Frugal Friday: Get a Cardboard Box

Unless you’ve got a nanny, a housekeeper, a chauffeur, and a chef, it’s hard to manage a home and family–and still keep a smile on your face. But, it’s worth trying. Because nobody wants a crabby mom. Join me while I try to navigate these choppy waters and keep smiling. Subscribe to my RSS feed […]

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Giveaways, Giveaways

Saturday night is the closing time for all my green giveaways. Don’t miss a chance to win: – a reusable shopping bag from Envirosax – soymilk from 8th Continent – a $20 gift certificate to Better World Books – a backyard fruit book – organic bug spray

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The Farmer’s Market – A Fine Thing!

Visiting Farmers’ Market is something that our family has done for almost fifteen years now in two countries and four different cities. Nowadays, it’s more about the experience than it is about the good deals. Usually, we find some fun snacks and go home with a few goodies. The kids and I went to a […]

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Cheese Enchiladas (URS: Meatless Main Dishes)

This week we’re swapping Main Dish recipes that don’t include meat. As I mentioned earlier this week, occasionally opting out of meat can be great for your budget as well as lessen wear and tear on the environment. I started doing this years ago when we went to one income. I had read Miserly Moms […]

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Family Fun: 5 Eco-Friendly Kids Books

I was kind of curious if I actually owned any children’s books that spoke about the environment. I found a handful that have really benefited our reading and thinking times. Wonderful Worms features delightful illustrations as it explains the process by which earthworms move earth and transform matter into enriched soil. Great to combine with […]

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Giveaway: Better World Books

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS #1 MICHELLENOTDAWN AND #12 TANYA. PLEASE EMAIL ME TO RECEIVE YOUR PRIZE. Another way that parents can easily green up their lifestyle or gear up for baby’s arrival in an eco-friendly way, is to buy used books, clothing, and accessories. I recently found out about a […]

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Guest Post: Planting an Orchard

Fresh fruit is such a blessing from God. No wonder He placed Adam and Eve in a garden. And growing your own – why it will make you feel like a rich woman! Today Phoebe shares her journey of how she and her family are establishing their own orchard. My husband and I decided to […]

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Guest Post: Total Green Living

Today’s guest post is from Shannon who shares how they transformed much of their everyday to more environmentally sensitive ways of living. This is meant to be read as one mom’s story of what works. As with all these green posts, my hope is that it’ll get you thinking, inspire you, and encourage you to […]

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