Category Archives: Health

Raw Milk Yogurt in the Slow Cooker

After Stonyfield Farms made the unfortunate decision to homogenize their organic yogurt, I was determined to try my hand at making my own. And since the only milk we buy and consume around here is raw milk, of course it … Continue reading

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Being Eco-Friendly With Your Food Even When You’re Finished With It

Being Eco-Friendly With Your Food – Even When You’re Finished With It Last week, I was at my local retailer doing some homemaking-related shopping. I bought some water softener for the wash, a new garlic press, and a cutting board. … Continue reading

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What’s New

I have a little bit to say about a whole lot of topics again, but not enough to make an entire blog post. I think it’s all my brain can manage, what, with building a new human being and all. … Continue reading

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Smatterings

A smattering of thoughts that are too long for Twitter, but too short for a blog post. photo credit: Mervi Eskelinen On Cravings The cravings have begun. Previously it was steak. Moe’s steak burritos. This morning it was orange juice, … Continue reading

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Beans for Pregnancy Nausea

Beans, beans, the magical fruit. The more you eat, the… less you puke? When I read about Karen Hurd and her “Bean Cure” on Life in a Shoe, I almost tracked down my husband then and there to see if … Continue reading

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First Trimester Natural Remedies

Our Green Moms Weekly topic this week is our first about pregnancy. The question: “What are some of the highs and lows during your first trimester of pregnancy and how have you dealt with them?” This is an easy one … Continue reading

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Help for Eating Issues

After what for many people amounts to the biggest eating day of the year, I thought it would be appropriate to post this interview with Funky About Food nutrition expert Lynn Penrose, R.D. Lynn is a Registered Dietitian and her … Continue reading

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2 Yummy Hot Drink Recipes

Sipping a delicious hot drink in a comfy chair when it’s cold or yucky out? It doesn’t get much better than that, does it? At the moment I’m drinking a latte made from my stovetop espresso maker. So good! We … Continue reading

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How To Avoid Sickness This Fall and Winter

I’m not a huge fan of cold weather, for a few reasons. One, because I have blue moods in winter due to low serotonin. Two, because of the inevitable sickness that comes with being inside more often and breathing stale, … Continue reading

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Safe and Natural Ways for Busy Moms to Relax

The following is a guest post from Ryan Rivera, an anxiety expert and father. I like his advice here, especially the tip about the habit of deep breathing. We often get in the habit of holding our breath when we’re … Continue reading

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