What I want you to know the day before Mother’s Day…

Mother’s Day. When I was a kid, it was fun. I made gifts for my mom at school and was excited to share them with her when I got home. When we were first married, it was still fun. We celebrated our mothers and grandmothers and had a great time with family. A few more…

Art: A Few Paintings I’ve Created

If you ever meet me in real life, you will quickly learn that I enjoy music and creating art. I’m blessed to be able to serve in the worship ministry at the church we attend. I’m also grateful that my job allows me to be creative. What do I do? I work at one of…

Let’s Talk About Skincare

As a teenager, I used Clean & Clear on my face and it hurt my skin. My skin was always a weird combo of greasy and flaky and it didn’t do much for my acne. When I was in my early 20s, I tried the Rodan & Fields skincare products. They worked. I had stunning…

Mother’s Day Gifts

It is a few weeks until Mother’s Day… Are you panicking yet? Well, we keep it pretty simple around here on Mother’s Day, but I do have some good gift ideas that moms and grandmas (especially grandmas) will love. These were all projects that my child worked very hard to create for Christmas gifts. I…

Compost: Beginner Level

This one time, I asked for a compost bin for Christmas. And I procrastinated assembling it. I put it in the basement and forgot about it until someone asked if I put compost on my garden. I hung my head in shame, knowing that I just had to lug the box upstairs and put it…

Our Garden 2017: We Have Sprouts

Exactly two weeks after we planted our first seeds for some cool weather plants, we saw sprouts emerging. My son woke me up that morning exclaiming,”Mommy! Our plants are growing! I can see them through the window!” He was correct. After breakfast, we went outside to investigate a little more. Sure enough, we spotted a…

Egg Salad. Yummy, yummy.

A few days after Easter, we turned our beautiful Easter eggs into egg salad. I love egg salad. It was one of my favorite foods as a kiddo. I honestly hadn’t made it in years. What did I use? *a dozen eggs (minus one… the little one wanted to try a hard boiled egg) *sea…

Lemon Water

Don’t know what “lemon water” is? Just watch an episode of my child’s favorite show on Netflix (Sarah & Duck) and you will soon know. Sarah frequently makes lemon water to share with her pal, Duck. It’s really just freshly squeezed lemon juice. That’s all. However, my little one has been requesting lemon water for…

Our Garden 2017: The Beginning

This is our third season of gardening. And I love it. It’s one of my favorite things to do. It brings me peace and delicious meals and I long for it all winter long. The first year, we kept it simple with three boxes and planted tomatoes, peppers, peas, carrots, and spinach. Our carrots were…

Easter Eggs and Dye Allergies

Every time any kind of holiday or celebration rolls around, I cringe. I don’t cringe because I don’t want to participate. I don’t cringe because we disagree with some traditions (to each his/her own). I cringe because my kiddo has a dye allergy. Red #40, to be more specific. When he was an infant, we…

Sore Throat Tea (a.k.a. Foot Tea)

My child got sick on Monday afternoon and started complaining of a sore throat. By Monday evening, I was having the same symptoms. My friend’s kiddo had been exposed to strep and we had spent some time near them on Sunday evening, so I was freaking out on the inside just a little bit. I…

Who are you?

  Welcome to Crunchability! My name is Kim. I am a wife and mother. I have been on a journey toward healthier living since late 2012. I enjoy music–specifically singing and playing the piano. I also enjoy creating art. I have a fun part-time job at a local art and wine studio and I stay…