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How to Keep Your Teeth Healthy During Easter

Posted on March 27th, 2014

Posted by Jae Curtis, guest blogger With Easter approaching on April 20, you’re probably dreaming of the pastel sweet treats that usually accompany a visit from everyone’s favorite bunny. But whether you’re picking through your child’s basket or you’re helpless against the Easter candy display at the store, having so many sugary treats around can do [...]

Organic Dinner Recipes That Don’t Break the Bank

Posted on March 25th, 2014

Posted by Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger Do you like tasty, healthy, and organic dinner recipes but find the cost of quality organic meats to be prohibitive? Do you work full-time but still want warm, satisfying meals like Mom used to make? Less Time Cooking Modern family life is full of contradictory expectations that we should work [...]

Teach Your Kids How to Go Green with Fun Activities

Posted on March 24th, 2014

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Parents who teach their kids how to go green want to impart knowledge, but they also want their families to genuinely care about the environment and value conservation. The goal is joyful responsibility, not behavior modification. So how do we give our families that zeal for environmental goodness? First, learning [...]

Easy, Everyday Superfood Recipes: Tomato Pasta Sauce and Sunflower Seed Bread

Posted on March 22nd, 2014

Posted by Kerrie Snowdon, guest blogger Superfood recipes are fantastically healthy, tasty, and easy to make. They are rich in healthy vitamins and minerals and include readily available ingredients. Some may think the superfoods nutritionists recommend are obscure and difficult to find, but some of these ingredients are found in everyday foods. Take lycopene, which is [...]

Top Eco-Friendly Toys That Encourage Creativity

Posted on March 20th, 2014

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Choosing to provide your children with eco-friendly toys doesn’t mean you are limiting their opportunities. In fact, this type of toy can encourage creative play, which helps foster mental growth in children, gives them an outlet for self-expression, and helps them express and understand their feelings. Additionally, toys that are [...]

Green Myth: Paper Bags over Plastic

Posted on March 19th, 2014

Posted by Ryan Dwyer, guest blogger For years, environmentally conscious grocery shoppers have opted for paper bags over plastic. In 2007, the city of San Francisco made national headlines when it banned disposable plastic grocery bags, kicking off a trend that was duplicated in progressive communities around the world. Unfortunately, these well-intentioned actions may do more [...]

Buying In Season Food Is Only a Short Trip Away

Posted on March 17th, 2014

Posted by Bethany Johnson, guest blogger Have you ever tried to purchase local produce or meat at your favorite store? Doing so has recently become easier, since most grocery stores have established areas for items raised or grown within a nearby geographical area. Grocers now recognize that many savvy shoppers want to buy food from happy [...]