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6 Eco-Friendly Gifts for the Holidays

6 Eco-Friendly Gifts for the Holidays

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger This holiday season, adopt a reduce, reuse, recycle theme. Choose eco-friendly gifts for the loved ones on your shopping list. Picking out presents made from repurposed items, reusable materials, or things that would have other wise been in a landfill are a win-win for the environment and the gift […]

My Secret Natural Makeup Remover

My Secret Natural Makeup Remover

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger A few years ago, I vowed to rid my life of any unnecessary, lab-created chemicals, including beauty products with ingredient lists a mile long. I really don’t need lotion tinted with dye or artificially scented shampoo. Wiping Away Makeup Naturally During my search for a natural facial moisturizer, I […]

7 Healthy Halloween Treats for School Parties

7 Healthy Halloween Treats for School Parties

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Just because your child’s class celebrates Halloween with sweets doesn’t mean you have to add to the gluttony of sugar-overload. Make some cute Halloween treats to share this year and the kids will gobble them down without hesitation. Here are a few fun suggestions for treats to make in […]

Decorating Pumpkins: 6 New Styles to Celebrate Fall

Decorating Pumpkins: 6 New Styles to Celebrate Fall

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Cooler days and colorful trees mean decorating pumpkins is at the top of my to-do list. In years past, the hubby and I have hosted pumpkin-carving parties to get into the Halloween spirit. It’s also a chance to flex my creativity. If you’re tired of carving the same jack-o’-lantern […]

6 Tips for Planning a Green Wedding

6 Tips for Planning a Green Wedding

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Break away from traditional wedding ceremony and reception expectations. Create a green wedding that suits your environmentally friendly lifestyle and highlights your appreciation for all things recycled. At my wedding three years ago, the hubby and I worked in several green features to reduce our contribution to the local […]

A How-To for Roasted Root Vegetables

A How-To for Roasted Root Vegetables

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger I’m a vegetarian, and I don’t think I’ve ever tasted a vegetable I didn’t like. A colorful mix of roasted root vegetables topped with a dollop of sour cream makes me smile. Incorporating a rainbow of colors into a meal ensures a good mix of vitamins and nutrients, and […]

7 Tips for the Best Apple Crisp

7 Tips for the Best Apple Crisp

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger It’s fall in the Midwest, and apples are plentiful! From the farmer’s market to the pick-your-own orchard, it’s easy to get your hands on this juicy and versatile autumn fruit. For me, that means it’s time to make a batch of apple crisp! A few weeks ago, a friend […]

Want to Recycle Your Clothes? Plan a Swap Party

Want to Recycle Your Clothes? Plan a Swap Party

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger As the weather gets cooler, sweaters, and jeans move to the front-row spots of my closet. Unfortunately, some of the clothes just don’t fit like they did last year. After overhauling my lifestyle with a healthier focus, some of my clothes need to move on. They’re simply too big. […]

Homemade Fall Centerpieces: From Yard to Table

Homemade Fall Centerpieces: From Yard to Table

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger As gardening season winds down and the plants begin to shrivel in the cool evening air, I’m left with several plump fall surprises. My green and orange acorn squashes will become beautiful fall centerpieces soon! Have you ever created centerpieces from natural objects gathered from your yard, your garden, […]