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Hands-on-Prints Books

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Hands-on-Prints books. I received books to facilitate my review.   We’re halfway through May and just a few weeks away from school ending, but homeschool is on my mind more than ever as I watch all of my daughter’s friends enroll for the… 

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Buttery, crumbly apple bars with sticky caramel sauce. These are a cross between apple pie, apple bars and apple crumble. Perfection!

Caramel apple pie bars

Buttery, crumbly apple bars with sticky caramel sauce. These are a cross between apple pie, apple bars and apple crumble. Perfection! These apple bars are the true definition of perfection. They’re a combination of an apple pie, apple bars and apple crumble. The base is buttery and flaky; the tart, crisp apples make the filling;… 

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You see the warnings everywhere: carcinogens like artificial fragrances and preservatives in the products that we unknowingly rub on our bodies every. single. day. Scientists estimate that each person carries within her or his body at least 700 contaminants.

How to Green Your Beauty Regime

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tom’s of Maine for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. This isn’t the first, and it’s certainly not the last, time that we discussed the importance of knowing what goes into and onto your body each day: From the foods we eat, the skincare products we… 

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The Benefits of Mineral Sunscreen with GoddessGardenOrganics

This post is sponsored by Green Sisterhood but the opinion is of my own. After such a long, difficult winter it’s been amazing falling asleep with a fan blowing and the windows open, serenaded by the songs of insects; mornings are damp and dewy and birds greet us as early as we can rise to meet… 

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Mostly Homemade Mondays – Week 132

Homemade Mondays is a series for people that are on a journey to better living, via healthier eating and a more natural lifestyle. We realize that there are different paths that we all take to get to that place, and this bloghop celebrates that. Whether you’re a seasoned raw foodist who has banned all things… 

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Grilled turkey kabobs with honey lime dipping sauce

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Shady Brook Farms. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Guys, it’s officially the season for grilling! I’ve been waiting months and months for this weather to come and now… 

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Studies have shown that eating these Spinach & Pesto Sliders increases your happiness by 100%.

Vegetarian spinach and pesto sliders

I admit that when it comes to trying new foods I can get a little apprehensive. As I mention on this blog post quite often, I like to keep things simple. I stick with the same basic seasonings, most of which come straight from my garden, and usually rely on little more than that to… 

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