Category Archives: Living Green

Bees! And gardens!

Last year, my mother and I decided that this summer, we would start beekeeping.  The benefits of beekeeping in your back yard are numerous, but our main reasons were that we wanted to harvest the honey and the wax, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Last Child in the Woods

I recently read The Last Child in the Woods, by Richard Louv, and was very impressed.  I consider myself to be a bit of an outdoors enthusiast.  I’m no Aron Ralston or anything, but I like to camp, hike, garden … Continue reading

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Products to avoid when pregnant or around children

After watching The Disappearing Male, a short documentary about the health effects of various chemicals in our environment on males, I felt compelled to write something stating clearly what women can do to avoid these chemicals. All women of childbearing … Continue reading

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Hello out there

I’ll bet you guys though that when I lost my job that I’d be blogging more often.  Well, so did I.  But instead I’ve been spending more time playing with my son, hanging out with the Holistic Moms and pursuing … Continue reading

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Birthday Wishes

Here are my birthday wishes for today, my 26th birthday. I wish everyone in this country had access to top quality health care.  Health care that includes as many holistic options as conventional ones. I wish single mothers got paid … Continue reading

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My first week as a stay at home mom

Today marks the end of my first week of unemployment, or, as I prefer to think of it, my first week as a stay at home mom.  Its different than I thought it would be.  I really need to get … Continue reading

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People aren’t black and white, and the environmentalism movement isn’t all or nothing

One day there was no internet at work, so there was nothing much for the people in our office to do.  Somehow, the topic of vegetarianism came up, and I said to one of the Sergeants in our office that … Continue reading

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