How to eat real food when you travel post

How To Eat Real Food When You Travel

Going on trips with the family is always an incredible adventure. Traveling presents the opportunity for experiencing new surroundings, spending time together bonding, and forming lifelong family memories together. The downside to being away from home is being away from your kitchen and the ability to prepare fresh, home cooked meals. We are fortunate enough to travel regularly as a …

You don't have to look much further than your veggie crisper, spice cabinet, or even wine stash to create beautiful DIY naturally dyed easter eggs. Come learn more!

DIY Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

In many cultures around the world the egg is a symbol of new life, which is why eggs are traditionally associated with Easter. The biblical connection makes sense, but it also makes sense as an owner of backyard chickens. After the long, cold and dark winter, the temperatures turn and the sun shines longer causing the hens to begin laying eggs once …

Special Holiday Greetings from the Scratch Mommy Team

Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays! Peace. Joy. Love. The Scratch Mommy team wanted to let you know how much they love and appreciate all of our readers, so we made Christmas messages for you. Seasons Greetings from Jessica, The Original Scratch Mommy from her Pronounce Skincare Shop Happy Holidays from Editor in Chief, Loriel and her blog- Naturally Loriel Merry, Merry from …

10 tips for how to have a modern hippie Christmas- sticking to your morals and way of living without giving into consumerism.

10 Tips For How To Have a Modern Hippie Holidays

What is a Modern Hippie? Well, a Modern Hippie is me, and most likely you too if you’re on this blog. A Modern Hippie wears homemade deodorant, can explain why bone broth is a super food, and is conscious of the environment and sustainable living, all while maintaing the appearance of a put-together-mama. What is a Modern Hippie Holiday? Basically, …

The Perfect Crunchy Stocking Stuffer for Moms

I love filling stockings for loved ones, yet each year I find it more difficult to find the right thing for the right person. Being original and tailoring stockings to items that embrace one’s personality is my goal. For me, a Christmas stocking should house a trove of little treasures that were thoughtfully chosen for the recipient. It seems like …

Scratch Mommy wants to help you countdown to the holidays with DIY New Year Countdown Calendar and a DIY Christmas Advent Calendar tutorials.

DIY New Year Countdown Calendar and DIY Christmas Advent Calendar Tutorials

Let the countdown begin… Ah, the excitement and beauty of the Holidays! Every day more and more decorations go up. There are beautifully sparkling lights on the houses, both inside and out. And the look of wonder and amazement in our children’s faces is something to be cherished forever. Once December 1st rolls around I love to be able help …

Wondering what to make with all of your junk mail? Create beautiful DIY Handmade Paper for one of a kind cards, stationary & gift wrap.

Tutorial- Turn Junk Mail Into Beautiful DIY Handmade Paper

Scratch Mommy… taking junk mail to a WHOLE new level! Handmade paper– we’ve all admired it, thought how pretty it was and thought “I could probably do that.” Thinking and doing are two different things. Making your own handmade paper puts you into one of those DIY Superwoman categories, doesn’t it? I’m here to tell you, we can all be DIY Superwomen. …

DIY Party Pumpkin Cooler

Along with the crisp Fall air and falling leaves, the month of October brings with it the celebration of Halloween with little kids in costumes and gatherings with friends. Whether you are planning a Fall or a Halloween themed party, creating just the right atmosphere with decorations, serving items and this DIY Party Pumpkin Cooler allows you to have fun …

The recipe for the BEST pumpkin nut bread ever. Whoooop!

The BEST Pumpkin Nut Bread Recipe EVER (seriously, it really is)

You may know that I’ve been on a journey this month with an absolutely amazing group of bloggers. There are 6 of us total and we’ve been bringing you a new treat each day this month in our ‘31 Days of Homemade Halloween‘ series. If you click on the banner at the top of this post, you’ll be taken to …

Upcyled Glass Jar Centerpieces

Upcycled Jar Centerpiece

I am so excited for the upcoming holiday. It’s Thanksgiving! There are so many things to be thankful and grateful for not just on Thanksgiving but everyday. To make our first Thanksgiving with our son, Ryan in our new home special, I wanted to create something that will mark the event. When I found out that my friend Reena of …