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

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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

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(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 […]

Real Food Recipe: Italian Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

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It seems like now a days between food allergies and sensitivities everyone is cooking for some type of special diet. That can make cooking and meal planning a challenge. I know all about this- our family has a member with celiac disease and a child with a dairy allergy. All of our dinners are gluten […]

The Hidden Cost of Cloth Diapers (and why I am using disposables)

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 When I found out I was pregnant for the second time, I knew this time around I wanted to make the greenest choicest possible. Breastfeeding? Check. Glass Bottles? Check. Co-sleeper with organic cotton sheets? Check. Cloth Diapers? Check. Of course I was going to use cloth diapers! That was a given. I am the Green […]

The 6 Easiest (and Cheap!) Ways to Go Green at Home

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I often hear from people that they want to have a greener home, but they cannot afford to upgrade to things such as solar panels and energy star appliances.   Making green changes at home does not have to cost an arm and a leg! In fact, there are many cheap (and free!) things you can easily […]