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How to Repurpose Old Wooden Spoons Instead of Throwing Them Away!

For the last few weeks, I have been purging my home of everything that is too old, unneeded, broken, or just plane not useful. It has not been a small undertaking...clutter seems to lurk in every nook and cranny these days.  The hardest part of … [Read More...]

Earth Hour Ideas for Having Fun in the Dark

Earth Hour Ideas: It’s in #YourPower to Make a Difference

I have come across a lot of people in my day to day life who believe that living green is just too hard.  They are intimidated by hard core eco conscious folks who wear hemp and only eat organic tofu so they don't bother trying to reduce their carbon … [Read More...]

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Sugar Cookie Bars with Blackberry Frosting

I love sugar cookies but I absolutely detest any cookie recipe that requires a rolling pin.  I don't know why I have this utter hatred of such a simple kitchen tool but any sugar cookie recipe I have found up until now has required rolling it out and … [Read More...]

Grocery Shopping Tips for Social Good

Grocery Shopping Tips to Bring About Social Good

As I sit here typing this blog post, I have just returned from yet another grocery shopping trip.  No matter how hard I try, I seem to spend an awful lot of time there.  Either we are out of something completely vital (heaven forbid my daughter run … [Read More...]

Recipes

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Sugar Cookie Bars with Blackberry Frosting

I love sugar cookies but I absolutely detest any cookie recipe that requires a rolling pin.  I don't know why I have this utter hatred of such a … [Read More...]

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Roasted Beet Salad with Blue Cheese and Walnuts

A few days ago I was writing a gardening post called 5 Plants for an Early Spring Garden.  I found a beautiful stock photo of beets to use in the post … [Read More...]

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 Living

How to repurpose old wooden spoons 2

How to Repurpose Old Wooden Spoons Instead of Throwing Them Away!

For the last few weeks, I have been purging my home of everything that is too old, unneeded, broken, or just plane not useful. It has not been a small … [Read More...]

Earth Hour Ideas for Having Fun in the Dark

Earth Hour Ideas: It’s in #YourPower to Make a Difference

I have come across a lot of people in my day to day life who believe that living green is just too hard.  They are intimidated by hard core eco … [Read More...]

Grocery Shopping Tips for Social Good

Grocery Shopping Tips to Bring About Social Good

As I sit here typing this blog post, I have just returned from yet another grocery shopping trip.  No matter how hard I try, I seem to spend an awful … [Read More...]

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DIY

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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. … [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 … [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

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How to Grow Thyme in a Backyard Herb Garden and What to do with it!

One of the things I love most about spring is planting my backyard herb garden.  Yes, gardening is a lot of work.  Yes, there are bugs, dirt and sweat … [Read More...]

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5 Plants for an Early Spring Garden

The beginning of March brings us a tad bit closer to being able to plant our spring garden.  I look forward to days where the sun is warmer, the … [Read More...]

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...]

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Health

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How to Eat More Vegetables and Not Get Totally Sick of Them! #FarmstandGreen

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tropicana Farmstand for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. One of the best things we can do for … [Read More...]

Spring Cleaning your medicine cabinet

Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Medicine Cabinet

Despite the deplorable weather, I can assure you that spring really is on it's way!  Here in Georgia, I already have trees forming tiny buds, … [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 … [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...]

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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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