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How to reduce food waste

I’d venture to guess I’m not the only one who’s ever had rotting, moldy cheese and vegetables in my fridge.  Have you ever pulled that crisper drawer out to find your lettuce is wilted and dried on the tips?  Raise your hand if you’ve gone into your pantry looking for something only to find all […]

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Compost Aerator – Must Have Composting Tool

Hands down, BEST.GIFT.EVER! My husband got me the best gift this past Christmas.  He got me a compost aerator!  I know, I’m a lucky gal.  You don’t have to tell me twice.  All kidding aside, I’m a practical gift giver so I also appreciate receiving practical gifts.  I’ve been wanting one of these suckers for […]

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53 Easy Green Things You Can Do in the New Year

The New Year is almost here!?!  It’s that time of year when we start thinking about our goals for the New Year and all the possibilities that await us.  Maybe you want to get better about tracking your money or be healthier and shed some pounds.  Perhaps you want to spend less time working and […]

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15 Amazing Uses for Coffee Grounds Beyond the Coffee Pot

  Americans LOVE their coffee!  Roughly 62% drink coffee each day, coffee they either made at home or purchased from one of over 21,400 coffee shops in the U.S.  That’s ALOT of coffee grounds.  Many coffee shops offer the leftover coffee grounds to anyone who wants them.  Perhaps if you’re a professional gardener, you might […]

Non Toxic Food Storage - Finding Our Green Life

My Non-Toxic Food Storage Choice

Last night as we were cleaning up from dinner, my husband asked if we were going to save the leftovers.  I suggested that we let them cool off before putting everything away.  He went ahead and got out a plastic container to put everything in, after it cooled.  I began to think, is that plastic […]

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