Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Tummy Time Tuesday: Brussel Sprouts

Your taste buds are supposed to change every seven years.   I’ve also heard that in order for a child to learn to like something unusual, you have to present the new food to them something like seven times. 

Seven is a good number. 

I should have cooked seven brussel sprouts last week.  Maybe more than the adults would have enjoyed dinner.  But I didn’t. 

However, I will continue to introduce my children’s taste buds to all varieties of God’s garden veggies and to see if my new taste buds like brussel sprouts as a grown-up (though I NEVER remember having them as a child).

Jodi liked it.  Brian liked it.  Mussie probably would have liked it.  But that is all.

I followed the directions.  I was worried that if I didn’t . . . they would become bitter.  That is what happens when these vegetables see too much heat.

(NOTE:  the below paragraphs really don’t relate to this blog post what-so-ever.  I have tried to delete this section several times . . . but each time my finger contacts the delete button . . . I feel like I am supposed to leave my grasping of straws to connect a biblical application to my parboiling of brussel sprouts.  So if you are confused by my short Bible lesson . . . so am I.  BUT it is supposed to be included in this post.  For whoever God wants to be reminded of this lesson . . . I pray it blesses you.  By the way, it comes from Beth Moore’s study, Living Beyond Yourself.)

Kind of reminds me what I read in my Bible study this morning.  It actually doesn’t totally relate, but nevertheless, here is some food for your soul, as well as your stomach.

Philippians 4:4 tells us to “Rejoice in the Lord always,  I will say it again:  Rejoice!”  So no matter what your circumstances . . . perhaps you are finding yourself in some hot water like my brussel sprouts (I’m reaching here), rejoice. 

Beth Moore eloquently expands on Philippians by saying, “Through his trials Paul learned something I believe God desires for all believers to learn:  the presence, purpose, and power of God is best discovered through difficulty.  How encouraging to recognize that Paul did not discover the strength to leave his circumstances (Acts 16:16-40); he discovered the strength to stay.  Because he did, places for a jailer and his entire family were reserved in the Lambs book of life!”

Truly something to rejoice about.  Look around you . . . look at the good and seemingly bad in your life.  Don’t let yourself be overcooked.  Choose to rejoice, instead of becoming bitter. 

Tasty Brussel Sprouts –
almost Sweet Brussel Sprouts
  • 1 lb fresh brussels sprouts
  • 4-6 Tbsp coconut oil or butter
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds

Remove any slightly mysterious looking leaves and send the stem of the brussel sprout to the gallows. 

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Parboil the brussels sprouts (or steam them) for 3 minutes or until just tender. They should be almost cooked all the way through.  If your green ball is looking deflated . . . you boiled the little guy too long.

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Drain the bobble-head-like brussel sprouts in a colander and run cold water to stop the sprout from cooking and allow them to keep their vibrant youthful green color. 

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Cut the sprouts into halves (or quarters).

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Heat 2-3 Tbsp of coconut oil in a skillet on medium heat. Add the onions and cook until translucent, about 4-5 minutes.

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Add 2-3 Tbsp more of coconut oil  and the brussels sprout quarters. Increase the heat and cook for several more minutes. Remember an overcooked brussel sprout is a bitter brussel sprout!

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Salt and pepper to taste, while the brussels sprouts are cooking.

Remove the pan from the heat, stir in the lemon juice and add the almonds.

Pairs perfectly with couscous . . . which we had leftover from an amazing Algerian meal that my friend, Sarah, had made earlier in the week. 

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Serves 6-8.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Tropical Traditions Lip Moisturizer: A Giveaway

I don’t wear makeup.

OK, I lied. 

On rare occasions you will spot some mineral mascara on my eyelashes, all to rival a certain family member’s long lashes. 

I don’t wear lip stick.  If I did, I certainly wouldn’t let you call  it lipstick.  Just like if I use something that looks like a purse I won’t respond to any questions about said baggage if you refer to it as a purse.  It’s a satchel.

Likewise, I wear chap stick.

As do my sons.

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The whole reason I wanted to try this chap stick out is because of Asher, who wouldn't have anything to do with posing for me.  He is the one who profited the most from this review.  Even before he entered the world he could be seen biting his lip.  It only happens when he is tired.  It makes for chapped lips.

Ezra was getting ready to go outside.  He loves the camera.  He wanted to protect his lips.  I got some cute pictures as a result.

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He was concerned that the chap stick might turn his face yellow.   After all, the stick is yellow.

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But it didn’t.  See?

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Like most other Tropical Tradition products, once I sample their products – I’m hooked.  The Tropical Traditions Orange Cinnamon Lip Moisturizer is no different.  (It smells like Christmas!)

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I could tell you a bunch of facts regarding this product, but you need to read for yourself

My personal favorite truth about this Tropical Tradition product:  you could eat it.  I wouldn’t.  But you could.  You know your kids will.  Could the ingest your current chap stick in safety?

Want to win a bit of Christmas on you lips?  Keep Jack Frost away!  By the way, Ezra was wondering – who is Jack Frost?

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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving

I have been rather remiss in posting daily what I am thankful for . . . but I have found that managing two blogs, and writing for two others plus having a newborn, along with all of my previous duties makes for a busy Jodi.

But I am thankful. 

Let’s see how thankful. 

If I go with my original thankful goal last year of listing 10 things a day that I am thankful for, then I need to write 125 items below. 

Here goes.  (Please give me grace for any typos or unintentional exclusions.)

  1. Jesus Christ and His sacrifice on the cross for me (and the world) that provides almost minutely forgiveness for me!  I have asked God recently to show me what He has saved me from . . .  yea.  I’ll leave it at that right now.
  2. The Holy Spirit that helps me to understand the Bible and convicts me . . . thus enabling me to change, be it ever so slow.
  3. the Hottie . . . who is too funny, extends grace, loves me despite my popped balloon appearance right now.
  4. (According to birth order)  Mussoorie and that she is still alive thanks to steroids
  5. Asher – my helpful son full of gifts of service, words of encouragement, and homemade gifts
  6. Ezra – my snuggly bundle of energy whom I can always count on to sit and read a book with or have a delightful date with
  7. Gabe – the little boy who provides constant amusement and a smile
  8. Naomi – forever my Sweet Pea who is a a joy and every so pleasant to wear around.
  9. a fast and safe delivery on October 18th
  10. our new house and that we didn’t have to do much aesthetically to it . . . it was as if God gave the previous owner a vision of how to prepare it for us!
  11. My mom coming over to help on Tuesdays.
  12. My Mother-In-Law for coming to help on Wednesdays.
  13. Starbucks . . . it is only 2 minutes from my house.
  14. my Sunday night Bible Study with beautiful women.
  15. my Monday night Bible Study . . . filled with new friends and delightful conversation
  16. Twitter – that it can bridge miles
  17. all of the meals that were delivered to our house after Naomi was born
  18. my sister who keeps me hoping with creative ideas
  19. sisters and brothers-in-laws and their kids
  20. Mothering Magazine
  21. my father-in-law who helps us with all sorts of household projects
  22. a warmer house now that we have fresh insulation
  23. my texting plan
  24. I’m thankful that I once lived in Colorado and India
  25. 11 years of marriage
  26. I still love my husband and want to date him.
  27. We got to keep our swing set.
  28. Despite having hypothyroidism and PCOS, I am able to nurse Naomi.
  29. homemade pie crust
  30. Endangered Species Chocolate
  31. a great Dad who provided my excellent education
  32. the Canada cabin
  33. hand-me-down clothes from friends
  34. our church
  35. my laptop . . . it’s portable
  36. my camera, Willow
  37. Neo, who allows the kids learn how to use the computer
  38. creative friends
  39. yoga pants
  40. my Vita-Mix
  41. my new toaster oven
  42. I love my bedroom.  It is such a haven.
  43. book club
  44. paperbackswap
  45. great blogs that help me with school and encourage me in life
  46. the hope that I may go to Relevant next year
  47. I have only dated my husband.
  48. I’m thankful that I learned to ski, backpack, and play games.
  49. our house sold quickly
  50. my sewing machine
  51. I have an outlet – my blog, even though most don’t understand why it is so important to me
  52. Green B.E.A.N. Delivery – ordering all my groceries on line
  53. my great midwife, who is also my friend
  54. all of my friends . . . I’m not going to mention you all . . . that would be too easy to fill up my thankful list!
  55. that I live in a country where I can read my Bible in public, worship freely, homeschool, and so far make my own health care decisions
  56. boxes at my doorstep
  57. when the mail man brings my mail to the door
  58. a haircut
  59. no zits
  60. deodorant that works
  61. big driveway
  62. trees in my yard
  63. Cutco knives
  64. stoneware
  65. a good steak
  66. when people show up with surprise coffees and they guess my favorite beverage correctly! 
  67. the smell of baking bread
  68. coconut oil
  69. almond oil
  70. SmartWool socks
  71. Mountain Hardwares cool logo
  72. raw milk and Mark and  the farm ours comes from
  73. finally finding a pizza crust that I like (thanks Jolanthe)
  74. silence
  75. flowers
  76. garden produce
  77. Farmer’s Markets
  78. the perfect Vanilla Latte
  79. Christmas trees
  80. Christmas music
  81. being able to print without being attached to the printer
  82. baby girl clothes
  83. minky sheets
  84. how precious Naomi’s room looks
  85. miracles
  86. a cheesecake that comes out of the oven without cracks
  87. a shower after two days in the same clothes (not that I would know)
  88. snail mail
  89. coupons
  90. organization
  91. exercising without peeing your pants
  92. diapers that aren’t poopy when you go to change them
  93. a good nights sleep that is longer than 4 hours
  94. the love Naomi’s brothers have for her
  95. fences
  96. living near a state park
  97. canoe rides
  98. bright houses
  99. easy solutions
  100. answers to prayer
  101. having someone know you really well
  102. feeling beautiful
  103. hoodies
  104. Dansko shoes
  105. not having to wait long at the doctor’s office
  106. good music like Jon Foreman, Toby Mac, 100 Portraits, Seeds of Worship, U2
  107. Pandora – it’s free
  108. knowing that heaven awaits me – no crying, no pain, no hurt feelings, seeing Jesus, clothes that you don’t outgrow
  109. glue sticks
  110. Hottie’s days off
  111. the weekend
  112. the Hottie’s new blog and our idea for it . . . now he just needs the time to write
  113. having what you need and not having to run out to the grocery store
  114. a family dinner full of conversation, no fighting, and everyone likes what they are eating
  115. vacations
  116. snow
  117. the smell of spring
  118. making a pile of leaves
  119. the smell of Naomi’s head – or the top of any newborn baby’s head
  120. making Operation Shoebox boxes with my kids
  121. baking cookies
  122. watches with timers
  123. my inductive study Bible
  124. unconditional love
  125. sweet fellowship
  126. when my children have ah-ha God moments

and there are more . . . but I met my goal and it is time to go celebrate!

Head on over to Conny’s blog for some more Thankful Things!

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Tummy Time Tuesday: Caesar Salad Recipe

I really thought that Caesar salad had something to do with an conqueror.  But it doesn’t.

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The Caesar salad actually isn’t a very old recipe at all.  The story (one of several) is told that it was created on a busy 4th of July weekend when the kitchen was short on food.  So as not to disappoint his customers,  Caesar Cardini (an Italian-born Mexican) hurriedly created what was first known as the Aviator Salad.  To make the salad appear that the menu was planned with forethought, Caesar assembled this classic salad at his customers’ tables.

Though not prepared tableside, this salad is a frequent accompaniment to our meals.  We typically create a modified version of the original recipe that the Hottie wooed me with when we were dating.

Caesar Salad (only if you use ALL the ingredients)

(Call it a Jodi Salad if you go with only the NECESSARY ingredients)

  • wooden bowl
  • 1-2 garlic cloves
  • 1-2 teaspoons lemon juice (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce (optional)
  • dash Tabasco sauce (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • raw egg {ONLY if it is from a healthy bird that you could go visit} (optional)
  • 2 pounds romaine lettuce, washed and dried
  • 8 ounces freshly grated Parmesan cheese (good cheese is a must)
  • croutons (optional)

(By the way, the Hottie strongly disagreed with me listing certain ingredients as optional.  To him – they are not optional.  To me – if I am making this salad with 3 kids running around and a baby slung on my hip – they are optional.)

Press garlic bulbs into wooden bowl using a fork. 

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Mix olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and Dijon mustard  in the bottom of the bowl. 

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Add optional ingredients lemon juice, Worcestershire, egg, and Tabasco sauce.  Work combined ingredients up the sides of the bowl so that the mixture doesn’t remain concentrated at the bottom only to drown the lettuce leaves. 

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Toss washed and torn lettuce leaves into the bowl, making sure to thoroughly coat the romaine. 

Garnish with croutons and Parmesan cheese.

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Monday, November 22, 2010

Green Bean Delivery Day

Excitement, for Gabe, is when the Green B.E.A.N. delivery van is parked outside of our house. 

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He watches our delivery like a vulture, waiting to rip open the contents of our newly arrived green containers – hoping for a treat that he can soon munch on.

It is his brothers who get to bring the containers into the house.

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And it is I who feels good about the contents of those heavy containers, often filled with items locally grown.

I am thankful for Green B.E.A.N. because it allows me to buy local, order online, stay within our budget, AND stay home!

First Things First: A Review

For starters, the rumors circulating about football star, Kurt and (his wife) Brenda Warner,image simply aren’t true.  Yes, they are a rags to riches story BUT they did not meet in the grocery store were Kurt was a stock boy.  Nope.  Nothing like that.  But you gotta read the book to find out HOW they met.

What book? First Things First.  I highly recommend it.

For a fast, interesting, AND applicable book – this is the book for you (and me).  I honestly thought this would be a nice book but wasn’t expecting to read it as if it were one of my “vacation books.” 

However, the Warner’s excellently combined real life stories with practical application.  For example, I pulled a few “rules” out of the book and began applying them in our family.

  • I’m completely OK if the boys dress themselves.  I will allow them to wear whatever concoction they come up with, even if it is glaring to the eyes.  I will intervene if they are wearing shorts, though, in sub-zero weather.  If the Warner’s don’t care that their children didn’t walk out of a Gap commercial, then I don’t need to either.  One less thing to argue about.
  • I’ve always prayed with the kids . . . like at mealtimes, moments of stress, for ouchies . . . . but never “OVER” them – like as in a blessing.  So, at night I have been asking them their prayer requests and then entreating the Lord’s protection, asking for sweet dreams, and for their current and future spiritual walks.  I felt like an idiot for not already doing this – better late than never.
  • At dinner, I have begun to ask everyone what their favorite part of the day was . . . hoping to inspire thoughtful conversation.

To pull three things out of a book AND actually remember them without flipping through the book . . . I’d say it has to be a pretty practical book.

Complete with color pictures and collectable football cards makes this book a hit for the entire family!

Thanks to Tyndale House Publishing for sending me this book to read and review.  I was not paid for this post, nor do I have to return the book.  It will remain in our family library because I really want Brian to read it.

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Saturday, November 20, 2010

It Is Snowing In Our Attic

I’ve seen a lot of hoses going up our stairs this fall.  But this time the hose wasn’t leading to a birthing tub . . .

You see, the Hottie loves winter so much, he decided to make it snow in our attic.

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Just kidding. 

But seriously.  (As the Hottie would say.)

The “R Factor,” whatever that is (actually click on the link to find out), went from this:

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to this:

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You might say that our house was a bit chilly prior to tonight.

  1. I’m thankful that the boys’ rooms will be warmer and they shall sleep more comfortably. 
  2. I’m also thankful that we will hopefully have a cheaper heating bill now.
  3. And Lord willing, we will see a bit of a tax break . . . not that we considered this or anything. 

But who am I most thankful for? (Two people actually)

Two men made this happen today (with the Lord’s help) – 4.  the Hottie, of course, and . . .

5.  my father-in-law, who dedicated his whole day to helping the Hottie install a ceiling fan and load the insulation hopper.

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Thanks so much, John!!!!

6.  And thanks for sharing him with us Kathy, in addition to bringing lunch! 

Head on over to Conny’s blog to see what everyone else is thankful for this November.

Egypt: Hideaways in History

Last Saturday our good friends came over to visit from Ohio. 

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The visit had many purposes.  The most important being fellowship; followed by an introduction to Naomi, and a crash course in all things Egypt.

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Jay and Emily once went on a mission trip to Egypt to help a church build a ropes course, modeled after the one at our church. 

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Thankfully the Lord brought this fact to my attention when Asher recently mentioned that he still didn’t understand how large the pyramids were.  (FYI—they are much taller than Jay and Emily!)

We learned how to make pita bread.

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From the littlest . . .

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But I personally, like how Ben rolls out his pita dough . . .

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He and I get along quite well.

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To the oldest . . .

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and they were quite delicious . . . though not very round.

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I don’t know that I could ever go back to a store bought pita . . . now if only I could find the recipe Emily gave me.

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The pita bread was accompanied by homemade hummus, mandarin oranges, cucumbers and tomatoes, and fava beans.

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She added a few choice spices . . .

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It’s nice to have this lesson in our Hideaways In History completed.  Thanks Jay and Emily!  It was sooooooo good to see you!

I wonder where we will travel to next?

Friday, November 19, 2010

Elementary Round-Up: A Link Up

I mentioned a few weeks ago that poor Mr. Smackdown didn’t have an outlet for his homeschooling activities

And then he caught wind of this.

Now he is telling EVERYONE that he has his own blog, just like his sister does. 

Umm  . . . not really, but you do have your own blog post, Buddy.   I take a lot of pictures of his learning, but rarely post them.  In my seemingly constant activity on the internet, I have yet to stumble across a “first-grade” link up or “elementary “link-up in which to help hold me accountable to document our learning. 

So, I decided to add one more thing to my plate. 

A Bi-Weekly Elementary Link-Up for my blogging buddies . . . open to anyone so long as you follow these simple guidelines (and I will continue to develop these guidelines as I gain experience and see a desire among others to join in):

  1. Write a blog post about your elementary aged child(ren), first through fifth grade, comprising the activities you did the prior two weeks.  You can include pictures, bullet points, tools used, learning gained, God moments, etc.
  2. Include in the title, Elementary Round-Up, making sure to include a link back to my blog.  By doing so, other like-minded readers can hang out in a central location if they are looking for Elementary School ideas.   Publish your post and then head back to my site. 
  3. Provide the exact link (URL) of the Elementary Round-UP blog post you wrote, not your blog’s home address, through the provided MckLinky.
  4. Optional:  For now, I would love it if you grabbed my blog button over on the side.  At some point, I may get creative and create a button specific to this meme . . .

BIG IMPORTANT HEART MOMENT:  This isn’t a blog post to WOW other moms . . . the point of this is to help YOU document on YOUR blog what you and your child(ren) are learning.  My link-up is only to provide some accountability.  I won’t come and leave nasty comments on your blog if you don’t link up. 

And I’m just going to be real with ya today . . . and not edit my pictures.  It’s going to be hard . . . but I need to be quick!

  • Today was Book Read-In Day.  We stayed in our pj’s (or pa-jammies) and read as many library books as we could.

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  • Mr. Smackdown finished Saxon Phonics K and is moving onto the First Grade curriculum next week!  Actually, that is his Saxon 1 Math that he is finishing.  And yes, you can see his name . . . a huge decision that I am making and probably a blog post for another day.

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  • He is loving A Reason for Handwriting!

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  • Along with his brothers, Asher worked on the Thanksgiving Tot Pack from 1+1+1=1.

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  • Our good friends came over from Ohio and taught the boys about Egypt . . . to wrap up a unit we started umm . . . before we moved into the house!  Now we can move on!  I’ll share later what we learned!

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  • And Asher continually fixes my cabinet door that won’t stay closed!  I am impressed by his creativity!

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  • We also worked on making Thanksgiving note cards to give to our neighbors that Maureen, from Spell Outloud, created.

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  • And we made Christmas ornaments with my sister to participate in an ornament exchange.

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What did you do the past two weeks?


Thursday, November 18, 2010

Fermented Potatoes

It started with a noise.

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Then a slow leak.

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Followed by an eruption.

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A volcanic like eruption.

Now that’s what I call fermentation!

For the recipe head on over to The Healthy Home Economist.

P.S. It feels good to be fermenting again. 

15 Dollar Gift Certificate from EcoMom

I used to think that our whole foods diet was enough.  In a perfect world, we would get all of the nutrition we need from our mostly organic fare. 

However, we don’t always eat perfectly. 

Ahem, read between the lines:  our bodies need some help acquiring all the nutrients necessary to run efficiently.

With so many supplements sitting on shelves in the stores, how do you know what is a good one and what is basically cardboard?

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Here are some tips:

  • stay away from synthetic vitamins and opt for food based supplements
  • choose vitamins with less that 1 gram of natural sugar (avoid high fructose corn syrup or artificial sweeteners)
  • avoid artificial flavors, hydrogenated oils, and synthetic dyes
  • pick a vitamin that is free from allergens (milk, yeast, gluten, wheat, etc.)
  • look for rich mineral content
  • check to make sure that the vitamin is produced under high quality manufacturing standards
  • if possible, find a vitamin that has a probiotic bend included . . . if not, be sure to give your child their daily dose of good bacteria

In my search for good vitamins, our boys tested Smartypants Gummy Multi Vitamins, compliments of EcoMom. 

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Does SmartyPants Gummy Vitamins match my criteria?

Yes and no. 

The below paragraph is a description of the vitamin:

SmartyPants Gummies only have 5g of Organic cane sugar per serving (that is 80% LESS sugar than in a glass of unsweetened apple juice). SmartyPants are made with only natural colors and flavors and no High Fructose Corn Syrup. They are also gluten- and casein-free. They never use any fake or artificial flavors, sweeteners, or dyes that are bad for your kids!  Their Omega 3 DHA and EPA fish oil comes from eco-friendly sustainable small fish sources. No unsustainable tuna or contaminated fish!

My main bug-a-boo would be the sugar content . . . which does make this vitamin yummy!  By the way, the vitamin flavors are lemon, orange and cherry.  (Cherry was our favorite!) We were all quite happy taking our candy vitamin everyday.  I could see that this vitamin would be a hit for the fussy eater who is lacking in the nutritional arena of their body.

SmartyPants Gummy Vitamins are available at EcoMom for $21.95.  To be honest, this makes choosing SmartyPants as our children’s daily vitamin out of the question.  One bottle would not even last us half of a month, and Naomi isn’t even taking them yet.  SmartyPants are available for autoship at $17.95, with the first month only being $8.95. 

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