How to Conserve Water in the Kitchen

How to Conserve Water in the Kitchen to Go Green and Save Money

With the heat of summer and a thirsty garden, last month's water bill was rather high.  While these things tend to go in cycles depending on the season, I don't like knowing I am using more water than I usually do.  I admit, I love my garden and my … [Read More...]

Baked Brie Appetizer Recipe with Sundried Tomatoes and Italian Herbs

Baked Brie with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Italian Herbs

I have always been a lover of cheese...much to the dismay of my waistline!  Many years ago, I was introduced to brie as an appetizer recipe that a friend served for her dinner party.  Her baked brie recipe was very sweet.  Lots of chopped nuts and … [Read More...]

Warm Lemon Water Benefits and Side Effects

Warm Lemon Water Benefits and Side Effects

The older I get, the more I feel like an old car that only has a few more miles left to go before hitting the scrap heap.  My body is slowing down, my aches and pains are numerous and I spend alot of time Googling weird health problems. I am always … [Read More...]

Ecofriendly Fall Activities for House, Home and Family

Eco Friendly Fall Activities for House, Home and Family

As I look out into my back yard, I can already see the leaves starting to flutter off the trees.  Sure, it's only August but the trees have had a rough summer and I'm noticing more and more dead leaves on the grass every morning.  Within the next … [Read More...]

Recipes

Triple Berry Jam Recipe using No Pectin and No Canning!

Triple Berry Jam Recipe using No Pectin and No Canning!

There are a few key items that I always keep in my pantry and jam is one of them.  Oh, sure...it may be called jelly, preserves, or fruit spread … [Read More...]

Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce is delicious with Thai noodle dishes!

Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce Recipe

Up until a few years ago, I really didn't have much experience with Thai food.  After discovering an amazing Thai restaurant right near my house, … [Read More...]

Avocado Cilantro Crema is a tangy and delicious Mexican Dipping Sauce. Delicious on Tacos or just to dip French Fries in!

Avocado Cilantro Crema Recipe

Several years ago, my husband and I were out exploring a new farm to table restaurant.  They had Pommes Frites on the menu which I had never heard of … [Read More...]

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Green Living

Ecofriendly Fall Activities for House, Home and Family

Eco Friendly Fall Activities for House, Home and Family

As I look out into my back yard, I can already see the leaves starting to flutter off the trees.  Sure, it's only August but the trees have had a … [Read More...]

Natural Skin Care Tips for Radient Skin After 40

Natural Skin Care Tips for Radiant Skin after 40

This post about Natural Skin Care Tips has been sponsored but all opinions expressed here are my own. I was recently going through some of my … [Read More...]

The Sustainable Kitchen

The Sustainable Kitchen: 5 Easy Ways to Live Greener!

This post about creating a sustainable kitchen has been sponsored but all opinions are my own. The kitchen is the most used room in the entire … [Read More...]

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DIY and Crafts

Homemade Liquid Hand Soap Recipe

Homemade Liquid Hand Soap Recipe in an Upcycled CLASSICO Pasta Sauce Jar

Over the last few years, I have become obsessed with reusing and repurposing things I find around my house.  Sure, I have been recycling for 20 years … [Read More...]

Easy Garden Craft Golf Ball Lady Bug

Golf Ball Lady Bug Craft and an Upcycled Garden Craft Roundup

When my son was younger, he was one of those kids that picked up EVERYTHING he found.  He would come home from the park with 7 acorns, 4 rocks and a … [Read More...]

Easy DIY Rose Water

How To Make Rose Water And What to Do With It

When my husband and I bought our house 10 years ago we purchased it from a couple that had a lot of money and a lot of free time.  They had spend $20K … [Read More...]

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Gardening

Summer Garden Projects You Need to do NOW

10 Summer Garden Projects You Need to do NOW!

This summer garden project post has been sponsored by Mode but all opinions expressed here are my own. One of the things I love most about living … [Read More...]

How to Improve Your Garden Photography

Tips to Improve Your Garden Photography for Instagram

Gardening in an interesting combination of exercise, food growing, and phycological cleansing.  There is something almost therapeutic about digging in … [Read More...]

How to Keep Animals Out of the Garden

How to Keep Animals Out of the Garden

A few weeks ago I was thrilled to discover a bunny in the back yard.  The dog was LESS than thrilled but I think they are adorable and we don't see … [Read More...]

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Health

Workout Tips for People Who Hate Exercise

Workout Tips for People Who Hate Exercise!

When I make up my to do list every day I always put 'go to the gym' or 'go for a walk' right at the top.  And then it progressively gets pushed … [Read More...]

Back to School Shopping Tips for healthier kids

Back to School Shopping Tips for Healthier Kids

These back to school shopping tips have been sponsored by Groupon but all opinions expressed here are my own. It seems like summer just started but … [Read More...]

MitoQ Antioxidant Skin Care Products to help reduce signs of aging

Antioxidant Skin Care Products from MitoQ

Getting old isn't all that much fun.  I can no longer eat whatever I want without gaining weight and I have more aches and pains than I can count.  My … [Read More...]

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House, Home and Family

Managing Sports Teams and Clubs

Managing Sports Teams and Clubs with TeamSnap

This post about managing sports teams and clubs has been sponsored by TeamSnap but all opinions expressed here are my own. Over the last 10 years I … [Read More...]

How to Go Green Without Going Broke

How to Go Green Without Going Broke

Earth Day has come and gone and maybe you stumbled across an article or two online about reducing your carbon footprint. The raw vegans insist that … [Read More...]

Green and Healthy Picnic Ideas 2

Green and Healthy Picnic Ideas for Summer

Today is my kids last day of school and I am torn between excitement and dread for the coming months.  I love those kids like you would not believe … [Read More...]

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Travel

Callaway Gardens Butterfly Center

Callaway Gardens is a Beautiful Georgia Destination for Nature Lovers

This week is spring break for my kids and my husband took a few days off from work so we could spend time together as a family  We decided to visit a … [Read More...]

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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...]

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