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Triple Berry Jam Recipe using No Pectin and No Canning!

This triple berry jam recipe using no pectin and no canning is like summer on a piece of toast.  Loaded with fresh berries, your whole family will love this homemade jam!Making Homemade Jam with No Pectin There are a few key items that I always keep in my pantry and jam is one of them. … [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 outdoors, we collected tons of rocks for nature crafts.  And, of course, they learned quite young how to paint rocks and turn them into amazing works of art.  If you have found some rocks this … [Read More...]

Healthy Quinoa Salad Recipe with Spinach and Apricots

This healthy quinoa salad recipe was a delicious last minute creation that I threw together after a haphazard inventory of my pantry. I had fresh spinach and wanted to use it for something other than green smoothies. I had a container of quinoa so I headed to Pinterest to find some … [Read More...]

Healthy Summer Tips for the Whole Family

Wondering how to have a happy, healthy summer vacation?  Here are a few healthy summer tips for the whole family to ensure that the next few months are both fun and safe!Healthy Summer Tips for the Whole Family Summer is here (even if the calendar says it isn't!) and the weather is … [Read More...]

Use These 10 Essential Oils to Strengthen the Immune System

If staying healthy and preventing illness are on your mind, there are many natural ways to boost immunity.  Are you considering essential oils to strengthen the immune system? Essential oils for health are one part of an overall healthy lifestyle that you may want to … [Read More...]

Recipes

Healthy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Energy Bites

I am a morning person but by 3 PM in the afternoon, I am craving a nap. These peanut butter oatmeal energy bites were my attempt at powering through … [Read More...]

Watermelon Salad Recipe with Basil and Feta

This Watermelon Salad Recipe with Basil and Feta is a simple, refreshing summer side dish that you can whip up in only a few minutes. Sweet watermelon … [Read More...]

How to Make Real New England Style Homemade Baked Beans

Want to learn how to make homemade baked beans from scratch?  As a native New Englander, I can help!  There is nothing more amazing than the … [Read More...]

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Green Living

How to Repurpose Old Wooden Spoons Instead of Throwing Them Away!

Have old wooden spoons and don't know what to do with them?  Learn how to repurpose old wooden … [Read More...]

Summer Food Tips and Sustainable Outdoor Entertaining

 These summer food tips are sponsored by Fresh From Florida as part of an Influencer Activation … [Read More...]

How to Reduce Plastic Usage for a Smaller Carbon Footprint

This post about how to reduce plastic usage has been sponsored by Footprint.  All opinions are … [Read More...]

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Health

Use These 10 Essential Oils to Strengthen the Immune System

If staying healthy and preventing illness are on your mind, there are many natural ways to boost … [Read More...]

How To Maintain Heart Health As You Age

This post about how to maintain heart health as you age is sponsored by MitoQ.  All opinions … [Read More...]

National Nutrition Month Ideas for Healthy Living

These National Nutrition Month Ideas for Healthy Living are sponsored by BabbleBoxx.  However, … [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

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...]

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...]

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House, Home and Family

Service Projects that are Good for the Planet

As a mom, I feel like one of my jobs is to teach my kids to give back to others.  I particularly like it when I can find service projects that are … [Read More...]

Green Mom Guilt and Parenting Priorities

Do you suffer from green mom guilt? When I first found out I was pregnant, I wanted to be a natural green mom.  I envisioned organic baby food and … [Read More...]

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 … [Read More...]

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Travel

Sustainable Wine Tips and the Solar Winery Trend

Have you ever considered the ecological footprint of the wine in your glass during happy hour? Many … [Read More...]

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...]

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