Thursdays are Book Club day

Today is Book Club day, where it’s the final day we’re discussing In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan. This week we’re on Part IV —  Not Too Much: How to Eat. I loved this final part of the book because it gives such concrete, do-able advice, and it leaves us with (read more…)

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4 ways to bring summer into your home

Summer is creeping up quickly — long days with early sunrises and late sunsets. Days full of sunshine and endless possibility. Summertime is a time for the outdoors — soaking up sun and recovering from the days of winter of being cooped up indoors. Summer doesn’t have to be for the outdoors only, though. There (read more…)

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Healthy Eats on the Road

Written by contributor Amy Thompson of Progressive Pioneer. Road food, ugh, my stomach does a flip-flop just thinking about it.  Yet, it seems to be an inevitable part of family vacations.  But does it have to be? Here are a few suggestions for maintaining your family’s healthy eating habits while on the road (with a (read more…)

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6 things to do in the last weeks of pregnancy

My due date is in just a few days. Yep, I’m in that very last stage of pregnancy, when there’s not much you can do other than watch your body swell to unbelievable proportions and reminisce of the days when you could get up without grunting. I’ve been busy getting ready for number three to (read more…)

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WWOOF: Family-Friendly Eco-Travel (Frugal, Too!)

What would you say if I told you there was a way to take a trip with your whole family without breaking the bank?  Not only would this trip be affordable, it could also potentially include: • your choice of destinations all over the world • a chance to get to know the locals • (read more…)

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