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Ugly Dip – and Taking the Pulse Pledge

Ugly Dip – and Taking the Pulse Pledge
Raising children to be good eaters feels like nothing short of a miracle.  When our daughter was young, not only did she gag a lot when she was eating, but she was fussy - often refusing most foods that we offered her.  For the longest time, her diet consisted of fruit and "noodles with snow cheese." (What? Didn't you know that parmesan cheese looks like snow when it is being grated onto a mound of noodles?)  Anyway - fast forward 12 years and now I have a lovely 15 year old daughter who is expanding...

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Buying Organic at Costco

Buying Organic at Costco
I had to stop at Costco today to pick up my new glasses - and of course, I couldn't leave without picking up a few things.  The store usually traps me until I spend more than I intended on items I didn't even think I needed.  But this time, something really caught my attention:  They have a LOT of organic products. Of course, I knew Costco had a large selection of organic items, from snacks to fresh (and dried) fruit, to big bags of veggies (both fresh and frozen!), nuts, canned goods,...

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Valley Verde - Cultivating Organic Home Gardens ...

Valley Verde – Cultivating Organic Home Gardens with Low-Income Families
Many thanks to Raffaella for today's guest post about Valley Verde, a non-profit in San Jose dedicated to helping low-income families grow organic gardens. [caption id="attachment_5479" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="Growing food and eating well"][/caption] When I moved to California four years ago from Italy, I was excited to move to the birthplace of the organic food movement, and to raise my child in a place that is considered the fruit basket of the world. I was not expecting...

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OrganicGreenMommy is born…

The Ultimate All-In-One Website for Parents Seeking a Healthy & Eco-Friendly Lifestyle Andover, MA (April 14, 2008) – Despite widespread public concern about toy recalls, toxic sippy cups, vaccines and autism, and countless questions about the “best” ways to raise, nurture, feed, and discipline our children, parents have had few resources available to help them navigate the often puzzling landscape of 21st Century parenting. Throw in a seismic shift towards all things “green,” and...

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Fabkins – Cloth Napkins for Kids!

  New Eco-friendly Company, Fabkins, Introduces Cloth Napkins for Kids Themed, Colorful Designs Make Saving the Environment Fun for Kids Just in time for back to school shoppers, Fabkins, a provider of cloth napkins for kids, announces their products are now available online at www.fabkins.com. Fabkins was created out of the desire to offer kids a fun and easy way to be a part of saving the environment. Founders Joyce Raffo and Paige Rodgers were committed to packing ...

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