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Happy Independence Day!

From everyone in the Flour Sack Mama family…Happy Independence Day to you and yours! In case you were wondering, no, Rogy did not wear that bow for more than about five minutes.  She was pouting a little when I took that picture.

Continue Reading By on July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

Congrats to our Share the Love Winner!

Congratulations to Karen M for winning our Share the Love giveaway that just ended!  We’ll be sending her some fabulous made-in-America and organic textile products. Thanks again to everyone who participated and who visits the Flour Sack Mama blog as we explore carrying on the best of Grandma’s traditions while improving on what we know […]

Continue Reading By on July 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

Griddle Winner Announced

*sponsored by Stonyfield We have a winner in our Stonyfield Organic giveaway of the gourmet Le Creuset cast-iron griddle! Congrats to Jessica H, chosen randomly by Rafflecopter! We hope Jessica enjoys making pancakes or whatever suits her fancy with this wonderful kitchen tool.  I certainly have. Thanks again, Stonyfield! Peaches & cream for pancake challenge […]

Continue Reading By on May 2, 2014 in Uncategorized
Woman running through field of organic cotton in shirt and blue jeans.

Organic Cotton Market has Growth Potential in USA

They’re creating the greenest sort of Made-in-the-USA product that you may have never heard of yet. Did you know America’s organic cotton farmers are the world’s 5th largest supplier of that raw material? Centralized mainly in Texas, a few dozen farmers are growing an estimated 16,000 acres in organic cotton this year. “The demand for […]

Continue Reading By on March 17, 2014 in agriculture, made in the USA, organic, textiles, Uncategorized

Walmart’s Newly Updated Sustainable Chemistry Policy Offers Hope, Confuses Love-Hate Relationship with Green Consumers

I’m pretty sure Santa shopped at Walmart when I was a kid.  It was also one of the few places accessible for clothes shopping when I was growing up.  For many in rural America, the Super stores have long offered the largest selection of groceries, including somewhat fresh produce.  And the friendly greeters, you have […]

Continue Reading By on March 3, 2014 in cancer, conscious consumerism, safer chemicals, Uncategorized

Talking Non-Toxics & Organics for Home at March Clean Couponing Party

*The following is a sponsored post for #CleanCouponing sponsors Zoeganics & SOS From Texas.  My opinions are always my own. So you know about eating organic.  What other ways can an organic lifestyle benefit you or your family? Did you know a large portion of the globe’s pesticides are used, not on food, but on […]

Continue Reading By on March 1, 2014 in clean couponing, environmental, health, home, organic, parenting, pesticides, safer chemicals, textiles, Uncategorized

Cleaning House with NEW Non-Toxic Zoeganics!

*The following is a sponsored post for Zoeganics, but my opinions are always my own! Raise your hand if you love cleaning house!  You do, really?  Ok, so maybe you and that one  mom character in a movie I just watched loves to clean house day and night.  The rest of us know the importance […]

Continue Reading By on February 21, 2014 in conscious consumerism, green, green cleaning, green parenting, home, prevention, safer chemicals, Uncategorized

Meet Rafflecopter Crew Members

Excited about all that new media has to offer?  While we embrace simple living here at, we also see that new media, in proper perspective, has its place in our lives.  Just like the television set, of course you have to know when to unplug.  When used wisely, new, social media offers many ways […]

Continue Reading By on February 20, 2014 in blogging, giveaway, Uncategorized