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Angelic Organics Learning Center: Connecting Families to the Farm

Raising a family in the heart of America’s Midwest means you have a lot of opportunities to take your children to visit a farmyard. Agritourism is big in and around Lake County. There are plenty of chances to see chickens, pet a goat, or pick apples from a tree. In fact, with all there is locally, you could find yourself jaded and craving something more. Then let me urge you to make the trip to Angelic Organics Learning Center in Caledonia, Illinois. […]
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Put Some Healthy Fun into Halloween

October 29, 2013 Melissa Haak 0
Halloween isn’t even here yet and I am already tired of hearing, “Can we have some candy?”. I don’t want to be a total buzz kill and ruin their holiday but I also want to try to minimize the sugar highs. One of our favorite treats to do just that is GoGo squeeZ! […]
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Homesteading with Hyacynth

Homesteading with Hyacynth: Halloween Homesteading

I’m trying really hard not to be a buzzkill because if there’s any holiday that makes a homesteading heart want to gallop wildly out of one’s chest { and straight into lush orchard of beautiful, lush apples or somewhere else serene} it’s Halloween. Rest assured that there are options that don’t including handing out zucchini or pulling a drive by squashing. Here’s how our whole-food loving family enjoyed Halloween without gorging on gobs of candy. […]
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Patch 22 for Pumpkins, Ponies and More

October 18, 2013 Loralie 0
Time to pick out pumpkins! But which farm will you choose to take the kids to this year? If your kids love horses, ponies, and all things equestrian, then let me make the choice easy for you… Patch 22 in Wadsworth. […]
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YummyHealth Snacks {Review}

October 15, 2013 Heather 0
YummyHealth® was created by journalist and mom, Lisa Goldbaum. She was searching for better options for her kids after realizing that most of the food that they were consuming for snacks, was unhealthy food filled with unfavorable ingredients. She began searching for healthier options and created a line of snack products that are delicious, but low in the the bad stuff that effect kids’ moods, health, energy levels and cravings. Little Lake County was lucky enough to receive a box of these innovative snacks to try. Two of our writers, gave them a go, and this is what they had to say: […]
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