Green Living

Cloth Diapers

August 14, 2012
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While my cloth diapering experience (as I hinted in the previous post) hasn’t been quite perfect, I find that most of the time it’s something I really enjoy doing and that I’m proud of for the environment and my baby’s health. In the grand scheme of things, it really adds very little to the amount […]

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Preparing for Summer!

May 1, 2012

Sorry I’ve gotten a little busy… but here’s what’s going on with me now! 1. Anticipating the opening of our local farmer’s market this week! Yippee!! I realized that I’ve really been slacking on eating my fruits and veggies because they have so little flavor from the grocery store in the winter. I’m excited to […]

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Go “Green” With Food

September 15, 2011
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I’m excited to be participating in the Go Green & Save Green Series with several other green bloggers this week!  We’ll be talking about different areas of green and natural living, showing you how to go green while saving money at the same time!  Be sure to check out the great links at the end […]

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Go Green & Save Green!

September 12, 2011

I’m excited to be participating in the Go Green & Save Green Series with several other green bloggers this week! We’ll be talking about different areas of green and natural living, showing you how to go green while saving money at the same time! Each day will have a different theme: Monday – Personal Care Products/DIY […]

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Refusing, Reducing, Reusing, & Recycling

July 6, 2011
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So it wasn’t until recently that I realized that there is another “R” when it comes to reducing waste. We all know the big three- reduce, reuse, and recycle, but I also recognize now that refuse is another one- and potentially it’s even the most important! I think this is the case because you can […]

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Dandelions Not Just Weeds

June 15, 2011
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So you may have a few of these yellow beauties (yes, hear me out! :) ) popping up in your lawn or field so I thought I’d share a few things that you might not know about dandelions. First, and foremost, my grandmother used to make an amazing dandelion jelly. Who would have thought, right? […]

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Laundry Line Drying Tips

June 8, 2011
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A great way to save on energy (and money!) in the summer is to use a clothesline instead of a dryer. I’m still trying to figure out how I might be able to rig one up in our backyard (which isn’t too flat), but in the meantime I’ve been keeping a list of tips for […]

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Why I Leave Shoes at the Door

May 26, 2011
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If you ask my husband what my number one pet peeve is, he’ll definitely tell you it’s wearing shoes in the house. I literally *cringe* when it happens and have gotten to the point where I mostly don’t mind asking people to take them off. Now I’m not super picky about a spot free, disinfected […]

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Is Your Lawn Necessary?

May 24, 2011
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Today I’m participating in the Ultimate Blog Swap. You’ll find me posting over at 1 Mom’s Mission about Healthy Cookout Foods, and I’m excited to welcome Lisa from Granola Catholic to openeyehealth: Where Did the Lawn Come From? Did you know that the modern lawn got its start in Europe? The moist mild climate there made it […]

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ChicoBag Produce Bags Review

May 14, 2011
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I decided to purchase this set of 3 reusable ChicoBags (produce bags) a couple of months ago on Amazon and I couldn’t be happier with them so far. They roll up into the cute little sleeves that you see above, but are actually 16″ x 12.5″ each and hold a lot of food! They are […]

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