Entries by Stacey Maaser

Best Advice About Having a Peaceful Postpartum Recovery

Giving birth is an amazing, spectacular, and tremendous journey. You’ve waited nine months to meet your precious angel and during that time, you’ve probably thought nonstop about what the birthing experience would be like. Then it comes and goes, and you’re sort of left in shock. It feels completely surreal to physically hold your baby […]

Julian’s First Ten Days

                          11-26-14 I’m sitting on the couch right now watching The Land Before Time with Ruby and Elliot snuggled up close on either side of me. We just ate a huge pile of cookies and some fresh milk and now we’re all buried […]

Our Fourth Born: Julian’s Home Birth

Julian William Maaser Born: 11-15-14 (Saturday) Time: 12:40 a.m. Measurements: 7 lbs 8 oz, 21 inches long, 13.5 cm head circumference Pregnancy They always warn you that the more kids you have, the less pictures you’ll take. Well…because we keep getting better iphones and gadgets, we actually have plenty of pictures and videos, but now I […]

Why You Don’t Need Statins

You go to the doctor, they draw your blood, and they knowingly make recommendations based on what they find. It’s very easy to measure levels of cholesterol in the blood and because of this, doctors get excited when they see your numbers for LDL (the “bad” cholesterol) above 180. “Take a cholesterol lowering drug!” they […]

Taco Meat…Without the Seasoning Packet

As we have entered the deeper stages of our healthy eating conversion, I have always felt guilty about buying the MSG laden packets of taco seasoning, but we just couldn’t live without eating tacos!!! So I tried several different creations before finally creating this amazing recipe. We all love eating it and don’t miss the taco seasoning […]

Ground Beef Chili Recipe

This is a pretty basic recipe for chili, but hidden under it’s simplicity is a complexity of layers that make it completely amazing. After a cold afternoon of playing outside, there is nothing better than a nice bowl of homemade chili to warm you up.! The great thing about this basic recipe is that by […]

Sourdough Pizza Crust Recipe

This sourdough pizza crust recipe is great for getting rid of the phytic acid that is in all grains, but you do need to prepare it about 8 hours ahead of time. If you need something right away, I suggest you check out my quick and easy pizza recipe. This sourdough pizza crust recipe can […]