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Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Medicine Cabinet

Despite the deplorable weather, I can assure you that spring really is on it's way! Here in Georgia, I already have trees forming tiny buds, daffodils blooming, and bluebirds checking out our bird houses. With the warmer weather comes an inherent need to spring clean my house. Since expired medicine … [Read More...]

Middle Eastern Inspired Pureed Vegetable Soup Recipe

One of the things I love most about the chilly weather is that it inspires me to make homemade soup.  I love tossing ingredients into a pot and letting them simmer away, infusing the entire kitchen with warm, delicious smells.  This pureed vegetable soup recipe is loaded with healthy … [Read More...]

What Can You Do With Old Hangers?

Have you been decluttering the house this month?  Have you cleaned your closet and realized you have way too many hangers?  What can you do with them?  I thought I would share a few ways to repurpose hangers as we sort through our mountains of clutter!  From hanger crafts to … [Read More...]

Starting a Food Co-Op in Your Community

If you are doing all of your grocery shopping in large retail grocery stores, you may miss out on some great deals. Farmer's markets and food co-ops are great alternatives for food shopping.  What is a food co-op?  How can a co-op save you money on food and reduce your carbon … [Read More...]

Fresh Strawberry Topping Recipe for Cheesecake, Ice cream and More!

This fresh strawberry topping recipe was sponsored by Fresh From Florida as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. All opinions expressed are my own.   As crazy as it sounds, here in Georgia, I am already seeing signs of spring.  There are daffodils starting to bloom and … [Read More...]

Recipes

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 … [Read More...]

Easy Gingerbread Cookie Recipe and Choosing Simplicity

I have always loved to bake and my 16 year old daughter seems to have developed my passion for it, as well.  She came to me last week and asked … [Read More...]

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...]

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Green Living

Starting a Food Co-Op in Your Community

If you are doing all of your grocery shopping in large retail grocery stores, you may miss out on … [Read More...]

10 Creative Ways to Repurpose old Magazines

Are you decluttering the house and looking for creative ways to repurpose old magazines?  I … [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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Health

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 … [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 … [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...]

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Gardening

What to Plant in November, Both Inside AND Outside!

Wondering what to plant in November? Or are you convinced that cold, dreary days mean the end to … [Read More...]

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...]

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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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