All Blog Posts Tagged 'natural' (123)

Full Circle Home - Eco Style Function

In honor of Earth Day (tomorrow!) we thought that we would highlight a green company that – to us – exemplifies what an environmentally-friendly consumer product manufacturing company should be.

That would be Full Circle, a company that produces green lifestyle tools that are stylishly designed,…

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Added by Audreyvp on April 22, 2011 at 2:22pm — No Comments

Our Chicks are Here!

Chickens were a fleeting dream I had a few years ago.



We were living in Berkeley, California, a full-blown suburban city, when we first began our new phase of life with kids. We lived in a little flat there near the highway. My husband rode his skate board to work and I walked E-V-E-R-Y-W-H-E-R-E. (Oh do I miss those parks. There were green, grassy parks and playgrounds literally every 6 blocks there.) And my natural-outdoorsy minded self simply dreamed of a little bit of land to care… Continue

Added by Jeanine Ertl on April 3, 2011 at 1:44am — 2 Comments

Get Your Green On

Aaaahhhhh, sigh of relief. The forties are now the twenties, the fifties are now the thirties, which makes this new millennium one of new energy, new action, and new commitments. In the past ten years of this new millennium we have each subtracted just as many years from our age! Sigh of relief again here. Whoever thought of this trend and helped it to catch on needs a big high five, a huge piece of cake, and free ice cream for life as a thank you. Now that we each have the opportunity to…

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Added by Meredith Ball on March 13, 2011 at 9:48pm — No Comments

Day 2 of my first craft show

So Mom and I show up again on Sunday morning. I'm anxious and wondering if I will sell more today....and I'm guessing all the other vendors are wondering the same thing. Since I managed to make enough on Saturday to pay for my booth I'm not as obsessed today with calculations, mostly just optimistic and excited. Continue Reading

Added by Evelyn on February 24, 2011 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Egg Yolk Facial Anyone?

Okay so let me start off with this warning: This facial is a little messy, and my egg yolk covered face is more than a little comical.  Enjoy looking at my enlarged pores, and blemish filled face, knowing full well that your skin is probably way better than mine.



PRE FACIAL FACE:…



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Added by JENNIFER CURTIS on February 22, 2011 at 6:37am — No Comments

Where are all the people?

So it is day 1 of my very first craft show and my booth is all set up....only 15 minutes past start time. A few people start walking by and looking at my items. It takes awhile before my mom and I realize these are all fellow vendors. Hmmm....will people who came here to MAKE money SPEND money too? Well, if they're anything like us, it's a definite YES. My mom is already scoping it out, Continue…

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Added by Evelyn on February 19, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Fresh Wave: Clear the Air

I am a huge fan of Fresh Wave odor eliminators. Not only are they eco-friendly, but they have no strong perfumes or fragrances to mask odors (which give me a serious headache). They are made of natural ingredients such…

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Added by Audreyvp on February 17, 2011 at 11:33am — No Comments

Childbirth, Smart and Sexy

“Wait a minute!” you may be thinking. Childbirth is scary with lots of drama and pain! How could it possibly be “smart” and “sexy”?  That’s just crazy, right?

 

Wrong. Let’s look at some facts about a woman’s body that enables her and for most women, to have a baby in the first place.

 

After a woman conceives through the old fashioned way (sex) or by Invetro fertilization (IVF), the embryo implants on the uterine wall and begins to grow. It is totally in the…

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Added by Lesly Federici on January 31, 2011 at 7:43pm — No Comments

The Magic of Affection During Labor and Eearly Parenting

image (C) 2010 by Lesly Federici

 

How are you? I don't know what the weather is like where you are, but here in New Jersey there is so much snow! I am enjoying it too - it's so pretty. My son and I had a wonderful and fun snow fight while we were shoveling the driveway - a great way to connect with…

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Added by Lesly Federici on January 30, 2011 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Healthy Changes in Our Home: Raw Honey, Gluten-Free Foods, and Natural Skin Care

I wanted to mention a few things I have changed in our home: I started to use raw honey, gluten-free products, and non-toxic, natural sunblock and deodorant.

Raw honey:

After learning about the amazing properties of raw, local honey, that’s all I use now for my tea and when one of us has a soar throat. Honey has been proven to work just as well as cough medicine, so I always have it in the house.

 

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Added by Dagmar Bleasdale on January 28, 2011 at 5:44pm — No Comments

Join Natural Food Friday!

Natural Food Friday is a first-of-its-kind obesity prevention program to encourage eating natural, nutritious foods to improve health and strengthen families. The program is aimed at helping moms and their families create healthier lifestyles through natural food…

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Added by Tonya Peele on December 13, 2010 at 11:51am — No Comments

Dog Wellness - Left Over Turkey Treats

Of all the meats available for consumption turkey is the healthiest of them all - mainly because it is lower in fat. What a great treat it is for us and our dogs when we get to enjoy turkey left overs for the entire week or longer. Grab hold of a healthy snack for your dog and at the same time envelope dog wellness practices by making his treats at home instead of store bought - for a… Continue

Added by Michel Jayne Bigardi on November 28, 2010 at 3:45am — No Comments

Dog Wellness - 8 Dog Ageing Signs

We often hear parents say they wish they had held their child more because as they look back, although their child is only six years old, they are not small babies anymore and the time seems to have passed so rapidly. Pet owners… Continue

Added by Michel Jayne Bigardi on November 25, 2010 at 3:00am — No Comments

Pet Wellness - Veterinary Medicine Loses to Big Pharma

Well it's confirmed. The takeover of veterinary medicine in the US and other first world nations is confirmed. Big Pharma has finally made it to the finish line. Should pet owners and their pets be happy about this take over? Well, I wouldn't start planning the party just yet… Continue

Added by Michel Jayne Bigardi on November 25, 2010 at 2:17am — No Comments

Food Truth: Natural Flavors Are Disgusting

This post is part of the Food Truth series for the Mamavation group, brought to you by the Food Truth Diva (aka Joanna, @way2gomom).…



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Added by Joanna on November 10, 2010 at 11:21am — No Comments

Health and Wellness - Let A Fever Run It's Course

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Added by Michel Jayne Bigardi on November 9, 2010 at 7:10am — No Comments

Pet Wellness - Understanding Canine Communication

Most dog owners have some idea of how their pet communicates with them. Barking, howling, whining, and the tipping of the head are the most common canine communication movements. However there are loads more ways your dog communicates or… Continue

Added by Michel Jayne Bigardi on November 8, 2010 at 4:38am — No Comments

Go Green - Clean Up Helper and Stain Remover

The worlds population is much more conscious these days when it comes…
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Added by Michel Jayne Bigardi on November 8, 2010 at 4:16am — No Comments

EcoMom Review and $25 Gift Card Giveaway!

Looking for eco-friendly products for the whole family, along with organic baby food, non-toxic toys and more? Visit EcoMom!



EcoMom is a sponsor of my One Whole Year Event, a prize package giveaway starting Nov. 11. To start the party a little early, they're offering one winner a $25 gift card to spend at EcoMom.com.



Enter here! Don't forget to grab the One Whole Year button while you're there for an extra entry when the event starts!…





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Added by wendy kaufman on November 2, 2010 at 9:08am — No Comments

All Natural, Youthful Skin Care Routine for Under $1.00!

Back in the day, I spent my free time making all natural bath and beauty products. My research into natural ingredients, their function and what I could make with them was ongoing and extensive (still is). At the time, my husband and I lived in England, and the people there loved my creations (I even did home shows- like Pampered Chef or Mary Kay, with my products!). We moved back to the states, and maybe it was our location, but the whole all-natural thing didn't really make it there. I'm…

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Added by Morgan M on October 29, 2010 at 12:18pm — No Comments

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