I got carried away again this week so we have another mega links Sunday Surf.
Food and Recipes
Celebrating 20,000 Hits: Interview with Christine Ortiz of “Milk & Honey Organics” – For those in the upstate SC area, check out this interview. I have tried out this service yet but really want to and found the interview interesting.
Bacon Irish Soda Bread – Unusual bread recipe
Making Lunchtime Fun: Muffin Tin Meals! – I’ve heard of this idea before and love it but still have yet to implement it. Guess I’m just lazy?? I even have a nibble tray so I’m set. Maybe this week will be THE week.
Seriously Eating II: 94 Recipes from Serious Eats’ Healthy and Delicious Column – The title says it all
Dehydrating the Days Away – Funny post about dehydrating food. I have good memories of my parents doing this when I was a kid, especially my dad’s beef jerky.
Finding Better Health Through a Traditional Diet – Another great post from Natural Parents Network about what a traditional, real food diet is
Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins – A friend brought me muffins like these after I had my daughter and they were fantastic!
Easy Breakfast and Lunch Ideas – Loved all these ideas!
Healthier Nachos and Green Brown Rice – I have never heard of green rice before. I totally want to try this.
The Other Side – Sad story, recounting mourning with a friend through her miscarriage
Sound Bites from a Miscarriage Journey – Having been through miscarriage myself, I can truly relate to and appreciate this post
Moms Supporting Other Moms
Please Think Before You Comment – A mom of a nursing toddler gives some thoughtful advice
Let’s All Try Not to Be Jerks – Great post about how moms need to support each other
Lactivism, Breast Feeding, Bottle Feeding, Formula And Mothers At War – This one goes hand-in-hand with the “Please Think Before you Comment” post above
Birth Without Fear Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Be Scared – Although I can honestly say that birth did not scare me, I really, really liked this post a lot.
An Alternative To Perineal Massage For Childbirth Prep – Good info to keep in mind for my next pregnancy
One Response to ‘Eww! Birth is Icky!’ Squeamishness – I really appreciated this post about birth, sex and breastfeeding.
Feeding to Sleep – My sentiments exactly!
Attachment Parenting Series: Beware of Baby Trainers – Some solid information that explains this “Baby B” of the AP style
Carseats – Lots of great links and info about the recommendations for rear-facing and booster seats
Shepherding a Child’s Heart: a review by Anne Sokol – Great review on the reasons this book is concerning
Sarah’s Stitches Wet Bags – I hadn’t heard of Sarah’s Stitches before and enjoyed learning about them in this review
Homemade Cleaning Spray – Good stuff and piggybacks nicely with my green spring cleaning tips!
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