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A Homemade Tea Recipe That’s Perfect for Winter

A Homemade Tea Recipe That’s Perfect for Winter

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Are you looking for the perfect homemade tea recipe for winter? Think chai! Chai tea offers the perfect blend of spicy and sweet that keeps you warm on chilly winter nights. Black tea, such as Darjeeling, has a bold and robust flavor but carries less than half the amount of […]

Eight Days of Charitable Giving

Eight Days of Charitable Giving

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Hanukkah, the festival of lights, commemorates the story of a miracle that gave light and hope to a group of people thousands of years ago. Today, we can still shine a light and provide some hope for a person in need. Here are eight ideas for charitable giving you and […]

The Lowdown on Natural Cosmetics

The Lowdown on Natural Cosmetics

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger We all know how to check the ingredients of the food we shop for at the grocery store. Trans fats are a no-go, whereas certified organic produce get the all clear. But do you check for the same kinds of things in the drugstore? Most women use makeup every day […]

Two Mouthwatering Fall Recipes for a Season’s Harvest

Two Mouthwatering Fall Recipes for a Season’s Harvest

Posted by  Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Autumn offers an amazing bounty of fresh produce. Take advantage of your local harvest by putting all of those amazing fruits and veggies to good use! Here are two healthy harvest-inspired fall recipes to share with the whole family: Butternut Squash and Pear Soup Rich in beta-carotene and vitamin […]

How to Create a Backyard Greenhouse

How to Create a Backyard Greenhouse

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Don’t want to give up your beloved garden for the winter? You don’t have to. A backyard greenhouse can help you extend your growing season so you can enjoy fresh food all year long. Here are some tips to help you build a greenhouse in your very own backyard: Choose […]

What Is Ecotourism and Why Should You Care?

What Is Ecotourism and Why Should You Care?

Posted by  Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Imagine your family trekking along the Arabian Dessert or taking in the views along the Costa Rican shoreline. We all want to visit and experience nature’s most beautiful sights, but we should try to do so in a way that doesn’t damage the same environment we’re admiring. That’s where […]

America Recycles Day: 6 Interesting Recycling Facts

America Recycles Day: 6 Interesting Recycling Facts

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger America Recycles Day takes place every November 15 to promote and celebrate recycling in the United States. In honor of this upcoming event, here are six little-known recycling facts and interesting tidbits that you can share with friends and family to inspire and encourage recycling: 1. Four Pounds per […]

Five Safety Tips for Kids in Fall Sports

Five Safety Tips for Kids in Fall Sports

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Participating in sports provides numerous physical, emotional, and social benefits for kids. However, certain activities can also pave the way for injuries. In fact, according to Safe Kids Worldwide, more than 1.35 million children need quick medical care every year for sports-related injuries. Young athletes are most susceptible to […]

How to Make Almond Butter at Home

How to Make Almond Butter at Home

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Homemade almond butter is a regular in my household. I like to slather it on rice cakes, mix it up in smoothies and use it make ants on a log for my son. It’s pretty incredible – and surprisingly easy to make. You only need a food processor, some high-quality […]