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#InYourPalm

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Did you know you that Palm oil is found in over 50% of processed foods (candles and grooming products as well) and  this is destroying the rainforest where many animals live and affecting the local people that live there as well? Here is great information about palm oil and what you could

homeschool weekly photo challenge ~ fav book

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Favourite books… well that is a hard one as it depends on my mood and the kids as well… but here is a small sample 🙂 These books are great for teaching kids ethics and environment  and my kids love them, the author uses short stories  🙂 These ones are great

6 the movie

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from the filmmakers of  “the cove” the movie “6” check out their site here “the movie 6” Lisa

elephants at play

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what a great video of one of my favourite animals ! Lisa

whales

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we need to respect and protect these amazing creatures! [vimeo http://vimeo.com/68465648] Lisa

Butterflies

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I came across this amazing video about butterflies today with my kids and we learned so much … thought I would share 🙂 hope you have a fantastic week! Lisa

Rainforest Alliance

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What a great symbol to look for on products ! Their mission ( according to their site ) ; “The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior.” How awesome is that ??? Next time you are shopping see

announcing ~ Organically Conscious

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I have decided to start a new blog all about living simply, naturally and organically. you can find it here… it is called Organically Conscious  I hope you will join me  🙂 I will still keep blogging here as well at sweet bella vita 🙂 Lisa

homeschool weekly photo challenge ~ chores

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I believe that kids should play but also be responsible for picking up and cleaning up after themselves as well as learning to do other household chores 🙂 so my kids have lots of chores from picking up toys feeding the dogs sweeping hanging/ folding putting  their clothes away clearing or setting

soon to be pink moon

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There is lots of talk about a ‘pink moon’  which led me to a homeschool topic of researching does the moon actually turn pink? and why is it referred to as such? “Northern Native Americans call April’s full moon the pink moon after a species of early blooming wildflower. In