Entries by Stacey Maaser

Butter is a Superfood!

I love that as our kids were coming to HUGE growth spurts, they would both consume copious amounts of butter. Because we didn’t know how good butter was, we would cringe a little as Ruby demanded more and more butter on crackers or bread, and we were just mortified when Elliot wanted to eat whole sticks […]

Which Oils Should I Use?

There are so many different oils to choose from, how do you know which ones to use and which ones to avoid? When shopping at the grocery store you’ll probably find quite an array of oil, from the ever popular canola oil, to the expensive olive oil, to the lesser known coconut oil. But only […]

Our Third Born: Ophelia’s Homebirth Story

 Ophelia Ella Maaser Born: 5-21-2013 Time: 7:35 p.m. Measurements: 7 lbs 8 oz , 20.5 inches, 13.5 cm head circumference The Pregnancy After having Elliot, my body felt pretty depleted, so when I found out I was pregnant for the third time, I met with a homeopathic doctor at Elder and Sage for some wonderful advice. […]

Our Second Born: Elliot’s Homebirth Story

Elliot Edward Maaser Born: 12-28-10 Time: 11:06 p.m. Measurements: 8lbs 13oz, 21 inches long, 14.5cm head circumference Leading up to the Birth It’s hard to say when labor began since I’d been feeling contractions for the two months leading up to the birth. At 34 weeks, I even got worried that I would go into premature labor…little did […]

Our Firstborn: Ruby’s Birth Center Story

Ruby Lynn Maaser Born: Friday, 8-28-09      Time: 2:52 a.m. Measurements: 7 lbs 3 0z, 22 inches, 14 cm head circumference The Pregnancy Story After having been married for five years, Scott and I knew that we were ready for the next step. We didn’t quite say, let’s have a baby, but we did […]

The Truth About Fats

When I read Sally Fallon’s book Nourishing Traditions, it literally changed my life. I’ve never had one book so completely consume me and motivate me to change everything about my life. Thanks for recommending it Lisa! In this blog, I hope to summarize what I have learned from Nourishing Traditions, in addition to Weston Price, Gary Taubes, and Fathead and show […]