French Toast Hash + Maple Sausage

Once upon a time, we were both college students living in a basement apartment of a 95-year-old woman, pretty broke, and having to be creative with what we had. So one night, while the hubby was at work, I pulled out these ingredients and made something I’d never heard of before. You see, I was […] Read more…

Simple Chicken Almond Salad + Quinoa

We are getting more and more into this naturalistic and holistic lifestyle when it comes to food and eating right. Especially since having a baby and now nursing, it seems SUPER important for me to eat well so she gets all the nutrients our baby needs from my breast milk. Plus, it helps lose the […] Read more…

How to Save Money switching to Cloth Diapers.

Ok, all, I’ve been giddy with excitement about getting these cloth diapers. I know what you’re thinking, “You’re excited about diapers? For real?” Yep, I’ve got my official badge that reads Beware: Quirky Mom in the mail today. I was so stoked to try these out. I was cheering on the poopy bum changes, the potty […] Read more…

Three things to know on your Wedding Day.

Excerpt from my diary – 2012…  “He makes my world pop. That’s a strange phrase, and makes no sense unless you are a girl like me. Because he and I, we’re made for each other and no one else. We click, pop, snap and work together. No matter the verb, it’s what we do! (pun […] Read more…

Four Steps to a Healthy Postpartum Recovery.

We had our baby girl at home. (Yep, it was a home birth and we all survived.. shocker?) And if you read her birth story, you will find what a tough labor it was. All night long. 16 hours. I had little to eat, I had been sick the day before. And she was posterior and […] Read more…

Mouth Watering Turkey Breast in Scalloped Potatoes

It’s dinner time! And if you’re dinner time is anything like ours, you are looking at your pantry and fridge contents trying to make some sort of meal out of it. That’s really how we make all of our creations ’round the Simmons home, and that was how this meal was born. So, whether you […] Read more…

First Camping Trip with Baby: Tried and True Tips

We made it. We got through our first camping trip with an infant. We weren’t eaten by mosquitoes or mountain lions, we didn’t fall off a cliff or into a stream. I’d say it was a success… for the most part… Our little five-month-old baby girl is SUCH a picky sleeper. I don’t know if infants […] Read more…

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