mostly apricot characteristics).  Having a plan of action before the onslaught of fruit harvest hits can Read More

5 Foods to Make When You’re Cooking with Kids

By | May 23, 2013

Image by Slacker Mark  Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is from Nina of Shalom Mama. Nina is a writer, student midwife, and mama of four. She loves babies, miniature ponies, salted caramel sauce and helping others create wellness through simple living. Check out her website for more simple wellness tips. As a mom of four, I’ve done a Read More

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