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Tell Us Your #MyNewNormal Story and Win a Blendtec 725! {$649.95 value!}

  Spoiler alert: Today’s video post is from my husband! Though it’s certainly not a secret, I haven’t written much about my husband’s battle with cancer 7 years ago.  It was a difficult and often dark time in our story, though from it has come much healing and hope.  I could tell it from my perspective, but I don’t think it’s nearly as good as letting him share his journey, in his own words.  I’ll let Ryan take it from here…  When doctors diagnosed Ryan […]

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Chocolate Avocado Popsicles

By Rachel Marie, Contributing Writer The middle of summer means a lot of heat, sun and hopefully fun. In the midst of summer business of swim lessons, vacation Bible school, and staying up later, we love to have fun outside. We go to splash pads to keep cool, play in the back yard with the hose and often go for bike rides in the evening as the sun is setting. Always remember to use a good sunscreen or cover up in the sun to prevent skin damage. […]

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Real Deals: This Week’s Sales and Discounts on Natural Products

This week’s top deals: 50% off sale on Planetwise Snack and Sandwich Reusable Bags from Nicki’s Diapers. Reg. $5.95, now $2.99 each with FREE shipping. Perfect for cutting down on plastic in your kitchen, or to stock up on for back-to-school lunches! They have a few different sizes/styles for 50% off, and then some others that are 25% off.   Bare Fruit Natural Granny Smith Apple Chips, Gluten Free + Baked, 1.69-Ounce Bags (Pack of 10) for just $23.85 ($2.39/bag).  Save 5-20% with Subscribe & […]

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Top 8 Essential Oils for Home Use

Guest post by Nina Nelson There are some crazes I steer as far away from as possible. Beanie Baby collections? Nah. Mullets? Shudder. Any comeback of ’90s fashion? No thanks. But essential oils? I’m shouting from the rooftops how much I love them. (OK, so mostly I’m just casually talking about them from my little corner of the web – I am an introvert, after all). Why am I so in love with essential oils? First, they’re a natural alternative to so many synthetic options. […]

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Weekend Links

Are you an entrepreneurial family? Or would you like to become one?  Today I’m going to let the cat out of the bag a little and announce that sometime in August, we hope to have our family’s new website www.EntreFamily.com ready for launch!  As entrepreneurs, there is a wealth of fantastic business information out there. But what’s often lacking is help for those who are starting or running a business(es) while balancing life as a family.  We’ve been on our own entrepreneurial journey for the […]

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45 Real Food Slow Cooker Meals for the Summer

Today Stacy brings you a roundup of 45 excellent slow cooker recipes, categorized by protein type. This is a continuation of Jami’s roundup a few weeks back, where she shared 42 recipes, divided by meal type (breakfast, lunch/dinner, sides, dessert/beverages). Now you can easily fill that crock pot every day for the rest of the summer! I’m inspired myself, actually, to go pull mine out and get dinner started right now (it’s 8am as I write this)! ~ Stephanie  By Stacy Karen, Contributing Writer No one wants to […]

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3 Herbal Iced Tea Recipes to Beat the Heat

By Leigh Ann Dutton, Contributing Writer I grew up drinking sweet iced tea made from your standard black tea. And when the sweet tea pitcher ran out, someone was sure to throw a fit. Sweet tea was a part of life, and it wasn’t until I went to college that I discovered not everyone drank tea the way I was raised to drink it. Some people had the audacity to drink their tea unsweetened, and even still, others drank their tea hot with honey and […]

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Real Deals: Sales and Discounts on Natural Products You Really Use

 Did you miss last week’s announcement? Find out what these “real deals” are all about! This week’s top deals: Burt’s Bees Fabulously Fresh Peppermint & Rosemary Body Wash for $6.99 ($0.58/oz).  Save 5-15% with Subscribe & Save. Nutiva Organic Virgin Coconut Oil, 54-Ounce Containers (Pack of 2) for just 40.15 ($0.37/oz).  Save 5-15% with Subscribe & Save (get it as low as $38.75). Equal Exchange Bright Day Brew, Ground Coffee, Medium Roast, 12-Ounce Bags (Pack of 3) for $24.00 (or $22.80 with Subscribe & Save). At $8.00 […]

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