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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, […]

5 Recycled Crafts with Wine Bottles

5 Recycled Crafts with Wine Bottles

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Whether you collect wine bottles as a hobby or host a festive event that includes wine tasting for guests, you can recycle the bottles craftily. Sure, they look pretty displayed on a shelf, but why not show off your creativity and incorporate them into your crafts? I love finding […]

Choosing the Perfect Health Club: 5 Tips to Get Started

Choosing the Perfect Health Club: 5 Tips to Get Started

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger I’m always looking for ways to improve my health. Whether I’m trying uncommon vegetables at the farmer’s market or tackling intense aerobic dance games in the privacy of my living room, I like new things. Recently, I reached the dreaded exercise plateau; I’m losing and gaining the same five […]

Time Management Tips: How to Make Your To-Do List Disappear Daily

Time Management Tips: How to Make Your To-Do List Disappear Daily

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Organization is the secret to productivity. To keep my days flowing smoothly, I rely on daily to-do lists to itemize work tasks, house chores, and volunteer work. If your to-do list never seems to end, let alone get shorter, it needs a major overhaul. You will complete your list […]

6 Reasons and Benefits of Waking Up 30 Minutes Earlier

6 Reasons and Benefits of Waking Up 30 Minutes Earlier

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger If, for the next 30 minutes, you had no work or personal responsibilities to tend to, what would you do? Catch up on a few chapters in your book? Go for a short stroll? Squeeze in some meditation? I’d take the dogs for a quick walk around the neighborhood […]

5 Benefits of Natural Toothpaste

5 Benefits of Natural Toothpaste

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger During my last dental checkup, my dentist smiled and said my teeth look great. Then she asked for my secret. She admitted she hasn’t seen my teeth look this clean and tartar-free in a while. I explained I’ve been working diligently to reduce my exposure to unnecessary artificial chemicals […]

Natural Products: My Favorite All-Purpose Natural Cleanser

Natural Products: My Favorite All-Purpose Natural Cleanser

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Natural products are part of my everyday lifestyle. I opt for organic, homegrown produce in the summer. I choose mineral makeup free of synthetic chemicals. I avoid artificial dyes. In keeping with this lifestyle, I also like to make my own household cleanser. This simple sanitizing spray naturally disinfects nearly […]