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Dining Out Waste Free

Who feels like cooking, no one?  Ok, we’re going out.  We usually dine out once a week.  Inevitably, there are leftovers that need to come home so we can a) get our money’s worth and b) not waste food.  Every time the waiter/waitress brings the leftovers container, I kick myself because I haven’t gotten my “restaurant […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]