Chemical-Free Babies Are Right Shade of Green

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It all starts out with a simple little bug. That simple little bug invades a cotton plant and begins to infest. To remedy this situation, the cotton is treated with pesticides such as cyanide, dicofol, naled, propargite and trifluralin, all of which are known to cause cancer. Now you wrap your newborn baby in a soft cotton blanket that has been doused in chemicals without knowing that the chemicals can irritate your baby’s eyes, nose and throat and that they have been linked to a host of health issues including depression and even leukemia. Continue reading “Chemical-Free Babies Are Right Shade of Green” »

Fight Food-Borne Illness in the Kitchen

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Kitchen sinks are dirtier than most bathrooms. There are typically more than 500,000 bacteria per square inch in the drain alone. Counter tops, especially after preparing raw meat like chicken or pork, can have bacteria in the millions. Keeping your kitchen clean is just one of the many things you can do to make sure you are doing everything you can to follow safe food practices. Here are 5 other tips: Continue reading “Fight Food-Borne Illness in the Kitchen” »

7 Surprising Ways to Save Energy

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Are you kidding me? This electric bill can’t be right! Don’t let electric (bill) shock get the best of you. Here are some bright tips for turning down those light bills. Switching to fluorescent lighting and turning the thermostat down are great energy saving starters, but if you’re looking to go the extra mile to save energy in your home, try these tips from Earth911.com. Continue reading “7 Surprising Ways to Save Energy” »

Soccer Ball Program Helps Little Feet

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The most popular sport in the world just got more popular. The citizens of San Pedro Copan, Honduras have just been given a brand new soccer field to enjoy thanks to an amazing contribution from a company called Little Feet. Continue reading “Soccer Ball Program Helps Little Feet” »

Shape Your Busy Life…

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Are you wasting time looking for critical emails? Are your personal emails getting in the way of your business emails? Do you need to create a system so you can stop feeling cranky by the end of every day? Here are five tips for organizing those pesky emails that seem to be multiplying while you sleep. If you can answer the following question, you are on the road to the perfect system: Continue reading “Shape Your Busy Life…” »

Time for Dinner Is Every Mom’s Mealtime Toolkit

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Time for Dinner: Strategies, Inspiration, and Recipes for Every Night of the Week by Pilar Guzmán, Alanna Stang, and Jenny Rosentrach is a cookbook for every family. Whether moms have picky or adventurous eaters and whether they love to cook or just endure it, getting dinner on the table weeknight after weeknight is enough to make a mom throw in the towel… Continue reading “Time for Dinner Is Every Mom’s Mealtime Toolkit” »

Try These Healthy Eating Tips

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In light of the recent egg recall, food awareness has become a major topic of discussion. Where does your food really come from? Are you putting the purest things in your body or are you slowly junking your system up on a daily basis? Are you taking every precaution to prevent a spread of disease or bacteria? The following tips will help you decide. Continue reading “Try These Healthy Eating Tips” »

Tabatchnick is Nutty for Butta

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One company stakes a claim of patent protection, while another moves forward with an open-source approach to a similar product. Which one will triumph in their quests to feed the world’s hungry? If you want to prepare a truly comforting meal, one that says to those at your table “you are welcome here,” it’s tough to beat a good bowl of soup. And to really do it up right, make a big batch, one that will permit sharing nourishment and compassion with as many as possible. Continue reading “Tabatchnick is Nutty for Butta” »

Fun with Lunch Boxes

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Kids are headed back to school all over the country and that means it’s time to send them off packing the right way. Since you can’t be with them the whole day, it’s nice to know you can still help them out at lunchtime. Packing lunches can be fun for both you and your children with these creative ideas suggested by Oprah.com… Continue reading “Fun with Lunch Boxes” »

Cookbook Features Tasty Top Chef Recipes

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The number one food show on cable TV presents the ultimate guide to becoming a Top Chef. This cookbook and culinary primer in one features recipes from all six seasons of the show and season one of Top Chef: Masters, along with insider techniques from everyone’s favorite contestants and judges. Continue reading “Cookbook Features Tasty Top Chef Recipes” »

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