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how to grow rainbow vegetables

March 8, 2011
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  how to grow rainbow vegetables… Spring is right around the corner. It’s time to get your kids out of the house, in the fresh outdoors and doing something productive. What is better than a project that is fun, educational, great for the environment and tastes good? Not much these days. I recently ran across [...]

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big fat hen organic modern baby essentials

January 14, 2011
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Baby deserves best with Big Fat Hen of Canada. These 100% organic cotton sleep sacks are just that, a sack that is fun but has so many practical and functional benefits. Think of what adults like to do on cold winter nights? They get warm and cozy all snuggled in bed. Think of what a [...]

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dirty dozen | must-have organic fruits and vegetables

June 1, 2010

This week Happy Hour Mom is focusing on offering ideas for a toxic-free lifestyle. Everything we eat, sleep on, cook with and breathe manages to have some form of toxic chemical that we should not be ingesting. It is so important to reduce your family’s exposure to pesticides and chemicals, if at all possible. Going completely [...]

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why buy local & organic?

June 1, 2010

Does buying local, organic food really make a difference? Absolutely! Here are just a few reasons why you should try to buy local and organically grown food whenever possible. If you need help trying to locate local growers and organic markets, try using websites like www.localharvest.org to search for nearby sources of organic food. Location [...]

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organic jeans and eco-friendly shoes | earth day giveaway

April 22, 2010

To help celebrate Earth Day, BabyStar.com and SimpleShoes.com have teamed up to offer you an adorable earth-friendly set for your baby/tot. The winner will receive a pair of Organic Denim Jeans courtesy of BabyStar and a pair of eco-friendly shoes from Simple Shoes. You can check out each of their sites to see what they [...]

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hhm review: clementine art

October 1, 2009

I am all for my son being creative and honing in on his artistic skills as soon as possible. Every time we sit down to focus we get a few scribbles on a page and then second I turn around it’s straight in the mouth for the crayons. Baby D has been teething in miraculous [...]

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matching bathing suits | modern mommy and me head to the beach

May 18, 2009

Gone are the days when a mom has to feel a little cliche about being out in public dressed just like her daughter. Especially, without being accused of trying to act “too young.” MamaOm found a happy medium with their organic line of beachwear, clothing and accessories. This green company features florals, patterns and bright [...]

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