Category Archives: purely thoughts

Why I am sharing my eczema journey and what I deal with everyday living with eczema

Why I am sharing my eczema journey and what I deal with everyday living with eczema

Hey luvs, It’s Michelle here sharing a quick eczema update. Why I am sharing my eczema journey and what I deal with everyday living with eczema Click to watch on youtube. As I mentioned in the video I have seen some improvements, but it has been VERY SLOW!! I have good days and bad daysContinue Reading

18 lessons my vizsla has taught me about being a mom

18 lessons my vizsla has taught me about being a mom

Jax is doing amazing with Madison. When Madison was born Michelle brought home a blanket for Jax to get used to her smell. The next morning Michelle came down and saw Jax sitting like this on the couch – one foot on the blanket. Too cute. The day we left the hospital to come home,Continue Reading

How to use lavender essential oil (& giveaway)

How to use lavender essential oil (& giveaway)

Happy Friday luvs! We made it through another week, how was yours? Doing anything fun for Halloween?  Don’t forget to get your Halloween workout in! We realized we did not do an October favorites. We just kind of forget about it as we have been busy taking care of Madison.  And Michelle has been inContinue Reading

Life lately plus sugar-free pumpkin fudge video

Life lately plus sugar-free pumpkin fudge video

In today’s vlog we share part of our day – walking with Madison and our lunch. Plus we need your feedback in regards to doing our videos together on one channel vs our own. And due to request on instagram and facebook,  Michelle shows how she made a sugar-free pumpkin pie fudge. The recipe isContinue Reading

How to cloth diaper a 3 week old newborn

How to cloth diaper a 3 week old newborn

I can’t believe it has been just over 3 weeks since Madison came into our life!! You were right when telling me that time will fly by and that things will get better. Because slowly things are getting better around here. Madison still has her nights and days mixed up, but there have been aContinue Reading

Real life eczema update #2: MRT food testing and contact dermatitis

Real life eczema update #2: MRT food testing and contact dermatitis

Hey luvs! It’s Michelle here and I have a long over due update on my skin. The reason for such a long delay in updating is well I do not have much to report as I have not improved, despite all the testing I have been doing the past two months that I discuss below.Continue Reading

9 FAQ about plantains

9 FAQ about plantains

Hey luvs, Thank you for all the sweet comments about Lori’s natural birth and my letter to Madison.  I had planned today to give an eczema update, but I have not had time to edit the video. I will get it up sometime next week. It is girls weekend over here Lori’s husband is  outContinue Reading

I am an aunt again

I am an aunt again

I am a proud aunt. I am a proud twin sister. Seeing my twin sister’s body change during pregnancy and then being there for the birth of her first child are moments I will never forget. My letter to Madison: I am your aunt, your mom’s twin sister. You may not understand what a twinContinue Reading

Madison’s birth story

Madison’s birth story

Continuing her birth story… Sorry to leave you all hanging with what happened but it was just so much information so I thought breaking it up into two post would be better. I am sharing a video of highlights from Madison’s birth and chat about the experience with Michelle. Let’s get to it. My naturalContinue Reading

Days leading up to my labor

Days leading up to my labor

I am finally sitting here writing this post – about my birth story. Well, it will be a two part series about Madison’s birth. To be honest, this post was written over a few days, whenever I could squeeze in some spare time to write. As I sit here to reflect on that wild andContinue Reading