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Peanut Butter Chocolate Energy Balls

These no bake peanut butter chocolate energy balls are a healthy snack loaded with protein.  Rich and delicious morsels of nutrition made with simple ingredients like dates, oats, and peanuts.  Sweetened lightly with maple syrup, these … [Read More...]

Hot Tub Health Benefits and Safety Tips

Soaking in a hot tub is relaxing and soothes sore muscles.  In fact, there are many hot tub health benefits, however, you also need to use them with caution.  If you are considering hydrotherapy as a solution to your health problems, do … [Read More...]

Eco Friendly Fashion And Sustainable Closet Tips

The clothing industry is one of the largest polluters in the world.  Creating a sustainable closet means looking for eco friendly fashion brands, reducing clothing waste and buying mindfully.  Learn how to make ethical clothing choices in … [Read More...]

Building Healthy Relationships For Improved Mental Health

This post about building healthy relationships is made possible with support from the American Academy of Pediatrics through a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. All opinions are my own. About 10 years ago, … [Read More...]

Green Energy For Homes: Because There Is No Planet B

This post about green energy for homes is sponsored by WOR HQ LTD, however, all opinions are my own. If you have been following my blog for a while, you are probably familiar with all the ways I am trying to go green.  Gardening, recycling, … [Read More...]

Recipes

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 … [Read More...]

Baked Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Recipe

This baked pumpkin spice oatmeal recipe is an easy and healthy breakfast. A simple recipe for baked oatmeal that features all my favorite fall … [Read More...]

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...]

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Green Living

Eco Friendly Wedding Tips For A Sustainable Ceremony And Reception

This post about eco freindly wedding tips is sponsored by Nakturnal however, all opinions are my … [Read More...]

10 Eco Friendly Date Ideas to Help Your Love Life Go Green!

Coming up with romantic date night ideas isn't always easy. But for green couples, it's even more … [Read More...]

Best Eco Friendly Gifts for a Romantic Date Night

Are you looking for the best eco friendly gifts for a romantic date night? Red may be considered the … [Read More...]

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Health

Natural Immune Support and Tips For Staying Healthy

Why should you worry about natural immune support this month? Well, a healthy immune system reduces … [Read More...]

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...]

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Gardening

How to Keep Animals Out of the Garden

Have you just planted your precious snow peas?  Are you wondering how to keep animals out of … [Read More...]

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...]

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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

Holiday Pet Safety Tips for a Happy and Healthy Pet

Keep your pets safe this holiday season and avoid a trip to the emergency vet. Follow these holiday pet safety tips for a happy and healthy pet during … [Read More...]

Tips for Making Your Life Easier and More Efficient

I have been trying very hard to reduce stress in my life, which means getting organized and simplifying things whenever possible. If you feel … [Read More...]

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...]

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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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