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Clean (and green) by Christmas Week 1 Update

Wow! It seems like a while since I posted the first challenge of Clean (and green) by Christmas!  But, I have been busy cleaning my kitchen! Here is a little before shot: My kitchen is tiny and is a hodge podge of different designs. It is not going to win any style awards, that’s for […]

Real Food Recipe: Secret Ingredient Beef Stew in the Slow Cooker

When the weather starts to become crisp and cool and Autumn is here, I start to crave warm soups and stews. Comfort food for chilly evenings. Fall is my favorite season! I am so happy to live in Pennsylvania where we have four distinct season. I love everything about fall- the leaf colors, the crisp […]

Clean (and green!) by Christmas Week 1

Welcome to the first week of my Clean (and green) by Christmas challenge! This week the focus room will be the kitchen. During the week I will: 1.) Clean out refrigerator 2.) Clean out and wipe down cabinets 3.) Wash floor and windows 4.) Throw out any expired food 5.) Get rid of any food […]

Clean (and Green) by Christmas Series (10 Weeks to Clean!)

So, even though I failed the 31 Days to a Clutter Free life challenge, I really need to do something about the mess and clutter in my house. What better goal date to set than Christmas? I don’t know about you, but I have a love/hate relationship with Christmas. I love Christmas because (well obviously) […]

Weekend Reads

(this post contains affiliate links)   You know how sometimes you pick up a book and once you start, you just can’t put it down? You become so engrossed your life just melts away and suddenly it’s 9:30 pm and the kids are still up and you’ve been a couch potato for the evening and […]