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How I Killed the Kombucha & Other Green for the Mainstream Confessions

Have you tried kombucha lately?  Apparently, people have been making the stuff for ages — an interesting concoction based on a glob of goo that creates a tasty fermented drink for your health. Now that modern science is confirming what some have known for centuries, drinks like kombucha are all the rage.  I tried to […]

Continue Reading By on September 24, 2015 in agriculture, blogging, clean couponing, conscious consumerism, cooking, food
Leah Segedie founded ShiftCon media conference

Why It’s Okay to be Your Own Unique Shade of Green

How green are you?  I’d love to include your response in this short survey that aims to cover all shades of green!  When I started this blog, I was mindful to not use the term “green” in the title for fear of alienating too many mainstream folks.  I named the blog, instead, for my grandmother […]

Continue Reading By on July 20, 2015 in blogging, conference, conscious consumerism, education, organic, wellness, work-life balance
Leah Segedie founded ShiftCon media conference

Join 2nd Annual ShiftCon Blogging Conference

*Thanks for checking out the affiliate link below that gives you access to your very own ticket at $50 off through June 30! Do you find yourself going against the grain of what all the other bloggers or friends in your local community are doing?  Do you insist on reading food labels in the hunt […]

Continue Reading By on April 14, 2015 in agriculture, blogging, clean couponing, conscious consumerism, conservation, ecosystem, education, safety

Women’s History Month in Springfield at Missouri State University

Thank goodness a rowdy game of Humans versus Zombies erupted just outside the classroom while I was speaking to a group of students at Missouri State University for Women’s History Month. Otherwise, I would have had the impression that all of today’s university students aren’t managing much time for fun.   Despite their alternative, a […]

Continue Reading By on April 1, 2015 in blogging, Ozarks, women

Flour Sack Mama Blog & #CleanCouponing Highlights from 2014

At the Flour Sack Mama blog, we’re about carrying on the best of Grandma’s traditions while improving on what we know better!  You probably have several favorite online spots for catching up with news and information that’s relevant to your life.  On this blog, we don’t try to cover it all; but as creator and […]

Continue Reading By on December 31, 2014 in agriculture, blogging, climate, garden, safer chemicals

With a Little Help from my Friends…

Happy New Year to you and yours! What have you set your sights on for 2015? New job?  More volunteering? Personal wellness? Conquering the world with kindness? Getting fit is a fitting theme for the Flour Sack Mama blog as the new year approaches.  I’ve been inspired to personally make time to nurture my own […]

Continue Reading By on December 29, 2014 in blogging, fitness, wellness

Blogging Mom Encourages with Advent Devotional Book

*Don’t miss out on the Flour Sack Mama & Clean Couponing newsletter – sign up here! Does your Christian faith involve the annual time of preparing for Christmas with Advent?  Looking for another tool to help you slow down and focus on this special time?  Blogger Candace Crabtree has created a new devotional e-book for […]

Continue Reading By on November 9, 2014 in blogging, women

Community & Messaging Matters at #ShiftCon Eco-Wellness Social Media Conference

Wherever you grew up, wherever you call home, there must be some sense of community, isn’t there?  Not that everyone thinks or looks alike.  Hopefully, your life has been richer because of diversity.  Yet, there are some things everyone in your community may have in common. Social media can create a similar sense of virtual […]

Continue Reading By on October 29, 2014 in blogging, health, life, safer chemicals