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 landscaping the backyard and it was amazing.  Needless to say, I have significantly LESS time and … [Read More...]

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How to Make Real New England Style Homemade Baked Beans

I grew up in New England where homemade baked beans are practically a staple at most back yard barbeques.  My parents and grandparents all had ceramic bean pots, whose sole purpose was to present those delicious little beans to the masses at every … [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 but two teenagers at home all day every day is enough to stress out any mom!  I find that the key to … [Read More...]

Goddess Garden Safe Sunscreen Review

Healthy Summer Tips and a Goddess Garden Safe Sunscreen Review #SunSafeGoddess

This safe sunscreen post is sponsored by Green Sisterhood and Goddess Garden however all opinions are my own. #SunSafeGoddess Summer is almost here and my kids have exactly one week left until summer vacation.  Not that I'm counting, of … [Read More...]

Recipes

Home made baked bean recipe 2

How to Make Real New England Style Homemade Baked Beans

I grew up in New England where homemade baked beans are practically a staple at most back yard barbeques.  My parents and grandparents all had ceramic … [Read More...]

Chicken Taco Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

Chicken Taco Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

Summer is just about here and like most moms, I am both excited about it and dreading it at the same time.  Schedules that are filled with pool … [Read More...]

Lemon Blueberry Scones Recipe

Lemon Blueberry Scone Recipe

I was strolling through the grocery store last week when what did I find?  Organic blueberries!  Not only did I FIND these rare treats...they were … [Read More...]

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Green Living

Creative Uses for Old Muffin Tins

16 Creative Ways to Repurpose Your Old Muffin Tins

As I struggle to declutter my kitchen, I find myself hesitating to get rid of a few things.  One of the items I can't bring myself to toss out is my … [Read More...]

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...]

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DIY and Crafts

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...]

Rose Petal Sugar Scrub Makes a Great DIY Mothers Day Gift or a homemade gift idea for any special person in your life!

Rose Petal Sugar Scrub is an easy DIY Mothers Day Gift

This weekend I sent my husband an email at work to remind him to buy his mother a card for Mothers Day.  It is approaching rather quickly and I need … [Read More...]

Aromatherapy Dough for Natural Stress Relief 2

Lavender Aromatherapy Dough for Natural Stress Relief

Ever have one of those days where the stress of life is weighing you down?  Like, if you do not get chocolate or wine or a nap some time very soon you … [Read More...]

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Gardening

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5 Edible Flowers for Your Backyard Garden

Edible flowers are a great way to add a burst of color to your food.  A bright yellow blossom in your salad or a soft purple bud on your soup can … [Read More...]

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Use These 10 Foods in Your Organic Garden!

I have had my plants and seeds in the ground for a month now and I am already beyond frustrated with this years organic garden.  Two weeks of rain has … [Read More...]

How to Save the Pollinators with a Honeybee Watering Station 2

Save the Pollinators with a Honeybee Watering Station in the Garden!

The world's honeybee population is declining at an alarming rate.  This does not bode well for people who like to eat food.  In order for farmers to … [Read More...]

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Health

Goddess Garden Safe Sunscreen Review

Healthy Summer Tips and a Goddess Garden Safe Sunscreen Review #SunSafeGoddess

This safe sunscreen post is sponsored by Green Sisterhood and Goddess Garden however all opinions are my own. #SunSafeGoddess Summer is almost … [Read More...]

Keeping Teens Active without sports 2

Keeping Teens Active for Better Health

I’m sharing these tips for keeping teens active thanks to Playtex® Sport® as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #PlaytexSportSquad. All opinions … [Read More...]

HOw to Remember to Take Your Probiotic Supplements

Probiotic Supplements: Easy Ways to Remember to Take Them Every Day!

Every day we are bombarded with things that weaken our immune system.  Stress, germs, lack of sleep, and a number of other factors all play a … [Read More...]

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House, Home and Family

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...]

Things your daughter needs to know about her period

5 Things Your Daughter Should Know About Her Period

I am sharing these things your daughter should know as part of a Playtex® Sport®  sponsored campaign for Socialstars #PlaytexSportSquad. As a … [Read More...]

Uses for Rosemary besides cooking

The Many Uses for Rosemary Besides Cooking!

I have quite an extensive herb garden in the back yard and herbs are the one thing I can actually grow pretty well.  Not because I am a good gardener … [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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