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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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Plastic Pollution – One Easy Change You Can Make

Some people go to the beach to play, others go to decompress and recharge.  There can be something so calming about sitting on a quiet beach and just watching the waves roll in. Oceans are beautiful and the water can be so clear but sometimes you get out too far and you can’t see the […]

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Why I Will Always Choose Organic Produce

Do you choose organic produce when you grocery shop?  What are the benefits when you choose organic?  Does it matter?  It’s generally more expensive than conventionally grown but is it necessary?  Can you afford not to? Should I Choose Organic? In my 20’s, I didn’t think much about what I ate.  I knew that fruits and […]

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7 Outstanding Reasons To Clean With Microfiber

I don’t know about you but house cleaning is generally not at the top of my list of fun activities.  Floor mopping, dusting, window washing, stove cleaning – these all are generally at the top of the “to do” list but somehow, the last things to get done.  Not only are they time consuming but […]

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5 Amazing Ways to Re-Use Old Shoes and Clothes

My back and feet were always hurting when I exercised.  Must be time for a new pair of gym shoes but how can I re-use old shoes?  In 2013, it was estimated that 20 billion pairs of shoes are produced each year and of that, 300 million pairs are thrown away.  300 million each year!?!  Americans throw […]