Are Consumer Labels Fooling You

Are Consumer Labels Fooling You

Labels can be very confusing! So, you’ve started eating better, you are trying to make more eco-friendly choices, and you are starting to feel really good about the changes you are making, but… are consumer labels fooling you? Today, you almost can’t pick up any product, from food to clothing and toys, without seeing an eco or green term or label, but often the labels mean very little. Companies are seeing the push for more natural and organic products, and are finding ways to pass their products off as such┬áby…

Making Mummies

Making Mummies

Halloween is here, well almost, and here is a cute craft that most can make, even little ones with a little help. ┬áThese mummies are super easy to make and don’t require many materials. What you will need; 1 can for every mummy, black construction paper or cardstock, googlie eyes, glue, tape, scissors and gauze. Special note: can edges can be sharp, please check cans before using. If cans are sharp, push as many edges in as possible and then tape an extra strip of construction paper or cardstock over…

Recycle milk cartons into a kitchen helper

Recycle milk cartons into a kitchen helper

I was recently trying to find something for my kids to use, so that they could become a little more independent in the kitchen pouring drinks, sauces or milk, when we have the occasional bowl of cereal. I wanted something I could fill and that they could easily pour without the worry of too much spilling. Mason jars are incredibly trendy, we have many of them and my kids like using them. I also wanted to find something that I could possibly recycle, so I came up with this. We…

Making Musical Instruments – Easy

Making Musical Instruments – Easy

My kids are 5, 4 and 3 and, as I have said, I homeschool them. My 5 and 4 year olds are learning both kindergarten level and 1st grade curriculum while my 3 year old is working on both preschool and kindergarten curriculum. That might seem like a lot for small kids but it is surprising what children can learn, and how early they can learn it, when they can get one on one attention. However, it isn’t all serious business here, I like to find ways for the kids…