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What Does Sustainable Even Mean?

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Sustainable. Organic. Eco-friendly. Carbon footprint. Waste. These terms are tossed around these days like the marketing buzzwords of the decade, and we all know that just because a product or company tells us they're green doesn't mean they really are. So what does sustainable really even mean? I'm proud to be a Smarter Life Better…

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Read more about the article {30} Uses for Coconut Oil
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{30} Uses for Coconut Oil

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I am counting down the days to my 30th birthday, and I couldn't be more excited! Truly! As I was brainstorming ways to celebrate here on the blog, I couldn't help but think that 30 lists of {30} items would be just about perfect for my type-A, list-making self. Join me for the next month…

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Ideas for an Eco-Friendly Easter

The following is from Michelle of Open Eye Health: Cruising through the aisles at my local grocery store recently, I couldn’t help but notice the huge assortment of Easter decorations, baskets, plastic grass, egg coloring kits, and overly packaged candy. While I was not surprised to see this many options, I started wondering if there…

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3 Ways to Get the Flame Retardant out of Your Kids’ Fuzzy Pajamas

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: 3 Ways to Get the Flame Retardant out of Your Kids' Fuzzy Pajamas It kills me that other moms are forking out bucks for chemicals to “redo” the diminished flame retardant quality in their kids' year-old pajamas while I'm going to great lengths to avoid them…

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