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I was so happy to read through your comments to all of the great posts since the launch of Simple Organic. Many of you expressed your desire to start a vegetable garden this spring as a way to supplement your family’s purchased organic produce and to decrease your carbon footprint. And really there is no better way to “eat local” than to walk right outside your back door.
You are in good company! Increasingly, families, especially mamas, are seeing the benefit of cultivating their own food. This practice isn’t new, but thankfully it is gaining popularity again. With a few simple tips, you’ll be growing your own food in no time.
So let’s get started!
How many times have you been swayed by one luxurious-sounding ingredient in a personal care product? Perhaps pineapple enzymes, organic olive oil, sea salt… I only recently began asking myself, “why not go straight to the source?” If those ingredients are so good for my skin, why purchase something that is 99% filler and only 1% good stuff?
You may be surprised to find that your kitchen is chock full of secret beauty ingredients that are simple to use and as good as, if not better than, the store bought version! [Read more...]