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The Monarch Enclosure

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Did you know we build a Monarch Butterfly Waystation enclosure?  Taking our love for all things science and Nature a step further, we started this project to help increase the struggling Monarch population.  We had ups and downs along the way, but we finally finished our enclosure.  Check out our post on IMGUR to learn more about our Monarch project.  

http://imgur.com/gallery/a0iIa

Gardens and Butterflies

For the past four years a drought, dogs and motherhood wreaked havoc on my once beautiful yard. Realizing it was not going to fix itself, I took matters into my own hands.  The result has been the most wonderful bonding experience as a family. We started by pulling up the old dead grass and replacing it with rubber [...]

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It gets awesome

                 It's summer, my favorite time of year.  The twins are 4 years old and I've taken them to the pool nearly every day for the past week.  They play in the "little kid pool"  It's only a couple of feet deep and they are using it to master the [...]

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Anything not Everything

It's Monday afternoon, one child is taking a nap and the other is playing ball just on the other side of my door. My side garage door. Not the door to the shop. I am happily filling bottles with linen spray. This is a far cry from life just a month ago.2015 was the [...]

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Win Free Laundry Detergent for a YEAR!

Win Free Laundry Detergent for a Year!Place an order over the next 72 hours for a large bag (70 wash) laundry detergent in any scent, and be automatically entered to win One FREE bag (70 wash) detergent EVERY MONTH until January 2017. Valued at $299.00 Contest starts January 6th, 2016 at 5:30pm PST and [...]

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Finding what was lost

Before I was a mom, I was me.  Who was I?  I was energetic, athletic, and a little bit selfish.   When I say selfish, I mean in ways that really didn't seem selfish, they just seemed normal.  I worked out when I wanted to, always had my hair done and if I wanted to go [...]

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Grommet, Grommet, who's got the Grommet?

We do! We do! Today I woke with spring in my step and joy in my heart.  Oh what a day it will be.  Today my Goat Milk Soap Half Felted Stain Stick launched on www.thegrommet.com.  I was so happy the day they choose my invention to be featured. I had heard about the Grommet [...]

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Our Napa Adventure

Every child has their favorite book.  A book that takes their imagination to new levels and makes them feel like the opportunity for adventure is endless.  My children's favorite book is one that my mother gave to them last year during one of our visits.  Maggie and Maddy's Napa Valley Adventure.    http://maggieandmaddy.comIn the book, Maggie [...]

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B & N and Friends Giveaway

I'm pumped to be hosting a giveaway with two of my favorite fellow entrepreneurs; SoapSox and YIKES TWINS.  I had the pleasure of meeting these fantastic people at the LA Gift Show.  I loved their products and knew my customers would too.  We've come together to bring you this fun give away that I know you'll [...]

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Gratitude

Today I feel very blessed.  I seems to happen when I need it most.  After a tough day or week hearing "no" from big stores or just the usual small business woes.  Suddenly, one of my awesome customers will reach out to me.  Either they send a message or post on SM their latest stain [...]

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