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Creative Ways to Reuse Mint Tins

Asking yourself  'What can I do with empty mint tins?'  Or 'Can mint tins be recycled?' Well, this is the post for you!  As a fellow mint lover, I find myself storing empty mint tins in my junk drawer for future crafts or storage … [Read More...]

Green Tomato Toast Recipe with Goat Cheese

Looking for recipes that use green tomatoes? This green tomato toast recipe was a delicious way to use up unripened tomatoes.  Make this goat cheese toast with plump green tomatoes, plenty of fresh herbs, and some slivered red … [Read More...]

Small Business Saturday Ideas: 10 Reasons to Support Your Local Farmer!

For the last 10 years, Small Business Saturday has encouraged the idea of supporting small businesses. Supporting your local farmer is a great small business shopping idea!  Make an impact in your local community and change the way our food … [Read More...]

Gym Locker Room Etiquette: Basic Tips for Gym Newbies!

Want to hit the gym in the new  year?  Great idea!  But, if you plan on using the locker room, there are a few things you should know before you go.  Whether you are going to the YMCA or just the office gym, there's an unspoken … [Read More...]

Natural Immune Support and Tips For Staying Healthy

Why should you worry about natural immune support this month? Well, a healthy immune system reduces your chance of getting sick. And coming down with a cold is a sure fire way to throw a monkey wrench in your holiday plans!  There are many … [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

My ShiftCon Health and Wellness Conference Experience

I was provided conference attendance at no charge in exchange for sharing my views on the ShiftCon … [Read More...]

Preparing Your Lawn and Garden for Fall

The weather is cooling off and it's time to prepare your yard for winter.  What fall outdoor … [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 … [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

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...]

How to Tell if Your Child Needs Glasses

Does my child need glasses? Have you asked that question to your child's pediatrician yet? How do you know if your baby needs glasses? Or what normal … [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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