Placenta Encapsulation – Or How I Ate My Placenta

by Amber Stiles on June 27, 2012

Yup, I did it. I’m a dirty dirty hippie that totally had my placenta picked up from the hospital before I even met my baby in recovery.  My birth doula helped me find a postpartum doula to do the dehydration and encapsulation.  I was super excited to have this done with Emma’s placenta since I didn’t […]


Using Cloth Diapers Again – Some Tips

by Amber Stiles on May 31, 2012

We’re on the cloth diaper bandwagon again.  Using them this time didn’t come as easily as I had hoped.  Honestly I’m just tired and didn’t want to deal with more laundry.  Two kids produce a lot of dirty clothing!  Now that I’m in a groove with my whole “mom of two” thing, I figure it’s […]


It’s true, I’ve finally jumped on the Coconut Oil bandwagon.  A few months ago I saw this Jenna Marbles blog post on coconut oil.  I love her and she made this super crunchy thing seem very approachable.  You know I’m a bit of a wanna be hippie so this shouldn’t surprise you.  I watched many […]


Woulda Coulda Shoulda?

by Amber Stiles on April 5, 2012

When I got pregnant with Emma I swore I wouldn’t repeat all the mistakes I made with Alexa.  What this new baby lacked in single child attention she would gain in experienced mother confidence.  Ha, yeah, not so much.  While both girls are very different in temperament, I’m still the same person.  My mama bear instincts are still […]


DIY Laundry Detergent

by Amber Stiles on October 19, 2011

I’ve been meaning to whip up a batch of DIY laundry detergent for a long while now.  Ever since I started my whole couponing project I’ve been scouting out ways to save money in our house.  I did have other laundry soaps on hand though, so I figured I should wait until those ran out […]

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