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Overwhelmed with Green and Natural Living? You Need These 5 Simple Truths

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: One response I hear a lot when talking to people about their green and natural living journeys is how overwhelming it can be. All of the information, changes to make, and toxins to worry about can really drag you down and even leave you feeling paralyzed,…

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Are big families eco-friendly or a carbon footprint nightmare?

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: We all know that buying in bulk, preferably reusing containers when possible, is the eco-friendly thing to do. But when it comes to having children in Costco-sized portions, the environmentalists start getting testy: “Environmentally irresponsible” “A drain on the world's resources” “Contributing to deadly overpopulation” That…

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Does Your Organic Food Have Frequent Flyer Miles, Enough Heavy Metals to Be a Necklace, or Both?

 The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: If you were startled by someone cheering in the freezer aisle at Costco last week, my apologies. That was me. I was just excited that the frozen organic broccoli was from Ecuador. No, I'm not some weird closet Ecaudor stalker. I was really just relieved it…

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10 Steps to a Styrofoam Free World

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: Coffee and doughnuts after church, anyone? Unfortunately, since most churches probably use Styrofoam cups for their weekly fellowship, they help contribute to the 25 billion Styrofoam cups trashed every year in America alone. Styrofoam is technically plastic number 6, polystyrene. It can be accepted for recycling,…

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Got Gunk? How to Naturally Clean Your Dishwasher

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: Got Gunk? How to Naturally Clean Your Dishwasher It's the perfect time for fresh starts - New Year's resolutions, losing weight, setting yearly goals for just about every area of your life. I want to bring your attention to something which may need a fresh start…

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5 Healthy, Organic Items & Affordable Alternatives

The following post is from Kate of Modern Alternative Mama: Okay, let's be realistic here. Every time you turn around, there's a new threat out there.  Something else is going to kill you because it has chemicals in it. And sometimes the solution to those going-to-kill-chemicals is...well...expensive.  I don't live on an unlimited income, much…

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Homemade Vaseline + A Simply Homemade Clean

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The following guest post is from Lisa Barthuly, author of A Simply Homemade Clean: Simplify. Save Money. Two things that seem pretty elusive these days, huh? Not so! Making your own homemade products sounds pretty overwhelming, but the truth is, it’s simple.  I’ve been making my own bath, beauty and cleaning products for over a…

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