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...]

Spring Garden Season has Begun

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Please note: This post is not sponsored but links to sponsored content. This weather has not been the best. We have ranged from the 70s to snow the next day and back to warm weather. However, when I look up at the blooming trees and daffodils, all I want to do is begin my garden…. [READ MORE]

Saving Money with Groupon Coupons

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Please note: This is a sponsored post with my honest thoughts. What some people don’t know about me is I am a penny pincher. I think it goes back to our days of struggling with finances due to our son’s health problems. I just feel like at any point we could go back to living paycheck… [READ MORE]

Stay Healthy while Traveling in Las Vegas

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Please note: I received no compensation for this content. The last six months have been a bit over-whelming to say the least. I was a caregiver for my dad recently diagnosed with cancer, dealt with my grandma dying from a stroke, and still managing our household of 5. Moms are expected to carry the weight… [READ MORE]

18 Halloween Mason Jars

Every family has a holiday that feels like it is theirs. Ours is definitely Halloween! The boys select our costumes on November 1st…364 days in advance. We dress up as a family. With our oldest being 11 now, I just don’t know how much longer he will play along. In my family when we got… [READ MORE]

Printable Candy Bar Wrappers {Apple Theme}

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By now, the boys have been back in school for a month. The first month of school is hectic for us. I can only imagine how hectic it is for the teachers! I do my fair share of teaching and polite reminders to keep Hunter on track with gluten free. I make sure with each… [READ MORE]