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Mickens Macuska (TheSplitPlate)
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Discover veganism from three different perspectives!
Discover veganism from three different perspectives!

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Oola for Women: The Secret to Finding Balance
Balance. It’s what so many of us strive for yet few us truly
find. As women, it’s in our nature to sacrifice our own time to nurture and
care for those around of us. As a result our lives tend to be a bit unbalanced
in some key area or areas of our life. I ...
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To blog or not to blog? + High Protein Post Workout Snacks!
I’m starting to see a pattern here. Blog for a few months,
leave for a year, return and blog again…it’s funny how life works; how we
switch through interests based on time and top priorities. As life has slowly begun
to balance out, my interest in blogging ...
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Tower Garden Set Up
Four days after I placed my order at DC's Green Festival, the Tower Garden arrived.  I was impressed with the timeliness of delivery!  It came in 3 boxes:  1 containing the tower, 1 containing the cage, and 1 containing the grow lights.  When opening up the...
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Tower Garden Planning
Showing off my Green America temporary tattoo at Greenfest While at DC's Green Festival last weekend, I was introduced to Tower Gardens , a vertical aeroponics planting system.  The basic concepts follow: Seeds are started in rockwool (not soil).  Rockwool ...
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Baby Callie's Birth Story
  Every birth story is unique and well, Callie’s is of no
exception. It all started a few days prior to Callie’s actual birth date. I
began noticing that her daily movements were slowly decreasing; a sign that
baby girl was conserving energy for her upcomin...
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Week 39 and 40: The Final Weeks (Late Posts Capturing Final Thoughts Before Delivery)
NOTE: Yes, this post is late, but I wanted to share my
thoughts from weeks 39 and 40. Week 39 (December 26, 2014 – January 2, 2015): Is it REALLY
a GIRL!?   I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays! I know we did! I have
to say that after visiting family this w...
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Weeks 36-38: And now we wait….
It’s hard to believe that we’ve made it to full term!
Although the journey was quite crazy, I am so excited to finally bring this
miracle baby into the world. As we patiently wait for nature to take its
course, my husband and I have been working hard prepar...
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Weeks 30 and Beyond: The Home Stretch!
We’re down to the last few weeks and I’m feeling the
pressure to get things done before this baby arrives. (Hence the reason why
I’ve been silent for the past several weeks).   Top that off with the holidays, birthdays and the end-of-year chaos at
work and ...
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Week 28 and 29: We have a Midwife!!! Home birth bound.
P.S.
I know this is a month late…better late than never! The
past two weeks have been extremely exciting! For starters, my husband and I
made a final decision to go with a home/water birth and chose a midwife who we
both absolutely adore! For
the past sever...
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Weeks 24 – 27: Living Happily Uncomfortable + Birthing Options: Home vs Hospital
  In the past month my belly has grown at a rapid rate. I
think my belly has finally reached the maximum amount it can “normally” stretch
before the real skin stretching begins. Every day my belly feels like it is
being pushed out to abnormal lengths. It’s ...
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