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Gretchen Bossio

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Gretchen hails from the beautiful Pacific Northwest along with her husband and two young children. Before transitioning to life as a stay at home mom, Gretchen worked in sales and marketing while earning her Masters in Management and Organizational Leadership. Now her days are focused on managing meal plans and nap times while organizing her sewing stash and children's toy bins. My oh my, how life changes in the blink of an eye! Gretchen writes frequently about natural parenting, becoming more environmentally conscience, her affinity for thrifted treasures, and hopes of making it out of yoga pants each day on her blog That Mama Gretchen (www.thatmamagretchen.com).
Birthday Gift Ideas For 8 Year Old Girls

Birthday Gift Ideas For 8 Year Old Girls

It feels like yesterday that I gave birth to my daughter. But, apparently, it was eight years ago! Eight whole years! Wow! This year,...
Granola Bars Recipe

Recipe: M&M Nut Butter Granola Bars

I'm all for store bought granola bars. Promise. But, the other week I got a bee in my bonnet to make a homemade version....
Instant Pot Applesauce In Just 8 Minutes

Instant Pot Applesauce In Just 8 Minutes

Last week we harvested pounds upon pounds of apples and naturally that means applesauce has landed on my to do list! In the past I've...
fall decor

7 Instagram Moms To Follow For Simple Fall Decor Ideas

September 22nd marks the first day of fall and I couldn't be more ready. I've got a giant stack of pumpkin-inspired recipes on the kitchen...
yellow desk

Add a Pop of Sunshine Throughout Your Home

If you're anything like me, your home to do list is looooooong! Find a rug for this room. Paint an accent wall there. Figure out...
charcuterie boards

7 Charcuterie Boards – Some Traditional, Some Creative, All Delicious

As much as I love soups and casseroles for fall weather meals, I also adore simplicity ... Meals that don't take much effort and...
20 Books Especially For Kindergarteners

20 Books Especially For Kindergarteners

This month, my second born starts kindergarten! Where oh where has the time gone? Truly, I wonder, because - fun fact - I first contributed...
Recipe: Keto Taco Casserole

Recipe: Keto Taco Casserole

Three weeks ago, my husband took the plunge into the keto diet. Ever since I've been on the lookout for recipes that fit this...
Bixbee - The Fun and Ergonomic Backpack for Kids Ages 3-10

Bixbee – The Fun and Ergonomic Backpack for Kids Ages 3-10

When I first stumbled upon Bixbee, I knew I had found an awesome product. This backpack design is FANTASTIC - from top to bottom...
Easy Lunch Box Notes For Busy Parents

Easy Lunch Box Notes For Busy Parents

Well hello back to school! How are you? Busy? Yes, I'm sure! That's why you're going to LOVE these easy lunch box notes! I know...
12 Protein Snacks To Pack In Your Kid's Lunch

12 Protein Snacks To Pack In Your Kid’s Lunch

Back to school for kids means back to school lunches for moms and dads! And that means you're on the lookout for some healthy...
11 of the Best Audible Books For Early Readers

11 of the Best Audible Books For Early Readers

I have been so very excited to share this list of Audible recommendations with you! Because, for our family, this summer has been the...