Category Archives: Healthy Living

Take Back Your Finances #31: Don’t Forget About Your Beneficiaries

Do not let the future of your loved one be left to chance. Make the necessary moves right now to ensure that what you leave to them they will get. Done leave this to chance and place your family into a tailspin along with the grief of your slumber. This is a powerful article that needs to be digested and shared with others.

Organic Thoughts to You All….

Don’t assume or misunderstand who your beneficiaries are on your assets, don’t let your death be too late to be sure you have allocated your assets to whom you really want.

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Smoothie Days of Summer – Day One

Over the course of the next 10 days, we will be sharing recipes for some incredible green smoothies. Get a chance to learn and enjoy some of the surprising combinations of green ingredients in a liquid way. Drink your greens and enjoy them.

Please check them out, give them a taste and come back and give a comment on what you think.

Lets start thing off with a Green Garden Smoothie.

This light, all-vegetable smoothie is a good one to add to a cleanse. Try serving it as a chilled soup for lunch.

Ingredients (Vegan & Gluten Free)

3/4 cup chopped celery (1 small stalk)

3/4 cup chopped fennel (1/4 large head)

3/4 cup chopped romaine or green leaf lettuce

3/4 cup frozen peas

2 Tbs. non-dairy milk or water

1 Tbs. fresh parsley leaves

1 Tbs. chopped fennel fronds

1 Tbs. lemon juice

4 ice cubes

Place all ingredients in blender, and blend until smooth. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.

PER 1 1/2- CUP SERVING: 49 cal,; 3 g prot; <1 g total fat (<1 g sat fat); 9 g carb; 0 mg chol; 60 mg sod; 3 g fiber; 3 g sugar

Willy Street co-op – A great organic Co-op in Wisconsin

On a recent trip to Wisconsin,  I had the extreme pleasure of visiting the Willy Street Co-op. This organic co-op is located in two locations in Wisconsin.

  1. 1221 Williamson St. Madison, WI
  2. 6825 University Ave. Middleton, WI

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Our Mission Statement

The Williamson Street Grocery Co-op is an economically and environmentally sustainable, cooperatively owned grocery business that serves the needs of its Owners and employees. We are a cornerstone of a vibrant community in south-central Wisconsin that provides fairly priced goods and services while supporting local and organic suppliers.

My visit was to the one on University Ave. It is an incredible, clean and fun place to go. Stopping at the information desk right inside the front door, I was greeted with a big smile and a welcome attitude from the young lady who staffed this spot. She answered my questions and had time to go over how things work.

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Vetiveah’s Skin Care

During my adventure at the ICHE Homeschool Convention, I had the pleasure of strolling into the Young Entrepreneurs section of the expo. This aisle was devoted to those young homeschool creative businesspeople who came to exhibit their wares.

During my time in this area, I had the pleasure of stumbling across Vetiveah’s Skin Care. This booth and company was founded by an incredible young woman who holds dear the tenets that are near and dear to the heart of the OrganicBabyDaddy.

At ICHE Homeschool Convention
Company founder on the right in green. This is from her booth at the ICHE Homeschool Convention.

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100% Pure

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of entering a store that was right up my alley – 100% Pure. Located in the Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, IL, is a small store that hit me in a big way.

All of the products in the store are 100% pure and natural. It is not very often that I come across products that are 100% natural and consist of ingredients that are pure. However, this place contained products for face, hair, skin, body, babies and nails, as well as fruit dyed makeup.

Stop by one of their locations in California, Washington, and Maryland.

A direct quote from their website, http://www.100percentpure.com/

“100% Pure creates healthy products for our body and also for the environment. Our corporate offices are run by 100% solar energy, our company is 100% electric and our pure, biodegradable formulas are packaged with post consumer recycled plastic, glass, soda cans, paper and printed with biodegradable non toxic vegetable ink. 100% Pure loves animals – we are completely cruelty free and charitable towards animal welfare.”

Check out the site and if they are close by, stop in and see what they have to offer.