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 thing I am always recycling is plastic milk jugs.  There are days I think I would be better off just … [Read More...]

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Lavender Oatmeal Bath Bombs for Soft Skin and a Good Night Sleep

Georgia isn't exactly known for it's cold winters and dry air but the minute that heat comes on in the fall, I start battling dry skin.  It's a good thing I don't live in Minnesota or my skin would seriously resemble alligator scales by the time … [Read More...]

Pistachio Granola Recipe makes a healthy breakfast 2

Pistachio Granola Recipe plus a Quick and Healthy Breakfast Roundup

You've heard it a million times, right?  Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  It is so very true!  You have been fasting for like 10 HOURS!  That is a long time to go without food or liquid.  You need to get up in the morning and eat … [Read More...]

New Uses for Old Spice Jars 2

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 sodium.  Of course, fresh herbs are the tastiest, but that isn't always an option.  In the dead of … [Read More...]

Recipes

Pistachio Granola Recipe makes a healthy breakfast 2

Pistachio Granola Recipe plus a Quick and Healthy Breakfast Roundup

You've heard it a million times, right?  Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  It is so very true!  You have been fasting for like 10 … [Read More...]

Blueberry Breakfast Bar Recipe

Blueberry Pecan Breakfast Bar Recipe #LittleChanges

This breakfast bar recipe is part of an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council. I received a … [Read More...]

Easy Apricot Jam Recipe 4

Easy Apricot Jam Recipe with no Canning Required!

Did you know that National Apricot Day is January 9th?  Did you even know that National Apricot Day existed? No?  Me neither! Seriously, though, I … [Read More...]

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Green Living

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...]

New Uses for Old Spice Jars 2

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 Decorative Jar Lids for an Upcycled Valentine’s Day Treat Jar

Valentine's Day isn't really a huge deal in my house.  I don't have small children and my teenagers think the holiday is a bit cheesy right now.  My … [Read More...]

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DIY

Oatmeal Lavender bath bombs 2

Lavender Oatmeal Bath Bombs for Soft Skin and a Good Night Sleep

Georgia isn't exactly known for it's cold winters and dry air but the minute that heat comes on in the fall, I start battling dry skin.  It's a good … [Read More...]

Decorative Jar lids 7

DIY Decorative Jar Lids for an Upcycled Valentine’s Day Treat Jar

Valentine's Day isn't really a huge deal in my house.  I don't have small children and my teenagers think the holiday is a bit cheesy right now.  My … [Read More...]

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Chamomile, Honey and Vanilla Sugar Scrub and a Twinings Tea for every moment!

The last month has been very stressful trying to get ready for the holidays.  Every spare moment has been spent either working, shopping, or dealing … [Read More...]

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Gardening

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...]

How to Grow Potatoes

How to Grow Potatoes in the Garden

Many years ago I decided to learn how to grow potatoes mainly because it sounded like a unique thing to do and I stumbled across them at the nursery … [Read More...]

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Health

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Bone Broth: Health Benefits and How to Make it

If you always have your eye on the latest health trends, no doubt you have come across a discussion about bone broth.  This morning there was a … [Read More...]

Health Goals for 2015

Setting Realistic Health Goals for the New Year

With the new year comes a renewed determination among many people to eat more vegetables, exercise more, stop smoking, or give up sweets.  Health … [Read More...]

How to Boost Immunity Naturally

How to Provide Natural Immune Support for Your Family

This post about Natural Immune Support is part of  an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Zarbee’s Naturals. I received a product … [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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