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Time to Enter Healthy Child’s Blogger of the Year Contest! Twitter Party Tonight!

Do you blog about food, health, parenting or eco-conscious living?  It’s time to enter a blog post for Healthy Child Healthy World’s Blogger of the Year Contest!  You don’t want to miss this opportunity to connect with a growing online community of concerned people. Healthy Child Healthy World is a well respected nonprofit that empowers […]

Continue Reading By on August 20, 2014 in blogging, parenting, safer chemicals 0

Thanks for Getting Social

Thanks for getting social and connecting with this and other independent blogs via social media!  Each week we strive to bring you news and information you can use in your journey toward simpler, greener living.  We appreciate the chance to sometimes link to affiliate or sponsored resources to bring you good things and help make […]

Continue Reading By on August 18, 2014 in blogging 0

Saturdays in the Garden: Picking & Preserving Vegetables

Was the planning and planting followed by watering and weeding really worth it?  Late summer is a fun time to enjoy the harvest of your gardening work.  After growing up around conventional gardening with its extensive use of toxic pesticides, it’s been especially satisfying to harvest basket after basket of fresh, organic food for my […]

Continue Reading By on August 16, 2014 in agriculture, food, garden, organic 0

School Lunch Standards

Are your kids eating their vegetables and fruit at school?  A Harvard study shows that updated school lunch standards mean kids are eating 16% more vegetables and 23% more fruit.  Despite a legislative discussion of rolling back the standards set under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, those standards are still in place this school year, […]

Continue Reading By on August 14, 2014 in food, school 0
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Colorful Lunches Make Back-to-School Time Fun! Rock the Lunch Box Giveaway

*This is a sponsored post in cooperation Rock the Lunch Box brands Organic Valley, Stonyfield and others, bringing you yummy content plus a giveaway! Kids want fun, festive food for their school lunches!  Parents want ideal nutrition and perhaps even made-from-scratch foods. Reality is, we will all have mornings, days, weeks when we just don’t […]

Continue Reading By on August 9, 2014 in food, organic, school 2

Why Clean Couponing is a Way of Life

When I pick organic bell peppers from our little garden next week, the family will  be thrilled to have fresh, yummy produce.  Plus, my husband will be glad we saved $2-$3 per organic pepper that we didn’t have to buy at the store.  Simple living with some throwbacks to Grandma’s day has so many benefits! […]

Continue Reading By on August 8, 2014 in clean couponing, food 1