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Why so blue? The surprising ingredient that’s sometimes hidden in marshmallows.

When we first began this journey over 5 years ago, one of the first things I noticed was that just because something was WHITE, it didn’t mean it was dye free. We quickly discovered that a lot of white food products were made using blue food coloring. Who knew? For centuries, people have used “bluing”… Continue reading Why so blue? The surprising ingredient that’s sometimes hidden in marshmallows.

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Our Weekend in Pictures: A Girls Trip to Austin

When you have 4 kids, time alone with each one basically never happens. So when I had a bunch of things I wanted to take to one of my sisters for her daughter that involved a short road trip, I figured I would take at least a couple of my kids. But these past few… Continue reading Our Weekend in Pictures: A Girls Trip to Austin

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How Our Dye Free Journey Began: The Day Things Got Messy

  People ask me all the time how our dye free journey began. Let’s just say it was the day things fell apart. And before I tell you our story and in an effort to always be honest and transparent, you should probably know that we live a mostly dye free existence. Mostly? Yes. The fact… Continue reading How Our Dye Free Journey Began: The Day Things Got Messy

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Do you really need these things? A mom’s glimpse into minimalism.

Several weeks ago my podcast cohost and I attempted to record at my house. We always record at her house, but we decided to switch it up that week and do it at mine. Well, let’s just say we had MAJOR technical difficulties and there was an issue recording. While we were sitting there chatting,… Continue reading Do you really need these things? A mom’s glimpse into minimalism.

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Magically Delicious or Magically Deceiving? Dye Free Cereal Alternatives to Lucky Charms

Is Lucky Charms your child’s favorite cereal? Or something like it? If it is, you probably think there’s not a dye free alternative out there, but thankfully these days there are so many more options. This stuff is a food dye nightmare, laden with preservatives and high fructose corn syrup. General Mills did issue a statement… Continue reading Magically Delicious or Magically Deceiving? Dye Free Cereal Alternatives to Lucky Charms