Why Are There So Many Chemicals In My Body & How Did They Get There?


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Ever wonder about chemicals in your day-to-day life? I have. Continue reading

Children’s Book Review: Love is the Color of a Rainbow


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Love is the Color of a Rainbow, written by Kathy Parra, is a sweet story about Willow, a Continue reading

Award-Winning “Citizens for Conservation” Wilderness Programs for Kids + More.


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Citizens for Conservation (CFC) actively restores land, putting back in place the full biodiversity that once covered northeast Illinois. They educate and encourage Continue reading

We Need to Get Moving for Our Planet (VIDEO)


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A day to put our demands for climate action into motion.

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WHY: For too long, our leaders have denied and delayed, compromised and caved. That era must come to an end: it’s time to get moving on the climate crisis.

WHERE: All over the world. Find an event near you or register your own.

WHEN: September 24, 2011

WHO: You, your friends, your family, your neighbor, your school

Check out this inspiring video:

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Veggies don’t bite.


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So why not take the challenge?

Go meatless for week. Just eat your veggies, fruits and whole grains and see how good you feel. Register here. (Let me know if you sign-up for the challenge by commenting here or sending me a tweet @LynnHasselbrgr. Would also love to hear from you during and after the challenge to see how it went. Oh, and if your veggies happen to bite, please let me know).

Then… go to Veggie Fest 2011!

VeggieFest 2011 is one of the biggest vegetarian festivals in North America! Not only is there free admission and free Continue reading

Can plastic chemicals make you fat?


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~ from Environmental Health News

The rates of obesity and overweight in adults and especially in children are on the rise, though some recent studies indicate that the rates may be at least leveling off among adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 34 percent of adults are obese and a further 34 percent are overweight. Twenty Continue reading

Keep off my lawn, chemicals!


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A patch of my non-conformist front lawn.

This is one time I say no to green.

Green, as in, the color. I mean, what’s wrong with the occasional splash of purple (my favorite color) or yellow?

And, if one has to treat their lawn with chemicals in order to maintain an “acceptable” Continue reading

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