Category Archives: Review

Second Annual NPN Holiday Gift Guide & Giveaway {Ergobaby Organic Baby Carrier $135 ARV ~ 12/6, 26 winners, US only ARV $2587.26}

This review is part of the Second Annual Natural Parents Network Holiday Gift Guide! If you need to complete your holiday shopping, find a birthday present for a friend, or just treat yourself to something special, the NPN Holiday Gift … Continue reading


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Radical Homemakers

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Made from Scratch

I’ve been reading Jenna Woginrich’s book Made from Scratch as a part of Crunchy Chicken’s book club (which there’s still time to join).  I’ve really enjoyed the chapters on chickens, beekeeping, antiques, sewing and baking.  As I read, I daydreamed more … Continue reading


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Learning About Local Foods

For the last two weeks, my botany students have been exploring the local foods movement.  We began with a discussion of what “local” means, and some history of the movement.  They have been growing plants since the course began in … Continue reading


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Bottled Water and Water Bottles

I’ve carried reusable water bottles for years, playing field hockey and basketball when I was a kid, but I didn’t start carrying one every day until I started teaching.  I found that speaking almost all day long left me parched, … Continue reading


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