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Enjoy the Nutritional Benefits of Indian Cuisine With These Delicious Ideas

My husband and I are adventurous foodies.  We have eaten alligator on a stick at a Texas fair and wild boar from our hunter friends.  In addition, we also love a wide assortment of ethnic cuisine.  Bold spices, exotic foods, and small local restaurants always get us excited to … [Read More...]

How to Lower Your Heating Bills and Save Money

Are you looking at your utility bills this month and wondering how to lower your heating bills? Winter is hard on the budget! I grew up in New England and the nights got to near freezing temperatures by November. I wore footie pajamas in high school just to stay warm at night...along with flannel … [Read More...]

Recycling Old Clothing Gives New Life to Old Clothes

Have you looked at your wardrobe and started wondering how to start recycling old clothing? As you work on decluttering the closet in the coming months, stop to think about the impact of your closet clean out.  What are you doing with your old clothes?  Donating used clothes is a great … [Read More...]

Easy Homemade Fruit Dip Recipe

As we move into the new year, I am determined to share more of the simple recipes I create with my readers.  I cook from scratch almost every day, however, taking the time to photograph and blog my journey doesn't always happen.  Since we had all day off yesterday for New Year's Day, I … [Read More...]

Simple Meditation Tips for Mindful Living

One of my goals for the new year is to stop multitasking and learn to focus my mind on one thing at a time. I want to quiet my mind from the chaos that is constantly scrolling through it and decided to share some simple meditation tips if you want to join me.   Meditation is different for … [Read More...]

Recipes

Cranberry Shortbread Cookie Recipe with Orange Zest

Looking for easy cranberry recipes this month?  This mouthwatering homemade shortbread takes only minutes to assemble and has a rich but simple … [Read More...]

Healthy Fruit Salad Recipe with Easy Yogurt Glaze

This Healthy Fruit Salad Recipe with Easy Yogurt Glaze is sponsored by Wallaby Organic Greek Yogurt and Kefir. All opinions are my own. While fall … [Read More...]

Homemade Hummus Dip Recipe for a Delicious Healthy Lunch!

This Homemade Hummus Dip Recipe has been sponsored. All opinions are my own. School started back for my family over a month ago and that means I am … [Read More...]

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Green Living

Recycling Old Clothing Gives New Life to Old Clothes

Have you looked at your wardrobe and started wondering how to start recycling old clothing? As you … [Read More...]

Giving Chocolate Gifts? 5 Reasons to Choose Artisan Chocolates.

This post about and artisan chocolate gifts has been sponsored. All opinions are my own. As we … [Read More...]

Energy Saving Tips at Home to Save Money and Go Green!

I find that going green and being frugal have a lot in common, especially when it comes to these … [Read More...]

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Health

Simple Meditation Tips for Mindful Living

One of my goals for the new year is to stop multitasking and learn to focus my mind on one thing at … [Read More...]

Staying Fit After 50 Is Easier With These Simple Tips

This post about staying fit after 50 has been sponsored. All opinions expressed here are my … [Read More...]

Mental Health and Teens: Does Your Child Need Counseling?

This post about counseling, mental health and teens has been sponsored.  All opinions are my … [Read More...]

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Gardening

8 Plants that Bloom in Winter Perfect for Your Back Yard!

In most areas of the country, winter is rather dreary. A look out your window usually shows a … [Read More...]

Fall Vegetable Gardening: 5 Things To Plant Now and Preparing Your Garden for Fall

You probably look outside and see an abundance of tomatoes and cucumbers in your summer garden. … [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 … [Read More...]

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DIY and Crafts

Toilet Paper Roll Fire Starters Make Campfires Easy!

These toilet paper roll fire starters are a great way to make campfires start blazing quickly.  … [Read More...]

Recycled Crafts: A Cinnamon Stick Centerpiece!

This cinnamon stick centerpiece is perfect for people who get excited about recycled crafts! With … [Read More...]

Magnesium Oil: How To Make It and Why You Need It!

If you learn how to make magnesium oil, you can save yourself a ton of money as you soothe your … [Read More...]

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House, Home and Family

How to Teach Kids about Sustainability and Becoming a Global Citizen

This post about how to teach kids about sustainability and becoming a global citizen has been sponsored by Mattel.  All opinions expressed here are my … [Read More...]

8 Things We Need to Teach our Kids about Food

Raising kids is hard. There are so many life lessons we need to teach them in order to mold their minds and bodies into healthy adults. While calculus … [Read More...]

How to Save Money So You Can Go Green!

This post about how to save money so you can go green has been sponsored. All opinions are my own. When my husband and I started out on our life … [Read More...]

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Travel

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...]

London Travel Planning and Tips for a Safe and Healthy Trip Abroad

The past couple of weeks have been incredibly chaotic. Not only am I stressing out about the … [Read More...]

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