Sunday Links: Happy Easter!

• From NY Times: Skin Deep – Earth-Friendly Packaging for Cosmetics • From Green and Natural Parenting: Natural Bathwater Colors • From TipNut: 33 Reusable Grocery Bags You Can Make: Free Patterns • From Hip Mountain Mama: Inspiring Mama:: Anni Daulter, Author of Organically Raised • From Live Renewed: Greener Swiffer • And, in light (read more…)

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Simple ways to celebrate Easter

I love Easter, mostly because it’s the one time of year people actually focus on the most important event in history. But I also love the dawn of spring, and the celebrations we have as a family to welcome more outdoor time, more stopping to smell the wildflowers, and a general sense of rebirth in (read more…)

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Green & Gorgeous: About Mineral Make-up

When mineral make-up first appeared on the market, it seemed like a dream come true for many women: safe, natural (and natural-looking) make-up that could actually be good for your skin! I switched over to mineral make-up myself in 2005, and have been a die-hard fan ever since. I don’t wear make-up every day, but (read more…)

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11 tips for eating healthy on a budget

I completely resonate with the message to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables and to buy organic whenever possible.  When I buy meat for my family and myself I now choose grass fed, ethically treated meat and organic, free range poultry. But what is often missing from this message are ways to make those purchases (read more…)

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Gardening 101: Companion Planting

Mother Nature is awfully ingenious; she has come up with quite a few methods to keep bugs away and plants healthy and thriving.  It turns out that plants, like people, prefer certain company.  You can help keep your vegetables happy and pest-free by planting them near their buddies! This simple method maximizes certain plants’ natural (read more…)

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