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Let’s Rock the Love Boat

Are you living under a rock of rock candy or have you stayed current with our children’s food system… you know, the one that took thousands of years to make, but only about 3 generations to destroy?  The day of love … Continue reading

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US Schools Getting a Snack Food Makeover

If the US government were the fashion police, the only makeover attempt for improving the school food culture, for my family, would be a new shade of lipstick. Let me explain. I am very thankful and appreciative that any effort … Continue reading

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Take Steps (No Matter How Small) to Change the Food Culture at Your School

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, or in our case… organic lemon granita. I needed to pack a snack for my child to eat during school hours.  I understand, a toothless student can only have apples so many times…whole … Continue reading

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Biking Through Candyland

Not a bike lesson, but a lesson in my neighborhood’s after school snacks. I got a new bike for my birthday, a cruiser. As I was dreaming about adding a front basket for my fresh produce and long baguette, my … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat!

One of my readers was wondering what i’m giving out this year for trick or treat…  …milk chocolate bars, whole-peanut bars, and whole-grain popcorn balls.  What’s going to be in your trick or treat bowl this year? Although this is … Continue reading

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Have you been Boo’d?

Some neighbors take turns “boo-ing” another neighbor.  It’s the highest form of a compliment, lol.  You WANT to get boo’d.  It’s like ding-dong ditch, where you ring their doorbell and then take off before they come to the door- but … Continue reading

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Crazy sunglasses- nut free and sugar free

Ever wonder what to hand out for your child’s class birthday treat?  What a great idea this is!  And look at how happy she is- just as happy as if she received an artificial-flavored sucker made with corn syrup or … Continue reading

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