Healthy Pregnancy

The Crunchy Cocktail Hour is growing! We share an exciting update and talk through how to have the healthiest pregnancy possible (while still treating yourself, of course) and dive into some interesting crunchy pregnancy trends. We also share a few of our own stories from our pregnancies. Links Mentioned in the Episode: Drink Recipe: Pineapple […]

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Health and Happiness Life Hacks with Tami Astorino

Everyone strives to live a healthier and happier life, but often life’s responsibilities can get in the way of our goals. On this episode, we are joined by Tami Astorino as she shares her hacks for sticking to your health and happiness goals. Tami Astorino Tami is a national speaker, yoga instructor, educator and plant-powered nutrition […]

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Crunchy Daycare with Amy Brady

Deciding to or needing to send your child to daycare can be an incredibly difficult decision, especially when you are trying to create the healthiest environment possible for your child. However, if you choose your school correctly and work closely with the teachers and directors, you will find you can foster not only a healthy […]

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Holiday Traditions

How old was Alison when she found out Santa wasn’t real?  Why does Larisa call her tree a “New Years” tree?  Oh – and what are those strange dolls below?  Get cozy and chat holiday traditions with us! Links mentioned in this episode: Drink Recipe: Holiday Sangria Larisa’s holiday gift guide with a healthy spin Boozy advent […]

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Healthy Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Looking for a healthy spin on your gifts this year?  Look no further!  Here are my favorite healthy-focused (mind and body) products to get your holiday gift planning started. Children NogginStik – This is the best baby rattle you’ve never heard of!  This developmentally-friendly rattle does it all; lights up with different colors, has a soft […]

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What Kind of Crunchy Mom Are You?

What kind of crunchy mom are you?  Take the quiz with us to find out! Crunchy: A crunchy mom practices natural living. She is an advocate of natural birth, selective circumcision, not vaccinating, baby wearing, breastfeeding, co-sleeping, cloth diapering, attachment parenting, homeschooling, and organic and green living, etc. Scrunchy: A scrunchy mom wants their child to live […]

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Breastmilk: The New Mom Cure All

Let’s talk breastmilk! Find out why we’ve dubbed it the new mom cure-all and play a little game of would you or wouldn’t you. Even if nursing wasn’t your path, you’ll find some interesting tidbits and a lot of laughs in this week’s episode. In the meantime, if you’re having some sort of problem, just […]

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Alison’s Birth Story

Ok, ok, this post may not be everyone’s cup of tea. I get that. Will not be offended if you click back over to the cocktails – they are delicious and a hell of a lot more fun. No hard feelings. But giving birth is one of those transformative experiences and I want to capture mine. So, if […]

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DIY Bug Repellent

If the store-bought options are doing it for you, try these at-home bug repellent recipes from Dr. Frenchy, Ph.D.  Use code LARISA for 10% off Dr. Frenchy’s essential oil blends. NOTE: Please be sure your essential oil is coming from a reputable company or seller. Tick Repellent Spray is best as you’ll want to treat […]

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