11 Reasons Why You Should Eat More Avocados


Most Americans are not getting enough whole non-processed foods. And if your family is surviving on processed food, you may struggle with getting produce into your family’s diet. But regardless of how your family eats, most people LOVE avocados. The taste, texture, versatility, nutrition and color make it a mom’s secret weapon. Avocados make for a … [Read more...]

Peddling Poison: What’s Really in Girl Scout Cookies?

Peddling Poison-What's Really in Girl Scout Cookies?

I was somewhat reluctant to delve into America's favorite overpriced cookies, because it always seems to be an off limits topic. The Girl Scouts of America has become a part of so many young girl's lives. I, myself, was a brownie and my mom was cookie mom. The organization's mission is to build girls confidence and character among other things. For … [Read more...]

Bella Organics Facebook Party March 31st

Bella Organics Facebook Party with Mamavation

How important are non-toxic personal care products to you? When considering what is inside conventional cosmetics and personal care products, take an abundance of caution. Choosing safe personal care products is very important to us. And one thing you may not have considered is your deodorant. We recommend you chose a brand that does NOT contain … [Read more...]

10 Reasons You Should Eat Jello Every Day

10 Reasons You Should Eat Jello Every Day

Now, I am not talking about that gross Jello you find on the shelves of supermarkets which contains all sorts of artificial flavors, colors, and loads of sugar. That Jello is right up there on the list of processed foods you should never feed your kids. What I am talking about is real jello made from gelatin – you know, the nutrient-dense … [Read more...]

Deadly Scent: Toxic Perfume Chemicals

toxic perfume chemicals

With Mother’s Day less than two months away and spring fashion season fully underway, a big push to sell fragrances will be on the rise. Unfortunately, perfumes, colognes and other fashion scents can be a problem for many people. A small squirt of even a high-end fragrance can cause severe and painful reactions in the form of headaches or sinus … [Read more...]

10 Reasons to Avoid School Lunches like the Plague

10 Reasons to Avoid School Lunches like the Plague

If I asked you what you had for lunch, you could probably tell me without hesitation. If I asked what your child had for lunch at school, could you answer just as easily? Even if you know the lunch menu, what's actually in the food may be a mystery. A look at one school's burger found it had 26 ingredients. Among those 26 components, it contained … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day: Celebrate in a Non-Toxic Way

dejunk your st. patricks day feast

St. Patrick’s Day is upon us! Food, beer and festivities accompany parades and parties as the Irish – and those who want to be Irish – celebrate this holiday in March. But the menu may just be killing you with a toxic food mashup. Can you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and keep your family safe from toxins? Here are some of the worst offenders on your … [Read more...]

Earth Footwear Is Looking For Earth Day Ambassadors

Earth Footwear Earth Day Ambassadors for Mamavation

Calling all bloggers! Are you wanting to do something special for your readers on Earth Day to celebrate our planet and community? Well, we have something for you to consider. Earth Footwear is looking for two bloggers for a special Earth Day Neighborhood Beautification Project. Each blogger selected will be compensated with a cash award to go … [Read more...]

10 Reasons to Drink Raw Milk

10 Reasons to Drink Raw Milk

You may recall the catchphrase, "milk, it does a body good." It was part of a campaign in the late 80's and early 90's to boost the sales of milk. There is truth to the idea that milk is good for you and your body, but this marketing has one flaw. The processed milk sold commercially today isn't really milk by the time it reaches the grocery store. … [Read more...]

Join the #NewMacDonald Twitter Party 3/11

Organic is New MacDonald

Why is organic so special?  We've covered why organic products are better for your family's health. But now we are celebrating with Only Organic as they launch a very special video, New MacDonald. Only Organic is an organization that aims to cultivate a better understanding of what being organic really means and the environmental and health … [Read more...]


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