Zero Waste Lemon Candle

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I have been trying to find different ways to become waste free. When I read about how easy it was to make your own candles, I thought it was awesome. We do not use candles in my house. However, when mosquito season arrives, I need all the help I can get when outdoors. Using essential oils, I made the candles waste free. Keep on Reading!

Small Space Vegetable Garden

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I have a small back yard but, each year we maximize the space by seeing how many fruits and vegetables we can grow. Raised beds and container pots are a great way to grow your own food. Since the soil inside of the container is concentrated with nutrients, you can pack in more seeds and plants in a smaller space. Keep on reading!

Un-paper Towels

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Happy Hump Day! With Earth Day the other day and in trying to go more Eco Friendly at home, we decided to give up paper towels. Well let me be honest. I still have paper towels in my house because there are just some things that I can not find an alternative…like sticking one in with the lettuce to keep it from wilting. However, for the most part, towels can get the job done.  Keep on Reading

Celebrate Earth Day

As you know, this month we have been sharing eco-friendly tips and advice in honor of Earth month.  Earth Day first began in 1970 and was started by a U.S. Senator, Gaylord Nelson.

 after witnessing the ravages of the 1969 massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California. Inspired by the student anti-war movement, he realized that if he could infuse that energy with an emerging public consciousness about air and water pollution, it would force environmental protection onto the national political agenda.  –www.earthday.org

Earth Day started with 20 million people coming together to make a change and bring awareness to environmental issues and is now celebrated by more than a billion people each year.  We wanted to share some ways to celebrate and to make a difference all year long!

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Teaching Kids To Care For The Environment

As a parent, there are so many things that we are responsible for teaching our children.  We help teach them to communicate,  to have compassion for others, to work hard to accomplish their goals, and how to care for themselves.  Equally important is teaching them to care for this planet and our environment.  We only have one planet and we all need to work together to make changes and preserve what we have for our future generations. Keep on reading!