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How to Control Invasive Species And Becoming a Weed Warrior

If you have ever had to pull ivy off a tree, you may have wondered how to control invasive species in your yard.  Here in the south, we have a plant called kudzu that thrives in the summer heat.  Haven't ever seen or hear of kudzu? It is often called 'The Plant that Ate the South' for a very good reason! This vine can grow at an alarming rate, taking over just about every surface it comes across. … [Read More...]

Are You Washing Clothes in Cold Water? Quick and Cold is the Way to Go!

This post about washing clothes in cold water is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Tide at Walmart. The opinions and text are all mine. I have two teens at home and about a year ago, I taught them how to wash their own laundry.  Can I just say that my life has gotten considerably easier since then?  Of course, they are often complaining about a lack of socks and underwear but … [Read More...]

Chocolate Almond Butter Smoothie Bowl Recipe for Nut Lovers!

This Chocolate Almond Butter Smoothie Bowl Recipe for Nut Lovers has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #StartAHealthyRelationship #CollectiveBias I absolutely love nuts and they are an incredibly healthy addition to the diet.  High in protein and loaded with nutrition, nuts are a great way to start your day. Almonds, particularly, have a … [Read More...]

Green Career Guide: 6 Sustainability Initiatives To Look For in an Employer

This Green Career Guide and information on Sustainability Initiatives is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of Cox Enterprises.  All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. In two weeks, my son will be graduating from high school.  He will be headed off to college for a degree in plant biology.  Or, at least, that is the plan today.  Who knows how the next four years will pan … [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 aches and pains.  Over the last several years, I have suffered from an assortment of physical problems, all of which are muscular in some way.  Muscle knots that won't go away, a bad back, aching feet and a host of other issues.  I have spent countess hours and dollars on doctors, therapists and … [Read More...]

Recipes

Fresh Blueberry Tart Recipe with Basil and Honey

This Fresh Blueberry Tart Recipe was sponsored by Fresh From Florida as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. All opinions expressed … [Read More...]

Mexican Chocolate Dipping Sauce and Variations for Serving

I have been a huge fan of Mexican food ever since I spent several years living down in Houston. Whether it is classic Tex-Mex like fajitas or … [Read More...]

Making Smarter Snack Choices and a Strawberry Smoothie Bowl Recipe

These tips for making smarter snack choices and strawberry smoothie bowl recipe have been sponsored by General Mills, Cascadian Farm and Annie’s.  All … [Read More...]

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Green Living

Are You Washing Clothes in Cold Water? Quick and Cold is the Way to Go!

This post about washing clothes in cold water is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of … [Read More...]

Green Career Guide: 6 Sustainability Initiatives To Look For in an Employer

This Green Career Guide and information on Sustainability Initiatives is sponsored by Everywhere … [Read More...]

Cool Things to Do with Old Tires

Here in the suburbs, a car is an absolute must have item.  While I would love to ride a bike or take … [Read More...]

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Health

How to Reduce Digital Eye Strain and Improve Eye Health

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Swanson Health Products. All opinions are 100% … [Read More...]

How to Avoid Bee Stings While Enjoying Nature

With the nice weather finally here, I am spending more and more time outside.  If you love … [Read More...]

A Culture of Cleanliness: A Green Society is a Dirty One!

Everywhere you look nowadays, you find people paranoid about germs.  Society is so focused on … [Read More...]

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House, Home and Family

How to Make Homemade Soup for a Healthy Family Dinner

With the cool weather finally on its way, its time for you to learn how to make homemade soup.  Do you buy it in cans?  Or the new and trendy boxed … [Read More...]

Families Eating Dinner Together: Tips to Make it Fun and Stress Free!

Have you tried to sit down to a family dinner, only to have it be a horrible experience?  Cooking chaos, kids crying, picky eaters and a huge mess … [Read More...]

The Importance of Sun Protection for Eyes and Choosing the Best Sunglasses

Sun protection for eyes is something we all need to worry about, no matter what your age is. During the summer, I spend a lot of time outside in the … [Read More...]

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DIY and Crafts

How To Get Aloe Vera Gel From Your Aloe Plant

Learning how to get aloe vera gel from your aloe plant is a handy skill to have! My son recently … [Read More...]

Natural DIY Wood Butter and Tips for Cleaning Cutting Boards

This DIY wood butter recipe is a must have item for anyone who does a lot of cooking from scratch. I … [Read More...]

Ginger Detox Bath Recipe to Help You Sweat Those Toxins Out!

If you are looking for a ginger bath recipe, the one I use is incredibly easy to make at home. Over … [Read More...]

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Gardening

Cheap and Natural Organic Gardening Solutions for Frugal Gardening!

With the arrival of spring, I will soon be putting some of my favorite organic gardening solutions … [Read More...]

Tips for a Healthy and Productive Spring Garden

Is spring showing signs of sprouting?  Are you looking for tips for a healthy and productive spring … [Read More...]

Essential Gardening Supplies for Home Gardeners

Over the past few weeks I have been teased with a few warm and sunny days.  I head out and turn the … [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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