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Writing Wild: Connecting creativity with the natural world

Everything we know about creating, we know intuitively from the natural world.

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Save the Illinois Poison Control

The Illinois Poison Center (IPC) will close on July 1, 2014 – leaving Illinois as the only state without Poison Control Services

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We’ve Joined the Tom’s of Maine Goodness Circle!

A genuine passion for healthy, human and environmental goodness has always been at the heart of what Tom’s of Maine is all about.

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Features roasted dandelion root, the celebrated liver cleanser, and burdock root to help support healthy liver function and digestion while detoxifying the skin.

Choice Organic Wellness Teas: Breathing Space, Throat Cozy, Simply Detox

Dandelion Root, Burdock Root, Peppermint, Eucalyptus, Ginger, Echinacea…

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Organic, superfood snacks!

Healthy Organic Superfood Snacking: Navitas Naturals Dragon Fruit and Cacao Goji Power Snack

Where I often fall short in my mindful eating is snack time.

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Happy Mother’s Day: I feel deep gratitude for the lessons I have learned from motherhood.

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Happy Mother’s Day! I am so blessed to be a mother!

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Happy Mother’s Day Mom!

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Raising Teens: What they really want is respect and attention

What we desire above all else is to have sovereignty, to rule our lives as we see fit, to not be beholden to another

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Words to live by: Sogyal Rinpoche

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The Absolute Best Gluten-Free Flourless Almond Cake!

I only buy organic raw almonds from Italy or directly from a farmer, as the almonds in the US are not truly raw.

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Lila Mae is an online shopping destination that offers a wonderful collection of sustainable, stylish gifts and essentials that are all made in the USA. We are thrilled to introduce you to some of our favorite American innovators whose vision and passion for what they do is reflected in their original approach to cutting edge style. From jewelry and organic clothing to toys and vintage home décor, we are dedicated to bringing you American-made products of beauty and quality that are also safe, natural and non-toxic. Happily, we don’t have to sacrifice the environment or our health to create a thriving economy, and we don’t have to sacrifice our sense of style to fill our lives with safe and sustainable treasures being created right here at home.

Lila Mae Sustainable and Stylish Gifts Responsibly Made in the USA

From jewelry and organic clothing to toys and vintage home décor… Eco-Friendly Mother’s Day Ideas

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Are your kids shoes toxic?

Shockingly, the Washington Toxic Coalition (WTC) found some baby sandals contain 44 percent phthalates!

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Outer cardboard embedded with vegetable seeds so you (or the kiddos) can grow veggies at home

Little Duck Organics Mighty Oats Packaging You Can Plant!

Outer cardboard embedded with vegetable seeds so you (or the kiddos) can grow veggies at home

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