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A Few ways to Green up your School Year

A Few ways to Green up your School Year

Welcome to the August 2014 Natural Living Blog Carnival: Green Your School Year. This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Natural Living Blog Carnival hosted by Happy Mothering and the Green Moms Network. This month, our members are getting ready for back to school. Stop by all of the posts listed at the(…)

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Review of Mommy’s Bliss Natural Kids Nausea Relief

Review of Mommy’s Bliss Natural Kids Nausea Relief

  A few weeks ago I received Mommy’s Bliss Natural Upset Tummy and Nausea Relief for Kids to review, and now I would like to tell you what I think of it. This remedy is formulated with the use of organic ginger, catnip, peppermint, dill and fennel. It is safe for little ones two years(…)

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Health Benefits of Quinoa plus 3 Easy ways to Prepare

Health Benefits of Quinoa plus 3 Easy ways to Prepare

Often mistaken for a grain, Quinoa is the nutty seed derived from the leafy quinoa plant that is closely related to spinach, chard and beets. Quinoa has been given the nickname “Mother Grain” by the ancient Inca Indians due to its vast nutritional value and extreme versatility. Quinoa appears in hues of yellow, red, brown(…)

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Environmental Appreciation – 7 Interesting Facts about Termites

Environmental Appreciation – 7 Interesting Facts about Termites

  No other insect is loathed by property owners more than the hard-working termites. The bad behavior of those little critters has cast them aside as destructive, annoying and down right pesty. However, termites are actually more friend than foe, and they would be less of an issue if we weatherize our wood, keep moisture(…)

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5 Practical Ways to Keep eWaste out of Landfills

5 Practical Ways to Keep eWaste out of Landfills

It has been estimated that the world throws away approximately 50 million tons of eWaste every year – everything from computers to tablets, smartphones, television sets, gaming systems and household electronics are sent to the landfills to be either incinerated or buried. The trouble with that is, electronics are manufactured with a host of different materials and chemicals(…)

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Health Benefits of Black Walnut Extract

Health Benefits of Black Walnut Extract

Made from the hulls and leaves of the abundant walnut tree, black walnut extract has been used in culinary applications as well as natural-medicine applications for the past few centuries. Its deep nutty flavor can add personality to cakes, ice cream and pies while its wellness properties act as a natural remedy and preventative to(…)

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Environmental Appreciation: 10 Interesting Facts about Sand Dollars

Environmental Appreciation: 10 Interesting Facts about Sand Dollars

Collecting petal-patterned sand dollars on the seashore is a popular hobby among beach-goers. The beauty of these flatten discs have the holistic power to instantly enlighten sadden souls. Although quite popular, most people know very little about them, until now that is. Below are 10 interesting facts about sand dollars… 10 Interesting Facts about Sand(…)

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10 Ways to Naturally Balance your Blood Pressure

10 Ways to Naturally Balance your Blood Pressure

Chances are if you have ever had a physical, then a smiling nurse has strapped a cuff near your bicep, inflated, deflated and then jotted down two numbers. Those two numbers represent the level of your blood pressure; the top number is called systolic pressure while the bottom number is called diastolic pressure. Blood pressure is(…)

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