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Mary Helen
Austin, TX
I can Haas Avocado?
Interests: Mary Makes Good is a lifestyle blog featuring whole food recipes, DIY projects, natural beauty, and a parenting diary.
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Carrot Zucchini Bunny Cake With Strawberry Yogurt Icing | A healthy version of a classic Spring and Easter treat. Made with whole wheat, fruits, and veggies! Continue reading
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Dinosaur Egg Bath Bombs | An easy fizzing bath bomb recipe with a surprise treat packed inside! Perfect for party favors, easter baskets, or everyday bath time fun. Continue reading
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Trail Mix Banana Bread: A quick and easy banana bread packed with dried fruit, chocolate chips, and peanut butter. Continue reading
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I'll be teaching a full-day workshop on natural beauty and handmade skin care at The Open Center in New York City on May 13. Continue reading
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A soothing oat milk concentrate infused with chamomile, lavender, and calendula. Continue reading
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Easy Sheet Pan Roasted Veggie Bowl | A quick and easy pan full of roasted veggies in a sweet and spicy marinade. Perfect enjoyed alone or over a bowl of brown rice, hearty noodles or fresh avocado! Continue reading
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Long before I became a mother I developed an ardent admiration for mama blogs. I've accumulated quite a list of favorites since then! Continue reading
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A rich and creamy gelato infused with black tea and chai spices, swirled with handmade chai caramel sauce. #sponsored by Bigelow Tea Continue reading
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Watch Naturally Danny Seo on NBC, Saturday February 4 to see DIY beauty recipes from Mary Makes Good! Continue reading
I have always wanted to do this! We've lived without a television in our house for almost a decade, and for the most part never missed having an actual TV. My hubby and I watch shows together on a tablet, but sometimes we wish for a bigger screen to watch movies with friends or family. Having a big screen option without making a TV a centerpiece in our home has been a long-time goal. The way you set it up looks amazing!
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Seven fun and unique projects to treat your valentine! Featuring recipes, crafts, and natural beauty projects. Continue reading
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Taking a little break. See you in 2017! Continue reading
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You can make these Orange Blossom & Vanilla Bean Milk Baths with just five all-natural ingredients. Great for gifts or self-care! Continue reading
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These savory Roasted Butternut Squash Fries pair perfectly with Red Curry Miso Sauce. Keep this recipe around during the holidays to serve as a party appetizer, a unique side dish, or just as a delicious snack during your busy day! Continue reading
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Personal news from Mary Helen and a favor to ask. Plus, four new recipes for handmade bath and body gifts! Continue reading
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A simple and savory recipe for Cracked Pepper & Parmesan Butternut Squash Soup. Continue reading
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How to make a striped wall of holiday lights (and not poke your wall full of holes while doing it). | Sponsored by Command™ Brand products. #DamageFreeHoliday #CollectiveBias #ad Continue reading
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Photos from my upcoming book, The Handmade Mama, a collection of healthy recipes, natural skin care products, and simple sewing projects for Mama's pregnancy and postpartum, and baby's first year. Continue reading
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When that second little line doesn't show up it can be heartbreaking. In this post, I share some of my strategies for coping with what can be a disappointing and discouraging moment. Continue reading
Congratulations and good luck!! There are so many different roads to becoming parents, but however you get there it is an incredible experience. Thank you for sharing your story about adoption. It's something our family is dreaming about doing as well and it's so inspiring and encouraging to share others' journeys along the way. I'll definitely be following The Larson House!
Toggle Commented Nov 28, 2016 on Exciting News From Elsie!! at A Beautiful Mess
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A step-by-step sewing tutorial showing you how to make your own adorable Bento Bag style lunch bags from everyday bandanas! No cutting, no measuring. Easy as 1-2-3. | Sponsored by MorningStar Farms® Veggie Bowls Continue reading
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Learn how we plan on helping CC battle colds and flu bugs this Winter using three simple tips. | Sponsored by Bigelow Tea Continue reading
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A hearty casserole stuffed with layers of roasted eggplant, spinach, and red bell peppers. Filled with crumbly queso fresco, melted mozzarella, and a homemade roasted tomato garlic sauce. | Sponsored by La Vaquita® Queso Fresco. Continue reading
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In our house, nap time = mama time. Find out how I make the most out of C's precious nap time. | Sponsored by Levana Continue reading