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Happy Sweet 16 – 1996 McDonald’s Hamburger!

Hard to believe it was 16 years ago when I decided to purchase a burger from McDonalds to replicate an experiment I had heard about.  The full story of the1996 McDonald’s hamburger can be found here.  In the meantime, Happy … Continue reading

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Donella’s Potato Salad

This summer we’ve been experimenting with different versions of potato salad.  So far, my friend Donella’s creation is my favorite cube and boil 5lbs organic potatoes  – leave skins on, drain and cool.   Add a head of broccoli and … Continue reading

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Book Review – Kicking The Plastic Habit – Author Beth Terry

Who comes to my mind as the top influencer in shifting ones ideas to a more plastic free lifestyle.   Beth Terry! My first impression of Beth?  Not so impressive. When I began reading green blogs I thought a LOT … Continue reading

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Quality Soy Protein After Lap Band Surgery

  Lap Band surgery is a surgical option for those who suffer from obesity.  It is a procedure that helps make the stomach smaller helping the patient lose weight. Did you know that the needs for protein post lap band … Continue reading

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Back To School = Sick Kids

This post is for this month’s green mom’s carnival hosted by Micaela Preston of Mindful Momma The topic is Back To School.  It’s our 5th annual!! Wow! Ever notice that when the kids get back to school they start to … Continue reading

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Green Top Grocery Starts Owner Drive

Remember that local seed starting campaign I shared a bit back?  Well,  proudly that little bit of asking yielded a whole lot of upfront starting capitol for this budding enterprise!! How cool is that!?  Since they have created a new … Continue reading

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Local Photographer Helps Launch Kickstarter Campaign

My ideal photographer scenario is to work with projects that resonate with me and create images that tell story.  This came to life and launch yesterday thanks to something called Kickstarter.   Are you familiar with Kickstarter?  I know I … Continue reading

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Natural Digestive Issue Solutions

Your summer travel tummy ache solutions could include these medicinal herbs: Acidopholus/ Bifidus: Travelers diarrhea is more common than one might think – This particular brand guarantees half a BILLION live beneficial bacteria directly to the small intestine. A balance … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Your Own Food

This post is for Green Moms Carnival hosted by Abbie over at Farmers Daughter.   The topic this month is Food Independence. I’ve never bought into buying ready made food.  Boxed this, frozen that, spaghetti sauce in a jar.  ick. … Continue reading

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Collage – Simple Summer Activity

today’s super too hot you’ve got to be kidding it’s 103 outside today day,  found my daughter and I doing a simple inside summer activity.   Collaging, inspired by the writings of Julie Cameron and Artists Way,  is something we’ve done, she and … Continue reading

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