Author: Tracey Hanson, editor

10 Things We Love, Made in Texas

Don't start a “what's bigger” debate with a Texan unless you have a few hours to spare. Texans are very devoted to their diverse state and take pride in flying their flag at the same height as the American flag.  Due to the size of Texas it is the only state which has almost every terrain on earth including deserts, swamps and coastlines. It is also one of the most culturally and socially diverse states.  Texans have a big appetite and love their breakfast tacos, Tex-Mex, BBQ and frito pie, so our list primarily consists of food but there...

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Popcorn Time! Make Movie Night American Made

My kiddos and I love to end our crazy busy week with a Friday night movie viewed from the comfort of our own family room couch.  Of course, what is a movie night without popcorn? Make sure that the popcorn you serve your family or movie night guests is only the best with these American made product suggestions. Popcorn Time! Made in USA Movie Night Must Haves Popcorn Popper Did you know that stovetop popped corn is healthier than chemical laden microwave popped corn? Not to mention, nothing beats the flavor of fresh stovetop popped corn. Unfortunately, I never...

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5 Healthy Practices to Follow During the Cold and Flu Season PLUS A Ginger Tea Recipe

Cold and flu season is here with a vengeance! Now is the time to make sure we have preventative practices in place to ensure that our household isn't attacked by these nasty viruses.  By making an effort to stick to the following healthy habits, I know I can make an impact on the health of my family when it comes to food preparation, household purchases, and daily cleaning.  5 Healthy Practices to Follow During the Cold and Flu Season 1. Wash hands (and hand towels) frequently. The best way to prevent your family from getting the cold or flu is to...

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American Made Baby Products: The Ultimate Source List

If you are expecting, or know someone who is, then this American made source list is one that will be extremely handy! Make sure that baby has only the best products, all made in the USA. American Made Baby Products Made in USA Organic Baby Sleepwear: CastleWare Baby Footies, Sleep Bags, & Pajama Sets Castleware Baby offers a full line of timeless, Eco friendly sleepwear for babies and kids, up to size 6. Castleware Baby clothing items were design and created with functionality and durability in mind. Eliminate the need for lose crib blankets, and keep little one safe...

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American Made Tools: The Ultimate Source List

We often are asked for sources for American made tools. It makes sense that workers and homeowners alike would want to buy tools made in the USA. Here is our list of brands you should seek to build your toolbox. Please note: Many of the companies that are listed below also manufacture tools in other countries. We always support any effort a company makes to keep American jobs. Please read labels carefully.  Tools: Made in the USA RevMark Quickdraw Marker The RevMark quickdraw marker has a patented belt clip design. The marker's cover stays attached to your belt, so you don't loose...

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