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Why Eco-Friendly Napkins Are the Right Choice for You

Why Eco-Friendly Napkins Are the Right Choice for You

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Every time I go to a wedding reception or fancy restaurant, I enjoy using their cloth napkins; they make the dining experience feel cleaner and more elegant. And of course I love that they reduce the amount of waste created at the meal itself. So, I started thinking: Why aren’t […]

How to Add Eco-Friendly Food Containers to Your Kitchen

How to Add Eco-Friendly Food Containers to Your Kitchen

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Last month the hubby and I completed some repairs in our kitchen, and did a thorough cleaning and restocking of our cabinets while we were at it. As we took inventory of our supplies, we decided to make eco-friendly food containers our main option for leftovers and packed lunches. Now […]

Four Ways to Use DIY Stain Remover

Four Ways to Use DIY Stain Remover

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger I don’t remember a single holiday season as a kid that didn’t include a smudge of frosting on my sweater or some gravy on my cuffs. As an adult, things haven’t changed. When you spend as much time in the kitchen as I do during the holidays, things are bound […]

Finding Energy Before Workout Sessions in the Winter

Finding Energy Before Workout Sessions in the Winter

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger When the alarm clock blares at 5 AM, I cringe and tap the snooze button like everyone else. But I know a morning workout helps me feel my best during the day, despite stiffness and inflammation from rheumatoid arthritis. Nonetheless, swimming, yoga, and circuit training keep me fresh and mobile […]

Eight Ways to Manage Holiday Stress as a Party Host

Eight Ways to Manage Holiday Stress as a Party Host

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Hosting a party for the holidays takes time, but it doesn’t have to be tedious. With ample preparation and a few holiday stress-busting maneuvers prior to the gathering, you can actually enjoy the things you worked so hard to set up, no matter how busy your day to day […]

Six Ways to Reduce Overconsumption this Holiday Season

Six Ways to Reduce Overconsumption this Holiday Season

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger The holidays are approaching, which means it’s time for elaborate dinners, decked-out parties, and ample gift-giving. Although it’s a joyous time of year, I find the holiday season is often characterized by the overconsumption of food and wasteful habits. When January rolls around, we get upset with ourselves for […]

How to Make Homemade Sunflower Butter (A Peanut Butter Alternative)

How to Make Homemade Sunflower Butter (A Peanut Butter Alternative)

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger I practically lived on peanut butter sandwiches as a kid. But today, children are developing food allergies just as quickly as schools issue bans on peanut products in bagged lunches. Students clearly need more options. Thankfully, many nuts and seeds easily transform into peanut butter alternatives. Creamy cashew butter […]

Three Thanksgiving Traditions that Bring a Family Together

Three Thanksgiving Traditions that Bring a Family Together

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Whether you meet with friends at a favorite restaurant or fill your parents’ dining room with family, you look forward to your Thanksgiving traditions every year. And that, in and of itself, is something to be thankful for. This fall, though, why not mix it up a bit? After […]