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Natural Flu Shot Recipe to Boost Immunity

This easy natural flu shot recipe is just what you need to fight off cold and flu germs.  This isn't an actual flu SHOT.  As in, the normal type of injection you go and get from your doctor.  This is a flu shot that you put in a teeny tiny glass and toss back like when you were back in college and first learning about tequila.  I promise, though, this natural flu shot  will not leave you hung over … [Read More...]

How to Hire a Solar Panel Installer You Can Trust

This post about How to Hire a Solar Panel Installer You Can Trust is sponsored by Pick My Solar.  All opinions are my own. On our recently journey up the East coast, I was truly amazed by the number of houses with solar panels on them.  This is a trend that I want to see more of, given the carbon footprint of human energy usage.  Every year, more and more people become aware of the benefits of … [Read More...]

Eco Friendly School Ideas for Greener Classrooms and Smaller Footprints

Have you ever wished for more environmentally friendly schools in your area?  Did you ever think that maybe YOU could help play a part in creating them? I am going to share a few eco friendly school ideas for you to research this summer and implement in the fall. Why do we need green schools?  Most of the time, parents are expected to be the 'teachers' when it comes to their children.  We teach … [Read More...]

Back to School Shopping Tips for Healthier Kids

Are you looking for back to school shopping tips already? It seems like summer just started but according to that pesky calendar, my kids go back to school next week.  That is going to be a seriously rude awakening for my teenagers.  They have been rather sloth-ish this summer and have pretty much grown roots and become addicted to their mobile devices. As you begin your own back to school … [Read More...]

Eco Friendly School Supplies and Tips for a Greener School Year

If you are looking for eco friendly school supplies, you may have trouble finding them in traditional stores.  My children start school in 10 days.  Back to school shopping trips are never cheap. Who knew that it would cost hundreds of dollars for my kids to sit in class and learn stuff they probably won't need after they get out of college? The older my kids get, the more they school supplies … [Read More...]

Recipes

How to Freeze Rhubarb and 5 Easy Rhubarb Recipes

When I was growing up in New England, my parents always had a garden.  In their garden, the one thing that came back year after year was rhubarb.  My … [Read More...]

Chocolate Almond Butter Smoothie Bowl Recipe for Nut Lovers!

This Chocolate Almond Butter Smoothie Bowl Recipe for Nut Lovers has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are … [Read More...]

Tarragon Vinegar Recipe and 5 Other Uses for Tarragon

Several years ago,  I was strolling through the garden center and I stumbled across a tarragon plant in the herb section.  This is not an herb I have … [Read More...]

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Green Living

Eco Friendly School Ideas for Greener Classrooms and Smaller Footprints

Have you ever wished for more environmentally friendly schools in your area?  Did you ever think … [Read More...]

Eco Friendly School Supplies and Tips for a Greener School Year

If you are looking for eco friendly school supplies, you may have trouble finding them in … [Read More...]

How to Recycle Household Items That are Creating Clutter in Your House!

Wondering where to start decluttering your home?  First, learn how to recycle household items and … [Read More...]

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Health

Trigger Point Therapy Tools for Muscle Pain Relief

Several years ago, I had a persistent muscle spasm in my shoulder.  I went through the doctor's … [Read More...]

Creative Uses for Eucalyptus Leaves for Home and Health

I have a serious problem.  One that has me looking for uses for eucalyptus leaves and considering … [Read More...]

Sauna Tips for Better Health and Improved Well being

Sitting in the sauna is great for your health. These sauna tips will not only allow you to achieve … [Read More...]

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House, Home and Family

How to Give Thoughtful Gifts for Valentines Day!

Valentine's Day is fast approaching and that means people struggling with Valentines Day gift ideas.  I see tons of adds for expensive diamond rings … [Read More...]

Cookie Baking Tips for Beginners: For Perfect Cookies Every Time!

It's cookie season! Read through these cookie baking tips for beginners if you are new to the art of baking. When I was young, I was lucky enough to … [Read More...]

How to Make Homemade Soup for a Healthy Family Dinner

With the cool weather finally on its way, its time for you to learn how to make homemade soup.  Do you buy it in cans?  Or the new and trendy boxed … [Read More...]

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DIY and Crafts

How To Get Aloe Vera Gel From Your Aloe Plant

Learning how to get aloe vera gel from your aloe plant is a handy skill to have! My son recently … [Read More...]

Natural DIY Wood Butter and Tips for Cleaning Cutting Boards

This DIY wood butter recipe is a must have item for anyone who does a lot of cooking from scratch. I … [Read More...]

Ginger Detox Bath Recipe to Help You Sweat Those Toxins Out!

If you are looking for a ginger bath recipe, the one I use is incredibly easy to make at home. Over … [Read More...]

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Gardening

Summer Gardening Tips for a Bountiful Harvest

Summer gardening is always a bit less fun for me than spring gardening!  The weather is hotter, the … [Read More...]

DIY Earwig Trap for Your Garden

One of the things that bugs me (HAH!)  most about gardening is trying to outsmart the bugs without … [Read More...]

Tarragon Vinegar Recipe and 5 Other Uses for Tarragon

Several years ago,  I was strolling through the garden center and I stumbled across a tarragon plant … [Read More...]

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Travel

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...]

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...]

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