Go Green this Earth Day


  Are you making any changes for your family this year?   One easy way to go green in you home is by switching brands! You can replace your current household cleaners for natural, non-toxic ones that work! I have loved and been using Shaklee’s Get Clean Line for over 4 … {Continue reading}

Strawberry Cous Cous Salad

Warmer Weather and longer days have me craving fresher foods! This Strawberry Cous Cous Salad is one of my favorites! Whether I’m making a lunch portion for myself or a dinner portion for the whole family! Plus it’s pretty. And easy. I use a bed of fresh spinach and add as much of the … {Continue reading}

Brandee’s Story


I haven’t shared a ton about my business here on RATR – I do that at our partner site, Project Dream Intl. But I will be incorporating more stories here. Especially the powerful ones like today. I am officially “that Pinterest lady”, haha, but you have GOT to hear Brandee’s sotry. It is long, but oh … {Continue reading}

diy fresh Easter eggs


  Last Easter was a little unplanned as my grandmother had just passed away. A lot of our traditions and decorations went by the wayside. The night before Easter I realized that we had never colored eggs. And it was also our first Easter of having fresh brown eggs. Did I really want to go buy … {Continue reading}

Rainbow Veggie Side Dish

  Looking for a delicious spring / summer (or anytime, really) side dish?! Well this is one of our favorites – and of course it is simple! And packed with nutrients! You could really use any veggie you want here – cauliflower, broccoli, brussel sprouts, mushrooms, snap peas – you name it! … {Continue reading}

Cauliflower couscous and rice


  Our family has recently transitioned into a grain free lifestyle. I have been gluten free since my miscarriage and fibro diagnosis in 2008. But y’all, it is hard! Carbs are practically my love language. BUT, I feel so much better and think so much clearer when I avoid them. So, mentally … {Continue reading}

organizing dress up clothes


  Last week I shared how I organize our daughter’s clothes. Today, I wanted to share how I keep her other wardrobe – her dress up clothes – organized. It’s simple really. I picked up the hook (in picture above) at Big Lots for a little bit of nothing. I bought it to hang towels on in the … {Continue reading}

5 day detox


I have gotten floods of emails since I mentioned doing a recent detox, so today I wanted to share more!   I have done this detox several times over the past few years, and I LOVE it!!! I always feel amazing on it, feel great after, lose a few pounds (I’ve lost anywhere from 2-12 pounds each … {Continue reading}

organizing kids clothes


  Whether it’s the January crunch, cabin fever, or the anticipation for spring, everyone seems to be in clean out and clean up mode! Myself included! This is how I keep my daughter’s clothes neat and organized! I use this method for all of her tutus / skirts, shorts, … {Continue reading}

natural oral care for dogs!


  I share a lot about how I keep our family healthy (naturally – meaning without chemicals found in traditional home / health / body care products). Today I’m sharing how I keep our Cocker’s mouth healthy! She is very much a part of our family after all! Once a month (or more often if … {Continue reading}