Homemade Toothpaste

Leah claims to make her own toothpaste because she's "super cheap", but her frugal efforts also cuts down on packaging waste, not to mention additional unwanted chemicals in the body or bodies. I believe this is what they call a win-win:...more

Exploring Boston and New England

A couple of love birds who also love to travel go back to the scene of their first wedding anniversary (just last year) and re-explore one of their favorite cities, Boston, with side trips to Cape Cod and Newport, Rhode Island:...more
Been there. Fantastic place.more

Bark in the Park: Dogs in Uniform

This post was carefully selected based on its unusually high Cute content. Maisy and her tongue are so charming and all the other doggies who suited up at Atlanta's Bark in the Park just brought it to official Overload:...more
@PetSmart here's my service dog Jack and me at @RaysBaseball vs @tigers game! #barkinthepark ...more

Recycle That Bra, Lady!

What to do when a bra has reached the natural end of its life? If you're a D-cup girl like me, you say a few words, weep a bit and maybe play a bugle because that patch of lace-and-wire hydraulics has done you (and society as a whole, really) a terrific service. But these days, we have to stop and think about anything before it goes in the trash: Can it be recycled? That old nasty bra? Why yes, yes it can....more
@fuzzieworld Wonderful! Glad we could help.more

An Apology From a Charismatic to the Wary

This post was written as an apology from a member of the Charismatic Movement to others who may have been put off by their religious fervor:...more

Beware of Lead Paint

Banned in household paints since 1978, lead was once a common ingredient and now, it's up to you to find it. This post highlights the hidden dangers of lead paint - how to spot it, test it and remove it from your home: ...more
I think she will be fine as long as she's not chewing on it!more

A Family Trek to India

This gorgeous post is mostly beautiful photographs of a happy family in a famously exotic locale. Sure, the post will save you thousands in Indian airfare but it will (re)spark your wanderlust something awful. Don't miss the amazing video from the rug factory:...more
India is one of the places I'd love to go back to someday but the part I want to visit isn't ...more

Recycled Love: Second Chance Toys

In the summer of 2006, a New Jersey teenager noticed piles of perfectly good toys, sitting on curbsides next to garbage cans, headed for the landfill, and pondered the pointless waste, not to mention all the kids who might appreciate the toys. At 17, Sasha Lipton, was no stranger to good deeds. She was already volunteering as a counselor at Camp Sunshine, a retreat for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families, when her waste-saving/love-giving idea struck....more
Love this!  I definitely plan to have a collection in December!    more

Dog Food Ingredients Matter

Many of us take such care in researching the ingredients of our food, why not the same care for our pets? In fact, they may have allergies and reactions to certain ingredients, just like we do. Also, if you check out this post, you'll be treated to a super cute video of Sullie and her adorable eating ritual:...more
Ingredients absolutely matter!  Is there anything you would like to feed your pet that isn't ...more

Finding Home

If you've ever been there, it's a tough spot - that limbo land of existing between one era and the next. With the help of a Talking Heads' song, this blogger rethinks the idea of "home."...more
Oh, have I ever...more