How to Be Green When Green is Popular

The following post is from Kate of Modern Alternative Mama: Everyone’s going green. It’s true.  Just about everyone I know is concerned with being “green,” eco-conscious, doing the right thing for the earth.  But sadly, some of this is just because it’s popular right now, and not because all of these people are fully committed…

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How to Raise a Child "Green" with the Power of Words

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: How to Raise a Child "Green" with the Power of Words When I was a kid, there wasn't anywhere in my town to recycle anything, with the exception, perhaps, of the used oil from my dad's car dealership. I never collected paper, rinsed jars, or checked…

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What Does Sustainable Even Mean?

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} Fun & Useful Things to Do with Old T-Shirts
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{30} Fun & Useful Things to Do with Old T-Shirts

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

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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