Green & Gorgeous for Moms

This month, we’re expanding the idea of “gorgeous” to include all those little things that create a gorgeous, eco-friendly Mother’s Day for moms everywhere. Now that I’m a mother myself, I realize how important it is to set aside a day to celebrate and honor our mamas. Actually, let’s not stop with a day – (read more…)

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10 ideas to inspire community connections this summer

Our family calendar has only been open to May for a few days, and already the sprawling weeks ahead of us are filling up with plans, trips, and activities. With its long days and lovely weather, summer invites us to escape the walls of our homes and get out and about in our communities.  I (read more…)

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Getting the Most Out of the Farmers' Market

There are certain things your local grocer does best, and others where Farmers’ Markets simply can’t be beat.  Figuring out what those are will help you make the most of your local farmers’ market.

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Do you know the people in your neighborhood?

I have about six weeks left of this pregnancy, more or less, so I’m going to lighten up my writing schedule a bit in order to focus on birth preparation and nesting, while still running Simple Living Media. With this in mind, I’m bringing back Q&A, a popular series here on Simple Mom, where you (read more…)

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Fruits and Veggies: When To Buy Organic

We have all heard that it is better to buy organic produce so that we can avoid exposing our systems to unnecessary pesticides.  But let’s be honest: organic food is expensive – and with good reason.  It takes a lot of work to grow healthy food without toxins and miracle formulas. So, if you’re on (read more…)

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