School started for us this week, and we really need a school morning routine to help us have a smooth start each day. Gone will be our mornings of sleeping in, eating breakfast when we are hungry, and moving at our own paces….ummm….wait a second…this sounds like us on school mornings as well, so who […]
There are so many fun things to do at local farms this time of year: events to attend, and good things to eat! Remember- supporting our local farmers is an important way to support American agriculture. Keep those farms in business so we know that our food is made in the USA!
I’m here to tell you… finding kids’ clothes made in the USA is possible! Believe it or not, there ARE a lot of companies out there that manufacture children’s clothing in America. Here is a list to prove it!
With cities and towns in the US struggling economically, it is no surprise that many public schools are counting on families to foot the bill for needed supplies and are sending students “suggested” shopping lists. Whether you are searching for American made items off of that school provided supply list, or you are looking for […]
I searched the web for made in the USA backpacks and school bags then put together a list of my favorites. These are my top picks for kids to adults.
Are you looking for Made in the USA school uniforms or basic kids’ clothing to meet a school dress code? Polo shirts and dress slacks are articles of clothing that are being added to an increasing number of back to school shopping lists this year. In today’s world, uniform shopping is not only reserved for […]
Kids in America today are becoming more and more disconnected with nature. Neighborhoods are quiet as children are choosing to play video games alone inside over playing and exploring outside with friends. Summer vacation is the perfect time to disconnect from modern technology and take the family on some outdoor adventures. The activities listed below […]
My kiddos’ favorite summer activity is going to the beach. Fresh water, salt water, they don’t care. As long as they can get wet and play in sand, all is right in their world. They get along at the beach, and they get tired at the beach (early bed time, yeah!), so all is right […]
It’s almost back to school time, and we want it to be easy to find and buy American made products across every category. Socks are an easy and inexpensive way to support American made business. We have lots of options we’re sure everyone in your family will love. USA Love List readers looking for made in […]
What’s HOT in vacationing this summer is agritourism. Agritourism is defined as the act of visiting agricultural based businesses for enjoyment and education. Being an agritourist is a great way to support U.S farms, ranches and vineyards as many of the owners use agritourism to supplement their income and stay in business. It’s an easy […]
Summer is here, and along with it comes the bumps, sunburns, bug bites and any other ailment that happens while enjoying the great outdoors. Over the years I have collected a number of American made natural products that work as natural remedies for summer ailments. Here is a list of my favorites.
What sunscreen are you using? Please, please say it’s a natural mineral one. Go check it now! If it has zinc oxide or titanium dioxide, you’re good to go. If not, read more about sunscreen chemicals and how they affect us.
We all know that finding children’s clothes made in the USA can be a challenge. Finding SPECIFIC made in the USA children’s clothing items is even MORE challenging. With the temperatures rising and school out, my kiddos are in drastic need of summer clothing, especially beach gear. And so began my quest for American made […]
It is important to me that my family uses American made, natural toothpaste. The problem is, natural toothpaste is hard to find in popular big box stores and grocery stores. Most of the toothpaste on the shelves in these stores is sparkling blue or green in color. Yeah, definitely NOT natural.
Whether you are hosting your own Fourth of July cookout this year, or attending a friend’s, make sure these American made Fouth of July cookout necessities are on your shopping list. You won’t regret it, as you will be sure to use them all summer long!
The school year is coming to a close across the US, and summer is finally upon us. For many of us, with summer comes at least one family road trip. We have a couple of road trips penciled in our calendar for this summer, and with kids who are too excited to sleep in the car, […]
My oldest kiddo will soon be embarking on his first ever OVERNIGHT summer camp experience and this momma has to make sure he has all of the gear and summer camp necessities he needs. I have questioned moms whose kids have been to camp before, and reviewed the required items checklist provided by the camp to see […]
I am always on the hunt for new made in the USA outdoor play items to add to our collection. Here is a list of our favorite outdoor toys and game brands and products that we have either enjoyed when they were younger, currently love, or want.
My kiddos had major growth spurts this winter, so they are both in need of new swimsuits. Despite the fact that every major department store has had swimwear on their sales floors for months now, I have yet to find any in stores that are made in the USA. I can’t say I was surprised, […]
Oh, man! I’ve been doing a lot of research lately on safe, natural, non-toxic, products that don’t have harmful ingredients in them. I know that sounds weird. How could these safe, natural, and non-toxic products have harmful ingredients? Well, there is so much green washing, it’s difficult to know what is good and what isn’t.
Spring is the time to refresh and renew your home. Tackle a room at a time when getting ready for spring. When you are getting rid of old, broken, or unwanted items, choose to buy American made to replace it. The following list of items are some that can help you freshen up the look […]
We are celebrating National Caramel Popcorn Day today. Instead of sharing just ONE recipe for plain old caramel popcorn, we have teamed up with Cow Tales to bring to you a caramel popcorn recipe for every craving.
Let’s party next April 7th in celebration of National Caramel Popcorn Day. Join us, and our friends at Maryland-based Goetze’s Candy, for an epic Twitter party. You’ll also have a chance to win some yummy Cow Tales treats to celebrate the day! Are you with us?
Thinking of getting your creative juices flowing and want to support American-made products? Looking for creative gift ideas? You’re in luck. This list of projects will have you feeling inspired without jeopardizing your pursuit of all things ethically sourced. Homemade Jewelry Made With Homeland Materials Handcrafted jewelry is a great craft project idea for several […]