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Blackberry Gingerbread :: Mt. Hope Chronicles Aimée Wimbush-Bourque of Simple Bites: Kitchen Tour :: The Stir Keep Track of Library Books and Avoid Fines :: Organizing Your Way Dressing up a Present with Wrapping Paper :: Make and Takes 5 Frugal Birthday Party Games :: Wise Bread “Celebrate summer–sun-drenched days and starlit nights.” – Gooseberry (read more…)

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Stress is a choice

I‘ll readily admit it: We’ve had a tough year. A semi-complicated pregnancy, health issues for our middle son, and a sudden, unplanned international move has made the past seven months — well, a doozy. My emotions have been all over the place, but even in the midst of the highs and the lows, the near-constant (read more…)

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Green & Gorgeous: My Homemade Beauty Routine

Welcome back to our monthly Green & Gorgeous series! We took a break in July for our fabulous SLM Block Party giveaways, but usually I set aside the first Friday of each month here at Simple Organic to discuss green beauty tips, trends, and resources. Have you had a chance to check out The Story (read more…)

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How to get your whole family on the same plate

Before I became a mom, I swore I wouldn’t become a short order cook at dinnertime. I had memories of my own experience growing up — we simply ate what my mom made for dinner, and I was never consulted as to what that would be. It’s funny how much we think we know before (read more…)

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Green Goal Solution: Clothing Exchange

Written by contributor Nicole Bennett of Gidget Goes Home. Back when Simple Organic was just getting started, Katie gave us some great ideas on how we could each start setting goals to go green in various areas of our life. One of Katie’s helpful suggestions was to buy used clothing as much as possible. Since then, (read more…)

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