Read more about the article A Baggie Here, a Baggie There (& How to Store Toys that Drive You Nuts!)
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A Baggie Here, a Baggie There (& How to Store Toys that Drive You Nuts!)

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: A Baggie Here, a Baggie There Sometimes the easiest things are still worth mentioning. I was watching my husband peel the biggest plastic bag you ever did see off a new mattress today and thinking about my modest little pile of “plastic bags to reuse so…

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Read more about the article 5 Ways to Choose Less and Simplify More
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5 Ways to Choose Less and Simplify More

The following post is from Rachel of The Minimalist Mom: 5 Ways to Choose Less and Simplify More "As the number of choices grows further, the negatives escalate until we become overloaded. At this point, choice no longer liberates, but debilitates. It might even be said to tyrannize." ~Barrry Schwartz, The Paradox of Choice: Why…

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Read more about the article Is Too Much Cinnamon Bad for You?
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Is Too Much Cinnamon Bad for You?

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My pregnancies are typically marked more by food aversions than food cravings (with the exception of the Eggo waffles incident). Still, one thing I have been consistently craving this pregnancy is cinnamon. Oatmeal with fresh apples or nectarines and tons of cinnamon? Yes, please. Sweet potatoes with ghee and a generous coating. Mm-hmm. Apple slices sprinkled…

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Read more about the article Homemade Frozen Yogurt Tubes
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Homemade Frozen Yogurt Tubes

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: The ultimate easy snack and packable treat has become tubes of yogurt, stuck in the freezer until hard, and then eaten like a popsicle or packed to-go style and used as an extra edible ice pack. My kids love them, and…

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On Life Without a Microwave

My sister was shocked when she realized we no longer have a microwave...and that we chose to get rid of it and aren't planning on replacing it! "But...why?!" Although I've read a fair amount about the dangers of microwaves -- and at times have wondered if the very aggressive cancer that took my grandmother suddenly…

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Read more about the article Printable To-Do Checklists for Kids
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Printable To-Do Checklists for Kids

The following post is from Jason & Jennifer Bruce of New Season Design: Summer is in full swing at our house! You'd think that the summer break from our school routine would have our eight-year-old daughter in relaxation mode. Instead, I noticed that she was antsy and unsure of what to do with herself during the…

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Read more about the article Buying Used: How to Fill Your Home with Secondhand Stuff
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Buying Used: How to Fill Your Home with Secondhand Stuff

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: Buying Used: How to Fill Your Home with Secondhand Stuff I'll admit, I have a little bit of a problem - I love to buy other people's stuff. I mean like, pre-owned, secondhand, used stuff. Granted, it's not junk. On the contrary, I love to find stuff…

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