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Strawberries – Growing, Buying, Eating, Health Benefits

Nothing screams spring to me like when I start seeing “local” strawberries in the grocery store.  Don’t get me wrong, I don’t mean local like from my state of Georgia, I mean local as in Florida as opposed to California or Mexico.  I start dreaming of ripe, sweet, delicious strawberries topped with homemade whipped cream […]

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5 Harmful Chemicals in Personal Care Products

We’ve talked about 5 harmful food additives you should avoid (you can find that here) so now let’s move to our personal care products.  A study by the Environmental Working Group reveals the average American woman puts 168 synthetic chemicals on her body each day.  168!  That’s simply crazy to me, I don’t wear much […]

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Why I Will Always Choose Organic Produce

Do you choose organic produce when you grocery shop?  What are the benefits when you choose organic?  Does it matter?  It’s generally more expensive than conventionally grown but is it necessary?  Can you afford not to? Should I Choose Organic? In my 20’s, I didn’t think much about what I ate.  I knew that fruits and […]

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The Population of Bees is Declining – 7 Ways You Can Help

What’s All The Buzz About? Could you live without apples or strawberries or blueberries or cherries or squash?  What about legumes or nuts?  My kids would be more than happy without squash but definitely not the others.  All this deliciousness comes to life as a direct result of the work of bees.  The population of […]