Living Local

Living Local

This post is inspired by a friend of mine who now lives in Pennsylvania.  She has recently started a website that is called Green Living Co-op of Indiana, PA.  She is compiling information for healthy and local living.  The site is new, but GREAT so far!  I love the information she already has posted!  I(…)

Mini-Skirts Mothers & Muslims

Mini-Skirts Mothers & Muslims

Mini-Skirts Mothers & Muslims by Christine Mallouhi This book was lent to me by an American friend who is living in an Arab nation.  She read this before moving and said that it would be beneficial for me to read it as well.  Now that I’ve finished it I heartily agree! Not only is it(…)

Enchiladas

Enchiladas

We were having a craving for enchiladas which is one of Brian’s favorite meals.  I don’t make them very often and the last time I did I made grain free tortillas.  I didn’t have the time to do that today and decided to just use the store bought flour tortillas and totally go off the diet!I probably(…)

Life Sentences

Life Sentences

Life Sentences by Laura Lippman This was a quick and easy read, but don’t really recommend it.  I did find it interesting and it wasn’t so bad that I put it down and didn’t finish it.  Of course I wanted to know how the book ended. There are so many other books out there waiting(…)

Do Hard Things

Do Hard Things

This post is a little different than usual, but it is something we have been working on with our kids and have seen great results.  I’d like to share so that maybe it will serve you as well.

Vaccines Are they Really Safe & Effective?  (2002 edition)

Vaccines Are they Really Safe & Effective? (2002 edition)

By Neil Z. Meiller I did an extensive review of the 1997 edition of this book and I really liked it then, but I’ve since read the 2002 version and like it much better.  I did finish it last year (2011) but am just getting around to writing the review! This edition addresses additional vaccines(…)

Book List for 2012

Book List for 2012

It’s time for a new book list for a new year!  Here are my picks for the year!  Let me know if you’ve read any of these and what you thought about it!  I’m super flexible and if I come across something that appears more interesting then I may swap it out!

Homemade Toothpaste

Homemade Toothpaste

This has been a huge subject of conversation and research in our house recently.  Commercial toothpastes have so many chemicals, additives, sweeteners, artificial colorings and a whole host of other stuff not to mention fluoride!  I’ve been on the hunt to find something all natural that works and doesn’t cost too much.  We’ve tried a(…)