Greener Choices From Dandelion: Toddler Tableware Made From Corn!

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Ridding your life of plastic is a huge commitment, and it’s not easy. One of the things that scares me the most is the thought that plastics can leach harmful chemicals into my family’s food.
In this post: Dandelion to the rescue!

Bumbledoo Review: Converted Prefolds!

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When I first started exploring the world of cloth diapers, I really wanted to use prefolds. Not only were they inexpensive and one of the most natural choices, but there was something about the look, feel, and very idea of a prefold that made me feel a little bit more connected with so many generations…

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Sweet Potato Casserole, with a Sunny Twist!

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Shhhh…don’t tell the Santa. I’ve been a very naughty blogger. I’ve been just terrible about taking photos lately, and it’s been an eternity since I’ve passed along a good recipe. But I’d like to make it up to you with my favorite sweet potato casserole recipe! As a kid, I love the toasted marshmallow casserole…

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A Friday Full of Good Things

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Bah, HUMBUG. Yes, I can be a bit of a Grinch. I’m not sure why, really,  but I’m just not that into Christmas. 😯 I’m hoping my views change as my son gets older, but the consumer madness (coupled with short, dark days full of ice and snow) really gets me down. I much prefer…

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Could you eat the same thing every day?

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When I talk about cooking in batches so that my family can avoid fast food and eat well even when our schedule is out of control, I often get the same response: “Oh, I couldn’t do that. I can’t eat the same thing 2 days in a row.” Really? My first reaction is “Sheesh. Picky…

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One Whole Year Event Day 3: HappyBaby!

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Welcome to Day 3 of my One Whole Year Giveaway Event! (Remember, to enter you must visit the original One Whole Year giveaway post, and complete the mandatory entry first. ALL extra entries must also appear on THAT post!) So far, I’ve announced 2 prizes in the package: One Kawaii Minky Bamboo one size cloth…

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One Whole Year Event Day 2: Inspired by Finn!

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It’s Day 2 of my One Whole Year Event! Remember, there are 7 prizes, and one winner takes all! I’ll be announcing one sponsor each day, but you must enter HERE to be eligible for the whole prize package! Ready to meet today’s One Whole Year sponsor? It’s…. Inspired by Finn! Inspired by Finn carries baltic…

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A few comfort foods…

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What’s on the breakfast menu this fine, fall Sunday morning? Grilled almond butter and banana sammitches, with a drizzle of honey! 😀 …brushed with a touch of coconut oil for a crispy outside! Mmmmmmmm……comfort food! Admittedly, this is not what we usually eat for breakfast. But I came home on Friday to find a large…

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Finally, That Fall Feeling!

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I’m finally getting fall fever! Fall always used to be my favorite season. But, for the past few years (since I started my long commute) winter is just so dang scary that I spend most of fall worrying about it, and last year, I pretty much missed fall altogether because of the all-encompassing arrival of…

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