Make every day Earth Day with these tips

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Spring time I am always trying to come up with more ways to live an eco-friendly lifestyle. There was a time when I put minimal effort into making green choices. However over time, I realized that really you CAN make a difference when you make minimal effort in lots of ways! I have compiled some of my favorite ways to live an eco-friendly lifestyle that do not cost a fortune. Beginning with 2 of my most popular posts: DIY Compost Bin and DIY Solar Oven ~Start your own Garden Starting your own garden does not require a lot of space, time, or money. For years, I stuck to containers only since we had limited space and moved often. Now we have a full garden with lots of edibles and pretty things to look at! Some of our favorite things to grow that have been low maintenance are greens, herbs, tomatoes, peppers, and strawberries. This year we are starting a few new things in the garden. The good thing about gardening is that it's okay to mess up! Those mistakes teach us what doesn't … [Read more...]

Freshen up your Bathroom: Environmentally Friendly with Scott Naturals Tube Free Toilet Paper {DIY Mint Mojito Bath Salt}

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Please note: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #ScottTubeFree #CollectiveBias Reducing our waste is very important to our household. We have been recycling and composting for as long as my boys can remember. Before the boys, I always made an effort when convenient. However… [READ MORE]

DIY Apple Glass Cleaner

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DIY is my favorite way to save money & control the chemicals coming into the home. This apple glass cleaner made out of apple cider vinegar is a pleasant way to wipe up those adorable kid smears that are on the bottom half off all our windows & glass doors! Pour the apple cider vinegar… [READ MORE]

Shabby Apple for versatile vintage fashion

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Please note: This post was compensated with featured product. Fashion is all about representing your personality. Mine’s is one of a kind! I love wearing vintage and vintage-inspired looks. I feel like I am living in the wrong fashion era. I am determined to make my style shine through no matter what I am doing…. [READ MORE]

DIY Inside Out “I’m Feeling” Suncatcher #InsideOutEmotions

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Please Note: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #InsideOutEmotions #CollectiveBias Before I was a blogger, I was a behavioral therapist and drug/alcohol counselor for teens who taught them self esteem.  It can be tricky to get kids of all ages to express themselves appropriately. Art… [READ MORE]

Parrot Island Waterpark Coupon

Please note: This post is in collaboration with a sponsored travel opportunity Get ready to enjoy a fun filled summer lounging in the 500 ft. long lazy river “Crocodile Creek” or have some fun on one of the four fast and wild water slides. With a huge wave pool, a children’s play area and an… [READ MORE]

SLIMQUICK Pure Extra Strength Gummies Coupon

Please note: This is post is part of collaboration with a sponsored opportunity SLIMQUICK Pure Extra Strength Gummies Lose 3X the Weight* With Bio Pure Green TeaTM Stimulant Free Amazing Mixed Berry Flavor SLIMQUICK Pure Extra Strength Gummies are sweet and juicy mixed berry flavored and are all-natural and free of artificial colors. In fact,… [READ MORE]

Legoland Discovery Center Deal

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Please note: This post is in collaboration with US Family Guide in exchange for admission to provide personal review. My boys almost love LEGO! We have passed the LEGOLAND Discovery Center in Kansas City and never have the extra time to stop. We are leaving for Miami Beach in a few weeks. We decided that LEGOLAND… [READ MORE]

Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City

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Please note: This is a sponsored post in collaboration with US Family Guides. As always, I have provided my honest opinion and original pictures. We celebrated our first day of summer at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City! Waterparks are so much fun to make the summer heat tolerable. There are always certain attractions we look… [READ MORE]

Gluten Free Birthday Cake Recipes

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Today is my birthday! As we get older, I think our birthday means something different than when we were kids. However, cake is the constant! In honor of my birthday, I have shared some of my favorite gluten free cake recipes. Strawberry Margarita Cake (find recipe here) Gluten Free Strawberry Shortcake Recipe (find recipe here)… [READ MORE]

Chai Protein Smoothie

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Chai is my all-time favorite drink! While this particular chai doesn’t have any tea in it, the spices are spot on. If you enjoy chai, this will be a nice way to switch up your morning smoothie! Print Chai Protein Smoothie   Ingredients ½ cup skim milk ½ frozen banana ½ cup greek yogurt 1… [READ MORE]