Mama's Twig & Blossoms Blog

That Magical Mommy Moment

**We are traveling, and busy, and instead of writing I’m watching my littles ride horses, collect eggs, feed sheep and scare buffalo. Yes, the cries of a girl begging to be carried through a field will scare a buffalo quicker than you can imagine. All this to tell you that today’s post is from more than a year ago (I can hardy believe those were the days of...

Faking It

We are traveling and it is fun. (It is fun. It is fun. It is fun.) OK, I don’t actually have to convince myself, it really is fun (mostly). We’ve stayed in hotels and gone swimming, hung out with grandparents, gone to the zoo, had picnics in new parks, splashed in new splash pads, been spoiled by said grandparents, and basically been on vacation. What is ...

Owie Spray DIY

There is a very particular scream that comes from a child having been hurt on the playground. I say the playground, but of course, it could be anywhere. I remember an incident with our daughter on a skateboard in the driveway (she was three) that still gives me shivers. When these things happen, and they always do, we reach for Owie Spray. It's the ultimate...

Turns out, you actually CAN pick your family

There’s a line in To Kill a Mocking Bird that reads, “You can choose your friends, but you sho’ can’t choose your family.” I've heard this in many forms over the years. It's usually said when something crazy or shameful in the family happens, and the message you get from (or give to) well-meaning people is, "So sorry to hear your sister is in jail, but you...

Paleo Lemon & Blueberry Scones

This recipe is one of our favorites for breakfast (or afternoon tea) and I couldn't be happier that Cassy Joy from Fed and Fit was so willing to let me share the goodness! It's clean and easy, and my littles love it!! Lemon and blueberry pair wonderfully together, so we add dōTERRA Lemon Essential Oil for a nice twist. Ingredients 1 ½ cups Cashews (or...