Agritourism: Make memories while supporting our nation’s farms!

Agritourism: Make memories while supporting our nation's farms!

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 […]

5 Hot American Made Fourth of July Cookout Necessities

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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!

Children’s Vitamins: A USA Love List Source Guide

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I have noticed that as my kiddos grow, the  supplemental needs of their bodies change, along with their taste buds. Here is a list of children’s vitamins that are manufactured in the USA. This USA Love List American made source guide includes multi-vitamins, as well as supplements for specific body needs.

Clean Gardening: A Video Lesson on Starting Seeds with Chemical Free American Gardening Supplies

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Today, my two lovely assistants and I will show you how we start our seeds the chemical free way.  As I mentioned last week in my introduction to clean gardening, it is super important to know that the garden products my kiddos are exposed to are safe. 

‘Made in USA’ Crowdfunding Campaigns: Make a difference by supporting an American Made Project

'Made In USA" Crowdfunding campaigns

Crowdfunding is the fund raising choice for the digital age! Crowdfunding is when a group of people pitch in money to help fund a project. Crowdfunding websites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo, make great platforms for business owners to set up crowdfunding campaigns when funds are needed for company start up or growth.  At USA […]

Summer Clothing for Kids: Made in the USA from Head to Toe

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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 in just over a week, my kiddos are in drastic need of summer clothing, especially beach gear. And so began […]

American Made Swimwear & Swim Accessories for Children of All Ages

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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, […]

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Tips to Reduce Waste With American Made Products

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In celebration of Keep America Beautiful Month, we’re looking and ways to reduce, reuse, recycle with a little help from American-made products. Today we have tips to REDUCE waste. There are 3 key areas to focus on when it comes to actively reducing our individual waste- our energy consumption, our water use, and our trash […]

Get+Give+Employ: Mitscoots Socks are Socks With A Mission! {GIVEAWAY}

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We LOVE it when we get to share an American made company with you that really goes above and beyond making a difference! Mitscoots is a company that does just that! Get+Give+Employ: Mitscoots Socks are Socks with a Mission!

An American Made Outdoor Game Set That’s fun for all ages! Enter to win a Family set of Murbles

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The weather is catching up to the calendar in my neck of the woods and it is FINALLY starting to feel like Spring outside!! Time to dust off those outdoor games and get out there to enjoy the sun! But wait, are you noticing that all of those outdoor game sets that you purchased last […]

Easter Bunny’s Shopping List: Ten American Made Easter Basket Essentials

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This year the Easter Bunny will be filling the Easter baskets in my house with only American made treats.  And not because I have declared so. My kiddos have. “Mommy, I hope the Easter Bunny knows to get us ‘Made in the USA’ things for our Easter basket,” said my 4 year old daughter when […]

Four Great Ways to Add Nutritional Supplements to Your Children’s Diets (Without them even knowing!)

Nutritional Supplements

In order to make sure that my kiddos are still getting the nutrients that they need when they are struggling to eat the required amount of fruits and veggies this time of year, and to boost their immune system during cold and flu season, I add nutritional supplements to their diets. Here are my favorite, and […]

Four Practical Picks for American Made Baby Gifts Under $30

Baby Gifts {under $30}

Finding the perfect baby gift can be overwhelming, as there are so many products today to choose from. Even more  overwhelming (and time consuming!), is finding that perfect item when one’s priority is to purchase an AMERICAN MADE baby gift.  Whether you are on the hunt for a baby shower, baby welcoming, or birthday gift, […]

Green Mama Approved Body and Hair Care Products for Children

Body and Hair care products for kids

Why is it so hard to find chemical (paraben, sulfate, petroleum oil) free, dye free, soy free, (anything free for that matter!) body and hair care products specifically for kids?! I did all of the work for you and the hair care products for children I found are American-made too.

Cold and Flu Remedies for Kids – Five Natural, American Made Goods

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, February is one of the peak cold and flu months. Has your family been attacked by the dreaded flu virus yet? Mine has just been hit, and of course, the kiddos are the first ones with symptoms. Nothing makes me feel more helpless than when my […]

February is Children’s Dental Health Month: Four Fun Finds for Tooth Brushing with Kids

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month The American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month every February to raise the importance of oral care. As a parent, I feel one of the most crucial lessons I can teach my kids is the importance of taking care of their teeth. Making oral care […]

Six American Made Winter Necessities We Love… no, NEED, Today

Winter Necessities

As the East Coast is being slammed with (yet another) winter storm, and the kiddos are excited about (yet another) day of cancelled school, I am ready to suffer through enjoy (yet another) day of being snowed in with my family. I have lost count of the number of snow days we will have to […]

Encourage a Love for reading this Valentine’s Day! Printed in the USA books for all ages: Valentine’s Day gifts for kids

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Our family tradition for Valentine’s Day gifts for kids started by accident really.  My oldest kiddo was only four months old when his first Valentine’s Day came around.  This was, in a sense, my first Valentine’s Day too- the first one celebrating my love as a mother to my child. I was then faced with a […]

White Chocolate Blueberry Scones: Favorite Recipes Using a KitchenAid Mixer, Made in the USA

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Guest Post from Darla DeMorrow, author of The Pregnant Entrepreneur and HeartWork Organizing If you love the old red, white and blue, there’s a good chance you associate blueberries with the “blue”. I’m a blueberry fiend. So when I was blessed with the prize of a (made in USA) KitchenAid mixer, I got to work […]

Warm up this winter with an American made sweater! {giveaway}

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We love Pure American Baby, not only for their great selection of high quality products, but also because everything they sell is made in the USA.  Pure American Baby is an online retailer of items for baby and the whole family. We’re thrilled to introduce them to you with this week’s USA Love List giveaway. Read […]

Holiday Crafting With Kids: Red, White and Blue Ornaments, Made in USA Materials

Holiday Ornaments, Crafting with Kids

One of my family’s favorite holiday traditions is making ornaments. The ornaments that we make are not only used to decorate our Christmas tree, but they are also given to grandparents, aunts and uncles as gifts. This year we made Red, White, & Blue Ornaments with American made supplies These ornaments are perfect for holiday […]

A Few Reasons Why We Love K’NEX Building Toys for Children

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“At K’NEX and Rodon, we’ve learned that manufacturing in America can actually be more cost effective than manufacturing overseas.  Our nation was founded on an entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to shape our own growth by inventing and making everything we use.” -President and CEO of K’NEX and The Rodon Group, Michael Araten   As […]

Trouble the Dog Is A Rare American Made Stuffed Animal and a True Friend

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Trouble the Dog is a very special stuffed dog. Not only his he 100% handcrafted in the USA, but he also touches the souls of all those who hear his story.

Affordable American Made: 30 Gifts for $30 or Less {2013 Holiday Gift Guides}

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Everyone wants to find a great gift that won’t break the bank. I’ve put together a list of 30 gifts for $30 or less for everyone on your list. They are all affordable American made, so  you’ll feel even better about your purchase!

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