How to Make Wild Violet Syrup

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This post about how to make wild violet syrup was brought to you by Zulka Morena pure cane sugar, who provided a product sample for our use in this recipe. My grandmother always loved wild violets. I do, too, and that’s why they were the flowers I chose for my wedding. Not the smartest move,…

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Kill Vampire Electronics and Lower Your Electric Bill #ProjectEnvolve (Mission 4)

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I’ve written this post as an ambassador for Project Envolve™ (sponsored in part by PPL Electric Utilities) . Project Envolve supplied me with materials to help weatherize my home along with tips for living an energy-efficient lifestyle. This post contains an affiliate link. I have a pretty fantastic announcement to make. Since becoming a #ProjectEnvolve Ambassador in…

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Burlap-wrapped Seed Packet Valentines

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Looking for a special gift for your sweet pea? Forget the candy hearts… I’ve got the perfect valentines: simple seed packets, wrapped in easy burlap envelopes. 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!

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

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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. 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….

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{2013 Holiday Gift Guide} Gaiam: Yoga gear and SO much more!

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  When I started exercising again after Elliette’s birth, I found myself in need of some new clothing and equipment. Since comfort was top of mind, I started searching for yoga pants. (Mom staple, right?) I knew the Gaiam name from some of the gear I already had, but when I looked them up I…

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