Mint Chocolate Chip Greek Yogurt Popsicle Recipe

Mint Chocolate Chip Greek Yogurt Popsicle Recipe

I am a huge clearance shopper and a few weeks I scored a great deal.  I found all natural mint chocolate chip yogurt popsicles on clearance for 75% off.  YAY!  I bought 6 boxes of them and we ate them every night.  (Yes, I really do love my sweets!) Well, now they are gone and I am trying to find a Greek yogurt popsicle recipe that is similar to what we have come to love.  Because when they are … [Read More...]

Drive through Funerals? Our Laziness is Out of Control!

Are you a drive through addict?  If you said yes, you are not alone.  Drive throughs are becoming more and more popular, even as American waistlines grow larger and larger.  People are obsessed with drive through food, laundry, and even drive through funerals!Picture this: It is a beautiful, sunny morning and you have just arrived at the dry cleaners to pick up the one pair of pants your … [Read More...]

Forest Bathing Therapy: A Newfangled Word for an Old Fashioned Concept

Over the last year or so I have been hearing more and more about forest bathing therapy.  At first, I thought it would involve nudity and pine scented soap.  Or sitting your naked backside on twig and leaf covered ground while confessing your deepest secrets to other naked therapy goers.  I did NOT expect it to be quite as simple as it really is.  Who knew that sitting quietly on a rock in the … [Read More...]

Environmental Projects for Kids that They Will Actually Enjoy Doing!

When my children were young, summer vacations were filled with educational opportunities.  We took field trips to the zoo, got educational books out of the library, and found other ways to prevent summer brain drain. I researched environmental projects for kids that would get them excited about learning.  Quite a bit of time was spent supplementing my children's education.  I chose lessons that … [Read More...]

Grass Cutting Tips for a Green and Healthy Lawn

With the heat of summer in full force and lots of regular rainfall, our grass is growing incredibly fast.  I have started looking for a few grass cutting tips to keep our lawn as healthy as possible. Without a healthy lawn, the constant downpours cause erosion in my backyard.  The grass also keeps the dog from tracking in dirt regularly so proper lawn care is essential.  I don't like to add a lot … [Read More...]

Tips for Cooking with Quinoa and 5 Easy Quinoa Recipes

I discovered quinoa a few years ago and it is a wonderful addition to a healthy pantry.  It tastes good, is super healthy and it's incredibly easy to cook with.  Before you dive into this amazing ingredient, however, you should read these tips for cooking with quinoa for guaranteed success!  I encourage you to start with a few easy quinoa recipes and see how delicious this ingredient can … [Read More...]

Recipes

25 of the Best Beet Recipes that Your Taste Buds Will Love!

I was chatting with my husband the other day and he was telling me about a natural beet juice he had at a local restaurant.  Yes, he was excited about … [Read More...]

How To Grill Meatballs and 5 Mouthwatering Meatball Recipes

If you have ever tried to grill meatballs, you may have encountered a few challenges.  If you don't know how to grill meatballs properly, you end up … [Read More...]

Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe with Cajun Lime Dressing

This Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe was sponsored by the Hass Avocado Board as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions … [Read More...]

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Green Living

Grass Cutting Tips for a Green and Healthy Lawn

With the heat of summer in full force and lots of regular rainfall, our grass is growing incredibly … [Read More...]

Tips for Cooking with Quinoa and 5 Easy Quinoa Recipes

I discovered quinoa a few years ago and it is a wonderful addition to a healthy pantry.  It tastes … [Read More...]

Disturbing Chewing Gum Facts and End of World Survival Uses

Have you ever wondered exactly what your chewing gum is made of?  Want to know a few chewing gum … [Read More...]

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Health

Healthy Lunch Box Tips for Kids and Parents

My kids start back to school in a few weeks. Summer is going by quickly! I'm constantly looking for … [Read More...]

Tips to Boost Energy and Make it Through the Afternoon Slump!

These tips to boost energy have been sponsored by Lorissa's Kitchen but the content and opinions … [Read More...]

What Does Clean Eating Mean and How Hard is it To Do?

This 'What Does Clean Eating Mean?' discussion was sponsored by Eat Smart as part of an Influencer … [Read More...]

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House, Home and Family

6 Porch Design Ideas for Simple Outdoor Enjoyment

With the onset of spring, you might be looking for a few porch design ideas this month. One of the things I love most about visiting my parents up … [Read More...]

Sustainable Family Activites for Teaching Kids about the Environment

One day, when my son was about 6 years old, we were driving down the road and stopped at a red light.  Along the side of the road, there was a new … [Read More...]

Spring Cleaning Your Office: Don’t Let It Lead to Identity Theft!

Have you started getting the itch to dust, organize and declutter your home?  When the crocuses and tulips start peeking their heads out of the … [Read More...]

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DIY and Crafts

Easy Lavender DIY Oatmeal Milk Bath Recipe

The last few weeks have been fairly stressful.  I finally got the taxes finished (YAY!) and the … [Read More...]

Try this Eco Friendly Christmas Craft: Bottle Cap Snowmen!

I absolutely love the mishmash of Christmas ornaments that make up our tree every year and these … [Read More...]

Make DIY Decorative Candle Holders from Old Coffee Mugs

Chilly weather is the perfect time for getting crafty! It's incredibly easy to make these DIY … [Read More...]

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Gardening

Square Foot Gardening Tips for Maximum Yield

Growing more food in less space is the wave of future gardening. Using the square foot gardening … [Read More...]

Vine Growing Tips for Your Garden Landscape

My husband and I have some rather ambitious plans for the backyard next year.  There is a tree that … [Read More...]

Best Natural Weed Control and a New Way to Look at Weeds!

I have been spending quite a bit of time out in the yard for the last few weeks now that spring is … [Read More...]

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Travel

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...]

4 Things to do Before Vacation to Make Coming Home Easier

If you are taking a long trip, you need to not only plan the vacation itself but also keep in mind a … [Read More...]

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