Author: Tracey Hanson, editor

Preserve Summer’s Bounty with made in USA canning supplies, dehydrators, and more

Fall is in the air and home gardens are overflowing with vegetables. Don't have a home garden? Farm stands are filling up to the brim with end of season bounty, and local orchards are awaiting visitors to do the picking. Gather up all of the fresh fruits and vegetables you can now and preserve them to be enjoyed all winter long. Food preserving is becoming more and more popular. People are preferring home preserved fruits and vegetables over store bought canned goods and pre-packaged snacks that are filled with processed additives. In the long run, home preserving is also...

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Ease Your Family Into a School Morning Routine with These Four Tips

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 am I kidding?! I am on a mission this school year to start off our school day mornings with as little drama, tears, yelling, and rushing as possible. I thought about what worked for us in the past, and what triggers  those tears (sometimes...

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Made in USA Kitchenware: The Ultimate Source List

This USA Love List Source List is a long one, and I am sure it will be getting longer! Kitchenware is a category that covers any tools, utensils, appliances, dishes, and cookware, that can be used in the process of preparing and serving food. Everyone has and needs kitchenware items. The next time you are ready to replace your cookware, bakeware or dishes, be sure you check this list first and make that purchase an American made one. These items also make great gifts! Bookmark this list of made in USA kitchenware so you can easily find it when you...

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Nine Natural Remedies for Summer Ailments

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. Nine Natural Remedies for Summer Ailments 1. In the summer, it doesn't get dark in my neck of the woods until after 9PM.  My kiddos have the hardest time falling asleep when it's still light out. No matter how tired their bodies might be, their minds are still racing from the...

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Made in the USA for 100 Years or More: The oldest American made products

Can you believe that there are products still made in the USA today, that were made here before the United States of America even existed?  The editors at USA Love List went on the hunt for companies that have manufactured their products in America for over one hundred years. Some have been around even longer! The Oldest American Made Products Caswell-Massey personal care products have been American made for 262 years. Cologne Number 6 was a favorite of George Washington. Crane & Co, a manufacturer of fine stationery, was founded in 1770. Since 1879 Crane & Co has supplied the United States Treasury...

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