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Cleaning the Streets and Creating Art – Amazing Cigarette Butt Artwork

Cleaning the Streets and Creating Art – Amazing Cigarette Butt Artwork

Next to plastic bags, cigarette butts is the most littered entity on the planet. From big cities to small towns, one thing is common – cigarette butts line the streets. The presence of such waste is both an environmental and a health concern – the plastic byproducts encompassing the cellulose filters prevents the yucky butts from being completely(…)

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Weekend Inspirational Roundup – Number 16

Weekend Inspirational Roundup – Number 16

Ability, Motivation, Attitude Never Ever Give Up – Arthur’s Inspirational Transformation Work Hard Now to Celebrate Tomorrow Start Doing… Be Committed to your Dreams The Man Who Never Gave Up – Motivational Video Want it as Much as you Want to Breathe Find the Courage to Get Up The Sole to Persevere  Shoot for the Moon

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3 Natural ways to Repel Insects: An Iwilla Remedy Bug-Off Review/Giveaway

3 Natural ways to Repel Insects: An Iwilla Remedy Bug-Off Review/Giveaway

In most parts of the world, warmer weather is synonymous with connecting with nature – we garden more, go fishing, hiking, camping, swimming and just bask in the sun because it feels hella good. Unfortunately, warmer weather is also synonymous with pesky bugs, and as beneficial as those tiny organisms may be for the ecosystem,(…)

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Simple Vegan Whipped Cream

Simple Vegan Whipped Cream

This simple vegan whipped cream contains coconut milk, natural sweetener and optional spices – when chilled and beaten together, this formula creates a airy whipped cream so decadent that you may just eat the entire bowl in one sitting. Although coconut is high in saturated fat, its presence isn’t worrisome because the types of saturated fat(…)

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Health Benefits of Licorice Root

Health Benefits of Licorice Root

Given the nickname, “Elixir of Life” , licorice is the sweet, exotic smelling root of the licorice plant (Glycyrrhiza glabra) that is native to Southern Europe and Asia. The root has been cultivated for thousands of years and used in both culinary and medicinal applications. Ancient Egyptians as well as ancient Chinese, Greeks and Hindus(…)

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Review of World Foods All Natural Cooking Sauces

Review of World Foods All Natural Cooking Sauces

Perhaps the only downfall of being a clean eater is the fact that we now have to be so conscious of the foods we feed our bodies. It is an unfortunate truth that the majority of the cooking sauces and condiments available are loaded with artificial ingredients that can negatively alter our health, so needless(…)

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Weekend Inspirational Roundup – Number 15

Weekend Inspirational Roundup – Number 15

Never Give Up! How to Attract what You Want Believe in Yourself Try, Try, Try Run Harder Motivational Video – When Keep Going You’re Not Done Yet Find your Passion Find a Way to Keep Going

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8 Reasons to Support American Made

8 Reasons to Support American Made

Welcome to the July 2014 Natural Living Blog Carnival: Made in the USA. 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 talking about shopping for products that are Made in the USA. Stop by all of(…)

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Happy World’s Snake Day – Five Fun Ways to Celebrate

Happy World’s Snake Day – Five Fun Ways to Celebrate

History is unclear as to who dictated July 16th to be World’s Snake Day, but it is. Although we should always value and protect these misunderstood creators, today is the day that we should deliberately attempt to observe and appreciate them. It is no secret that snakes play an important role in fueling our imaginations –(…)

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