Remember when a giant cardboard box was a magical playhouse? When folding box tops became windows or doors, and sheets over furniture extended your own little cardboard domain? In this electronic gadget and computer world, one may wonder how much this manual form of play and imagination still goes … Continue reading the story "‘My Space’ Cardboard Playhouse & Cardboard Memories"
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There was a very interesting program on CNN the other night that I found very refreshing. Their coverage of 'Toxic America' as they called it, was very extensive and offered hopeful alternatives as well as the scary chemical facts. It’s not often that I agree with so much of mainstream health and chemical press. So … Continue reading the story "Comprehensive Coverage by CNN on ‘Toxic America’"
We may live in a small world, but within that small world are many different sets of national regulations. Whether it’s lead or cadmium found in toys or glasses, or melamine plastic in pet food, we are all too often unwittingly exposed to things that shock us once we discover the truth. Now add imported honey tainted with drugs to the ever-growing list of products … Continue reading the story "Antibiotic Chloramphenicol in Chinese Imported Honey"
A couple of months ago I wrote about some wonderful organic dog toys made by Simply Fido. I discussed the big advantages, and in my opinion great importance of going organic, and not toxic for something our dogs are going to chew on, and end up partially ingesting. Company information/background: "Simply Fido Organic Pet Toys are made of organic fabrics and all-natural dyes. Organically grown, … Continue reading the story "Follow-up on Simply Fido Organic Dog Toys"
For those of you with canine family members, there’s a great company I discovered a few years ago that I’d like to recommend. Simply Fido makes certified organic dog toys, many with up to 5 dog-popular squeakers inside. While not the only company to be organic, they are the only one I’ve come across that makes the most appealing ‘normal’ looking dog toys – you … Continue reading the story "Simply Fido Organic Dog Toys"