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Soft Star Shoes Review & Giveaway

October 12, 2015

Our kids go barefoot most of the time but when they wear shoes, we like a minimalist design with a low profile which promotes natural foot movement and healthy foot development. I first discovered Soft Star shoes when Judah was a baby. They contain no toxic chemicals, dyes, or pollutants – only natural materials are used in these handmade kicks. Soft Star is also one of the most environmentally and socially responsible companies out there. The Child Sandal was a perfect summer shoe and the Vegan Hotcake moccasins became a…

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Kumquat Marmalade & A Sensible Habit Canning Stamp Giveaway

May 30, 2013

We recently moved into a sweet little house with plenty of citrus trees. Among these is a bright and cheerful kumquat tree. Kumquats are often eaten raw and have a sweet edible rind and tart juicy center. Known to bring good luck and prosperity, I wanted to honor these little gems by making a kumquat marmalade to share with you! Kumquat fruits are only in season during certain times of the year depending where you live. Ripe kumquats should be yellow…

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Daughters of the Revolution Giveaway

June 9, 2012
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Local designer and mother, Emily Cadenhead, creates beautiful, flowy, feminine dresses for her sustainable clothing line Daughters of the Revolution. The family run team works on a micro-level to carefully select ethically and environmentally responsible techniques for their garments which are a combination of organic fabrics, natural fibers and silks that are dipped in chemical-free vegetable dyes. Most of their sequins and beadwork are also made of recycled materials. Emily created this clothing line to evoke the sensibility of freedom, nature, love, and femininity that…

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By Nieves “C” Perfect Skin Review & Giveaway

May 22, 2012

I was immediately drawn to By Nieves handmade natural body care products and was equally intrigued by her story. Born by candlelight on the Canary Island of La Palma to vagabond parents, Nieves doesn’t remember hitchhiking across Europe as a baby – but her nomadic youth is unforgettable. For the better part of her childhood, Nieves traveled the West Coast of California with pack donkeys alongside her father, a folk musician and renegade intellectual. Because of her upbringing in the counterculture, she…

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