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Magic Pumpkin Again…

Halloween is near and the craving for candy is in the air.  My kids are already looking forward to The Magic Pumpkin stopping by our house to feast on piles of candy.  Follow the link to read about how we … Continue reading

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LUSH to the rescue?

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Since last summer, when we began our plastic-free adventure, I’ve been searching for the perfect answer to my shampoo dilemma.  I wanted to find an eco-friendly shampoo without plastic packaging.  At first, I happily shopped the bulk section at Whole … Continue reading

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Blog Hibernation?

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Not unlike a tree when it loses its leaves, I fall into a sort of hibernation each winter.  Observing nature over the years has given me a welcome perspective on how I react to the changing seasons.  I’ve learned to … Continue reading

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Give The Gift of Your Time

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The Holidays can be a crazy time dominated by shopping, traveling, parties, post office runs, and more shopping.  Why do we do this to ourselves?  The better question might be “For whom do we do this?”  Surely, our children aren’t … Continue reading

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Less stuff, more happiness: Graham Hill on TED.com

Less stuff, more happiness: Graham Hill on TED.com. I’ve written before about the joy of finding more happiness with less stuff.  Letting go of the unnecessary things in life allows the meaningful to stand out.  Do you walk in your front … Continue reading

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The Magic Pumpkin

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I’m a huge fan of Halloween, but not a huge fan of giving my kids gobs of candy.  Call me crazy, but I’d like to avoid my children getting cavities if possible.  When my daughter was 2 years old, we … Continue reading

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Plastic-Free Groceries On A Budget

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Nothing is terribly revolutionary about my shopping habits, but the fact that plastic is often neglected from my grocery list means my habits have departed from the mainstream.  While trying to go plastic-free, we adjusted our weekly spending to $110, … Continue reading

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