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DIY Upcycled Cookie Sheet Memo Board and Easy Steps for Living Green #BringingInnovation

This DIY Upcycled Cookie Sheet Memo Board project has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BringingInnovation #CollectiveBias I'm sure that all of you avid bakers out there can commiserate … [Read More...]

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How to Make a Wine Bottle Lamp

I am a big fan of the occasional glass of wine and I find myself wondering about how to reuse wine bottles. I especially love the cobalt blue wine bottles that my favorite Riesling comes in at the grocery store.  While recycling the wine bottles is a … [Read More...]

How to Detox Your Body Every Day

How to Detoxify the Body Every Day and Why You Need To

I like to think that I live a fairly healthy life.  I eat lots of organic food, drink plenty of water, and use mostly natural products on my skin and body.  But, I also live in metro Atlanta which means that I am inhaling a scary cocktail of … [Read More...]

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Learn What to Pack in Your Gym Bag Along with V8 Protein!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of V8 Protein for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Like many people, I made a pledge to myself that this year I would be eating healthier and getting more exercise. The eating healthier has been … [Read More...]

Recipes

Yogurt Parfait Recipe with Liberte Yogurt

Caramel Apple Yogurt Parfait Recipe and #YogurtPerfection with Liberte!

We go through a ridiculous amount of  yogurt in my house every week.  Seriously...I could have a half empty grocery cart by the time I got to the … [Read More...]

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Green Glow Power Punch Makes an Easy High Protein Snack!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of AllWhites Egg Whites for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I am always looking for high protein … [Read More...]

Molten Chocolate Cake Recipe with Raspberries

Molten Chocolate Cake Recipe and a Chocolate Dessert Roundup

I have a horrible sweet tooth and the hardest part about the whole 'healthy eating' thing for me is giving up dessert.  Most days when dinner is done, … [Read More...]

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Green Living

How to Repurpose Old Magazines

10 Creative Ways to Repurpose old Magazines

Once a year my daughter comes home with a magazine sales flyer as a fund raiser for school.  I truly detest those fund raisers but feel I need to do … [Read More...]

How to reuse plastic milk jugs

15 Creative Ways to Reuse Plastic Milk Jugs

One of my goals in the new year is to find ways to reuse things I have around my house.  Since my daughter has a near obsession with milk, the one … [Read More...]

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How to Repurpose Old Spice Jars

We go through a lot of spices in my house.  We don't add a lot of salt to our food and using herbs is a great way to get flavor without additional … [Read More...]

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DIY

Easy DIY Project for Cookie Sheets_edited-1

DIY Upcycled Cookie Sheet Memo Board and Easy Steps for Living Green #BringingInnovation

This DIY Upcycled Cookie Sheet Memo Board project has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. … [Read More...]

How to Make a Wine Bottle Lamp 4

How to Make a Wine Bottle Lamp

I am a big fan of the occasional glass of wine and I find myself wondering about how to reuse wine bottles. I especially love the cobalt blue wine … [Read More...]

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Pucker Up with this Raspberry Sugar Scrub for Lips!

Winter is harsh on our lips and some days I feel like I am applying lip balm just about every hour. I am the queen of lip balm....I find them in my … [Read More...]

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Gardening

Herb Gardening for your DIY Beauty Products

Herb Gardening: Essential Herbs for your DIY Beauty Products

One of the things I am most looking forward to about spring is getting a few new herbs into the garden.  I love having fresh herbs growing in the back … [Read More...]

Fall Garden Tips and Update

Fall garden update and planting tips!

Here in Georgia, we are lucky that our fall season is relatively mild.  While we do get a decent freeze and sometimes snow over the winter, we can … [Read More...]

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Easy DIY Earwig Trap for Your Garden!

Here in the south, we actually get more than one planting season which I really enjoy.  Now that the heat of summer has finally passed I can start … [Read More...]

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Health

How to Detox Your Body Every Day

How to Detoxify the Body Every Day and Why You Need To

I like to think that I live a fairly healthy life.  I eat lots of organic food, drink plenty of water, and use mostly natural products on my skin and … [Read More...]

What to pack in your gym bag 3

Learn What to Pack in Your Gym Bag Along with V8 Protein!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of V8 Protein for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Like many people, I made a pledge to myself … [Read More...]

Kangu Quality Healthcare

Help Provide Quality Healthcare to Expectant Mothers with Kangu!

Before I moved to Atlanta and had children,  I worked in a laboratory doing cancer research for Texas Children's Hospital.  It was a challenging yet … [Read More...]

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Family Life

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My Holiday Wishes Just for You

December is a hectic time of year, whether you choose to celebrate Christmas, Hanuka, Kwanza, the Winter Solstice or whatever else your chosen holiday … [Read More...]

Retirement security and financial goals

Setting Financial Goals to ensure Retirement Security #RetireHappyNow

My husband and I have always been goal oriented people.  Within a year of dating, we knew we wanted to get married and started planning the 'where, … [Read More...]

What to put in miliary care packages

What to Put in Military Care Packages #BICMerryMarking #DeepSeaBlue

When I was little, my father was in the Naval Reserves.  I have fond memories of him in his shiny black shoes and spiffy white hat.  I was too young … [Read More...]

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Travel

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Night Driving Tips for Safer Evening Travel #nightdriving

With the days getting shorter and the nights getting longer, more and more people are on the road after dark.  We turn our clocks back this weekend so … [Read More...]

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Go on a Beach Adventure this Fall! #GCFLnofilter

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gulf County, Florida for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. In general, our family tends to be … [Read More...]

Kentucky Derby and Churchill Downs

Kentucky travel highlights from our recent vacation!

I recently hit the road with my family for a two week journey that took us from Atlanta, GA through Kentucky, up into Ohio, over to Vermont and New … [Read More...]

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