Guest Post: Worm Composting

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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Butter, and SoyMilk and Apron – Oh My! Giveaway Winners

Thanks to everyone who participated in last week’s giveaways. Congratulations to all our winners! Go here to see who they are.

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Guest Post: Do It Yourself Recycling

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “reduce, reuse, recycle” as it relates to being eco-friendly. Reduce waste, reuse something if you can, recycle it into something new. In our “disposable” society, it is a great one to remember before we toss something in the trash. (Truth be told, I learned it from Bob the Builder.) The […]

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Review and Giveaway – Envirosax Reusable Shopping Bags

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO #68 Sue AND #62 chopf712! PLEASE SEND ME YOUR MAILING ADDRESSES. There are a few things that I take with me on my grocery shopping trips: my children, my coupons, and my grocery bags. For awhile, I was forgetting one or the other. Well, not my kids! But […]

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Giveaway – EcoSmart Organic Insecticide

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO #11 KRISTY, #13 TALLYMICHELLE, #15 MICHELLENOTDAWN, #16 YARDSALE PRINCESS, #19 LERINLEIGH. PLEASE SEND ME YOUR MAILING ADDRESSES. Being “green” doesn’t just mean doing things that are good for the environment. In my mind, it means doing things that are good for the people in your environment. For me […]

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Final Week – 8th Continent Complete

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATS TO THE WINNERS #1 MRS QUERIDO, #5 JENNIFER FROM GETTING AHEAD, #7 KAREN (klnlovesmickey), #15 TANYA. PLEASE EMAIL ME WITH YOUR MAILING ADDRESS. Over the last month Elizabeth Somer, registered dietician, author, and spokeswoman for Stremicks Heritage Foods and 8th Continent, has been sharing with my readers the best […]

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Going, Going, GREEN!

When I was in college, “environmentalism” was a hot topic. My college had an environmental studies major, and there were recycling bins, and there were rallies — and you got plenty hassled if you didn’t do things that were “good for the environment.” Quite honestly, it was a little annoying. It seemed that many people […]

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Cookin’ From the Pantry

As I mentioned last week, one way I’m cutting corners in April is to avoid any big grocery stops. Rather than spend my usual $125 per week, for the remainder of the month, I’m going to try to just use up what we have. (Thanks, Money Saving Mom, for the inspiration!) Last week I brainstormed […]

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