It’s time for Chemical Reform. Re-evaluate the Toxic Substances Control Act

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I participated in a campaign on behalf of Millennial Central for Seventh Generation. I received a promotional item and product samples as a thank you for participating Why Do We Need To Address Chemical Reform? Toxins.They are everywhere. The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) grandfathered in 62,000 chemicals when enacted in 1976 and over 20,000 have since been added. Of those 80,000 the … [Read more...]

Organic Apple Pancake Recipe

Easy Organic Apple Pancake Recipe

I'm super fortunate to live in an area of the country that really supports local farms - a good thing - we're surrounded by them - and I love being able to get local, organic foods for my family. Since we live in a world inundated with chemicals, it's important to me. I love apples. Love them. Some of my childhood I even lived next to an apple orchard. In fact, my LAST NAME means "apple … [Read more...]

Did you know Best Buy has a recycling program?

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At long last, I can empty out the box of old remotes, defunct mp3 players, cables and random cell phones. The stash of used up batteries? Those can go too. But not into the trash. They can all go to Best Buy as part of their recycling program! The best part? It's FREE in all stores in the US and Puerto Rico! How amazing is that? No matter where you bought it, no matter how old it is, … [Read more...]

Newborn Cloth Diaper picks for 3.0 #clothdiapers

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With the arrival of 3.0 less than two months away now, I've been pulling out clothing and assessing my cloth diaper stash. Since we weren't expecting to have another, most of the itty bitty stuff is non-existant. Which of course means I get to shop NEWBORN CLOTH DIAPERS! First on my newborn cloth diaper list is prefolds. I love prefolds. My first two babies were scrawny little things with … [Read more...]

GoGreen Pocket Diapers…

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The other day I was going through a bag of blog goodies, and I found a diaper I had received as swag at the Haute Green party at BlogHer last year still in it's happy little wrapper. In my hands was a GoGreen Pocket Diaper in Cherry Champ®.   Not familiar with GoGreen? Here's some information on them: GoGreen Diapers makes cloth diapering easy! With dual pocket openings, … [Read more...]

Keep America Beautiful with Glad Trash Bags!

Jason Mecier

Remember growing up and your Mom would come into your room with a big black Glad Trash Bag and tell you you weren't leaving your room until you had cleaned it up. Your automatic response was that it wasn't trash, but treasure. Well... You were probably right. Sorry Mom. Mom didn't know that Picker Sisters are teaming up with Glad® Black Bag and Keep America Beautiful to celebrate and … [Read more...]

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