Author Archives: Gina B

Love Modern Family? Check Out My Julie Bowen Interview

Modern Family's Julie Bowen Interview

I was fortunate enough to sit down and interview Julie Bowen, who plays Claire Dunphy, on the hit comedy, “Modern Family” and who, believe it or not, used to have a role on “Lost” as Jack’s wife! Check out my to learn what’s coming up on the show for the holidays, learn one BIG way that Julie is very different […]

Natural Food & Health News 10/24/14 #momsnotlovinit #autism #fracking

Natural food and health news

In the upcoming weeks, I want to write about how to do research and understand alternative health and science, and how to separate it from “pseudoscience.” Please comment or email me with your burning questions on this topic! 10/21/14: McDonald’s to Sell Organic Food Whaa??? Bloomberg is reporting that McDonald’s “may” sell more organic foods. They […]

Toxic Chemicals in Our Kids’ Costumes? What you can do

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Tell Retailers: Toxic Chemicals Have No Place in Children’s Halloween Costumes   A new study released by HealthyStuff.org found elevated levels of toxic chemicals in popular Halloween costumes, accessories and even “trick or treat” bags. Dangerous chemicals like phthalates, flame retardants, vinyl (PVC) plastic, organotins, and even lead. The products were purchased from top national […]

Review: Beanfield’s Bean & Rice Chips

BEANFIELD CHIPS

I received a sample to facilitate this review; all opinions are my own. Before we went everything-free, corn chips were a huge part of my family’s life. Zoe especially loves the zing of salsa, and what is a football without homemade nachos? And then the food issues came into my life and between the toxicity of corn, […]

Your Guide for Halloween with Special Needs & Autism

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As you know, my kids love Halloween- it is the official kick off to the holiday season, after all! But as the number of children with autism, SPD, food sensitivities/allergies/Celiac and other problems continue to rise, Halloween can be a harbinger of stress for a family raising a child with special needs. Here, then, is Mom-Blog’s […]

Organic Sweet Potato Pie (dairy free / gluten free / soy free) & KitchenAid #Fall4Food Giveaway

gluten free sweet potato pie

I love sweet potatoes. Not only are they Paleo safe, today I learned they can help boost immunity since they contain beta carotene, as well as Vitamins A and D. So when I got the chance to adapt a recipe for a fall inspired dish, I knew that I just had to try something with sweet […]