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"Operation Lion Ark"

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This morning, I heard about a wildlife sanctuary that rescued 25 lions from Bolivian circuses.  These animals were flown to Colorado with the financial support of Bob Barker.  "The animals were rescued from deplorable conditions after a law was passed last year in Bolivia prohibiting all performances involving animals, Animal Defenders International said".  This is a touching story and gives hope that everyday people can make a difference in changing the world.  I did a bit of research on the sanctuary, The Wild Animal Sanctuary, and they have a lot of history.  The founder and Executive Director, Pat Craig, has been saving captive wildlife...

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children's toothpaste

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I had a very informative meeting with a pediatric dentist today and I asked what they recommend for toddler toothpaste... they say they tell people about Tom's of Maine, Fluoride-Free Children's Toothpaste.  "Silly Enough for Kids - Good Enough for Moms!"  Tom's of Maine describes it "Our Fluoride-Free Toothpaste for Children uses calcium and silica to gently clean, and the delicious real fruit flavor appeals to your child's taste - not artificial sparkles and bubble gum flavors. Because it's fluoride-free, you won't have to worry if more toothpaste ends up in your child's tummy than in the sink!" "be the change...

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Natural Beauty Road in Brighton?!

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  I just received my letter today from the Livingston County Road Commission Director stating they will be reviewing my request to designate Teahen Road in Hamburg Township, Michigan as a "Natural Beauty Road"!  Although this is just the first step, I am very excited and optimistic about the progress and potential.  I will be hearing back from them soon as to the date of the public hearing.  This designation is very important to local residents and the County as a whole - this would be the first "Natural Beauty Road" in Livingston County! Thank you to all of my neighbors in...

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enjoy the day

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Take the time to enjoy your day today!  This morning, as I was slowly traveling on an icy road around a lake,  I watched a beautiful family of  deer strolling along the frozen water.  If I had been in a hurry, I would not have noticed that wonderful sight....it was a great way to start the day! Enjoy the snow we are going to get and be safe!

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Arbonne baby care line

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I love the Arbonne products that I have been using!  Here is a little insight into their philosophy... " Arbonne is committed to the development of unparalleled products free of harmful ingredients, using a combination of botanical principles and scientific discovery. Our commitment begins with research and testing to ensure that each of our ingredients meets or exceeds industry standards for purity. Arbonne personal care and nutrition products are Vegan-certified: Our formulas are never tested on animals and do not contain animal-derived ingredients or animal by-products.* We firmly believe that consumers have a fundamental right to know every ingredient in our...

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