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Tom’s of Maine Earth Month Sweepstakes Official Rules

Posted on April 25th, 2014

Tom’s of Maine Earth Month Sweepstakes Official Rules NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. 1. How to enter: Tom’s of Maine (“Sponsor”) invites you (“Entrant”) to enter the Earth Month Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”). To be eligible for the Sweepstakes, all entries must be submitted [...]

DIY Skin Care: Three Homemade Dry-Hand Remedies from the Pantry

Posted on February 17th, 2014

Posted by Angela Tague, guest blogger Subfreezing wind chills and dry winter air leave skin dry. During the cold months, I often focus on natural DIY skin care techniques to keep my hands from feeling raw, itchy, and parched. Simplicity is important to me, so I seek out natural alternatives to manufactured lotions and hand [...]

DIY Valentine Cards for Kids to Make

Posted on February 11th, 2014

Posted by Tania K. Cowling, guest blogger Kids do not see Valentine’s Day as a romantic holiday worthy of roses and a nice dinner. Instead, they engage in expressions of love and friendship by exchanging silly Valentine cards and eating treats. This February, help your kids channel their creativity and make DIY Valentine cards at home. [...]

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Kids Who Want to Change the World

Posted on December 30th, 2013

Posted by Deirdre Mundy, guest blogger 2014 is fast approaching, so it’s time to discuss New Year’s Resolutions with your family. This year, step beyond the standard resolutions to conquer bad habits and improve health. Your kids are old enough to see that the world’s not perfect, and they’re compassionate enough to want to change it. [...]

The Power of Reiki Healing

Posted on October 21st, 2013

Posted by Kelly Stapleton, guest blogger As a Reiki master, I have experienced the power of Reiki healing first-hand, and I frequently help my children and friends achieve a state of relaxation that allows for optimal self-healing. Reiki (pronounced “ray-kee”) is a Japanese energy healing modality that harnesses universal life force energy. This energy is [...]

Decorating Pumpkins: 6 New Styles to Celebrate Fall

Posted on October 16th, 2013

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 [...]

Meet our 50 States for Good Judges

Posted on September 1st, 2013

Posted by Rob, Brand Manager of Citizen Engagement If you follow us on Facebook, you probably have heard us talk a lot about 50 States for Good ™ – our initiative to help support the grassroots community projects of 501c(3) nonprofits across the U.S.  You can read more about 50 States for Good ™ on our website. [...]

Environmental Sustainability in the Kitchen

Posted on August 29th, 2013

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger If you like to cook or have a family, chances are you spend a good portion of your day in the kitchen, which makes it a great place to practice environmental sustainability. Here are a few simple ways to go green while you get cooking. Clean Up Your Cleaners [...]

Healthy Family Values: Teaching By Example

Posted on July 30th, 2013

Posted by Sher Warkentin, guest blogger Children are never too young to start learning healthy family values. Even little ones can absorb the most basic ideas and continue to grow from there. Your child will mimic your choices and actions, so the best way to share your values is to teach by example. Food For [...]