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Entries Tagged as 'Green Living'

Is There a Safe Sunscreen for Infants?

July 22nd, 2014 · 13 Comments · Food for Thought, Green Living

Should babies under 6 months be in the sun at all? Should all the same rules apply to sunscreening their soft baby flesh like we do older children? When I was a mother of one child nine years ago, the summer that he was 13-17 months, he got breakfast, clothing, and (chemical) sunscreen every morning. […]

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Homemade Non-Toxic Ant Poison {VIDEO}

July 16th, 2014 · 15 Comments · Cleaning, Green Living, Videos

Even though I think of myself as a food blog, one of the most popular posts around here, especially in the summer, is about ants. More specifically, how to kill ants. Naturally, of course. I don’t have a lot of experience with fire ants or carpenter ants or big freaky looking ants (except for the […]

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Get the Itch Out (Natural Bug Bite Relief Options)

June 26th, 2014 · 16 Comments · Green Living, Natural Health

Ah, the skin of summer – grubby feet, farmer’s tan lines, bruises and scrapes on little legs, and red, painful, swelling bumps – often which become scabby, nasty looking things on children. Mosquito bites (or whatever the biting bug du jour is in your climate) are nearly inevitable and not any fun at all. I […]

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To Waste or To Waist: Feeding Cookies to Kindergarteners

June 12th, 2014 · Comments Off · Green Living

I thought I had achieved a real food success with the kindergarten party planning committee for 100 kids…until the near-miss cookie ambush of 2014. As evidenced by the fact that I went ten days without posting anything, the last week of school (last week) was incredibly busy with events at school, nearly all of them […]

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Welcome!  Meet Katie.

I embrace butter. I make homemade yogurt. I eat traditional real food – plants and animals that God created, not products of plants where food scientists work. Here at Kitchen Stewardship, I share how I strive to be a good steward of my family's nutrition, the environment, and our budget, all without spending every second in the kitchen. Learn more about the mission of KS here.

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