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Recycled Gift Wrap: Six Ways to Go Green This Holiday Season

Recycled Gift Wrap: Six Ways to Go Green This Holiday Season

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger I am known for being the family member at holiday celebrations that carefully collects and folds used wrapping paper, tissue paper, and gift bags. I tell my family and friends, “You will see that wrapping again—maybe twice!” Recycling has always been part of my everyday life, so why would […]

How to Make Recycled Christmas Gift Tags

How to Make Recycled Christmas Gift Tags

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger I have a confession: I can’t throw away greeting cards. After someone took the time to lovingly pick out a card, write a message, and present it to me, it simply can’t land in the trash. Instead, the cards go to my recycle bin. No, not the container in […]

Going Gluten-Free? Avoid These 6 Hidden Gluten Sources

Going Gluten-Free? Avoid These 6 Hidden Gluten Sources

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger When my doctor suggested I adopt a gluten-free diet, I thought it would be straightforward. I thought I just needed to stop eating carbohydrates. Although going without bread, crackers, and cookies would be a challenge, I could do it, I told myself. But then I found out that gluten […]

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 […]