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Easy Lavender DIY Oatmeal Milk Bath Recipe

This lavender DIY oatmeal milk bath recipe will help soothe dry skin and relax your mind and body as you soak your cares away.  Oatmeal Milk Bath has moisturizing properties and the dried lavender is a perfect addition for a relaxing bedtime soak. Soothe Stress With Homemade … [Read More...]

Fall Gardening Tips and Putting the Garden to Bed

Following these basic fall gardening tips may offer big rewards all year long.  Here are a few ways to extend the gardening season into cooler weather and some garden chores to tackle NOW to make sure your garden is ready for spring.When should I start my fall garden? Summer is slowly … [Read More...]

Handy Tips for Freezing Produce

Have extra produce from the garden? Just freeze it! Store your summer harvest in your freezer to enjoy all year long. Freezing fruits and vegetables is one of the easiest ways to preserve food, however, there are a few key things to keep in mind. These handy tips for freezing produce will help … [Read More...]

How to Remove Labels From Jars With Barely Any Work

This weekend I decided to replace a ton of spices from my spice rack. Some of them were there when I first bought it 20 years ago! There are just some spices that I don't really use that often so they just sit in my spice rack taking up space. Since there are about a million ways to reuse old spice … [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 vision is for a 5 year old.  These are questions to bring up with your child's doctor as early as 6 months old! If child eyesight deterioration … [Read More...]

Recipes

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 … [Read More...]

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...]

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Green Living

Green Manicure Tips for Healthy Nails

Whether you just want to have a girls's night in or you are getting dressed up for date night, … [Read More...]

Sustainable Tailgating Party Ideas for a Greener Football Season

Trying to reduce your carbon footprint this fall?  Want a truly eco friendly tailgating party? … [Read More...]

Green Camping Tips For Your Next Outdoor Adventure

Are you planning a camping trip in the coming months?  Going camping is no reason to throw all … [Read More...]

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Health

7 Reasons to Start Running to Lose Weight

Running to lose weight can be a great addition to your workout regimen. The struggle to lose weight … [Read More...]

Heart Healthy Lifestyle Tips to Adopt Right Now

This conversation about heart-healthy lifestyle tips has been sponsored by St. Joseph® Low Dose … [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 … [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

Sustainable Summer Tips For Green Family Fun

Whether you live in the sometimes cool north or the hot and steamy south, consider your carbon footprint as you work, play and travel this … [Read More...]

Environmental Projects for Kids Who Believe in Better

This post about environmental projects for kids is sponsored by Barbara's.  All opinions are my own.    Green kids aren't born, they … [Read More...]

How to Choose a Ripe Watermelon for a Sweet and Juicy Treat!

The weather here in Georgia is warming up and the pool opens in just a few weeks. I am looking forward to BBQs, pool parties, and (of course) some … [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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