Natural Living Des Moines


Sample Sundays have their own website by sarahtar
April 14, 2009, 10:22 pm
Filed under: Check This Out!, Neat Web Pages

And if you haven’t been to Prairieland Herbs, Picket Fence Creamery, and Northern Prairie Chevre for Sample Sunday yet… um, you’re seriously missing out.

Check out all the yummy sample goodness here.

Next Sample Sunday: May 3

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Fun website – Gimmie Your Stuff by sarahtar
March 26, 2009, 8:24 pm
Filed under: Neat Web Pages

It’s a cultural exchange blog. Check it out!



Easier navigation of county park system! by sarahtar
February 2, 2009, 9:39 am
Filed under: Check This Out!, Neat Web Pages

The mycountyparks.com website is just a few hours old, but looks very promising if all the counties hop on board!

Our family has often been frustrated with the clunky county park system. When looking for new trails, parks, or campsites, it’s cumbersome to look up each county conservation board and hope their website’s up to date. Our counties have some awesome natural resources, but finding out about them sometimes means a few phone calls and, well, if your family’s like mine, that’s not likely to happen.

Enter mycountyparks. com! Only a few of Iowa’s 99 counties (Lynn, Polk, and BlackHawk, mainly) have entered their information, but the organizers think the other counties will be adding their information over the next few months.



Bill Nye the Science Guy by sarahtar
May 1, 2008, 1:56 pm
Filed under: Check This Out!, Neat Web Pages

My husband found this fun article on Bill Nye greening his house.

You’ll also note if you keep reading that Bill Nye is a swing dancer. See, all the cool Crunchies are swing dancers.



Fun Resource by naturaldsm
April 21, 2008, 11:55 am
Filed under: Check This Out!, Neat Web Pages

The Happy Cow has a nationwide directory of Vegetarian resources (restaurants, mostly). Here is the link to their Des Moines IA page.



Nurture Notes by naturaldsm
October 18, 2007, 10:24 pm
Filed under: Neat Web Pages, Parenting

A resource for you nursing moms out there – Lansinoh has a free email newsletter called Nurture Notes. A subscription (which is free) gets you a supportive, weekly email message about breastfeeding. www.lansinoh.com



Live Lightly Tour by naturaldsm
July 3, 2007, 1:23 pm
Filed under: Community, Neat Web Pages

Hey if you haven’t already, go check out Sara Janssen’s new website and follow their family’s journey on the Live Lightly Tour.