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Tis the season! How to do a tick check on your kids.

#ticks   #summer   #kids  
The area behind our home is wooded and a breeding ground for ticks. After your kids come in from playing outside it's always a good idea to check for ticks.
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Traveling with teens? Check out these travel hacks! #1 is my favorite.

#travel   #travelwithteens   #traveling  
We love to travel and explore as a family. We've learned a few tricks to help make traveling a little less stressful with children.
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In honor of Earth Day, which is rapidly approaching on April 22nd, I gathered together a list of a few green products that are innovative and interesting. Many of these will make life easier, help the planet and also save you a few pennies in the long run.

http://groovygreenlivin.com/green-products-make-life-easier/

#greenliving   #earthday   #green  
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Happy birthday, Steve Jobs. The Apple co-founder would have turned 61 today. 
#birthday   #stevejobs   #RIP  
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+Lori Alper Doing great! Thanks. Being a mommy and work keeps me pretty busy but I think of you often and love to keep up. :)
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Take a peek -here are some of the personal care products I'm using right now! #nontoxic   #beautyproducts   #personalcare  
I've decided to share a rare peek into my shower so you can check out the non-toxic personal care products I’m currently using.
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Very interesting perspective Lisa.  I'm interested to see how this plays out.
Today's Baseless Internet Outrage of the Day is brought to you by people who don't realize lip balm made from organic and natural ingredients can cause allergic reactions because – new flash! – most allergies are caused by things found in nature. Hay fever anyone?
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Looking for non-toxic lotions and creams for eczema? Here you go!

#eczema   #nontoxic   #beautyproducts  
There are a few non-toxic creams and lotions out there that really help manage eczema issues.Here are a few of my favorites.
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How do you make recycling work at home? 

#recycle   #recycling  
There are many layers to recycling, and depending on your situation, the way you recycle may be different from others.
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What do you think? There's a long of research that shows that it doesn't save energy.

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There is a lot of research that shows that it doesn't save any energy.
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This is a story about deodorant.

If you’ve been following along for a while, you know that one of my favorite sayings is “Together we can change the world“.

I’ve seen it happen over and over.

Here’s yet another example of how a small change can have a big impact-and the starring community in this story is none other than my very own.

Bringing Safe Deodorant Into the Schools

#deodorant   #nontoxic   #kids   #school  
Here's another example of how a small change can have a big impact. This community was able to bring safe deodorant to their students.
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Big news! Mars, Inc. recently announced that it will remove synthetic food dyes from its entire human food portfolio. Not only is this a step in the right direction, but Mars, Inc. has taken the lead on something that many of us have been fighting for over the past few years. Along with this monumental decision comes the hope that others in the food industry will recognize the need for change and follow along.

Mars, Inc. is the maker of M & M’s, Skittles, and many other food products.

http://groovygreenlivin.com/mars-to-remove-artificial-food-colors-from-mms/

#dumpthejunk   #progress   #companiesleadingtheway  
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Over the years I never gave much thought to mattresses. It was a place to rest our heads at night, with comfort being the prevailing factor. They were purchased on an as-needed basis.

And then I had a revelation. There’s so much more than comfort that needs to be taken into consideration when buying a new mattress for your bed. And it’s very confusing!

http://groovygreenlivin.com/search-for-a-safe-mattress-sleep-on-latex-review/

#mattress   #nontoxic   #latex  
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Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Groovy Green Livin
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Writer, kid wrangler, attorney, brand ambassador
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Lori Popkewitz Alper
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Recovering attorney writing and speaking about all things green. Sharing widely on social media.
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Groovy Green writer working with brands and organizations to make the world a better place. My site is Groovy Green Livin.

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Top 50 Sustainability Blogger, Top Green Sites Award, Mamavation Top 50 Healthy Blogger, Healthy Child Healthy World Parent Ambassador
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5 Safer Nail Polish Brands
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Turkey Tips: Should I Buy an Organic Turkey? #Thanksgiving
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10 Must-Have Green Books for Kids - Groovy Green Livin
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Cool Off With This Chocolate Chip Frozen Yogurt Recipe
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Moms Clean Air Force Honors EPA's Gina McCarthy
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Find out how toxic air inside your car negatively affects your health, and learn what you can do about it.

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Roxbury Farm CSA 2013, Week 17. csa131002w17. Last week's potato mystery has been solved: the wrong size basket was put out for gathering ea

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7 Foods That Should Never Cross Your Lips
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Photos: Top 10 Happiest Cities -- National Geographic
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Close-knit communities and spectacular surroundings raise the bliss in these urban oases.

Roasted Garlic Soup Recipe » Nature Moms
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I love cooking with garlic. Lots of garlic. Luckily this yummy soup does indeed have lots of garlic...two whole heads actually. What is that

3 Cooking Tips That Will Rock Your Kitchen - Groovy Green Livin
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There are so many fantastic cooking tips out there, far too many to include here. Here are three more cooking tips that have really rocked m