5 Easy Homemade Nut Butters

5 Homemade Nut Butters via mindfulmomma.com

  When you are without a kitchen and have to wash every dish in the laundry tub in your disgusting basement, you do not spend a lot of time making food. You find a way to put dinner on the table because you have to, but you don't go for the dish-producing extras....like making homemade peanut butter for instance. Instead, you … [Continue reading]

5 Reusables to Make Lunch Packing Fun

5 Reusables to Make Lunch Packing Fun via mindfulmomma.com

Oh the drudgery! Packing your child's lunch for school every day can be tedious, and woe to the parent who tries to pack before the first cup of coffee sinks into the system. Brighten up your morning with these groovy lunch supplies and I think you'll secretly enjoy the lunch packing task. Even better? Get your kid to pack their own lunch … [Continue reading]

How an Oyster Feeds a Bay

How an Oyster Feeds a Bay

This post was written as part of Progressive's Apron Project, helping tell the story of people and their initiatives making progress towards a greater good. I have been compensated as a contributor to this project, but the thoughts and opinions in this post are my own.    Meet Ian Wile. Former big city film maker turned small … [Continue reading]

A Vermont Experience

A Vermont Experience via mindfulmomma.com

Have you ever been to Vermont? If you haven't, I'm telling you - you need to put it on your bucket list. After spending just 3 days in the Vermont countryside, I am smitten, in love and can't wait to go back! We stayed in a tiny town called Pittsfield, at Amee Farm Lodge, where our friends are the innkeepers. It was such a special … [Continue reading]

3 Tips for Waste-Free Lunches for Back to School

3 Tips for Waste Free Lunches via mindfulmomma.com

Thank you to ECOLunchBox and Jennie Lyon for writing this guest post.  From brown paper bags and napkins to plastic produce bags at the grocery store and the plethora of packaging that comes with store-bought, packaged snacks, school lunches can create a lot of unnecessary waste and expense. These three tips for waste-free, … [Continue reading]