Menu-Making as a Lifestyle

It took me years to take the plunge; I’d been talking about it forever: “Someday I’m going to plan out our meals ahead of time — I’m going to make menus!” The barriers to menu-making are many:  It takes a time commitment up front; it takes organizational skill and a focused mind; it helps to […]

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Compost Made Easy

I’ll never forget how amazed I was the first time I turned over a shovelful of my compost pile and saw that it had become dirt! What a miracle! All those banana peels, coffee grounds, egg shells, and veggies I had thrown on the ground had mysteriously turned into dirt. And not just any dirt—dirt […]

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Natural Cleansers to Help You Ditch the Chemicals When Cleaning

Ever wonder what makes you want to sneeze when you’re cleaning? It’s not always the dust. Cleansers have tons of nasty chemicals in them that can cause your body to react immediately, but those chemicals can also have long term effects on you and your family. This is why many moms are choosing to go […]

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