Participating in the Teal Pumpkin Project

Teal Pumpkin Project The Teal Pumpkin Project is about raising awareness of food allergies by giving out non candy treats for Halloween. One of the main reasons I wanted to participate is for allergy awareness. Our almost 4 year old is allergic to milk, and peanuts. Going trick or treating and having your entire bucket […] Read more…

Satisfy Your Cravings With Organic Chocolate

Chocolate I love chocolate, but something I never gave much thought to is what goes into an ordinary chocolate bar.  Little did I realize that chocolate can have pesticide residue just like apples or other produce.  Now I think twice about eating chocolate; unless of course it’s organic chocolate. Buying organic chocolate is not just […] Read more…

Nasty Trans Fats Are Lurking in Your Food

  Donuts at the Office Someone brought in donuts at the office.  I looked at the label stating “0 GRAMS TRANS FAT” and I wondered…  How many people actually think that these doughnuts are “healthier” because they aren’t clogging their arteries with trans fats.  Of course I know better, so I’m going to share a […] Read more…

Wool Dryer Balls

Ditch Toxic Dryer Sheets for Wool Dryer Balls

  Ditch Toxic Dryer Sheets for Wool Dryer Balls Wool dryer balls are a great alternative to the traditional dryer sheets that most people use.  We haven’t used dyer sheets in our house for years due to allergies and eczema.  I once bought some spiky plastic dyer balls, and I’ve never noticed enough difference to […] Read more…

Does Your Store Bought Bread Pass the Squish Test?

Bread Ingredients Store bought bread is highly processed. Go take a look at the ingredient list on the bread in your pantry.  How many ingredients does it have?  The reason for the long list is because bread needs to have a long shelf life.  Think about the olden days when there was a bakery on […] Read more…

Get Rid of Plastic Ziplock Bags for Good

  Do you use plastic ziplock baggies on a regular basis?  Think you can’t live without them?  I sadly admit that I still use plastic ziplock bags fairly often even though I know they are terrible I have been looking for an alternative for a while so I was excited when I got 2 lunchskins […] Read more…

The Best Milk Comes in Glass Bottles

  Best Tasting Milk The best milk is fresh creamy and comes in glass bottles. There is quite a difference between conventional milk and high quality local milk.  Our family prefers the taste and nutrition of local milk in glass jars from Homestead Creamery in Virginia.  In addition to being local, it comes from cows […] Read more…

Are Artificial Colors Affecting Your Kids Behavior?

Artificial Colors Artificial colors are used in processed foods to make them look more appealing.  The problem is that they are created in a lab and they have numerous health concerns.  Studies show that artificial food colors can cause hyperactivity and ADHD.  Artificial food colors are banned in Europe, yet the FDA continues to allow […] Read more…

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