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10 ideas for raising greener kids

  Most of us have children, spend time with children, or work with children on a regular basis. Instilling a sense of green consciousness in the hearts of these children is a powerful way to make our green efforts last way past us. Here are some simple, everyday ideas to help build a greener generations (read more…)

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8 ways to find motivation at home

I‘ve got several emails with a “to be answered in a post” tag that all ask this question–“How do I find the motivation to work at home when I just don’t feel like it?” I’m responding to this question today because it’s a good one to address in my own life. It’s getting hot, life (read more…)

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Photo by Marco Decluttering Your Feed Reader :: Organizing Your Way Old-Fashioned, Simple Birthday Parties :: Like Merchant Ships The Best Decorating Advice Ever :: The Inspired Room 5 Tips for your Dogs and Kids to Co-Exist :: Make and Takes The List: Children’s Literature We Love :: Simple Kids And two other little announcements: (read more…)

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A surefire way to get rich quick

Photo by Edward Lim The following is a guest post by Nicole of Burning Bushes In today’s economy, say the words, ‘rich’ and ‘quick’ to someone, and they’re soon looking over your shoulder at that evil sub-prime mortgage lender who started this whole mess. But hear me out on this one — I promise this (read more…)

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Watch out for these health busters

We know that directing our diets away from highly processed foods and toward unrefined whole foods is a surefire way to increase our health and well-being.  That said, most of us still use processed foods every day.  Learning to quickly identify which ones are healthy is essential as we navigate our way through the grocery store. (read more…)

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