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Gym Locker Room Etiquette: Basic Tips for Gym Newbies!

Want to hit the gym in the new  year?  Great idea!  But, if you plan on using the locker room, there are a few things you should know before you go.  Whether you are going to the YMCA or just the office gym, there's an unspoken behavior guide to co existing with other gym … [Read More...]

Natural Immune Support and Tips For Staying Healthy

Why should you worry about natural immune support this month? Well, a healthy immune system reduces your chance of getting sick. And coming down with a cold is a sure fire way to throw a monkey wrench in your holiday plans!  There are many natural remedies that can help boost your immune … [Read More...]

Baked Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Recipe

This baked pumpkin spice oatmeal recipe is an easy and healthy breakfast. A simple recipe for baked oatmeal that features all my favorite fall flavors.  Pumpkin puree, warm spices, and almond butter for additional flavor and protein. How do you eat baked oatmeal? Homemade baked oatmeal is … [Read More...]

Weight Loss and Sleep: How To Sleep Your Way To A Skinnier You!

Weight loss and sleep are intricately tied together.  Basically, sleep affects metabolism just like nutrition affects the brain. Getting quality sleep is an important part of weight loss. I thought I would share a few ways to get a better night's sleep and kick start your metabolism into … [Read More...]

Simple Carrot Top Pesto Recipe

This simple carrot top pesto recipe is a delicious way to use every part of the carrot!  With loads of carrot greens and a handful of fresh basil, this homemade pesto has a fresh flavor and takes only minutes to make.  Are carrot tops good for you? So, you have a bunch of … [Read More...]

Recipes

Pumpkin Spice Latte Collagen Smoothie Recipe

This pumpkin spice latte collagen smoothie recipe is sponsored by BUBS Naturals. All opinions are my own. Want a healthy pumpkin spice latte … [Read More...]

Strawberry Chia Seed Jam Recipe

This easy chia jam recipe is made with just strawberries and chia seeds with a touch of honey for added sweetness.  If you love homemade jam, I … [Read More...]

Triple Berry Jam Recipe using No Pectin and No Canning!

This triple berry jam recipe using no pectin and no canning is like summer on a piece of toast.  Loaded with fresh berries, your whole family … [Read More...]

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Green Living

How to Pack an Eco friendly Lunchbox

Looking for eco friendly lunchbox ideas that are non toxic and reduce waste? You can pack a … [Read More...]

Handy Tips for Freezing Produce

Have extra produce from the garden? Just freeze it! Store your summer harvest in your freezer to … [Read More...]

How to Remove Labels From Jars With Barely Any Work

This weekend I decided to replace a ton of spices from my spice rack. Some of them were there when I … [Read More...]

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Health

Weight Loss and Sleep: How To Sleep Your Way To A Skinnier You!

Weight loss and sleep are intricately tied together.  Basically, sleep affects metabolism just … [Read More...]

Cleaning Toothbrushes Naturally To Kill Germs

Rinsing your toothbrush in water doesn't kill germs. Sterilizing your toothbrush occasionally, … [Read More...]

Menopause and Chronic Pain: How I’m Reclaiming My 40’s

This post about menopause and chronic pain is made possible with support from AARP’s Disrupt Aging. … [Read More...]

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Gardening

Edible Gardening Tips and Foodscaping Ideas for Beginning Gardeners

One of the things I love most about spring is getting back to gardening. When we moved into our … [Read More...]

Urban Composting Tips for City Dwellers and Apartment Renters

When you think of composting, do you envision large piles of organic waste turned regularly by … [Read More...]

Tips For Preparing Your Spring Garden

One of the best ways to save money on organic food is to grow your own. Gardening is a great way to … [Read More...]

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DIY and Crafts

DIY Business Card Holder and Other Uses For Altoids Tins

My family absolutely LOVES mints and breath fresheners.  That means we are always looking for … [Read More...]

Rock Painting Instructions and Fun Ideas for Use

When my children were young, we spent a lot of hours going on nature hikes.  During out time … [Read More...]

Cinnamon Stick Santa and Elf Christmas Craft

Looking for an easy Christmas craft?  This cinnamon stick Santa and Elf craft is so simple to … [Read More...]

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House, Home and Family

Long Distance Caregiving Tips For Aging Parents

Long distance caregiving (taking care of aging parents or an older sibling, for example) can be incredibly stressful.  What signs should you look … [Read More...]

How to Pack an Eco friendly Lunchbox

Looking for eco friendly lunchbox ideas that are non toxic and reduce waste? You can pack a sustainable and well-balanced meal quickly with a few … [Read More...]

How to Tell if Your Child Needs Glasses

Does my child need glasses? Have you asked that question to your child's pediatrician yet? How do you know if your baby needs glasses? Or what normal … [Read More...]

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Travel

Morning Vitality Drink from Swissotel Hotels and Resorts to Boost Wellness

This morning vitality drink recipe has been sponsored as part of a campaign with Swissotel Hotels … [Read More...]

Wildlife Safety Tips for Outdoor Family Vacations

If you are heading out into the great outdoors this summer, please read up on a few wildlife safety … [Read More...]

Eco Friendly Cruises: Why You Should Rethink Your Next Cruise Vacation

Are you wondering where to go on your next family vacation? Spring break and summer vacation are … [Read More...]

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