Worms Eat My Lunch!

Worm Composting: BrownThumbMama.com

Does anybody remember the camp song, “Dirt Made My Lunch”? Dirt made my lunch, Dirt made my lunch. Thank you Dirt, thanks a bunch, For my salad, my sandwich My milk and my munch ’cause Dirt, you made my lunch. That’s what this reminds me of. Worms eat my lunch,… 

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Homemade Rice-a-Roni

Homemade Chicken Rice-a-Roni: BrownThumbMama.com

We had rice-a-roni all the time with dinner when I was growing up. We even ate it a lot as newlyweds, when our food buget was $25 a week. I didn’t give it a second thought until we started to eat healthier a few years back. Then I looked at… 

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Make a Natural Car Air Freshener

Natural Car Air Freshener: BrownThumbMama.com

I splurged last week and took the Mommymobile to a nice car wash place by my work. It was great to have a clean car, but they sprayed some horrible air “freshener” inside that instantly gave me a headache.  Considering that the EPA acknowledges that air fresheners contain formaldehyde, petroleum… 

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Grandma’s 10 Best Baking Tips

Grandma's 10 Best Baking Tips: BrownThumbMama.com

I was lucky to have Grandmas that were cookie bakers. We would make cinnamon cookies, chocolate chip cookies, and many other things together. In their memory, I’ve gathered up their 10 best baking tips to share with you. Everybody loves freshly baked cookies, but you don’t always have time to… 

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Fight the Back-to-School Germs

Fight Back-to-School Germs: BrownThumbMama.com

It’s the middle of September–raise your hand if the kids have come home from school with the sniffles. And then you got the sniffles, then baby…am I right? I know how it goes. But believe it or not, there are lots of things you can do to keep your ENTIRE… 

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Is Your Grocery Receipt Toxic?

Is your grocery receipt toxic? BrownThumbMama.com

My first job in high school was bagging groceries at the supermarket in my neighborhood. I worked there for several years, and saw the toll that this job takes on the body. My teammates were on their feet all day running the cash register, some with braces on both wrists… 

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