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Toxin-free Cleaning: My Secret Weapon

First, two confessions. Then, a marvelous recommendation. (And stay tuned for an exciting giveaway.) Ready?...
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You’re grape! Valentine Bag Toppers

Looking for a cute, edible, non-candy, mass-producible Valentine idea? Try this! This cute idea is...
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Winter Nature Walk on the W&OD Trail (& excellent nature biography for kids)

Background Info: Older Brother and I just finished reading this awesome book, The Flower Hunter,...
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Chocolate Chip Cookies with Almond Flour

I may or may not have eaten four of these the other night.  In under...
How to Encourage a Hurting Friend

How to Encourage a Hurting Friend

It's safe to say that each of us has been on both sides: we've all...
Favorite Books for Valentine's Day

Favorite Valentine’s Day Books for Children

Happy February!  It's the month of love.  Want to know which books we enjoy reading...
Super Bowl Food

Real Food for the Super Bowl

Looking for gluten-free Real Food for your Super Bowl party?  Look no further! A few...
How to Make Crispy Nuts | Roots & Boots

Crispy Nuts: Why and How to Soak Your Nuts

Wondering why and how to soak your nuts in order to make crispy nuts?  In...
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Should You Get the Flu Shot?

    The Flu Shot and Other Vaccines There is so much hype in the...
Herbed Salmon

Herbed Salmon

This is one of our favorite ways to eat salmon!  So simple and tasty.  The...
Happy Winter

Happy Winter: this year’s favorite winter book

Happy Winter by Karen Gundersheimer is our new favorite children's book for winter. (Last year,...
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Favorite Natural Laundry Products: Detergent, Stain Remover and Dryer Balls

"Clean" doesn't have a smell. That's one of the {ahem} few useful things I learned...
Fried Plantains

Fried Plantains

On a whim at the grocery store the other day, I picked up two plantains....
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Ditching Paper Napkins for Good (hopefully)

  I'm not the greenest gal on the face of the planet, but I like...
Take a Winter Nature Walk

Exploring Nature with Kids: Winter Nature Walk

The boys and I enjoyed (for the most part) a Winter Nature Walk with some...