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4 Steps to Clean for Your Forgotten About Rug

Let's face it, other than the occasional vacuum, our rugs rarely see the time of day when it comes it to cleaning. But why? They see smashed food, spilled drinks, dog belly rubs and slobber, and dirty shoes. They're also a place for crawling children, back cracks, and snack time. It's time to give our… Continue reading 4 Steps to Clean for Your Forgotten About Rug

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Trade it out Tuesday: Plastic Straws

I bet you don't realize how many plastic straws you use on a daily basis. From your morning coffee routine, to your child's juice box at lunch, to dinner out with family. Think about it, some people won't even drink out of restaurant cups unless they have a straw! 500 million plastic straws are used… Continue reading Trade it out Tuesday: Plastic Straws

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Trade It Out Tuesday: Disinfecting Cleaning Wipes

Almost everyone uses some sort of all purpose cleaning wipe because it is conveniently perfect for cleaning everything! While disinfecting wipes may look like they leave surfaces clean, they leave behind a streaky film and a negative effect on our bodies. Let me explain, and give you a better option that will give you the… Continue reading Trade It Out Tuesday: Disinfecting Cleaning Wipes

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The Garden of a Green Thumb in Training (You Can Have A Green Thumb, Too)

Growing up the daughter of Jill Kassuba, you would think the skills of being a master gardener just naturally run through my veins. I mean c'mon, I spent Hours every summer in the field picking weeds, was always lending a hand to fill 40+ pints of raspberries, and helped run our family produce stand. So… Continue reading The Garden of a Green Thumb in Training (You Can Have A Green Thumb, Too)

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Adopt a…Storm Drain?!

When I first heard about this program, I couldn't believe my ears. But yes, it is true, you CAN adopt a Storm Drain! Not a dog, or kid, or bench, but a STORM DRAIN. But what does it entail, and why on earth would a program like this exist? Let me enlighten your ears... If… Continue reading Adopt a…Storm Drain?!

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Why You Need to Make the Switch to Wool Balls

They are the latest trend in eco-friendly laundry, but it's more than just a fad! These balls are totally worth their weight in gold, and will stand the test of time! If a car emitted the same exhaust that came out of a dryer when using chemical dryer sheets, it would fail an emissions test!… Continue reading Why You Need to Make the Switch to Wool Balls

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Reducing Plastic Bags in Your Home: Realistic Changes You Can Make Today

Every year, Americans use 1 BILLION plastic grocery bags! The number is huge, but even more troublesome...one bag takes 1,000 years to decompose!! Luckily, if it makes it to the ocean, it will only take about 100 years. But what a joke! There it has potential to severely harm and/or kill our wildlife!! And when… Continue reading Reducing Plastic Bags in Your Home: Realistic Changes You Can Make Today