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The Food Babe Way Spurs Consumer Awareness at Grocery Store

*May contain affiliate links for books where you can read more for yourself. Question everything at the grocery store and restaurant.  Become a food detective for the sake of your own health and well-being. That’s the premise behind author Vani Hari’s new book The Food Babe Way, that’s destined to become a best-seller!  I can […]

Continue Reading By on February 10, 2015 in agriculture, conscious consumerism, families, food, GMO, shopping

Little Rock River Market District

Where can you visit a real submarine, ride a trolley car, catch an outdoor concert and shop the world? In downtown Little Rock’s River Market district!  Take your pick of lunch choices inside the River Market that anchors a busy downtown.  Shop the farmers’ market.  Or explore several shopping and entertainment choices. Ample parking is […]

Continue Reading By on July 11, 2014 in family, shopping, South, travel

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

Tag Sale Tips

Limit Purchases My 2-year-old recently chose a stuffed animal to purchase for 50 cents at a garage sale. The small brown dog with the realistic-looking nose has become a favorite of hers. It seemed like new when we bought it, but I gave it a bath and a fluff anyway when we brought it home. […]

Continue Reading By on September 30, 2010 in conscious consumerism, frugal, green, thrifty