Q&A: How will you tour your city this summer?

Two summers ago, our family took a staycation instead of a vacation.  We stayed in our home, went to the neighborhood water park a few times, enjoyed leisurely picnics for our dinners, and had a few later nights watching movies and popping popcorn. Staycations are super popular now because of the economy; more and more (read more…)

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Green & Gorgeous: Beauty Sites to Know

Welcome to June’s edition of Green & Gorgeous. There’s a lot happening in the world of natural beauty and cosmetics – more than I can keep up with at the moment! As consumers are becoming more savvy and aware of the potential health risks in many health and beauty products, the cosmetics industry is slowly (read more…)

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Making summer memories at home

For many people, summertime is a busy season of lessons, camps, activities and outings. If that works for your family, great! But if it leaves you stressed and frazzled, there’s nothing wrong with taking a more laid back approach to summer. Here are three ideas to make the most of your low-key summer, without sacrificing (read more…)

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Incorporating the Art of Babywearing into Summer Travel Plans

Is your family as excited as mine is that June has finally arrived?  The summer invites us to explore, and many families travel near and far throughout the months of summer. We’ll be discussing all things travel-related this month at Simple Living Media, and I thought I might share a few thoughts on a practice (read more…)

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Announcing the Winners of the Healthy Snacks To Go eBook!

Thanks so much to all of you for entering the giveaway for Katie Kimball’s Healthy Snacks To Go eBook! We had 266 entries for this wonderful wealth of real food recipes and snack ideas. I am making the Wheat Thin-Style Crackers today myself, and I can’t  wait to see how they turn out.

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