What is a CSA : What to Consider When Joining a Farm Share

CSA Community Supported Agriculture

Update: Here are two recent  local news segments I did talking about CSAs and how CSA's benefit children and families. What is a CSA? CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture.  A CSA, sometimes called a Farm Share, is a contract between a farmer and private individuals. The farmer sells shares at the beginning of the planting season, which helps him or her with initial costs. Then, the farmer delivers weekly "shares" to individuals or … [Read more...]

Canning and Preserving Cookbook Roundup

Canning and Preserving

Here are the best Books on Canning and Preserving that are available today: Preserving Food Without Freezing or Canning Canning and Preserving Book for Beginners Dehydration and Drying for Beginners Food Preservation Book Package: Food Drying and Food Canning (2 Books) Saving the Season: A Cook's Guide to Home Canning, Pickling, and Preserving Canning for a New Generation Fermentation for Beginners: The Step-by-Step Guide to … [Read more...]

Cheap Freezer Meals Cookbook Roundup!

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Here are the best Cheap Freezer Meals Cookbooks:   Freezer Meals: Quick and Easy Money-Saving Recipes Make-Ahead Meals Made Healthy: Exceptionally Delicious and Nutritious Freezer-Friendly Recipes Make-Ahead Paleo: Healthy Gluten-, Grain- & Dairy-Free Recipes Ready When & Where You Are Easy Freezer Recipes: Save Time and Money with Healthy and Delicious Family Friendly Meals Freezy Peasy: Freezer Cooking Made … [Read more...]

Natural Deodorant Review + HUGE Natural Product Giveaway | #MightyChallenge

MightyNest Giveaway

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of MightyNest. I received compensation and product from MightyNest. All opinions, as always, are my own. Putting toxic chemicals under your arms stinks! That’s why MightyNest, an internet retailer of extraordinarily high quality and safe products for your home and family, asked me to put non-toxic Pit Paste to the test. Find out why you should choose a natural deodorant, then take the pledge … [Read more...]

Top 10 Free Kindle Books – 4/14

Daily Free Kindle Books

Do you know the 5 secret ways to get free kindle books? Here are the best Free Kindle Books that are available today: Journey of Hope Why Quitters Win Canning Collection, 5 Books In 1 The North Pole Challenge The Iron Butterfly Girl Jacked Salads To Go Ladybug Red Alaska Bound: One man's dream...One woman's nightmare! Promise Me This Want more Kindle deals? Check out all the Kindle Daily Deals and this month’s batch … [Read more...]

How to Maintain My Healthy Home Using Ology Products |#WalgreensOlogy #CollectiveBias

My Healthy Home

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser, #WalgreensOlogy. Both of my children have asthma. My son's is mild, but my daughter's asthma can be severe, especially during the seasonal changes we are dealing with right now.  Because both of my children have these sensitivities, I try very hard to maintain my … [Read more...]

Do you have a Teenage Daughter? Then You Need to Know This: #ViactivYoursandHers

Viactiv

I don't have a teenage daughter yet -- although my 4 year old certainly acts like one! I was surprised recently to learn that 86% of teenage girls have calcium-deficient diets. In fact, 68% of adult women are calcium deficient! Dietary and supplemental calcium is crucial for teenage girls especially because 95% of bone building occurs before age 20. Having strong bones is important for me and all the women in my life, including my daughter. … [Read more...]

Top 10 Free Kindle Books – 4/11/14

Daily Free Kindle Books

Do you know the 5 secret ways to get free kindle books? Here are the best Free Kindle Books that are available today: A Little Bit Cupid Cake Ball Recipes Deadly Delicious 31 Days To A Minimalist Budget The Crypt Stepping Down Once Upon a Haunted Moon Grandma's Simple Cookbook Lose Weight Naturally Fast Inescapable Want more Kindle deals? Check out all the Kindle Daily Deals and this month’s batch of 100 books for … [Read more...]

Fun Snacks for Kids: New Stonyfield Yogurt Pouches Review + Giveaway

Stonyfield Yogurt

This post was created in partnership with Stonyfield Yogurt. All opinions are my own.   Every time I bring my kids somewhere - an activity, a playdate, an errand -- we have a snack before we leave. So they shouldn't need a snack while we're out. Right? If you're a parent you're probably laughing right now because kids always want snacks. Something about getting in the car triggers a Pavlovian response and all of a sudden it's like … [Read more...]

Camp Combo Packs by Mabel’s Labels + 20% off Deal!

Camp Labels

The season for summer camp preparation has begun! By now you're already scrambling to sign your kids up, and soon you'll be sorting through the piles of sunscreen, swimsuits and sneakers. Make their lives a little more organized (and yours a little easier) by picking up some Limited Edition Camp Combo Packs from Mabel's Labels . These UV resistant, waterproof labels and tags are designed for kids camp equipment — clothing, toiletries, swim gear, … [Read more...]

Free Printable: Brown Bear Activity Kit #MeetTheCubs #DisneynatureBears

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Are you read for BEARS? To celebrate the release of the new DisneyNature film, Bears, Disney is offering a free printable DisneyNature Bears Activity Set! Download and print it here: DisneyNature Bears Activity Set   For more information on DisneyNature Bears: Like Disneynature on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Disneynature Follow Disneynature on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Disneynature Visit the … [Read more...]

Top 10 Free Kindle Books – 4/9

Daily Free Kindle Books

Do you know the 5 secret ways to get free kindle books? Here are the best Free Kindle Books that are available today: The Call of Agon Truthy Ruthy Kids Meal Ideas-50 Kid Friendly Recipes Cleaning Clutter: Home Organization for Stress Free Living The Gandy Dancer The Chain of Lies Natural Skin Remedies: 25 Natural Remedies to Prevent and Cure Skin Problems 60 Delicious Barbecue Recipes for the Perfect Cookout Island of … [Read more...]

Top 10 Free Kindle Books – 4/7/14

Daily Free Kindle Books

Do you know the 5 secret ways to get free kindle books? Here are the best Free Kindle Books that are available today: Who, What, Where, When, Die The Amazing World Of Herbs: How To Instantly Improve Your Recipes The Trees Have Hearts Gluten Free 101: 101 Gluten Free Recipes The Honeymoon Cottage Migrators Breakfast Mug Menus Out of Step: A Dancer Reflects Monarch Butterfly: Caterpillar and Butterfly Facts For Kids The … [Read more...]

Modcloth Grab Bag is Back!

Everyone loves a juicy surprise and ModCloth has put together one of the sweetest! Starting today  you can get a $50 grab bag with every $150 purchase! This delicious deal will only be around while supplies last, so don't wait or you'll miss out. Be sure to read the fine print - your purchase must total $150 before tax and shipping and the deal does not apply to gift certificates. Shipping for your order and the Modcloth Grab Bag will be … [Read more...]

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