Our Elf is Back this Year!

Elf on the Shelf

One of the things that my family LOVES each year is the return of our Elf on the Shelf named Elf Bud.  This has been a Christmas Tradition for us for four years now and every year my kids get super excited to see what crazy and funny things our elf friend will do. Honestly […]

Simple and Delicious Breakfast Pizza


It seems like lately we have been in a breakfast rut at my house.  Everyday we seem to eat the same things and everyone was getting really tired of the same old food.  It is hard in the mornings because everyone is in a hurry trying to get stuff done so that we are not […]

Guest Post: Combating Illness in Children

Today we have a Guest Post here from ConsumerSafety.org regarding illness and children.  I hope you enjoy! ~ Wendy   As any parent of school-age children will know, “back to school” means “back to the doctor.” For all the outdoor activities kids do in the summer, there’s rarely a sniffle to be heard. Why is […]

How to Survive Packing School Lunches with Food Allergies


As a parent of a child with a food allergy it can be very scary sending them back to school.  You have to hope that they will not be fed anything or become exposed to the allergen.  My oldest has a Tree nut allergy and learning how to adjust to reading all labels all the […]

Naturally keep Fruit Flies away from your Fruit

Naturally keep Fruit Flies away from your Fruit

I love having a bowl of Fresh fruit sitting out so that my family can just pick it up and eat it for a snack. I hate the fruit flies that end up coming along with it though, especially around bananas.  I found an all natural way to get rid of these pesky bugs so […]

Teach your Child Letters and Numbers using Magic Fairy Dust!

Fairy Dust Writing Activity

If you have a young child that is trying to learn their letters or numbers I have a GREAT activity you can do with them.  I love this activity because it can also be modified to teach other levels from learning to write to practicing spelling words with older children!  I did this with my […]

Do you have trouble getting your kids to take their Vitamins? Try MegaFoods Nutrient Powders instead!!


If you have picky eaters like my kids it can be hard to get them to take their vitamins everyday.  I have tried tons and tons of different brands and flavors of vitamins and just could not seem to find any that my kids would willingly take on a daily basis.  It was a constant […]

Caramel Apple Bars


Fall is my favorite time of year!  It is chilly enough that I can actually bake food in my house without it getting too hot and one of my favorite things to bake is apples.  I love the smell of a fresh apple pie baking in the oven!! 🙂 Last week, I was able to […]

Make Fast Easy Money with a Blog: The Real Reality behind Blogging


I usually do not share many stories about money here on Living Almost Naturally but as I sit here I want to inform other new bloggers or even potential bloggers about the reality of what blogging really is like. I started on this blogging journey literally 3 years ago when I fell in love with […]

Fun Free Printable Lunch box Jokes!


One thing that I LOVE to do for my kids is to send them with a little note or a joke in their lunch box everyday!  They look forward to seeing what I send them everyday and so do all their friends.  I just think it gives them a little pick me up during the […]