Monthly Archives: June 2010

When the bottom falls out…

Children change your life.  Every aspect.  Every movement.  Every breath you take.  It is all changed.  Our daughter, Beckett, was born in August 2008 and flipped our world upside down.  Priorities shifted.  Lifestyles were altered.  Blessings were magnified.  Her birth … Continue reading

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Envirosax: Keeping it fashionably reusable (Review & Giveaway)

A few years ago, the Ferry family jumped on the “reusable grocery bag bandwagon” and purchased oodles of the 99-cent fads from our local grocery stores.  If they were available at any checkstand, they somehow migrated directly into our my … Continue reading

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Nature’s Path Snack Pack Winner!!

The winner of the Nature’s Path: Delivering the Goods breakfast variety pack is… Drum roll, please… WENDY FANELLO Congratulations!!!

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Dads & Grads: It’s time for a little gift giving

Gifts, gifts, gifts – ooooo! – I love gifts. I love giving gifts. I love getting gifts. I LOVE GIFTS! While it might be more eco-conscious to abstain from gift giving all together and stop the consumer cycle in its … Continue reading

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For Whatcom Eyes Only! Just kidding

I was recently checking in on a favorite blog of mine, Whatcom Locavore, and I found this dandy link.  It is a map that allows you to select the foods that you want in Northwest Washington and…VOILA! the farms that … Continue reading

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Keeping It Natural Inside and Out: Maxim & Natracare (Review & Giveaway)

Here is the official disclaimer for what you are about to read.  If you feel uncomfortable talking about feminine hygiene or menstrual cycles, then you should probably stop reading.  If you are a male and refer to women’s periods with … Continue reading

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Nalgene Backpacker Stainless Steel Water Bottle WINNER!

And, the winner of the Nalgene Stainless Steel Backpacker is… Drum roll, please… STEPH Congratulations!

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How expensive is it?

A few weeks ago I put out the invitation to turn this blog into a sounding board.  I wanted it to be a place to ask questions, get more details and tell me what you want to see here.  I … Continue reading

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Two Thumbs Up from Ferry & Ferry

Each day a portion of my waking hours are filled with a sweet, blissful time known as “Beckett’s Asleep”.  It’s my chance to get those chores done around the house that are best accomplished minus the help of toddler questions … Continue reading

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Nature’s Path: Delivering the goods (Review & Giveaway)

A few months ago a delicious local product made it onto my “Favorite Things” list.   One of the staples in our pantry is the Gorilla Munch cereal by Envirokids.  It’s a slightly sweetened crunchy corn cereal that bears the distinction … Continue reading

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