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...]

Getting excited to try toddler snacks by NurturMe!

toddler snacks

I just heard from one of my favorite PR reps that there are some new toddler snacks on the market! They're from a company called NurturMe. I haven't tried them yet - but I have some samples on the way! Woot! In the meantime, check out their cool iPhone/iPad APP featuring Yum A Roos adorable spokescharacter Roo to teach children about their favorite fruits and veggies. PLUS head over to the … [Read more...]

Natural goodies FOUND at Abe’s Market! #NaturalLiving

3b bags abes market

I love when I can go to one website and get all of my shopping done at one place. Especially when so many of the products for sale promote organic and natural living. If you haven't heard about Abe's Market yet, then you're missing out! Seattle officially banned plastic bags in July. I have lots of fabulous reusable shopping bags, but I still found myself using plastic produce bags, and it was … [Read more...]

10 things you can do to be eco-friendly for mom

Skagit County Tulip

1. Breakfast in bed. She’ll thank you for not buying her a meal at the local greasy spoon that’s 65% of the days calories because the portion size is so huge. 2. Skip Hallmark. First of all, by now the cards are really picked over and you’ll end up with a bunch of cheesiness anyway. Second, something fashioned out of construction paper and crayons is much more memorable and charming. 3. … [Read more...]

It’s time to eliminate artificial food dyes…

Artificial Dyes

Last month my good friend Melissa found out her preschooler was allergic to artificial food dyes. Since then her world has turned into scrutinizing labels and a new level of menu planning. She had a rude awakening after her son ate a raspberry cheesecake yogurt that if yogurt isn’t all fruit, it probably contains dyes. Next week's Easy Organic Living Challenge from Healthy Child Healthy World … [Read more...]

Life is a Picnic Pack (and sometimes a box of chocolates)

Life is a Picnik Pack

Are you ready for Earth Day next week? I was so excited to receive a “Life is a Picnic Pack” from Diapers.com the other day. What’s a Picnic Pack you say? Green Toys, one of our favorite sponsors is participating, along with 4 other outstanding earth-friendlly brands in a fun limited edition pack for Earth Month. Just for Earth Month each pack is priced at a 25% discount and profits from … [Read more...]

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