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Cara Yara
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Kale in english muffins, yay!

Today, Jake was making bread and asked me if I wanted him to add any extra grains or healthy stuff. I suggested flaxseed meal, so that went in. Then amazingly he suggested adding pureed kale! This is coming from the same man who looked at his plate with disdain the first time I served kale last year. So he whipped up a cup of pureed kale and added it to the dough. Tonight he used some of the dough to make english muffins. I'm curious to the kids' reactions when they are served english muffins… Continue

Posted on October 5, 2008 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Recycling is bad?

My 6 year old told me the other day that "recycling isn't good for the environment". That comment was pretty much blasphemy in our household since we are avid recyclers. I asked her what she meant. She elaborated by saying, " well, in order to recycle you need to use a lot of water to clean the stuff and then trucks have to use gas to take the stuff to be recycled, and then you use electricity to run the machines that recycle the stuff". I agreed with her. She went on "but… Continue

Posted on September 18, 2008 at 4:58pm — 4 Comments

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At 1:07pm on March 31, 2010, Pat said…
Next MNO is Tuesday, the 6th at Bombay Grill in Pineville if you can join us.

Did you hear that Cady Asch has moved back to Charlotte, just last month? She is living in Highland Creek in the University area. She's on Facebook.


Hope you are doing well!


Pat
At 5:47pm on October 5, 2009, Pat said…
We thought we'd head to Ilios Noche on Providence Rd, about 7:30pm tomorrow for the MNO. Any chance you can join us?

Pat and Anna
At 2:17pm on September 3, 2009, Pat said…
Missing you! How are you all doing? Hope to see you at 521-Rec Center soon!

Pat
At 1:08am on January 10, 2009, Amelia said…
Thank you for the welcome! I was reading the "Finding Your Tribe" section at MDC (not a member there) and this group was mentioned. There wasn't much on MDC for Charlotte so I thought this might be a better bet.
At 8:43pm on November 20, 2008, Shannon Shanely said…
Hi Cara!
my girls are almost 4 and 14 months. We must be close...hope to meet up with you all soon :)
At 2:57pm on November 17, 2008, Niki Hitch said…
Thanks, Cara. I'm excited to learn more about this group. I know Laura enjoys it. Hope to meet you soon!
At 11:22am on November 14, 2008, Kamilla Sepulveda said…
Did yours rise within an hour and a half? Ours took almost 3 hours! We had ours for breakfast too, with butter and jelly.
At 8:41am on November 12, 2008, Kara said…
Thanks for the compliment Cara!
At 9:43pm on November 9, 2008, Karen Davis said…
Cara, I have put the playdate on my calendar and I am hoping to come.
At 5:19pm on October 22, 2008, Christine Cagnina said…
Thanks for the welcome! And I'm glad the flu vaccine article was helpful. I wish I had known all of that info when I was pregnant with my little guy the first time....!
 
 
 

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We have only two folks RSVP'd to come tonight. I hope that others will join us. My husband comes home early so that I can attend. But, if we are going to have limited participation, I'd rather cancel the gathering in advance.What are your thoughts? Are the days, times, frequencies an issue? Same with the MNO?Thanks, PatSee More
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Cooking Class based on Nourishing Traditions

Just wanted to post some info on a cooking class being offered by a woman I know. It will be held at her home in South Charlotte. Space is limited. If you decide to sign up, please let her know that you found out from Exploring Holistic Alternatives / Sarah Wood. (I am also signed up for this class and really looking forward to it!)____________________Healthy cooking classes and Nutrition basicsA 6-wks mix of theory and class demonstration allowing you to get comfortable with new techniques…See More
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Gardening Volunteer Opportunity-details below

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Carolina Raptor Center-Bring Cash

We have only 31 people confirmed for tomorrow at 2:30pm. That is our minimum number to get the discounted rate of $4.50 per person. I'm hoping to have another family or two sign up this morning to give us a buffer, in case anyone is sick tomorrow.Please let me know if you would like to attend the 2:30pm class tomorrow!! Also, if anyone can not attend their confirmed class (see below), I need to know ASAP, today, please.Everyone is requested to BRING CASH and EXACT CHANGE to pay the educator…See More
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