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5 Homemade Natural Frizzy Hair Treatments

I have dry frizzy hair. Not only do I have frizzy hair I also live in Florida where the humidity is like 900% most days.  I choose natural treatments over the chemical filled products that line the drug store and salon shelves to help tame my mane.  Are you ready to tackle and smooth your …
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This post is part of the Mamatography 2013 Project with Diary of a First Child and Momma Jorje. We are taking (at least) a photo a day to keep a record of our year. Join us at any point during the year and start sharing your own daily photos!       When I sit …
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Southwest Salad

I have been on a southwest kick in the kitchen lately, beans and hot peppers have been a staple.   I enjoy making a large salad at the beginning of the week so that I can eat on it throughout the week and this is my third week throwing together a southwest salad.  I have …
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Welcome to the Natural Parents Network Green Back To School Guide! If you still need to complete your back to school shopping or find a back-to-school gift for a friend, the NPN Green Back To School Guide is full of awesome products and essentials for back to school experiences. But what’s even better, the NPN …
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This post is part of the Mamatography 2013 Project with Diary of a First Child and Momma Jorje. We are taking (at least) a photo a day to keep a record of our year. Join us at any point during the year and start sharing your own daily photos!       I find that …
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Cherishing Bedtime

Bedtime in our home used to be a stressful time for my family.  When Alex was little for some unknown reason, I thought that putting children to bed was supposed be a quick procedure with plenty of structure.   Two children later and a much gentler parenting approach our bedtime is now much more calm …
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This post is part of the Mamatography 2013 Project with Diary of a First Child and Momma Jorje. We are taking (at least) a photo a day to keep a record of our year. Join us at any point during the year and start sharing your own daily photos!       I am slowly …
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Homemade All-Natural Sunscreen

My family and I live on the coast of Florida.  We spend the majority of our time outdoors playing and exploring.  I understand the importance of Vitamin D but on days that we plan to spend hours outdoors sunblock is simply a necessity.   Our lifestyle, my thriftiness and the joy I get from making …
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Spicy Black Bean & Quinoa Salad

I have yet another amazing quinoa dish added into our rotation!  You would think that I would be getting tired of quinoa but I don’t think that it is even possible.  This spicy black bean and quinoa salad is an awesomely delicious dish that tastes great hot, cold, or at room temperature. This spicy black …
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Breastfeed in Public Meme

Today begins World Breastfeeding Week and I would like to kick it off with a breastfeeding post.  Breastfeeding is natural.  Breastfeeding is beautiful.  I breastfeed in public often for two reasons.  The first is my child’s need to breastfeed and the second is that by breastfeeding in public I can help to normalize breastfeeding.  The …
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mm7.10

This post is part of the Mamatography 2013 Project with Diary of a First Child and Momma Jorje. We are taking (at least) a photo a day to keep a record of our year. Join us at any point during the year and start sharing your own daily photos!         I am …
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This post is part of the Mamatography 2013 Project with Diary of a First Child and Momma Jorje. We are taking (at least) a photo a day to keep a record of our year. Join us at any point during the year and start sharing your own daily photos!       I promise that …
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Temperature Crafts

I have decided to attempt to write a weekly (or bi-weekly) post sharing what we are learning and discovering.  Keeping our kids home to educate them is such a huge part of our lives that I feel the need to share it here.  I feel that by sharing these posts I will not only be …
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Homemade Natural Bug Spray

My family and I live in Florida.  We have beautiful beaches and rivers to explore.  We also have bugs, lots and lots of bugs.   Bug spray is often a necessity when venturing outdoors.  I seem to be a magnet for mosquitos, if there is one in the area it will bite me multiple times, …
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mm6.9

This post is part of the Mamatography 2013 Project with Diary of a First Child and Momma Jorje. We are taking (at least) a photo a day to keep a record of our year. Join us at any point during the year and start sharing your own daily photos!       I know, I …
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