Loving Scouts

Jul 31

Loving Scouts

Hola amigos! I have now been a Girl Scout for over a month! It has been a great way for me to meet new people, as some of my troop goes to a different school. I’ve also been learning many new skills. I’ve earned badges in pottery, time management, and first aid. I am so happy I decided to be a part of such an amazing group, and proud that I can call myself a Girl...

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Who Wants to Win $100 of Nutrition Education Materials?

Jul 30

Who Wants to Win $100 of Nutrition Education Materials?

ENTER TO WIN A $100 ORGANWISE GUYS GIFT CERTIFICATE! Hardy’s Hundred Dollar Question is a feature that you can find on our blog each month. The scoop: Each month we will ask  you a question. Submit your answer by sending an email to media@organwiseguys.com. Include Hardy’s $100 in the subject line. Answers are to be submitted by midnight on the 15th of...

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Tips For Healthy Shopping on a Budget

Jul 30

Tips For Healthy Shopping on a Budget

July Healthy Shopping on a Budget is here! What did we make this month? Check it out in the recap picture! For a total of less than $19, we made a corn side dish, some tasty tropical fruit smoothies, a fun dried fruit chip, and a healthy, homemade cornbread.   Our dried fruit chips were the biggest friend to our budget this month. Purchasing prepackaged fruit...

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Computer Time

Jul 28

Computer Time

Hey everybody! One of the great things about summer is you don’t have to be inside all day. There’s no classroom you need to be in for eight hours. We’re free to get outside and enjoy some sunshine. But this weekend I found myself on the computer way too much. I was just in a daze, playing games and looking stuff up online. Yes, you can learn things from the...

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Baked Pineapple Chips

Jul 28

Baked Pineapple Chips

Do you crave sweet snacks during the summer? If so, consider drying pieces of fresh fruit in the oven to create your own healthier versions of store bought fruit snacks or fruit leather. These homemade dried fruits are the exact same as a piece of fresh fruit except they have been dehydrated of all water by cooking at a low temperature in the oven for a long period...

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You CAN be Active on Vacation!

Jul 25

You CAN be Active on Vacation!

I have mommy guilt. Serious, deeply-rooted mommy guilt. Other than those seldom moments where I really feel as though I’m rocking this mom thing, mommy guilt is alive and eating at me. I could have fed my kids better food today. I should have spent more time with my kids today. Did I really need to raise my voice to get them to stop fighting (again!)? The reasons...

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