Monthly Archives: July 2011

Finishing Our Summer List!

I’ve been in a learning frenzy the past few days.  I’ve been reading everything I can get my hands on, and hopefully I’ll have some useful information for you in the coming days.  It all started last week when I looked at our summer “Fun Things to Do List” and saw that there were a [...]
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Honey on Your Face – the Saga Continues

Hello, hello!  We’ve been sick and our basement flooded, but things are on the up and up now, so I thought I’d check in with a topic that I get asked about a lot – washing my face with natural products.
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Gluten Free Bakery Deal

This deal worked out perfectly for me, as the girls and I were planning a little field trip to this bakery this week!  Thanks for the tip, Pippa!
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Dr. Oz – “What’s Happening to Our Girls?”

This is disturbing.  Dr. Oz is looking at why girls are entering puberty at age 7 or 8.  Seven or Eight.  Human years of age.  What?  At seven years old I was still relatively fresh at living life without sucking my thumb.  Now, girls today have so much more to deal with and it’s just [...]
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Whole Foods Snacking

Okay, when I started looking into healthier snacks for the girls, I did it with the intention of finding snacks that are made from whole foods, but not surprisingly, I saw something posted from Whole Foods – the store.
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Ordering a Vitamix

Hi!  We just got back from a very nice little vacation.   It’s the first one that I can remember taking as a parent where I actually feel relaxed, and will not require a second vacation to recover from the first!  The girls had fun playing with their cousins and we just hung out.  Beautiful!
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Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead

I just finished watching a documentary called “Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead”.  It was fascinating.  The main person in the movie suffers from the same hives as I did, but it took him nine YEARS to figure out it was caused by food.  And he was incredibly wealthy and saw a million doctors who couldn’t [...]
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Q&A From Your Recent Emails

Thanks so much for emailing questions – it’s a nice break from coming up with topics! Over the past few days I’ve gotten a few emails that I have not been able to answer, so I figured I do it here, for all to see.  If I forget any, please let me know!
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New Breakfast Idea

Belle is a good girl.  She has been so great about her food allergies, and so I try really hard to find interesting new meals for her to add to her repertoire.  I’m not always successful, but I just hit pay dirt and wanted to share it with you!
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