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Enough is Enough with Blaming “Anti-Vaxxers”

  Image by NIAID All right, I’ve had it. I don’t normally get mad.  I don’t normally post about it.  But really?  I’ve had enough now. In the last few days, there have been *dozens* of articles coming out in major media outlets that are absolutely filled with hate and anger towards families that don’t […]

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Top 10 Real Food Techniques to Try Now

If you’re just getting started with real food in your kitchen, then you might be uncertain where to start.  I get it!  But there are many easy techniques that you can try to start making foods from scratch, without spending all your time in the kitchen…and without studying the “how to” for days! If you […]

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Should It Be Organic? (And Where to Shop)

Many of us who are into real food would really prefer to buy organic.  But, that’s not always in the budget, and not always available.  Some people also have reservations about the organic label itself — is it really worth it?  (You can read more on that here.) Let’s dive in and talk about what […]

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Top 25 Ingredients to Avoid (and 10 That Are Okay)

Shopping in a regular grocery store isn’t always easy. Don’t get me wrong — the mainstream stores have made huge strides in the last 5 years or so.  There are so many more options and yes, it is possible to do most or all of your shopping at a regular store now.  But, you still have […]

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Where Does Your Dairy Come From?

Be honest, now — where does your dairy come from? If you’re like most people, the answer is, “The store.”  That is, regular ol’ milk, cheese, and butter.  Maybe not even “butter,” but margarine.  Honestly, we can do better than that.  This will be an easy change, too, once you learn more about it.  (Mostly […]

Week Three: Eat More Real Food

We’re now in the third week of the New Beginnings Challenge!  We’re glad you’re here.  This week, our focus turns to Real Food! I’m really excited about it, because real food was one of my original passions here.  It’s not one we talk about as much now (we’re more focused on natural health/remedies), but real […]

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Dear Parents: There are More Unvaccinated Kids Than You Think

Image by NIAID For the last several months (years?) there have been an increasing number of reports in the media about who is vaccinated and who isn’t…and the repercussions of such a choice. We aren’t going to dive into those repercussions today.  They’re mostly silly, anyway.  It “seems” to make sense that since fewer people […]

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How to Stay on Top of Daily Chores

Image by Joel Bez This is our fifth post during Clean Home week of our New Beginnings Challenge!  You can see what the challenge is all about right here, and grab our Challenge Guide right here.  Sign up to join our email list (no more than 6 emails in the month of January) right here. Keeping up with the daily […]

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What’s Your Laundry Personality?

Image by Kim MyYoungSung This is our fourth post during Clean Home week of our New Beginnings Challenge!  You can see what the challenge is all about right here, and grab our Challenge Guide right here.  Sign up to join our email list (no more than 6 emails in the month of January) right here. Laundry. Can I just say […]

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What’s the Safest Natural Cleaner?

Image by Wayne Wilkinson **This post is sponsored by Branch Basics.  All opinions are my own.** This is our third post during Clean Home week of our New Beginnings Challenge!  You can see what the challenge is all about right here, and grab our Challenge Guide right here.  Sign up to join our email list (no more than 6 emails […]

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The Ziploc Bag Toy Method

This is our second post during Clean Home week of our New Beginnings Challenge!  You can see what the challenge is all about right here, and grab our Challenge Guide right here.  Sign up to join our email list (no more than 6 emails in the month of January) right here. Toy Explosion Like most moms, I know what the […]

Week Two: Clean Home

This is our first post during Clean Home week of our New Beginnings Challenge!  You can see what the challenge is all about right here, and grab our Challenge Guide right here.  Sign up to join our email list (no more than 6 emails in the month of January) right here.  The Challenge Guide is now just $12.95! Cleaning Your […]

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