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6 “Compromise” Foods I Keep In My Kitchen

Can I tell you a secret? I do not make everything from scratch. I keep some foods in my pantry, fridge, and freezer that may either shock you and cause you to think me a Real Foodie Fraud or relieve you because I’m somewhat normal. They make my life easier and make it more doable for me to feed my family whole foods. Here are the 6 “compromise” foods I keep in my Real Food kitchen.

Want To Save Time In The Kitchen This Week? Do These Things TODAY!

I truly believe most families genuinely desire to change their lifestyle to incorporate more healthy, whole foods and meals made from scratch…However, they have one BIG legitimate concern: TIME. Learn the 14 things you can do today to save time in the kitchen this week!planning ahead. But those aren’t what you want to feed your family!

The Non-Toxic Mattress We Love For The Best Sleep Ever

I spent hours and hours searching for The One for us. I can’t even tell you how many websites I poured over, how many reviews I read, and how many companies I called. And I didn’t do all this in a weekend either. It took me a couple of years to educate myself so I would know what to look for and what questions to ask. I had to learn a lot about the toxicity of regular mattresses so I would know how to avoid potential toxicity in a greener bed.

What I Buy From Trader Joe’s

Our first experience at Trader Joe’s was about six months ago, so it’s a fairly new thing for our family to shop there. The nearest TJ’s is about two hours away, which means we’re not making regular treks to this store…

What I Buy From Azure Standard

I’ve been buying monthly from Azure Standard for years now, and I’m so thankful that there have been Azure drop sites in the last three towns we’ve lived in! In fact, when I found out there was an Azure delivery just days after our most recent move, I knew somehow that, despite all the other unknowns, everything was going to be alright. People who already buy from Azure or who are interested in learning more always want to know one thing: what do you buy?

For Real Food-Resistant Men

This is a post my wife has been urging me to write for a while now. Quite frankly, it’s been put off long enough. It’s time you ladies had a guy backing you up! I’m happy to oblige…at least now I am. I’m fairly positive that the majority of the readers of this post will be female, but I encourage my lady friends to take comfort in its words, then shove them in your partner’s face.

What We Discovered When We Spent the Night in Our Kids’ Room (+10 tips for creating a sleeping sanctuary for your kids!)

When my kids have trouble sleeping, it makes for a rough night for everyone. Recently, my husband and I spent a night in our kids’ room… and figured out why they were experiencing insomnia. We quickly set things right by creating a sleeping sanctuary for them. Here’s what we discovered and how we fixed it!

My Review of the Intellibed

I was so excited to “achieve the healthiest sleep yet” (according to their site) that any fears of a used mattress were soon allayed by my desire to go to bed and stay there for at least 29 days straight. I can’t even begin to tell you how excited we were and how we fully expected to fall in love with our Intellibed. Except we didn’t…