Unplug to Reconnect

I have been unplugged from social media for over a week now. One full week. It was never my intention, but after two getaways with my family where I didn’t use my phone for anything other than texting, I came to a sad realization. We, as a society (myself included), spend far too much time…

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Vegan Camping with a Toddler and Neurotic Dog

***If you have zero interest in reading about our actual adventure and only care to see what we packed (along with tips), please scroll to the end. Tuesday, September 8, 2015: Most parents would opt for backyard camping or close enough to home for their first outing with a three-year old (and a neurotic rescue…

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REVIEW: Summer Favorites

Hello! Now that Labor Day has come and gone and kids are officially back to school tomorrow around here, it’s fall in my book! I had every intention of keeping up with monthly favorites, but this summer just got away from me. I kept track of the products I enjoyed and books I loved, so…

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New Products in BeSolFul Etsy Shop!

Happy Friday, everyone! It’s been a busy couple of weeks and if you follow me on Instagram, you know that I hit a couple of setbacks with my shop. We had ordered all the ingredients, packaging, and labels for my body butter, only to find out that summertime is NOT a friend of homemade body…

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REVIEW: May Favorites

Happy June, everyone!! Like all of the previous months, May flew by just as quickly. It was a bit of a rough month – a combination of rare gloomy weather, plenty of toddler meltdowns and some feelings of stress and being overwhelmed. But it’s a new month and I’m excited for what’s in store. The sun is back and summer…

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REVIEW: April Favorites

Happy May 1st!! It feels like April flew by faster than any other month – I’ve been busy trying to keep up with my independent, high-energy three-year old all while working on some major projects. With the weather warming up, we also spent most of our days outside hiking, rockhounding, exploring and pretty much just soaking up…

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REVIEW: March Favorites

Happy April, everyone and Happy Spring! March flew by and I have a few new favorites to share with you. Sun Metal Jewelry >> pendant + earrings I am a firm believer in supporting your friends in any way you can, whether lending an ear, reading their blog, making their recipes, and in this case, purchasing…

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Willow Essentials (baby and toddler)

**This post has been updated August 1, 2016 as we have changed a lot of our essentials. Hello!! Along with inquiries about what we eat, I also receive quite a few questions about products we use for Willow…so I figured this would be a great way to share with those who might be interested. We…

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TRUTH: Kindness Matters

Hello, friends! Let me first preface this post by saying this is purely my opinion and not everyone is going to agree with what I’ve written here. Within the last few months I’ve seen a dramatic increase of snarky comments and stabs at people on Instagram as well as a few blogs that I follow. It’s bad…

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REVIEW: February Favorites

Another month has flown by and we’re getting closer to spring! I hope everyone had a nice February! We completely lucked out here in Bend with the gorgeous, mild weather – I cannot get over all the snow and cold temps the rest of the country got hit with. Every week we got out on…

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