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Save Our Water Series, Vol. 2: Sustainable Agriculture and The Importance of Supporting Regenerative Practices

In our first volume of the Save Our Water Series, we spoke about rain barrel production and the benefits on small gardens to big farms.  Today's volume will illuminate the myriad of important information gleaned when researching sustainable farming, and what it can do to really save our planet. We will begin by understanding what… Continue reading Save Our Water Series, Vol. 2: Sustainable Agriculture and The Importance of Supporting Regenerative Practices

How-To Guides, Kristy, Au Naturale, Uncategorized

The Tale of the Contaminated Pool

My family and I just had a wonderful camping week at the beach. The sun, swimming, tiki bar (what what?), and nights by the wonderful campfire with extended family were all relaxing and rejuvenating. We reflected on the the fact that the only things we took away from camping were wonderful memories, big smiles, sun-kissed… Continue reading The Tale of the Contaminated Pool

Friday Faves, Momday Feels, Uncategorized

Frugal Friday: Drugstore Cosmetic Finds

Ever had that feeling when you find EXACTLY what you want at the cosmetic counter or drugstore for way less than you thought it would cost? No?!?  Ok, so we usually don't either. But oh man, when it happens... Cosmetics shopping is one of those things that somehow seems to constantly disappoint. All that money… Continue reading Frugal Friday: Drugstore Cosmetic Finds

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Dr. Annie Answers: A Child Separated, Part 2

Now that you've had a day to help out families at the border, let's talk about what to do to keep your own child from being separated from you. This is not fun to think about, but I'll tell you a few, easy things that can keep your kids safe and decrease your stress level.… Continue reading Dr. Annie Answers: A Child Separated, Part 2

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Dr. Annie Answers: A Child Separated, Part 1

Unless you've been living under a log, you've probably seen the heart-wrenching controversy about families being separated at the border. Over 2000 children have been taken from their families, from teenagers down to nursing babies. I don't know about you, but I can't help imagining being unexpectedly separated from my own little girls and it… Continue reading Dr. Annie Answers: A Child Separated, Part 1

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Kristy, Au Naturale: Survival in the woods, aka tent camping with kids.

Camping is one of those activities that our family has always enjoyed doing together. Being in nature, grounding ourselves, and slowing down for a weekend has been really effective in helping us reconnect and bond when daily  life seems so busy. We camp with extended family as well, which, for us, has always been an… Continue reading Kristy, Au Naturale: Survival in the woods, aka tent camping with kids.

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Kristy, Au Naturale: Making Fitness Fun Wherever You Are

Alright Alright. I have waited long enough to talk about it. So let's do it. Guess what? I Crossfit. And what's the first rule of Crossfit?                Always talk about Crossfit. And boy, oh boy, did I ever uphold that rule! I'm pretty sure people ran for the hills when… Continue reading Kristy, Au Naturale: Making Fitness Fun Wherever You Are