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Micaela Preston
Works at www.mindfulmomma.com
Attended Carlson School of Management
Lives in Minneapolis, MN
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When you make your own energy bites, you control the ingredients and you can put just about anything in them!
Finding a snack that is great-tasting, energy-boosting, good for you and affordable all at once is a tall order. So many of the snacks on grocery store shelves miss the mark in one way or another. …
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These homemade Power Bites have only 4 ingredients. Try this one or make up your own combo!
Store bought energy bars certainly have their place. With two growing boys and a busy schedule, I’ve purchased my fair share. But whether you are looking to manage the ingredients or save on …
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Finally - a skin balm with "sticking power" - made with beeswax and calendula to help heal my dry hands!
My skin has been so dry lately. Not sure if it’s the change of season or what, but it seems more dry than it usually is in the winter. I’ve been “itching” for a skin balm wi…
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It's surprisingly easy to make your own skin balm - with only 5 natural ingredients!
My skin has been so dry lately. Not sure if it’s the change of season or what, but it seems more dry than it usually is in the winter. I’ve been “itching” for a skin balm wi…
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Calendula is so good for your skin! Have you tried any calendula-based skin care products?
Let’s have an ingredient lesson today, shall we? We hear so much about ingredients to avoid in skin care, I thought it would be helpful to take a look at some of the good ones! Calendula is a…
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Finally! Natural perfumes that smell fantastic and won't give you a headache! 
What do you think when you hear the word perfume? For me, the word perfume evokes something heavy, artificial and overpowering. I tend to steer clear of perfumes because I don’t like the way …
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I'm working with IKEA to share products that help make healthy eating more sustainable - and best of all - affordable!
Thank you to IKEA for sponsoring this post. Every once in a while I get a bit of sticker shock from my grocery bill. Helping my family eat healthy is extremely important to me and I do not hold bac…
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Because sometimes you just need a little splurge!
Thank you to Ecotopia for sponsoring this post. Happy Earth Month! Don’t you think April is the perfect month to celebrate our beautiful planet? With plants bursting out of the ground and fl…
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It's surprisingly easy to make your own skin balm - with only 5 natural ingredients!
My skin has been so dry lately. Not sure if it’s the change of season or what, but it seems more dry than it usually is in the winter. I’ve been “itching” for a skin balm wi…
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Did you know Target carries Better Life cleaning products? Great #giveaway  going on to celebrate!
Thank you to Better Life for sponsoring this post. Let’s face it – convenience matters. Even when I love a product, if I can’t buy it easily, I will likely skip it altogether. Tha…
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Do you know why grassfed dairy is better than conventional? Hint: Omega-3s!
A visit to the yogurt aisle can be pretty overwhelming. So many varieties, flavors and brands – it can be really hard to choose! I tend to stick to Stonyfield for the majority of my yogurt pu…
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Getting your nails polished shouldn't be so complicated. Here's the lowdown on the safer brands to use. 
You wouldn’t think nail polish was a complicated subject, but it is. Creating that colorful, hard, durable coating for your nails involves chemicals – and some of them are worse than ot…
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Blogger. Author. Green Living Expert. Sustainable Brand Champion
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I'm a mom of 2 boys writing about our adventures in living a green and healthy life. My Mindful Momma blog includes green living tips, healthy recipes, eco-craft tutorials, green product reviews and more. 

I'm the author of the book Practically Green: Your Guide to EcoFriendly Decision-Making 

Hire me to help promote your green or health focused product, service or cause! I specialize in social media, marketing, communications and copywriting. 

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    Editor in Chief, present
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    Marketing Consultant, 2014
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Cashew Coconut Power Bites
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Store bought energy bars certainly have their place. With two growing boys and a busy schedule, I’ve purchased my fair share. But whether yo

Treat Yourself to Eco Friendly Jewelry for Earth Month
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Thank you to Ecotopia for sponsoring this post. Happy Earth Month! Don’t you think April is the perfect month to celebrate our beautiful pla

Lavender Calendula Skin Balm
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My skin has been so dry lately. Not sure if it’s the change of season or what, but it seems more dry than it usually is in the winter. I’ve

Better Life Loves Target!
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Thank you to Better Life for sponsoring this post. Let’s face it – convenience matters. Even when I love a product, if I can’t buy it easily

Why Calendula Is Great For Skin
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Let’s have an ingredient lesson today, shall we? We hear so much about ingredients to avoid in skin care, I thought it would be helpful to t

Why You Should Try Stonyfield’s NEW 100% Grassfed Yogurt
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A visit to the yogurt aisle can be pretty overwhelming. So many varieties, flavors and brands – it can be really hard to choose! I tend to s

Spotlight On: Acorelle Natural Perfumes
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What do you think when you hear the word perfume? For me, the word perfume evokes something heavy, artificial and overpowering. I tend to st

Safer Nail Polish Roundup
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You wouldn’t think nail polish was a complicated subject, but it is. Creating that colorful, hard, durable coating for your nails involves c

Spotlight On: Thrive Market Private Label
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Just a quick update here to share some great news: Thrive Market, the popular membership based, online source for affordable natural and org

10 Reasons to Bike Through New Zealand
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There were plenty of reasons NOT to go on an epic bike trip to New Zealand – worries about time, money, leaving the kids. My fretful mind co

Clean Beauty Finds: Creamy Facial Cleansers
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Greener, cleaner beauty products. I’ve talked to a lot of you who are looking for better versions of conventional products you use every day

Vanilla Hazelnut Overnight Joltmeal
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Thank you to Cameron’s Coffee for sponsoring this post. What’s better than a perfectly brewed cup of coffee in the morning? A coffee-laden b

Why You Should Be (Under)Wearing Breathable Bamboo
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Thank you to Boody for sponsoring this post. Shall we talk about underwear today? Why not, right? We put on our panties, socks, bras and cam

Why You Should Follow the EWG’s Dietary Guidelines Instead of the Govern...
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You may have read about the new federal dietary guidelines. In a nutshell they recommend we all eat less sugar and that teenage boys and men

Top 10 Reasons You Need to See the Movie STINK!
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Have you heard of STINK! yet? It’s the movie the chemical industry doesn’t want you to see. The Minneapolis premier of STINK! was last night

12 Healthy Food Trends to Look for in 2016
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Food trends are so intriguing. Some are creative solutions to problems. Some seem a bit contrived (breathable cocktails? see below). Some ar

How to Get Enough Vitamin D All Winter Long
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Thank you to Adora Calcium Supplements for sponsoring this post. Feeling a bit lethargic lately? It may be due to a lack of enough Vitamin D

Green & Healthy Resolutions for 2016 + A Look Back at 2015
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Anyone else completely blown away that 2015 is over? I’m convinced I’m in some sort of time warp with the speed button set to high. It may h

Breakfast Salad Bowl with Fennel Sour Cream Dressing » Nature Moms
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This beautiful salad bowl is perfect for fall and winter breakfasts. Seasonal eating is the missing link that most diets today are totally o

Easy DIY Gifts
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Attention procrastinators and non-crafty types! I’m here to tell you that homemade gifts don’t have to be complicated and endless time-consu