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Baby Your Baby with Beautycounter

Shop Beautycounter for yourself or for Baby! Remember when everyone used the same products that everyone else used, even for their babies, just because they didn’t realize there was a better alternative?  Now we know better, don’t we? Of course, all informed parents want what’s best for babies, and that applies to food, education, everything. […]

Continue Reading By on March 5, 2016 in baby, skincare 0

Overheard at Your Local Fitness Center

This is a sponsored post in cooperation with National Fitness Center, where I take part in the #teamNFC program! “Almost done.  Now give me 22 more!” “Just one more.  I mean 8 more.” “Go super, super slow…” says the instructor as the weight feels heavier and heavier. “That’s just blood flowing into your arm.  That’s […]

Continue Reading By on February 25, 2016 in fitness, well-being, wellness

Five Great Reasons to Garden this Year

Have you been watching patiently for the last frost in your growing region?  Ordered seeds already?  Dreaming of greener days outdoors?  In case you need any more motivation, here are five great reasons to garden this year! Family Project Whether your aim is to teach the kids more responsibility or simply have a constructive way […]

Continue Reading By on February 22, 2016 in agriculture, family, food, garden, gardening, organic
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EPA Finds Insecticide Threatens Pollinators

Could certain insecticides be threatening the bees we need to keep agriculture flourishing and put food on our dinner tables? The latest information from the Environmental Protection Agency confirms what researchers and conservationists have been warning about. The EPA has announced that its preliminary risk assessment shows the neonicotinoid insecticide named imidacloprid can pose a […]

Continue Reading By on February 15, 2016 in agriculture, ecology, pesticides, pollinators, toxic

Pampering Dry Winter Skin

Thanks for visiting my Beautycounter site! Suffering the effects of dry winter air and neglect of your body’s largest organ — your skin?  There’s still time to pamper your skin with some common sense and the most soothing ingredients around. Have you tried? Bundling up.  Hats and mittens can protect skin from the harsh winter […]

Continue Reading By on February 12, 2016 in skincare, wellness

What’s New with Beautycounter Skincare

Want a styling product for your hair that doesn’t leave you guessing about ingredient safety?  New Style Sea Salt Spray from Beautycounter offers shine and texture enhancement without ingredients of concern found in most hairsprays.  This is one of the many new products recently introduced by this innovative line!  The concern for quality ingredients and […]

Continue Reading By on February 10, 2016 in beauty, health, well-being, wellness
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Volunteering at American Museum of Science and Energy

Get my FREE newsletter here! Where can your family have a hair-raising experience doing safe science experiments, meet world-famous scientists and explore a secret city?  All this and more is available to discover at the American Museum of Science and Energy in East Tennessee! It may be one of the Knoxville area’s best-kept secrets. I’ve […]

Continue Reading By on February 8, 2016 in Appalachia, East Tennessee, education, energy, science, volunteer