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Mostly Homemade Mondays – Week 130

Homemade Mondays is a series for people that are on a journey to better living, via healthier eating and a more natural lifestyle. We realize that there are different paths that we all take to get to that place, and this bloghop celebrates that. Whether you’re a seasoned raw foodist who has banned all things… 

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It's pretty inspiring how much food affects us, not just in body but also in spirit.

Rustic apple crisp

It all started with a trip to our favorite bakery. At this point we’ve been going there for about two years, every Thursday during our trips to the local children’s museum. My daughter, only a few years old at the time, eagerly watches the bakers as they knead, roll, slice and frost. We do a… 

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Mother’s Day Gifts (for the mom who has everything!)

This post brought to you by Groupon. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Homegrown & Healthy. We’ve all been there, right? Standing in the aisle of the store, trying to figure out the perfect gift to get for the woman who means so much to you. You draw a blank, because your… 

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Mostly Homemade Mondays – Week 129

Happy Monday everyone! It’s been a busy weekend of juggling sports and household duties. I finally got around to getting my daughter’s garden started, which was a spontaneous move but I’m glad it’s out of the way. A few years ago I worked with Home Depot to create a butterfly garden for the girls and I decided… 

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This tangy pasta salad is mixed with feta cheese, olives, banana peppers and fresh veggies for a filling but frugal dish that you can enjoy on the go!

Greek Pasta Salad

This post brought to you by Dollar General. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Homegrown & Healthy. Between playgroups, house guests, homeschool groups, backyard barbecues, potlucks at the park and hurried back-seat picnics in between gymnastics and sports practices– we’ve been a very, very busy family this Spring. Most of these days… 

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So what's the big deal about probiotics? Your intestines are filled with bacteria, some which are beneficial and some that are detrimental. You want to keep your gut flora in check by making sure that you bring in lots of the good kind! What's where probiotics come from.

Strawberry Mint Smoothie

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Renew Life Formulas for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.  A few weeks ago I shared with you all information about a new probiotic filled protein shake called Renew Life Skinny Gut Ultimate Shakes (try saying that 5 times fast!). In return, I had a lot of… 

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How to Choose Your Urban Chicken Breed

So, you want chickens, huh? Wonderful! I’m tellin’ ya, these ladies are going to really amp up the sustainability factor on your homestead. (Here’s what I mean.) If you live in the city and want to get chickens, you already know that you can’t just get any ol’ yard bird from the hardware store or… 

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