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Will you #ChangeYourChicken?

Will you #ChangeYourChicken?

Did you know that most full-grown chickens have less than one square foot of space to live in– less than the size of an iPad? Pretty crazy to think about. I am sure that right now the last thing on your mind is the size of the living quarters of a chicken, but let me tell you, it should be something you are thinking about. Factory-like industrial farms subject billions of animals raised each year … Read entire article »

Filed under: Food Safety, Nutrition

Debunking Myths About Food Safety in the Home

Debunking Myths About Food Safety in the Home

  Many of us grew up thawing frozen meat on the counter and keeping leftovers far too long.  Times have changed. Now that I’m a mom, I make an effort to serve my family only food that I’m sure is safe. The USDA has food safety recommendations to help us keep our families safe from the unfortunate side affects of unsafe food preparation (such as food poisoning). But it isn’t always easy to know what is safe? For … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Cleaning, Cooking, Featured, Feeding, Food, Germ Protection, News, Nutrition, Recipes, Safety, Socially Conscious, Uncategorized

Why Didn’t I Think of This?

Why Didn’t I Think of This?

Vat19 has all types of unusual  and cool products, and I’ve often perused their site looking for unique gifts. For Mother’s Day, they sent me one of their newest products- the Cool Touch Oven Rack Guard. I’m a bit clumsy when I’m in a hurry, so I’ve burned my hand and wrist several times taking things out of the oven. The Cool Touch Oven Rack Guard is 18 inches long, and it snaps onto the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, Food, Gift Ideas, Safety