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Sunscreen: Does It Work? Is It Safe?

Sunscreen: Does it Work? Is it Safe?

Did you know that regular sunscreens are carcinogenic? That's right, the very substance we're encouraged...
Sauteed Baby Mushrooms

Sauteed Baby Mushrooms, Del Frisco’s Style

Mr. Native Texan loves a good steak.  Unfortunately, he's been unable to find one that...
books I'm reading

11 Books I’m Reading

These are the books I'm currently reading, or have read in the past few months:...
Pack a Plastic-Free Lunch with LunchBots Stainless Steel Containers

Pack a Plastic-Free Lunch with LunchBots Stainless Steel Containers

Remember the stainless steel, divided lunch containers I mentioned in My Ongoing Household Detox Resolution,...
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Real Food Q&A: Should Raw Cheese be Organic?

This is the part of the program where Kathleen answers a reader's question about Real...
Sauteed Spinach with Bacon

Sauteed Spinach with Bacon

Did you catch yesterday's post Project: Eat More Veggies?   This spinach recipe is on...
Project: Eat More Veggies

Project Eat More Veggies

I recently decided that I'm tired of eating the same three or four vegetables in our...
Spring Nature Walk

7 Ideas for a Spring Nature Walk

Scavenger Hunts and Nature Walks are a great way to get everyone outside.  After the...
GF pizza with goat cheese and local sausage

Gluten Free Pizza

In this post I will review our recent gluten-free experience at a local pizza joint...
Mud by Mary Lyn Ray

Mud: The Hills Will Remember Their Colors

We've discovered another great book to add to our Favorite Books for Spring: Mud!  What...
olive oil, jojoba oil & castor oil

Toxin-Free Eye Makeup Remover

Did you know that most eye makeup removers contain toxic ingredients?  Try looking up your...
Favorite Children's Books for Spring | Roots & Boots

Favorite Children’s Books for Spring

  Does your family celebrate the changing of each season? Spring is always an exciting...
Paleo Hamburger Soup with Beef & Veggies | Roots & Boots

Paleo Hamburger Soup with Beef and Veggies

This Hamburger Soup recipe is a staple at my house.  Here's what I love about...
poems for spring

Poems for Spring

In preparation for the spring term of our small, Charlotte Mason homeschool co-op, I went...
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4 Tips for Cooking From Scratch in Less Time

Recently, I returned to physical therapy in an attempt to address my ongoing sciatica.  I...