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Book Review: Danielle Walker's Against All Grain Celebrations

Book Review: Danielle Walker's Against All Grain Celebrations by Rachel Jacobs

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20 Days and Counting

20 Days and Counting by Rachel Jacobs

Well whether we are ready for it or not Christmas will be here in 20 days, for those who celebrate Hanukkah you only have 11 days.Not that I am trying to induce any stress.This year we've taken a pretty laid back approach to Christmas and the shopping that goes with it. Having three kids we decided there are a plethora of toys in our…

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Delicious Squash Bread

Delicious Squash Bread by Rachel Jacobs

I promised on Thursday that I would have a recipe on Friday...well I am a little late, but here it is.From our local CSA we've been getting butternut squash.My kids won't touch the stuff, so I needed to devise a way to use it up and get them to consume it.Enter squash bread, and in my book way better than pumpkin.Mix all of this…

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BACON!

BACON! by Rachel Jacobs

I know that when I was an omnivore one of the meals I enjoyed was pancakes (topped with maple syrup) and bacon.Since assuming a plant based diet, meals like that are a thing of the past...or are they????These taste just like I remember bacon tasting.They are crunchy bits which are good on salads and by the handful for snack...but put…

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Emmy's Macaroons

Emmy's Macaroons by Rachel Jacobs

I was lucky enough to be allowed to sample Emmy's Organics delicious/raw/vegan macaroons.The most difficult part of this assignment?Deciding which flavor to try first.I was given six delicious flavors:Coconut Vanilla, Choco Chili, Dark CacaoLemon Ginger, Mint Chip, and Choco OrangeI surprised myself and started with Coconut Vanilla (I…

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Nuk Fresh Foods Cook N Blend

Nuk Fresh Foods Cook N Blend by Rachel Jacobs

I was given the opportunity as a Mom Ambassador at Green Mom's Meet (through Kiwi Magazine) to review Nuk's Fresh Foods Cook N' Blend Baby Food Maker.The product title may be a mouthful, but it will provide a VERY healthy mouthful for your child.Nuk always a leader in the baby product market has come out with a baby food maker that…

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Fabulous Friday

Fabulous Friday by Rachel Jacobs

Yes it is a wee bit chilly here in Carolina, but I consider myself lucky that I don't have any snow or power outages like they do in neighboring Virginia.I have been completely failing when it comes to providing recipes here, and I apologize for that.To be fair though I have been eating some delicious stuff...it just happens to be…

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Getting My Frugal On

Getting My Frugal On by Rachel Jacobs

This past weekend my church held a consignment sale.If you go on the second day of the sale the items are half off.Channeling my inner Marie, Feeding Five, and Shauna, What I Love, I proceeded to buy gently used items for my kids at fantastic prices.My kids were not willing to try everything on and model for me...so I had to splay…

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Self Sufficiency

Self Sufficiency by Rachel Jacobs

PagesSelf SufficiencyWhat is this you might ask?A fair enough question.It is my first run at greening my beauty routine.Part of my goals was to make my own shampoo.With that I did a bunch of reading and it was suggested that you have a period of time where you wash your hair with baking soda and then use an apple cider vinegar…

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No Impact

No Impact by Rachel Jacobs

Well continuing with my trend to watch documentaries produced years ago I watched No Impact Man last night with my husband, using the wonderful Netflix to stream it.As a side note I wouldn't recommend watching with children as they drop the "F" bomb several times.The movie follows Colin Beavan, his wife Michelle, and their 2 year old…

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