5 Tips for Keeping School and Lunch Meals Healthy

By Lakota

October 19th, 2017
Thank you to Readypack For providing me with product in exchange for review purposes. Being a mom of two soon to be three means that I have a lot to keep track of. I do my best to keep our family out of the fast food lane and eating clean at least 80% of the time. Feeding two little one and myself throughout a busy errand running day can be quite the task especially once you add on trying to keep a healthy lunch and snacks packed for my husband as well. I have a few options that I run though Read more [...]

Smuggling Pumpkins this Halloween ~ A Life Update

By Lakota

October 3rd, 2017
Okay, okay so I might not actually be smuggling pumpkins this Halloween but it may certainly appear that way! We found out we are going to be expecting an addition to our family in March of 2018! I will be 21 weeks pregnant or as my husband requests I rephrase it as, 5 months and 1 week pregnant. So what does that mean for me personally? I'd love to share!The First Trimester Most people know the first trimester entails vomit and fatigue. Given that this is my third pregnancy I was curious Read more [...]

DIY Fall Decor ~ Using Air Clay

By Lakota

October 2nd, 2017
This year marks the first year I will be homeschooling my children aged 6 and 3. While I do have some doubt in my mind I am doing me best to remind myself that I am my child's best teacher. Our philosophy of school is to make and keep learning fun and within our real everyday life. Given that school starts in fall we decided to start our projects surrounding the fall theme. First we printed out a leaf identification booklet so that we could collect leaves from our trees within our yard and identify Read more [...]

Detroit Michigan Food and Wine Experience

By Lakota

September 2nd, 2017
Thank you to Detroit Free Press for providing me with tickets in exchange for review purposes. All opinions belong to me.As I have mentioned many times before my husband and I love food. We love trying new food, traditional food, new spins on classics, you name it and we are game to try it at least once. The only problem with loving food so much is choosing which restaurant to try and then which meal to try! Typically my husband and I always make a pact of ordering different things so that Read more [...]

Nutri Ninja® BlendMax DUO™ with Auto-iQ Boost™ Review

By Lakota

September 2nd, 2017
Thank you to Ninja for providing me with product in exchange for review purposes. All opinions belong to me. Besides a tiny house I might have one of the smallest kitchens for a family of 4 soon to be 5. Saving space in the kitchen is a huge deal to me because of our small space. When it comes to kitchen appliances I am very picky about what I allow to be a part of the counter space and what gets put away in the cabinets below. My husband and I typically slice and dice everything that we need Read more [...]