How to Make Golden Milk and Golden Milk Turmeric Recipe

How to Make Golden Milk and What the Heck is it Anyhow?

Wondering how to make golden milk?  Or maybe you have never even heard of this growing health trend?  For the last several years, I have been tackling some chronic pain due to an autoimmune disease called myofascial pain syndrome.  I stumbled upon this golden milk turmeric recipe when I was searching for ways to get more turmeric in my diet.  I take it as a supplement daily, however, I would love … [Read More...]

Why Pack a Lunch for Work? Here are 5 Awesome Reasons!

Thank you Healthy Choice for sponsoring this why pack a lunch discussion. Visit your local retailer to pick up your own Healthy Choice Simply Cafe Steamer or Original Cafe Steamer meal today! Every morning, my husband leaves for work at 6 AM.  And every day (or just about every day) he walks out the door with his handy, dandy little lunch box.  No, it doesn't have cartoon characters on it … [Read More...]

Eco Friendly School Supplies and Tips for a Greener School Year

If you are looking for eco friendly school supplies, you may have trouble finding them in traditional stores.  My children started school a few weeks ago and the back to school shopping trip that it required was horrendous. Who knew that it would cost hundreds of dollars for my kids to sit in class and learn stuff they probably won't need after they get out of college? The older they get, the more … [Read More...]

Healthy Homemade Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

I decided to make this homemade peanut butter fudge recipe because I have about 8 jars of peanut butter in my pantry.  Why? Because I am the type of person who stocks up on healthy food when I find a good deal.  I found a buy one get one free sale recently on natural peanut butter and I could probably make a years worth of PB&J sandwiches with it and never run out.  I have been scrolling … [Read More...]

5 Ways to Preserve Hot Peppers for Spicy Meals All Year Long!

As we move into late August, the heat loving plants are thriving and I am looking for ways to preserve hot peppers.  In late spring I planted many different varieties of these spicy little buggers...jalapenos, habaneros, seranos and many more.  Of course, I couldn't just plane ONE of each of these varieties...oh no!  I had to plant at least two of everything I bought.  Which means that as we head … [Read More...]

Creative Uses for Eucalyptus Leaves for Home and Health

I have a serious problem.  One that has me looking for uses for eucalyptus leaves and considering buying a koala bear.  What is this problem I speak of?  Well, I can't seem to go into a garden nursery without buying every weird plant that I come across!  Seriously.  One year I bought tarragon even though we had never used tarragon before. And apparently it is a perennial and now I have enough … [Read More...]

Recipes

Cold Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe with a Rainbow of Veggies

This week marks the second week back to school for my teenagers.  They are less than thrilled (of course) and when asked what their favorite part of … [Read More...]

Lemongrass and Ginger Jelly Recipe (no canning required!)

A few years ago, my husband and I started growing lemongrass in the back yard.  Little did we know that it would LOVE our hot and humid summers.  This … [Read More...]

Creamy Broccoli Apple Salad Recipe

Yesterday I whipped up a huge batch of this creamy broccoli apple salad recipe and I plan on eating it for lunch every day this week.  The last few … [Read More...]

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Green Living

10 Uses for Egg Cartons Once You Eat All the Eggs!

Do you eat a lot of eggs in your house? Are you looking for creative uses for egg cartons around the … [Read More...]

Eco Friendly Children: They only learn what their parents teach them!

Eco friendly children are not born, they're made.  My husband and I are avid outdoor lovers and some … [Read More...]

Restaurant Food Waste Facts: How to Reduce Food Waste When Eating Out

Our landfills are straining at the seams and we throw away more and more stuff every year.  From … [Read More...]

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Health

How to Increase Immunity Naturally and Visit Your Doctor Less!

This post about how to increase immunity naturally is part of a sponsored conversation with Ricola … [Read More...]

Healthy Lunch Box Tips for Kids and Parents

My kids start back to school tomorrow and I am spending a lot of time looking for healthy lunch box … [Read More...]

Support the Athlete Within You with These Must Have Products!

This post about how to support the athlete within you has been sponsored by BabbleBoxx  on behalf of … [Read More...]

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House, Home and Family

Eco Friendly Children: They only learn what their parents teach them!

Eco friendly children are not born, they're made.  My husband and I are avid outdoor lovers and some of the best times we have had as a family have … [Read More...]

Creative Uses for Lemon Balm When it Takes Over Your Garden!

Several years ago I decided I wanted to grow lemon balm.  Great idea, right?  Well, now I am constantly looking for new uses for lemon balm because … [Read More...]

What is the True Meaning of Friendship in a World that Moves Too Fast?

This post about what is the true meaning of friendship has been sponsored by Ricola swiss herbs throat drops and Social Stars but all opinions are my … [Read More...]

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DIY and Crafts

Honey and Almond Brown Sugar Scrub Recipe

One of the habits I acquired during our years of poor graduate student life is always hitting the … [Read More...]

10 Eco Friendly Craft Projects for Kids and Adults!

When my kids were young, they LOVED arts and crafts.  I was always trying to find eco friendly craft … [Read More...]

Easy Rainbow Craft: Bottle Cap Rainbow Magnets

With the beginning of spring comes sunny days, blooming flowers and baby animals.  It is one of my … [Read More...]

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Gardening

Creative Uses for Eucalyptus Leaves for Home and Health

I have a serious problem.  One that has me looking for uses for eucalyptus leaves and considering … [Read More...]

How to Attract Toads to the Garden and Why You Want Them There!

I bet you are asking yourself why in the world you want to attract toads to the garden, right?  If … [Read More...]

Tips for Using Diatomaceous Earth in the Garden

Have you ever tried using diatomaceous earth in the garden? This weekend I spent hours out in the … [Read More...]

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Travel

Car Traveling Tips for Long Distance Road Trips

Since my family will be off on a long distance road trip in the coming weeks, I have been brushing … [Read More...]

Green Road Trip Ideas for Frugal Family Fun!

I learned many years ago that a green road trip can be both frugal and a ton of fun. We travel by … [Read More...]

Hiking in Georgia: Exploring the Chenocetah Fire Tower and Lake Russell in Cornelia

Hiking in Georgia can be an amazing way to spend an afternoon.  You get to escape the chaos of … [Read More...]

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