Buying a Cleaning Product? Read the Label!

Are we aware of the possibility of harm antibacterial chemicals subject our families to? If they are not good for us, do we have other options?   If you are a label reading shopper like I am, you already know how prevalent antibacterial chemicals have become in things you regularly buy: from soaps, socks, boots, lunchboxes, food containers, countertops, flooring, to even toys. The most commonly used one is triclosan. Microban and Biofresh are its most familiar trade names. In the US, ... read more

Weeks Gone By ~ 4/17

  Hello Spring  Don't begin to ask me where this week has gone.  I vaguely remember sitting in church on Sunday . . . and now here it is Friday already! I apologize in advance, but this post is going to be put up in a hurry.  So you will probably find many typos.  Yet I have every confidence you can deal with it. So why is this crazy lady in such a hurry?  It's beautiful outside!!!  (think I overdid the exclamation points)  Yesterday, I ran the mail route to keep myself brushed up ... read more

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One Thousand Gifts

After a conversation on Facebook, I promised you all that I would read Ann Voskamp's book One Thousand Gifts and get back with you on my findings. I've read it and now you must fasten your seatbelts.  It is going to be one of my longer posts.  But I've tried to do my best at finding facts and not ... read more