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20 Uses for Coconut Oil

Recently, I heard one of the best lines about coconut oil “Always have three jars- one for the bathroom, one for the kitchen and one for the bedroom.” Meghan Telphner is brilliant. Simply brilliant. Seeing as coconut oil (click here to purchase- affiliate link)  is so affordable, readily available and completely natural I use it for […]

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5 Toxins to Avoid in Diaper Cream

We are all exposed to toxins in some form on a daily basis, but just how much depends on the foods we eat, the furniture we sit on, and the personal care products we decide to put on our bodies, etc. The degree to which we potentially put our children’s health at risk is dependent […]

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7 Tips to Save Water at Home

Recently, there are more and more areas struggling with droughts. Therefore, conserving water is more important than it ever has been. Even if you’re not living in these regions, reducing your water consumption at home will not only decrease your utility bill, but help to conserve this precious natural resource. Whether you are prepared to […]

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Raw Walnut Pâté

Raw Walnut Pâtê #paleo #vegan #realfood #raw

This is my go to pâté. Love me some walnut pâté. It is so easy and quick to make with simple ingredients. I love to stuff it in peppers or in cucumber boats. It also adds a nice texture and taste to veggie sandwiches either on spread on bread or lettuce and rice wraps. I am sure some more liquid could […]

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9 Things I Wish I Knew Before Cloth Diapering

There is definitely a learning curve when it comes to cloth diapering. There are just so many brands and styles, different ways of washing, and detergents etc. No wonder parents feel overwhelmed and intimidated by the mere mention of cloth diapers. 9 things I wish I would have known before I began cloth diapering: Opinions […]

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Enough with the Infograhics

We as bloggers work hard day in and day out to bring fresh content to our readers, thus making us assets to many companies. We often get bombarded with pitch emails daily asking us to work for nothing. We are now at the end of our rope and this is for those companies. Please value […]

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5 Eco-Friendly Tips to Keep Your Pool Clean

I enjoy doing research on new things, as my husband Ed can tell you, usually with a smile. I also want to do things that keep our family pool friendly to the environment. After some investigation, I found some great options to keep our pool clean a more natural way. 1) Ultraviolet pool cleaners. This […]

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Health Benefits of Juicing

5 Health Benefits of Juicing #juice #health #juicing #greenjuice

I am a heavy drinker. I mean a heavy drinker of water, green juices, green tea and kombucha. I always find myself with something to drink in my hand. I am not sure if I subconsciously do this to avoid overeating, but it works for me. Therefore, when I stumbled upon the health benefits of […]

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Chocolate Coconut Milk Popsicles

I grew up enjoying chocolate fudgsicles. Loved those bad boys. I have not bit into one in a very long time. Most contain cow’s milk and/or lots of refined sugars which isn’t of interest to me anymore. I do on the other hand love homemade coconut milk, and thought it should be simple enough to […]

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How to Save Money and the Planet

Our present economic situation makes us realize that we must all find new ways to tighten our budget and spend less money every month all the while keeping Mother Earth in mind. One of the places that we tend to consume energy and spend the most money is in the household. A new Infographic called […]

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Environmental Impact of Parking Your Car

Whenever I head to the downtown core of Montreal, all I can see for miles are cars. Mostly parked cars. They really are everywhere. On the streets. In parking lots. And hiding in parking garages. Do we really need all this parking space? It seems like a waste of space and perhaps, potentially wasted green […]

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Berries and Vanilla Cream

I am a big berry anything fan and am so excited that the berry season is just around the corner. For the last month or so, I have been making this delicious vanilla cashew cream and mixing it with berries and nuts for breakfast and sometimes even for dinner. Yes, I live on the edge […]

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