Category Archives: Green Living

Burlap-wrapped Seed Packet Valentines

Looking for a special gift for your sweet pea? Forget the candy hearts… I’ve got the perfect Valentine’s Day craft: a simple seed packet wrapped in an easy burlap envelope. With no candy, no food dyes, and a budget-friendly price tag, there’s no better way to say “I dig you!” to your favorite garden lover! Continue reading

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We’re a Tervis Family! {Tumbler Giveaway 1/29}

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My goals for 2014? Getting healthy, drinking more water, saving money, looking fabulous – they’re all in full swing with the help of our new secret weapon: Tervis tumblers!

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Wait, what? Plastic cups? Yeah, I know. I don’t do much plastic. I was hesitant to try Tervis tumblers, but when it comes to water, I like a clear cup. My stainless steel bottles always leave me guessing about how clean they really are inside, plus Tervis makes a great looking cup that’s fun to carry (and I need all the help I can get staying hydrated.) Continue reading

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5 Easy Tips for Making Your Kitchen More Energy-efficient {Slow Cooker Beef Chili Recipe}

I’m writing this post as a Project Envolve™ Ambassador. I have not been compensated for this post, but I did receive a promotional item to facilitate energy savings in my home.

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In all my years, I’ve never spent a winter at home.

I’ve always worked full-time, and we’ve always had a pretty steady electric bill. But now that I’m home all day with 2 kids, WOW. The electric bill is all over the place! (…and not in a good way.) Continue reading

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Project Envolve™ Mission One: Save Energy with your Holiday Lights!

I’m writing this post as a Project Envolve™ Ambassador. I have not been compensated for this post, but I did receive the items shown below to facilitate energy savings in my home.

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The approaching new year has me thinking about positive change. I’m welcoming new ideas, for sure, but also revisiting those things that are important to our family and strengthening our resolve to do better in 2014. Eating habits, exercise, living a little more consciously. We could use a brush up on all of those things. And now, as a Project Envolve Ambassador, I’m going to do just that with a REcommitment to saving energy every day! Continue reading

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Sweet! All Natural Candy from The Lovely Candy Co.

babyphotoHold on to your Santa hats, people. The ranting and raving is about to get out of control. Continue reading

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