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The cold weather has caused several of our group activities to be canceled and it seems that we have gotten ourselves into somewhat of a lazy homebody type of groove. Day 29:  1/29/1 Ava loves playing on the bike rack at the library…. Day 30:  1/30/14 I woke up wanting comfort food and here it …
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A week on our life: Wordless Wednesday

This was just an ordinary week in our lives.  We had no fun field trips or outings with friends but we had each other and that was enough. Day 22:  1/22/14 We stopped at the library to return some books and Alex wanted to head out on the dock to see if he could spot …
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Staying fit as a family

In the last year I have been focusing on our family becoming more fit and healthy.  I am not saying we were ever unhealthy, I make eating real unprocessed foods a priority, but we were lacking movement….the family walks and bike rides that used to be part of our daily lives.  Personally, I was staying …
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Homemade Whole Grain Waffles (Earth Mama's World)

What is not to love about waffles?  Waffles are delicious and you can customize them in oh so many ways.  It is easy to make your very own organic whole grain waffles at home for a fraction of the price that you would spend buying them in the store and they are great for freezing …
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Layers of the Earth w/ Play Dough

Alex has been very excited to learn about the layers of the earth.  He loves to dig and with every deep hole he asks me how close he came to the next layer.  I was excited to introduce this topic because there are so many fun ways to discover and learn about the layers of …
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It has been a cold week here in Florida, but it didn’t stop us from getting out and enjoying the outdoors, eating ice cream, and creating our snowman art! Day 15:  1/15/14 We hung out on the porch of the oldest home in the town while waiting to meet and play with our friends at …
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Gluten Free Zucchini Banana Muffins

I have been a serious slacker recently when it comes to the foods that I am feeding my family.  You see, a few years ago I decided to ditch processed foods and feed my family healthy homemade real foods.  I became very aware that I had strayed from my real food path recently and decided …
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Homemade NATURAL Face Mask Recipes

Making a homemade face mask is the closest that I get to a spa. I spend most of my day very busy learning, living and having a blast with my three children.  I love my life and I wouldn’t change a thing about it but I often neglect myself.  I find that when I allow …
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Day 8:  1/8/14 We started off this week at Disney’s Magic Kingdom.  A great benefit of living in the same state as the Disney theme parks is the resident discounts!   We began the day at The Magic Kingdom and they had a blast! Later in the afternoon we hopped on the monorail and headed …
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Smile, It’s Good For You!

January 18th, 2014 | Posted by Angela in Happiness | Natural Parenting - (0 Comments)
Smile! Why smiling is good for you.

I love to smile and I simply adore smiles in return.  Really I do.  I enjoy making eye contact and smiling with a loved one, friend, or a stranger passing by.   The reason that I smile is because I care.  I may love you, really really like you or I may not know you …
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Our holiday house guests have left, dude had to leave town for work so it was just the kids and I at home.  We settled in and we were ready to embrace 2014.  It is a new year,  I skipped making resolutions but I am enjoying they way that entering a new year makes me …
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  Welcome to the January 2014 Carnival of Natural Parenting: The More Things Stay the Same This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants have talked about the continuity and constancy in their lives. Please read to the …
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Homemade Squeezable Remineralizing Toothpaste

This post contains affiliate links. I have been using homemade toothpaste for a few years.  This toothpaste works great but recently I discovered that my daughter has weak tooth enamel.  Our dentist recommended that we dab fluoride on her tooth daily and I am just not comfortable with that.  I researched remineralizing teeth and began …
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Phew, I made it to the end of 2013!  I am so happy that I joined the Mamatography challenge, even though I slacked a bit here and there, but the end result is a have a picture for every day of this wonderful year.  I am so pleased with the outcome that I plan to …
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Real Food Egg Substitutes

Are you looking for  an egg substitute for a recipe but unsure of what ingredient you should use I have a few tips to share with you.  I have tried many different egg substitutes in the last year due to a few changes I made in to my diet.  I find that using real food …
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