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Babywearing

Well, it’s time to do my part to say something about the recent uproar about baby carriers. Our slings, mai teis, and various carriers are being looked at as possibly unsafe by the CPSC. There was the recall a few months ago that got everyone that wasn’t already “in-the-know” about baby carriers scared of slings. SCARED. Scared of something that could be the most wonderful thing to...

More About Food

As Spring has sprung, food has been on my mind quite often.  With gardens popping up everywhere–including our yard–and with the Farmers Market opening day fast approaching, I can’t help but let food consume my thoughts.  In our garden we have all the early spring stuff already planted–broccoli, carrots, spinach, arugula, kale, cauliflower, beans, peas, onions, and lettuce–and tonight...

No Impact

John and I just got back from the local screening of No Impact Man. The main idea of it was something we, of course, have pondered before. We, as a family, are becoming increasingly more conscious of our impact on the environment. It’s nice to watch movies like this one to light the fire for inspiration to keep moving forward with our goals. John and I both liked the fact that the family doing this...

I Made Soap!

Spring is here and I made laundry soap!  Yep, I’ve decided to go ahead and make my own laundry soap and household cleaners.  I’ve known for a long time that it would be simple and affordable, but have just now made the effort to actually do it.  Last week I attended a Permaculture meeting and left feeling completely inspired.  Inspired enough to start making some changes to the way we do things...

Wow

Ok, so we (The Fry Fam) are busy! Seriously. What are we busy with? Well, to start we have two children and one of us has a job. Then, there’s the normal house upkeep, website upkeep, business networking mumbo jumbo. And also, for my business I usually need 2 sewing nights a week to keep up with orders and preparation for upcoming craft shows. This has been the extent of what has kept us busy until just...
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