The Healthy, Happy, Green & Natural Party Blog Hop #99

Yesterday it snowed and the temperature was 7 degrees. Today it is 54 degrees!...more

12 Fresh Tips for Frugal Living

Living a frugal lifestyle is no longer considered to be unusual, it’s a normal thing that most of us are doing. We reuse, recycle and repurpose everything.  We can not only save money,  but also to be environmentally friendly....more
These are great tips! I'm happy to see that I'm actually doing most of them! :)more

Top 4 Ways to Purify Indoor Air

One of the most important things you can do for your health and well-being is to make sure the air you breathe is as clean and pure as it can be. This is especially important for families with young children: Contaminants can have a major impact on developing lungs, and kids with asthma are at increased risk for attacks when they’re exposed to air pollution. There are several ways to purify the air in your home, and solutions range from simple, eco-friendly tweaks to your living space to full air purification systems....more

Six Foods to Eat Now for a Healthy Smile

 Practicing good oral hygiene goes far beyond your everyday flossing routine. A healthy smile can often be contingent on the food you eat and your everyday diet. Failing to protect your mouth from harmful bacteria means an attack on your enamel, a fundamental defense against tooth decay, according to Dr....more

Potato Salad for Dessert


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Fridge Remix: Creamy Kale Pasta

I read a quote one time that said “The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.”...more

Change your mind, Change the World

We have these terrible preconceived notions about one another. Maybe they are based on nature or nurture, but we go into our everyday existences with these stereotypes and prejudices about one another. It could be from the smallest issue to the largest value. But it is a terrible habit.   ...more

Ease into Homesteading

So you want to start homesteading. You desire a life of self-sufficiency. You want the pleasure of providing for your own needs. You want the reassurance of knowing exactly where your food came from. You want the autonomy of supplying your own power.There’s just one problem: how do you even begin?...more
Love these tips! I'm what I call a "semi-homesteader." I live smack dab in the middle of ...more

Castile Soap: A Thrifty and Eco-Friendly Choice

If you've visited a natural living or health food store and browsed the cleaning aisle, you have probably seen bottles or bars of castile soap. The most common brand is Dr. Bronner's, and it comes in delightful scents such as peppermint and hemp rose. Just what is castile soap and how is it used?You'll be glad to know that it's one of the greenest, most environmentally-friendly products you can use in your home, and it's a thrifty choice, too. ...more
I started using castille soap a while ago, and love Dr. Bronner's as well. Used it mostly for ...more