Monthly Archives: May 2011

ChicoBag giveaway winner!

The winner of the Hemp-Cotton Produce Bag giveaway from ChicoBag is… Drum roll, please… Lucky #1!!! JENNY Congratulations! Please email me your full name and address by Friday, June 3rd at 8:00pm PST. Advertisements

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why I’m tired

Sometimes I wonder why I am so tired.  Exhausted to the point of slurring my speech and stringing together words into incoherent sentences.  And, in a constant state of yawning – like a scene from the Dr. Seuss Sleep Book.  … Continue reading

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keeping bees around

Who doesn’t love sunflowers?  They are one of the ultimate symbols of sunshine and happiness the way they reach their cheery faces to the heavens and stretch their limbs skyward. Turns out that besides being rays of cheeriness, sunflowers are … Continue reading

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glob it on: botanical paints for a budding artist (review & giveaway)

There are very few things that my toddler will sit still for.  One is art time.  Beckett is an artist at heart and you can bet your bottom dollar that her “art folder” at daycare is always filled to the … Continue reading

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ecolunchboxes giveaway winner!

The winner of the giveaway for a ECOsnacksack from ECOLunchboxes is… Drum roll, please… CATHY Congratulations! Please email me your full name and address by Sunday, May 29th, 8:00pm PST.

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epic fail

I am not a very quiet person.  I like to talk.  I like to write.  I enjoy dialoguing about any number of different subjects.  Taking all this into account – the conclusion if I am quiet is that something is … Continue reading

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green toys: new life to old recycled milk jugs (review & giveaway)

One of my favorite things about this blog is that it is my outlet for shouting.  I love shouting from the rooftops and through the computer screen about amazing products.  These are the things that make me proud to be … Continue reading

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random thoughts

I am… …starting to feel a bit overwhelmed by the lack of organization in my email folders.  I have the people I need to contact in one month, then the ones that need a response right now and then the … Continue reading

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Instinctive & Lopees Giveaway WINNERS!

The winners for the Instinctive tote bag and Lopees Organic Envelopes giveaway are… Drum roll, please… LILY KWAN BECKY Congratulations! Please email me your full name and shipping address by Monday, May 23rd at 8:00pm PST.

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With a “scratch and a peck”

Chickens are particular little creatures.  Our six hens won’t touch romaine lettuce, but will gobble up spinach.  A friend of ours feeds her chickens their ground up eggshells, but they refuse to eat eggshells from hard-boiled eggs.  And, my chickens … Continue reading

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