May 2015

9 posts

May is Lyme Disease Awareness month.  Since May is almost over, felt pulled to talk a wee bit about Lyme.  A couple weeks ago I was notified by my doctor that I have Lyme.  Even though this stinks BIG time and I’ve had quite a few break downs (you know, poor me stuff), I am …
  I can’t believe summer is here! How exciting! Do you have any big plans for your summer?  Here is a list of my summer plans & goals! Some of them are more fun than others 😉 Help my husband launch a new marketing campaign for his business. Spend time with my kids at the …
It is hard to find food products that don’t contain nasty preservatives and stabilizers.  If you like coconut milk, I’ve found a couple brands that don’t contain the ingredients guar gum & carageenan.  Find out more about these ingredients and why I choose to avoid food products that contain them here. The coconut milk that …
We had a great time on our cruise last April.  As first time cruisers, we learned a few tips that made our trip go smoothly!  I will definitely pack these items again! 1.  Over the door hooks You can pop these onto the closet doors and have a place to hang clothing! 2.  Shoe organizer …
  Wildtree just came out with 5 new products for the spring season!  I am so excited about them! The Golden BBQ Sauce is my favorite, so far!  It is excellent with chicken, rice & veggies! If you would like to try these organic products, visit www.mywildtree.com/dawngrimes to order!
I hope that you have had a wonderful weekend.  I love Mother’s Day weekend.  Usually, my kids engage in their normal bickering, I do my usual motherly duties of cooking, cleaning, and correcting… If I am lucky I get a sweet card or an extra hug and kiss.  There is no greater role that I …
It’s time for bringing out those garden gloves and shovels and get planting those pretty flowers!  I have a developed a fondness for bees ever since realizing they are a tad bit (actually A LOT) important.  Since we aren’t becoming beekeepers anytime soon, thought we could still help the bees by planting flowers that they …
Do your kids drink sports drinks?  We try to avoid them and just drink water or coconut water, instead.  According to Dr. William Sears, you can make your own sports drink for your child to have during strenuous exercise. Here is the recipe! 1 quart of 100 percent, noncarbonated juice 1 teaspoon of salt 1 pinch of …
As I was skimming through a book (which is how I seem to read books now) I came across a section highlighting the importance of establishing a written set of values and rules for your family.  Meaning the parents need to be in agreement w/ what they (values and rules) are and then make sure …
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