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Expert Interview Series: Mary Helen Leonard of Mary Makes Good On Embracing a Natural Lifestyle

Natural lifestyle

Author, blogger, and kinda-crunchy mama Mary Helen Leonard is a do-it-yourself expert at Mary Makes Good, a creative living blog featuring whole food recipes, natural skin care tutorials, and simple craft projects. We recently spoke with Mary Helen about motherhood, natural living, and whole food cooking. It’s readily apparent that you’re committed to a natural lifestyle. Why did you choose ... Read More »

The Real Scoop on Americans and Ice Cream

Mail order ice cream

Americans love their ice cream. In fact, the average American eats upwards of 40 pounds of ice cream annually, according to a report from City A.M. This significantly outpaces per capita ice cream eating in other parts of the world, including second-place finisher Australia (22 pounds), as well as Norway (21 pounds), Sweden (20 pounds) and South Korea (18.5 pounds). ... Read More »

Giving 101: An Overview of the Psychology of Giving Gifts

Giving gifts

Gift giving is a ritual in modern society and has been for thousands of years, but have you ever given any thought into why we give gifts? Sure, it’s often out of a sense of obligation, but there are many other factors in play. And, what about that whole “‘Tis better to give than to receive” thing? Does it really ... Read More »

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