What you need to know about cloth diapers

I know. The whole cloth diaper thing causes most of us to wrinkle up our nose. More laundry, stinky poopy laundry. I get it. I really do. That’s what I used to think before I learned more about them.

Here’s the deal – I will preface this post saying if you have no interest in cloth diapering, DO NOT DO IT. Being a parent keeps us busy enough and the last thing you need is someone trying to convince you that will be a better parent if you do cloth diapers. You won’t. But, if you are even the slightest bit curious, keep reading. I made the switch from disposables to cloth after educating myself, and they work wonderfully for us. {read more}

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Honey Lime Enchiladas Recipe

Enchiladas are a staple in our house. Thank God my husband isn’t a picky eater and doesn’t seem to mind having them quite often. I found a recipe for honey lime enchiladas and had to make them that night when my mouth started watering at the idea. These are so delish. Sweet, spicy and tangy all at once and so easy.

I tweaked the recipe to my liking. The one I tried had a pound of cheese. A POUND. I personally think pretty much anything is better with cheese, but not that much. Instead of using sour cream or half and half, I substituted greek yogurt which cut down the calories but kept them creamy and rich. {read more}

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DIY Sugar Body Scrub with Coconut Oil

I am LOVE with coconut oil. I had no idea it was one of those amazing products that is good for pretty much anything. Remember the guy in My Big Fat Greek Wedding who sprayed Windex on any ailment? I’ve become that person. Dry skin? Acne? Diaper rash? Cradle cap? Just put some coconut oil on it!
I’ve been playing around with oils for my dry and eczema prone skin and this scrub is making a huge difference for me.

Sugar Body Scrub with Coconut Oil
2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup coconut oil
10-15 drops essential oil (I love lavendar, lemon, or geranium)
Melt the coconut oil in a double boiler (do NOT microwave!) and mix into sugar. Add essential oils, stir well and put in an jar with a lid. Keep in the shower for use as often as you like! The coconut oil becomes solid at room temperature but just scoop some out and it will quickly melt in your hand. {read more}

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