Creating My Healthy Home for My Children

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As Earth Day approaches there is much focus given to simple ways we can share the social responsibility of protecting and caring for the beautiful planet we have been given to call our home.  I love the attention that is given to the need to care for the earth.  As a Mama, I feel that… 

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Green Tips for a Backyard Spring Clean Up

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Spring brings great things: sunshine, warmth, and the blooming of flowers and plants in every color of the rainbow.  Critters, great and small, come out of hibernation, active and hungry. However, with all this abundance of life, comes a responsibility… Dare we utter the words spring cleaning? While scrubbing your baseboards and rotating a mattress… 

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10 Simple Tips For an Eco Friendly Home

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Thank you to Direct Energy for sponsoring today’s post, and encouraging me to share tips for an eco friendly home! Today possibly was the warmest day so far this year and I loved every moment of being outdoors to take in the sunshine.  Bring on the much-needed vitamin D!  While we walked around the yard,… 

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How to Start Seeds Indoors

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Seeds have three basic needs to germinate and grow successfully: light/warmth, water and food. The first place to begin is to decide what type of plants you wish to grow in your garden.  Most people find it the easiest to list the types of vegetables they eat most often.  Then you will need to collect your… 

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DIY Carpet Stain Removers

Today’s post is brought to you by Flooring America. While I have hardwood floor thoroughout my home, we also have large wool area rugs in the main rooms in the house.  With kiddos running through the house, we have our fair share of spills.  I try to remind myself not to cry over spilled milk… 

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