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Best Eco Friendly Gifts for a Romantic Date Night

Are you looking for the best eco friendly gifts for a romantic date night? Red may be considered the color of love but when it comes to Valentine's Day you should really start thinking GREEN! From organic flowers and fair trade chocolates to … [Read More...]

Creative Uses for Brown Paper Bags

No matter how hard I try to avoid them, brown paper bags always seem to end up in my house.  From paper bag crafts to homemade book covers, learn to reuse paper bags instead of throwing them away. Here are a few creative uses for brown paper … [Read More...]

Tips for a Green Exercise Routine

With the beginning of the New Year comes a whole bunch of healthy New Year’s Resolutions. While getting more exercise is great for our health, it can take quite a toll on our planet. Looking for simple ways to make your workout eco friendly? There … [Read More...]

How to Prepare For A Sick College Student

This post about how to prepare for a sick college student is compensated by Amwell via Momtrends. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author. They are not indicative of the opinions of Amwell or Momtrends. How do college students deal … [Read More...]

What To Do With Old Books Instead Of Throwing Them Away

Looking for ways to recycle your books instead of throwing them away? If you are wondering what to do with old books, I have a few tips.  From donating books to libraries to making upcycled book crafts, learn how to cull books instead of … [Read More...]

Recipes

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 … [Read More...]

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...]

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Green Living

Tips for a Green Exercise Routine

With the beginning of the New Year comes a whole bunch of healthy New Year’s Resolutions. While … [Read More...]

What To Do With Old Books Instead Of Throwing Them Away

Looking for ways to recycle your books instead of throwing them away? If you are wondering what to … [Read More...]

Creative Ways to Reuse Mint Tins

Asking yourself  'What can I do with empty mint tins?'  Or 'Can mint tins be recycled?' … [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

Tips for Making Your Life Easier and More Efficient

I have been trying very hard to reduce stress in my life, which means getting organized and simplifying things whenever possible. If you feel … [Read More...]

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...]

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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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